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Johann Gotthilf Zippel, circa 1873
From Les Zippel

121. Johann Gotthilf Zippel was born in Przychodzko, Bentschen, Posen, Prussia on June 13, 1823. Gotthilf died in Nhill, Victoria, Australia on July 31, 1899 and was buried on August 1, 1899 at the cemetery in Woorak, Victoria, Australia.

Johann Gotthilf Zippel married Dorothea Elisabeth Kleindienst in Bentschen, Posen, Prussia in 1852. Dorothea Elisabeth Kleindienst was born on May 2, 1828 in Weidenvorwerk, near Bentschen, Meseritz county, Posen province, Kingdom of Prussia, Germany (till 1919). Dorothy was the daughter of Anna Rosina ????. Dorothy died in Nhill, Victoria, Australia on February 17, 1899 and was buried on February 19, 1899 at the cemetery in Woorak, Victoria, Australia.

Johann Gotthilf Zippel immigrated on the 'Peter Godeffroy' to Port Adelaide arriving on November 18, 1855. The Shipping Intelligence column of The South Australian Register on Monday, November 19, 1855 listed the passengers who arrived on the Peter Godeffroy, a ship of 750 tons which arrived in Port Adelaide on Sunday November 18, 1855. Amongst the passengers were "Gottfried, Dorothea Elis., Wilhelmine and Carl August Zipyel". The ship had departed Hamburg on July 11, S. Johansen being its Master.

The family first resided in Seppelstfield, South Australia. From there they went to Lights Pass, South Australia, where the rest of their children were born. Later the family moved to Yorketowne, South Australia and finally to Woorak, near Nhill in Victoria.

Gotthilf built his own house there. His trade was a Mason and Carpenter. He made his own furniture and also his own coffin.

Johann Gotthilf Zippel and Dorothea Elisabeth Kleindienst had the following children:

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J. Wilhelmine Zippel. circa 1873
From Les Zippel

child i. Johanna Wilhelmine4 Zippel was born on January 22, 1853.

child ii. Carl August Zippel was born in Nandel Bentschen, Posen, Prussia in October 18, 1854. Carl died from the results of stroke in Maltee, South Australia on October 20, 1932. Duration of his illness was four months. Carl was buried at the cemetery in Ceduna, South Australia. Carl August Zippel married Hermine Elizabeth Voigt by Pastor H.J. Hoopman in Honiton, South Australia on October 26, 1884.

Hermine Elizabeth Voigt was born on May 23, 1860. Hermine was the daughter of Rudolph Voigt and Elizabeth Bepa. Hermine died from the results of a stroke at the hospital in Ceduna, South Australia on April 1, 1921. Hermine was buried at the cemetery in Ceduna, South Australia.

child iii. Gottlieb Zippel was born in Lights Pass, South Australia on August 12, 1857. Gottlieb died in 1860.

child iv. Johanna Bertha Zippel was born in Lights Pass, South Australia on January 27, 1861.Johanna died on March 4, 1862. Johanna was buried on March 4, 1862 at Strait Gate Lutheran Church in Lights Pass, South Australia. She was baptised in 'Strait Gate' Lutheran Church, Lights Pass, South Australia on February 10, 1861.

child v. Johanne Louise Zippel was born in Lights Pass, South Australia on October 26, 1862. Johanne died on May 28, 1863. Johanne was buried on May 30, 1863 at Strait Gate Lutheran Church in Lights Pass, South Australia. She was baptised at Strait Gate Lutheran Church in Lights Pass, South Australia on November 2, 1862.

child vi. Johann Gottfried Zippel was born in Lights Pass, South Australia on June 26, 1864. Johann died in 1864. He was baptised at Strait Gate Lutheran Church in Lights Pass, South Australia on June 26, 1864.

child vii. Johanne Ernestine Zippel was born in Lights Pass, South Australia on July 9, 1866. Ernestine died on April 26, 1949. Johanne Ernestine Zippel married Charles William Schultz at the Lutheran Church in Ni Ni, Victoria, Australia on November 17, 1892. Charles William Schultz was born in 1863. Gus was the son of Friedrich Wilhelm Ferdinand Schultz and Dorothea Elisabeth Lochel.

She was baptised at Strait Gate Lutheran Church in Lights Pass, South Australia on August 5, 1866.

 

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