1. Wilhelm LUDEMANN was born in 1862 in Hanover, Prussia. He died on 15 Dec 1929 in 2 Charles St, Forrestville, SA. The cause of death was Cancer of large intestine. He was buried on 16 Dec 1929 in West Terrace Cemetery.
Wilhem came from Hastadt, East Prussia according to shipping records
He arrived on the ship Barcelona from Hamburg on 17th Nov 1882 at Port Adelaide. The ship also went to Melbourne and Sydney.
Wilhelm was age 20 when he arrived and was in Australia 9 years before his marriage
Occupation: Tailors presser
National Archives of Australia has Naturalisation records for a Wilhelm Ludemann in Adelaide, so this would probably be him. (Series Accession number A711/1)
Marriage certificate SAGHS
Death certificate SAGHS
Germanic shipping arrivals
Wilhelm married Agnes BEST daughter of Henry BEST and Mary FLYNN on 20 Jan 1892 in Residence of Mr Best, Brown St, SA. Agnes was born on 5 Mar 1865 in Adelaide, South Australia. She died unkown.
Known to reside in Currie St Adelaide c 1896
Birth certificate SAGHS
Wilhelm and Agnes had the following children:
+ 2 M i William Henry LUDEMANN was born on 6 Aug 1895. He died on 21 Dec 1941. 3 M ii Cyril Herman LUDEMANN was born on 4 Sep 1897 in Goodwood, SA. He died on 5 Jul 1969. He was buried in Centennial Park, SA.
National Archives of Australia has a record for Cyril - Military service records I assume
Service number: SX5412
It does have his birth as 4 Sep 1900 but SA Births has him listed as 1897
Cyril married Myrtle Victoria SHARD on 1 Oct 1921 in Adelaide District. Myrtle was christened in 18 sep 1972. She was buried in Centennial Park, SA. 4 F iii Gertrude Agnes LUDEMANN was born on 6 Nov 1899 in Goodwood, SA. Gertrude married Harry COULSON on 25 Apr 1924 in Burra District. 5 F iv May LUDEMANN was born on 5 Jul 1901 in Goodwood Park, SA. May married Lionel Robert BURNS on 4 Aug 1921 in Adelaide. 6 M v Frederick Leslie LUDEMANN was born on 26 Dec 1903 in Goodwood Park, SA. 7 M vi Harold Roy LUDEMANN was born on 10 Dec 1905 in Goodwood Park, SA. He died on 20 Dec 1940 in Royal Adelaide Hospital, South Australia. The cause of death was Intestinal obstruction. He was buried on 21 Dec 1940 in West Terrace Cemetery.
At the time of his death he was living at 47 Arthur St Unley
National Archives of Australia has a record for Harold, presume it to be Military records. Series number: A6770
Service Number: 12893
Death Certificate SAGHS
Harold married Doris Irene DIXON (nee COX) on 1 May 1937 in Adelaide District.
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