Family Tree of the Adlers, Edwardses, Hogans, Lipscombes and Olivers

Johann Burger (1833 - 1901), and Johanne Caroline Uebergang (1841 - 1901)

  Johann BURGER
Born: 28 Jan 1833, Meschwitz, Silesia, Prussia
Died: 20 Oct 1901, Gnadenthal, Vic, Australia

Maria Burger
Born: 10 Nov 1861, Gnadenthal, Vic, Australia
Died: 17 Jun 1931, Horsham, Vic, Australia

Agnes Burger
Born: 21 Nov 1862, Gnadenthal, Vic, Australia
Died: 23 Nov 1929, Katyil, Vic, Australia

Anna Burger
Born: 30 Apr 1864, Australia
Died: 14 Sep 1864, Gnadenthal, Vic, Australia

Ernestine Anna Burger
Born: 22 Sep 1865, Gnadenthal, Vic, Australia
Died: 8 Mar 1899, Katyil, Vic, Australia

Carl Burger
Born: 26 Sep 1867, Gnadenthal, Vic, Australia
Died: 30 Jan 1938, Tabor, Vic, Australia

Anna Christine Burger
Born: 14 Aug 1869, Gnadenthal, Vic, Australia
Died: 17 Jun 1963, Jeparit, Vic, Australia

Johanna Pauline Burger
Born: 28 Jul 1871, Gnadenthal, Vic, Australia
Died: 30 Mar 1962, Jeparit, Vic, Australia

Ernst Burger
Born: 21 Apr 1873, Gnadenthal, Vic, Australia
Died: 17 Apr 1950, Ballarat, Vic, Australia

Auguste Burger
Born: 22 Mar 1875, Gnadenthal, Vic, Australia
Died: 11 Mar 1916, Jeparit, Vic, Australia

Caroline Burger
Born: 7 Jan 1877, Gnadenthal, Vic, Australia
Died: 23 Feb 1959, Willaura, Vic, Australia

Johann Burger
Born: 13 Dec 1878, Australia
Died: 18 Jun 1879, Gnadenthal, Vic, Australia

Johann Paul Burger
Born: 5 Aug 1880, Gnadenthal, Vic, Australia
Died: 7 Jun 1925, Tabor, Vic, Australia

Friedrich Burger
Born: 13 Mar 1883, Gnadenthal, Vic, Australia
Died: 4 Jun 1957, Horsham, Vic, Australia

Heinrich Burger
Born: 1884, Australia
Died: 1885, Australia

Carl Gottlieb Uebergang
Born: 8 May 1807, Profen, Silesia
Died: 25 Nov 1853, Australia

Johanna Eleonore Peucker
Born: 27 Mar 1807, Silesia
Died: 21 Feb 1883, Australia

Johanne Caroline UEBERGANG
Born: 3 Mar 1841, Bersdorf, Silesia, Prussia
Died: 20 Oct 1901, Gnadenthal, Vic, Australia



J. Burger
Source: Birth - The Uebergang Families in Australia 1848-1985. Death - The Uebergang Families in Australia 1848-1985.

J.C. Uebergang
Source: Birth - The Uebergang Families in Australia 1848-1985. Death - The Uebergang Families in Australia 1848-1985.  

Story: Johanne Caroline Uebergang (1841 - 1901)

From "The Uebergang Families in Australia 1848-1985", added to this site 5 Mar 2008

Caroline, as she was known, was a daughter of Carl Gottlieb Uebergang and Eleonora Peucker. She was born at Bersdorf, Prussia on March 3 1841.

After arrival in Australia with her parents, brothers and sisters the family settled at Allansford in the Warrnambool district. They purchase farming land, the chief enterprise being dairying.

In those early years most girls after leaving school would be employed as domestic servants and for a good part of each year Caroline used to work in Lutheran homes in Hochkirch, now Tarrington. It is believed that she also worked at the manse for Pastor and Mrs Schürmann on occasions when babies were born.

It was while she was at Hochkirch that she met Johann Burger of Gnadenthal, near Penshurst, and they were married on January 8, 1861 in the Lutheran church at Hochkirch, by Pastor C.W. Schürmann. At the time of marriage she was only 19 years of age, and went to live on the Burger farm near Penshurst, where she ably carried out all the duties and responsibilities of motherhood, as well as working on the farm.

Caroline and Johann had 14 children, however 3 were lost in infancy. They and their family were faithful members of the Lutheran church at Tabor, which was part of the Hochkirch parish until 1909. Pastor C.W. Schürmann being the pioneer pastor from 1853 to 1893. All the children attended the church school at Tabor and would walk the three miles each way. The teachers at Tabor at this time were W.Elsze, G. Mackenzie, O. Tschirn and H.W. Zeunert. Almost all the school lessons in those days were taught in the German language. This language was used almost exclusively by Caroline and her family, however English had to be learned because business dealings were in English and it was also the language of the broader community.

Not very much is known of Caroline's personality other than she was always prepared to accept a challenge, trusting in God, as she went through life. She also had an enormous capacity for work. Strict discipline in the home and the Christian upbringing of her large family were certainly to her great credit. In all this she was ably supported by her husband Johann, who was known for his kindness and understanding nature.

Life, however, was cut short for Caroline, who died on October 13, 1896, at the age of 55 years. She was buried in the Gnadenthal Lutheran Cemetery, near Penshurst. The funeral service was conducted by the late Pastor Emil Darsow, of Tabor.

The above is extracted from
The Uebergang Families in Australia 1848 - 1985
The Uebergang History Committee, 1985,
p. 440
Quoted with permission.

Johann Burger

Johann Burger

Caroline Burger née Uebergang

Caroline Burger née Uebergang

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