Wilhelm Rachor (1874 - 1944) MP

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Nicknames: "Guillaume"
Birthplace: Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Death: Died in Healesville, Victoria, Australia
Managed by: Tobias Rachor (C)
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About Wilhelm Rachor

Germany Births and Baptisms, 1558-1898

Name: Guilielmus Rachor Gender: Male Baptism/Christening Date: 06 Dec 1874 Baptism/Christening Place: Sankt Ignaz, Mainz, Hessen, Germany Birth Date: 02 Dec 1874 Birthplace: Death Date: Name Note: Race: Father's Name: Jacobi Rachor Father's Birthplace: Father's Age: Mother's Name: Annae Hiemenz Mother's Birthplace: Mother's Age: Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C32092-6 System Origin: Germany-EASy Source Film Number: 996896 Reference Number: p 21 cn 209

Belgium, Antwerp Police Immigration Index, 1840-1930

Name: Guillaume Rachor Event: Immigration Event Date: 1886-1900 Event Place: Antwerpen, Belgium Birth Date: 1874 Birthplace: Mayence, Germany File Number: 76 410 Page: 7 Film Number: 2234441 Digital Folder Number: 4331461 Image Number: 00402

May be he was the first Rachor family member in Australia.

Er ist möglicherweise der Begründer des Rachor Familienzweigs in Australien.

"Wilhelm RACHOR- born Germany, married Dina MEYER 1902

   Wilhelm RACHOR was born at Mainz, Hessen-Darmstadt, central Germany on 1st Dezember 1874. His father, Jakob Rachor, was a leading merchant of that city. On the 14th February 1900 Rachor arrived in Melbourne, Australia on the Clyde steamer 'NEEDLES' from the United States of an 'Amerika' to which he had already immigrated, found wanting, and so, departed. He was married to the Gembrook-born Swiss-German Australian girl, Dina Sophie MEYER in 1903 in as part of the German-Australian religious refugee community at Harkaway, in Berwick, Victoria. The Rachors lived at Bayswater in the Dandenong Creek area of Victoria for about five years. In 1914 when Wilhelm Rachor was naturalished in South Yarra, just after the outbreak of the 'Great' World War, he was working there in the humble role of laundryman. Wilhelm and Dina afterwards had 3 sons and 3 daughters, later settling at Healesville on the Yarra Valley, east of Melbourne, where 'Bill' ran a butcher's shop while Dina conduct a commercial laundry. Wilhelm Rachor died in his beloved Healesville home in 1944, during the tragic grief of World War Two."

Source: http://germanaustralianalianstomilitarism.blogspot.de/2011/09/r-surnames-germanic-emigrants-1870-1920.html

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Wilhelm Rachor's Timeline

1874
December 2, 1874
Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
December 6, 1874
Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
1903
July 16, 1903
Age 28
Doncaster, Victoria, Australia
1904
May 13, 1904
Age 29
Dandenong, Victoria, Australia
1944
July 29, 1944
Age 69
Healesville, Victoria, Australia