Wachsmuth Henriette (Minna) Wilhelmine Minna

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Type of person Individual
Date of birth 16 Aug 1822
Place of birth Mittenwalde, Preussen, Germany
Date of arrival 1849
Principal occupation Saddler
Date of death 4 Apr 1896
Place of decease Gawler

Henriette Wilhelmine Minna (nee RICHTER) – (known as Minna) Born: 16 Aug 1822 • Mittenwalde, Preussen, Germany.

Died: 4 Apr 1896 • Gawler, South Australia.

Buried in St Georges Anglican Cemetery on Cheek Avenue, Gawler East.1

The children of Henriette (Minna) and Carl Wachsmuth:

Carl (Otto) Wachsmuth (1849–1897)

Emma Bertha Wachsmuth (1851–1913)

Bertha Emilie Wachsmith (1854–1890)

Hermann Ferdinand Wachsmuth (1856–1910)

Agniss Henrietta Matilda Wachsmuth (1858–1859)

Minna Anna Wachsmuth (1860–1863)

Minna Anna Wachsmuth died from Scarlatina maligna (Scarlet Fever) at 3 years of age on the 19 October 1863.

She was buried at the Gawler Cemetery (now Pioneer Park). .2

According to the Town of Gawler Heritage Survey 2020, the Wachsmuth family owned properties in Gawler on Eighth Street.3

The Wachsmuth family came to Australia from Hamburg Germany onboard the Princess Louise. German families left the country after political unrest.4

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[Researched by Allen Tiller]

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