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Leopold STEHR was a farmer in Bundarra NSW Australia in the 1800's

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on 2011-02-15 01:25:10

Jeff2155 has been a Family Tree Circles member since Feb 2011. is researching the following names: STEHRFAMILYOFGERMANY, SUMMERS, SUMMERSRUBYEVELYNOFINVERE.

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by edmondsallan on 2011-02-15 04:23:48

Go to website -->ryersonindex.net/search.php < put in sur name only -- over 30 death notices -- then put in leopold his desth notice is there - Regards - edmondsallan

by janilye on 2011-02-15 05:47:30

Leopold Stehr died at Bundarra on the 29 October 1907 he was 67 his wife was Selina Mary Ann Solomon 1853-1941 they were married at Armidale in 1873 they had 7 children
ERNEST b:1876 Armidale,d:1944 Warialda m:1905 Jane Heuston,Singleton
ISABEL b:1878 Armidale,d:1942 Tamworth,m:1907 Thomas O'Brien
ALICE b:1880 Armidale d:1968 Parramatta,m:1902 Ernest Duncombe
ESMOND LEOPOLD b:1882 Bundarra,d:1965 Sydney m:1905 Rose Hancock Bundarra
ROBERT ABRAHAM b:1885 Bundarra,d:1946 Warialda,m:1912 Martha Lanagan
LOUIS DAVID b:1886 Bundarra,d:1964 Tamworth,m:1908 Mary Townsend
CHRISTINA b:1889 d:1890 Bundarra
I believe Leopold was on the council at Bundarra

by janilye on 2011-02-15 06:06:20

Robert Abraham Stehr died on the 23 October 1946 in Warialda and his wife Martha lived on at Warialda till the 27 July 1971. I believe Robert and Martha were the parents of the Rugby League great Raymond (Ray) Ernest Stehr b:24 January 1913 at Warialda. He was a forward and captain for Eastern Suburbs also represented Australia in the 1930s

by ngairedith on 2011-02-15 06:10:33

Hi Jeff,

Leopold was buried in the Bundarra General Cemetery

The Bundarra Cemetery is administered by the Uralla Shire Council

The database has a list of all inscriptions and you can also search by individaul names

below is a list of the STEHR buried in the cemeteries in Tweed Head, Warialda, Tamworth & Bundarra. Many have photos but unfortunately not Leopold, although there is a headstone photo for his son Ernest & Ernest's wife Jane

leopold's wife Selina does not appear to be buried there

Stehr, Athol Ernest 31 Jan 1978 64y h/Ira (née Smith) Tweed Heads

Stehr, Baby no date Warialda General

Stehr, Ernest 31 May 1944 67y h/Jane; father Warialda General

Stehr, Jane 6 Oct 1959 77y w/Ernest; mother Warialda General

Stehr, Kevin George 10 Feb 1943 5½y son/Athol Ernest & Ira Warialda

Stehr, Lance Geoffery 5 Oct 1920 29 Oct 1983 h/Patricia Tamworth

Stehr, Leopold 26 Feb 1907 63y h/Selina Mary Ann (née Solomon); father Bundarra General

Stehr, Martha G 27 Jul 1971 79y w/Robert A; mother Warialda

Stehr, Mary Kathleen 8 Jan 1951 61y née Townsend; w/Louis Tamworth

Stehr, Robert A 23 Oct 1946 62y h/Martha G; father Warialda

by janilye on 2011-02-15 06:19:15

Come to think of it, it could have been Ernest and Jane who were Ray Stehr's parents I honestly haven't researched this family, this is just bits and pieces I have found whilst researching my own family and of course Ray Stehr is famous in rugby league circles. I know Ernest also died at Warialda on the 31 May 1944 and Jane died on the 6 October 1959 she was 77. Anyway you will find Ray Stehr online you might find out that way. Good Luck in your search, Jan

by janilye on 2011-02-15 06:33:49

I forgot to mention Leopold came from Hamburg,Germany he arrived here sometime in the 1860s.Jan

by janilye on 2011-02-15 06:53:13

Selina Solomon died in Armidale she was the daughter of Abraham Solomon b:1825 d: 13 December 1869 Armidale, buried at Bundarra.and his second wife Mary Ann Jane Ireland Munson who was born in Cote D'Or Bourgogne, France on the 28 January 1834 and died 16 March 1861 in Maitland. Jan

by Aussie1947 on 2011-02-15 08:51:11

Hi,

New South Wales Country Directory 1895
BUNDARRA
STORES
Stehr L.

NSW Country Trades Register 1898
BUNDARRA
Stehr Leopold, General Store and Under'r.

Sydney Directory 1902
BUNDARRA
Stehr Leopold, Baker & Undertaker.

New South Wales PO Directory 1904
Stehr Berthold, leura.
Stehr Leopold, George's Crk Stn, Bundarra.
Stehr Geo, poultry farmer, Leura.

A Leopold Stehr arrived at Sydney from Hamburg on the "Alfred" on 26th November 1862.
Name: Leopold Stehr.
Age: 20
Town: Camentz.
State: Preussen.
Standing: Tischler.

Also on the "Alfred"

Name: Gotthard Stehr.
Age: 21
Town: Camentz.
State: Preussen.
Standing: Stellmacher.

Regards

Gerry

by edmondsallan on 2011-02-15 12:53:17

Thanks everyone for assisting with this enquiry . It is just great to see that members will move mountains to help one another -Regards - edmondsallan

by gab_stehr on 2011-12-26 02:04:38

Hi there,
I'm researching my grandfather, Raymond Ernest Stehr and have interestingly come across this discussion. Ray was the son of Esmond Leopold Stehr and Rose Hancock. He is my paternal grandfather and Leopold my great great grandfather.

Gerry, do you know how I can find out more information on the Alfred and their arrival in Australia? Do you know 'standing' means?

Cheers
Gabrielle

by janilye on 2011-12-26 06:56:40

Alfred arrived in Sydney 26 November 1862

by janilye on 2011-12-26 07:09:55

To Gabrielle, Standing means Profession; a Tischler is a carpenter and a Stellmacher is a wheelwright

by 1bobbylee on 2011-12-26 15:10:48

It amazes me how thorough FTC researchers are. Especially Ngairedith and Janilye. They don't give a short, vague, and possibly confusing answer to a member who may be desperate to gain information. In other words, they don' leave them hanging with a dissatisfied look on their face. They are the epitome of true and knowledgeable professionals. They do not pretend they have the answer. If they don't know, they will honestly tell you. Thank you!!

by janilye on 2011-12-27 03:55:32

*preens

by gab_stehr on 2011-12-28 20:19:29

Great thank you.

by janilye on 2011-12-29 01:24:23
by markwil on 2012-02-23 16:26:30

Hullo everyone. I noticed a relative's name mentioned above. Athol Stehr, who is buried in the Tweed Heads cemetery was married to Ira nee Smith, one of my Dad's first cousins. I am one of the current generation of grandchildren of Ira's five aunties and one uncle (a total of seven Smith siblings including Ira's father George who married Elsie Pearl Brooks). I am trying to connect with the descendants of these ancestors from the Warialda and Bingara region of New South Wales. Also refer to my journal on this website. Thank you.

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