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"George Washington" (Ship) - European Pioneers to South Australia - 1849

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The ship George Washington, 461 tons, Captain Mathias Probst, from Bremen 25th October 1848, arrived at Port Adelaide, South Australia 2nd March 1849

There were many deaths on this voyage, listed below.

The South Australian Register, Wednesday March 14th, 1849

Passengers:— per George Washington from Bremen, (arrival reported in our last). Friedrich Otto Lachse ; Heinrich Von Barstel ; Johann Diedrich Eduard Wehl (surgeon) in the cabin;….. and 187 emigrants


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Some of the passengers:



  • Caroline Bertrums (5) Nov. 3rd, 1848
  • Friedricke Eleanore Caroline (5) 15th Jan 1849
  • Carl Heinrich Christian and Johanne Dorothea Friedricka (Lader) Degenhard and daughter Auguste Louise.
  • Ernestine Deneke (Mein) Nov. 10th 1848 and daughter Minni the day before
  • Heinrich Friedrich Giesecke died 1849 in Port Adelaide, His wife died on voyage leaving a child alone.
  • Johanne (Meissener) Grau possibly died at sea Oct. 15th 1848
  • Louise Gust (Vett) Nov. 1st 1848 and 2 children leaving behind husband and 2 children
  • Johanna Caroline Holling (1) Nov. 3rd, 1848
  • Carl Holtzberger (baby) Nov, 6th 1848
  • Auguste Meyer (Westefeld) who died after childbirth, child died 2 days later
  • Franziska Muller (Wurm)
  • Friedrich Nagel (baby) Nov. 8th, 1848
  • George Andreas Ludwig Schneemilch (9) Nov. 8th, 1848
  • Johanne Friedriche Christianna Schultz (Hennries), widow, leaving a 15 year old son alone
  • Carl Wilhelm Louis Schuttelius (baby) possibly died
  • Johanna Dorothea Uhe (Brand) and child Wilhelm died same day 3 Nov 1848
  • Carl A Abendtrott 5th Nov single man
  • Heinrich Carl Christian Puse single man

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