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Bohemian passengers on WAR SPIRIT to PUHOI NZ 1863

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This information on the Bohemian settlers of PUHOI was taken from the site
Puhoi Historical Society

The War Spirit under the command of Captain J.R. LUCKES sailed from Gravesend, London on 12th Mar 1863 and reached Auckland, New Zealand on 27th June 1863

among the 222 passengers on departure were the 82 Bohemians who were the 1st (and largest) group destined for Puhoi

13 couples with young children: (their ages)
Thomas BECHER aged 30
his wife Anna (nee PODLESAK) aged 25
daughter Anna (5)
son Andreas (3)

Peter GLATZ aged 55
wife Margarethe (nee TURNWALD) aged 45 and 3 daughters
Cecelia (15)
Anna (5)
Dorothea (3)

Wenzl KAES (aged 42
wife Maria - nee WOLLER (42)
son Martin (5)
daughter Maria (2)
another daughter, Annie was born on the voyage.

Joseph KARL (aged 38)
wife Anna - nee TURNWALD (36)5 sons
Johann (10)
Joseph (8)
Charles (7)
Wenzl (4)
Andrew (2)
- Their sixth son Edward was born on the voyage.

Michael KRIPPNER (41)
wife Barbara - nee SCHISCHKA (33), daughters
Anna (11)
Theresia (8)
son Johann (7)

Joseph PAUL (aged 38)
wife Margarethe and daughters
Anna (8)
Katherina (3)

Johann PITTNER (67)
wife Elizabeth (nee KOPERA) (52) and daughters
Margarethe (11)
Elizabeth (7)

Johann RAUCH (31)
wife Anna and sons
Joseph, Johann (11)
Charles (babe in arms)

Anton RUSSEK (41)
wife Margarethe - nee MATHIOWETZ (42), daughters
Barbara (16)
Maria (12)
and sons:
Joseph (11)
Anton (6)

Martin SCHISCHKA (aged 65)
without his wife Anna (nee MEISER) who did not come to NZ
His grown up daughters by her
Anna (40)
Maria (31), were classified as single women
He also brought his son
Stefan (5) by his 2nd wife Maria (nee CZECHOVA) but likewise Maria stayed in Bohemia

Lorenz TURNWALD (37)
wife Anna (nee WACKER), (37)
and sons
Bartolomaus (13)
Lorenz (12)
Joseph (8)
and daughters
Katharina (5)
Elizabeth (2).
Lorenz, the husband, was accidently killed on the voyage 12 days before arrival in NZ

3 other couples:
Johann RAUNER (50)
wife Anna (nee MASCHEK)
Their grown up children came classified as single
Martin (24)
Johann (19)
Catherine (14)

Johann SCHOLLUM (21)
wife Elizabeth (nee HARTZEREN) (24)

Anton TURNWALD (25)
wife Barbara (nee BEDEN) (22)

13 single men:
Wenzl BAYER (27)
Wenzl FITZTHUM (25)
Johann KREIM (went to Waikato)
Johann KROHN (26) from Germany
Martin RAUNER (24)
Johann RAUNER (19)
Wenzl REISIMA (!8) (went to Waikato)
Johann SOUKUP (16)
Paul STRAKA (33)
Martin TOLHOPF (18)
Wenzl TOLHOPF (17)
Joseph VLACH
Benedict REMIGER (12)

and 10 single women:
Maria BOTELSAK (PODLESAK) (23)
Elizabeth BOTELSAK (PODLESAK) (15)
Anna DOBNER, Cecelia GLATZ (15)
Catherine RAUNER (14)
Barbara RUSSEK (14)
Anna SCHISCHKA (40)
Maria SCHISCHKA (31)
Anna SCHOBER (32)
Theresia SCHUSTER (23)

see also ARRIVAL OF THE 'WAR SPIRIT' FROM LONDON



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the village of PUHOI

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