SCHEEF Jakob Friedrich

Male 1835 - 1904  (68 years)


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  • Name SCHEEF Jakob Friedrich 
    Born 22 Aug 1835  Untertürkheim, Oberamt Cannstatt, Würtemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 27 Aug 1835  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 13 Feb 1904  Rocky River, Uralla, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Presbyterian, Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I289  The Tree of Him
    Last Modified 4 Oct 2016 

    Father SCHEEF Christoph Jakob,   b. 9 Mar 1794, Untertürkheim, Oberamt Cannstatt, Würtemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Aug 1842, Untertürkheim, Würtemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Mother MUNKIN Margaretha Barbara,   b. 21 Jun 1798, Untertürkheim, Oberamt Cannstatt, Würtemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1857, Stenheim An Der Murr (OA Marbach), Württemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Married 28 Aug 1821  Evangelischen Stadtkirche St. Germanus, Untertürkheim, Oberamt Cannstadt, Württemberg Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F3348  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family GLOCK Christina Jakobina,   b. 14 Dec 1842, Grossbottwar, Marbach, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1912, Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 6 Apr 1858  St Peter’s Church, Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Children 
     1. SCHEEF Christina Jacobina,   b. 14 May 1858, Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1859, Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     2. SCHEEF Johanna Rosina,   b. 2 Jan 1859, Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1917, Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     3. SCHEEF Jacob Frederick,   b. 4 Sep 1862, Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Oct 1949, Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     4. SCHEEF Christopher Ludwig (Christie),   b. 1865, Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1948, Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     5. SCHEEF Wilhelm Frederick,   b. 16 Aug 1867, Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1939, Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     6. SCHEEF Elizabeth Barbara,   b. 10 Jul 1869, Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1921, Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
     7. SCHEEF Christian Carl,   b. 1872, Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1955, Coffs Harbour, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     8. SCHEEF Carl August,   b. 31 Mar 1874, Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1885, Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 11 years)
     9. SCHEEF Albert Gustave,   b. 1 Apr 1876, Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1953, Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     10. SCHEEF Christina Margaret,   b. 12 Jul 1877, Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1928, Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
     11. SCHEEF Margaret Louisa,   b. 1879, Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1964, Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     12. SCHEEF Catherine D,   b. 1881, Puddledock, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 1936, Wyong, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     13. SCHEEF David Robert,   b. 1884, Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1936, Goulburn, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
     14. SCHEEF William Carl,   b. 1891, Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Apr 1966, Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    Last Modified 23 Jun 2013 
    Family ID F212  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Application date July 1854 Wuerttemberg, Germany Emigration Index District Cannstatt, Scheef, jakob Friedrich DOB Jul 1854, Destination australia, number 563216

      Jacob Scheef arrived in Sydney on the 'Grasbrook' on the 26th September, 1855. He was a 20 year old shepherd. He was from Untertürkheim Reel 2470.
      Naturalisation Reel 130 p. 48
      No 63/51
      Jacob Frederick Sheef Germany Age 27 'Grasbrook' 1855
      Puddledock Armidale 27 April
      Record Number of Memorial 1607 No remarks

      A note in the Familien Register I, 612 says “ist hach America ausgewandert”. He emigrated to America.
      He obviously changed his mind.

      University of New England and Regional Archives, Heritage Centre
      Reference A1709
      1863 - 1912
      One handwritten diary describing Jacob Frederick Scheef's voyage from Australia to Germany and back to Australia, from May to September 1885. Plus letters written by Jacob Frederick Scheef to his wife during the time of his trip back to Germany, May to August 1885. One notebook showing purchases of goods. Copies of his will and his wife, Christina Scheef. Ephemera from Orient Line of Royal Mail Steamers. Also included is one New South Wales miner's right dated 1863.
      http://www.nswera.net.au/archives/UNE0658a.htm#asa-186

      Born: c. 1836  Germany.  Died: 13 February 1904  Rocky River, New South Wales.
      Jacob arrived in Australia on the Grasbrook in 1855 and headed for the goldfields of New England. In 1858 he married Christina Glock and they had 14 children.
      Joseph was naturalised in 1863 and in the 1860s and 1870s he selected land of 1000 acres at Puddledock near Armidale. He also bought land at nearby Arding.
      [Brief Biography compiled by Robin Hammond, January/February 2004]
      http://www.nswera.net.au/biogs/UNE0658b.htm

      1859-60 Electoral Roll
      Jacob Schief Rocky River resident
      1869-70 Electoral Roll
      Jacob Scheife Puddledock residence
      1870 - 71 still residence
      1875-76
      Jacob Puddledock freehold

      Emigrants from Hamburg to Australasia 1850-1879
      Passenger Number:
      61
      Last Name:
      Scheef
      First Name:
      Jacob Friedr
      Town:
      Unterturrkheim
      State:
      Wurrtenberg
      Standing:
      Sch?fer
      Age:
      20
      Sex:
      m
      Destination:
      Moreton Bay
      Ship:
      Grasbrook
      Year:
      1855
      City:
      Hamburg
      Country:
      Germany
      State:
      Queensland
      Country:
      Australia

    Buried:
    • Row 15, Plot 25-26

  • Sources 
    1. [S50] Family Search (IGI), "Deutschland, Geburten und Taufen 1558-1898," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/NNWZ-VJL : accessed 06 Jan 2014), Jakob Friedrich Scheef, 27 Aug 1835; citing [REFERENCE-ERROR]; FHL microfilm 1055966.

    2. [S6] NSW BDM’S, 1904 3426.

    3. [S28] Armidale Cemetery Index Presbyterian, Vol 4.

    4. [S156] Germany, Select Marriages, 1558-1929, 1055967 46-8.

    5. [S6] NSW BDM’S, 1858 1212.

    6. [S9] St Peter’s Church of England Parish Registers, Armidale, Reel 5 No 36.