Lehmann Henschke - Person Sheet
Lehmann Henschke - Person Sheet
NameZARNICK, Henrietta
Birth1850, Rosenberg, Prussia88348
Immigration12 Jan 1877, ‘Herschel’88348,47474 Age: 27
Death20 Feb 1935, Yongala, SA88349,88348 Age: 85
BurialJamestown, SA88348
The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia (SA : 1919 - 1950) Friday 1 March 193588348

Mrs. Henriette Gerke    
The death occurred on February
20th, at Yongala, of Henrietta
Gerke, at the age of 84 years. She
was born at Rosenberg, Prussia, in
1850, and received her education in
that country. Marrying Mr. F. C.
Gerke in 1874 she came to Aus-  
tralia on - the ship ,"Hurshell" in
1876. The couple took up land at
Penwortham on their arrival, but
in 1892 moved to Bundaleer (near
Jamestown) where they carried on
the duties of gardeners, until they
retired to Mannanarie in 1922.
While living at Bundaleer Springs,
Mrs. Gerke was a great worker in
assisting those more unfortunate,
many baskets being filled and sent
to people in poor circumstances.  
Her goodness was very much
appreciated. Her husband
predeceased her in 1938
and since then Mrs. Gerke had re-
sided with her eldest daughter
(Mrs. A. Spavin) at Yongala, The  
deceased was well known and high-
ly respected in the districts where
she lived. She leaves four daughters
Mesdames A. Spavin (Yongala), M.
T. Roche (Peterborough), J. Cullen
(Robe), J, Woolston (St. Peters);
and three sons, Leo (Plympton),
Jack (Peterborough), and Joe  
(Maitland), Also 33 grandchildren
and 30 great grandchildren. The
burial took place at Jamestown,
where the Rev. Fr. Toal officiated
at the graveside.
Birth22 Jan 1851, Needy Churn, Prussia88350
Immigration12 Jan 1877, ‘Herschel’88350,47474 Age: 25
MemoFriedrich GEHRKE
Death1 Apr 1928, Hospital, Peterborough, SA88351,88348,88350 Age: 77
Marriage1874, Prussia88348
ChildrenAugusta Rosialia (ca1875-1966)
 Johanna Maria (1877-)
 John Stanley (1879-1967)
 Charles Frederick (1881-1921)
 Leon Frank (1883-1972)
 Marie Agnes (1885-)
 Michealina (1888-)
 Joseph Anton (1891-1980)
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