Emigrants from Lorch and Lorchhausen
1814-1861, wife Barbara Appel. He was first cousin to the Triton pioneers below. Settled near Singleton in the Hunter Valley.
Contacts: Tony Dreise (dreise YES (at) ozemail. com. au: delete the YES, close spaces), Susan Dippel (Susan. YES Dippel (at) wmc. com: delete the YES, close the spaces)
See: German immigrant ships to eastern Australia - resources and problems, Part 9: Helene (1853); Ances-tree, vol. 18, no. 3, Nov. 2005, p. 1-20; Sydney, Burwood & District Family History Group
of Lorchhausen, wives Martha Korb and
Anna Maria Huebinger.
Settled in Hunter Valley.
A brief biography
Andreas's ancestors in Nassau
Books consulted and further research
Contacts: Chrissy Fletcher (amberley YES (at) hinet. net. au: delete the YES, close the spaces), Karen Cruickshank, Tag Mills, Maree Williamson, Leanne White, Jean-Baptiste Piggin
of Lorchhausen, wife Katharina Nefferdorf, brother of Andreas above. Settled at
Contacts: Gillian Baker, Barbara Ames, John Toohey
See: German immigrant ships to eastern Australia - resources and problems, Part 9: Triton (1853); Ances-tree, vol. 19, no. 1, Mar. 2006, p. 7-30; Sydney, Burwood & District Family History Group
Kaspar Joseph Dreis,
1823-1880, of Lorch, wife Magdalena Fuchs. Settled in the Cooks River/Tempe area of
Contacts: Maureen Crawley (crawley YES (at) bigpond. net. au: delete the YES, close the spaces) and Enid Johnson (enidj YES (at) cnet. aunz. com; delete the YES, close the spaces).
1819-1891, of Lorch, wife Elisabeth Tesdart. Settled in Parramatta. (N.B. he was a possible cousin
of the above Kaspar).
Contact: none known, but Maureen Crawley (above) compiles this family.
1818-? of Lorch, wife Catherine Mohr, place of settlement
in Queensland unknown.
Contact: Colleen Yuke
Note also: Potential Australian pioneer
Johann Wilhelm Dreis
of Lorch (Vital dates and wife's name unknown.)
He gazetted his intention to emigrate to Australia 16 January 1855 but there is no record of him arriving.
Contact: none known
Nancy Podella (address was nv podella YES (at) home com (remove the YES and close up the spaces) has researched a Lorch Dreis whose descendant (of another surname) emigrated to the United States.