Friedrich POPPE from Prussia to New Zealand
Carl Friedrich August POPPE - (probably not his original spelling) was a son of Freidrich August Poppe and Anna Elizabeth Diener of Prussia.
He married Catharine Hempseed from Scotland 1855-1916.
She was the daughter of John Hempseed and Caroline Thompson (they were apparently married in 1953 in NSW, Australia)
Don't know Carl's and Catharines emigration dates at this time.
They married in Wellington in 1871 and settled in the Manawatu, around Marton.
They had 17 children:
William August Poppe 1872-1874
- died aged 2
Frederick August Poppe 1874-1947
Fanny Louisa Poppe 1876-1945
- married Edward Gudopp
Charles John Poppe 1877-1943
- married Helen Louisa Cox
Ernest Arthur Poppe 1879-1931
James Thomas Poppe 1880-1904
Henry William Poppe 1883-1946
Ernest Thomas Poppe 1884-1884
Francis Robert Poppe 1885-1918
- married Alice Olivia Frecklington
Thomas Albert Poppe 1887-1938
Augusta Catharine Poppe 1889-1930
Caroline Ada Poppe 1891-1965
- married Alfred Whale
John Robert Poppe 1892-1892
Alxander Duncan Poppe 1894-1974
Ada Charlotte Poppe 1897-1948
Annie Elizabeth Poppe 1898-1967
Jessie Agnes 1901-1983
Any further data you can add to the tree would be apprecated