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Catherina Louisa FREYAge: 7018331903

Name
Catherina Louisa FREY
Given names
Catherina Louisa
Surname
FREY
Also known as
Catherine Louisa SCHMITZER
Married name
Catherina Louisa SCHMITZER
Birth about 1833
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1093
MarriageGeorge Joseph SCHMITZERView this family
about 1856 (Age 23)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1093
Citation details: 1570/1856 SCHNEIDER GEORG FREY KATHERINE LOUISA MAITLAND
Citation details: 4 August 2010
Text:

In part:

"It has been a while since I last contacted you about my Schmitzer family history, but I have not been idle. With wonderful help from people from Rootsweb and the Gow family I have learned a lot about the past lives of the Schmitzers. I know a little more about my GG Grandmother Catherine Frey ( this is the correct spelling by the way) after obtaining many of the relevant family birth, marriage and death certs. Their children's birth certs. all state that George and Catherine were married at East Maitland in1855/6 and the Schneider/Frey marriage cert. you recommended I obtain was revealing, even though it was obviously transcribed and extremely brief. I know that they did not speak English and have been told that the Dahenfeld dialect could account for the Schneider/Schmitzer confusion. Coincidentally, the marriage witnesses were JOHAN Schneider and Wilhelmina KOPP ( George's brother was Johannes and his sister in law Rosina Kopp) It states that Catherine was a widow......so this would also complicate my search. In short, at this stage, I believe that this is their marriage. I have really enjoyed reading and learning about the times they lived in, both here and in Germany, so it has been a really worthwhile experience for me."

Birth of a son
#1
George John “Bowser” SCHMITZER
about 1856 (Age 23)
Citation details: Gedcom downloaded from Clan Cameron
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Citation details: 1093
Birth of a son
#2
Frederick SCHMITZER
about 1859 (Age 26)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1093
Citation details: 11774/1858 SCHMITH FREDERICK GEORGE CATHERINE RAYMOND TERRACE
Birth of a son
#3
Joseph SCHMITZER
January 16, 1861 (Age 28)
Citation details: 8486/1861 SMITH JOSEPH GEORGE CATHERINE MANNING RIVER
Birth of a daughter
#4
Willhelmina SCHMITZER
about 1862 (Age 29)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1093
Citation details: 8766/1863 SCHMITHER WILHELMINA GEORGE CATHERINE MANNING RIVER
Birth of a son
#5
William SCHMITZER
about 1864 (Age 31)
Citation details: 9745/1864 SCHMITZER WILLIAM GEORGE CATHERINE MANNING RIVER
Birth of a daughter
#6
Catherine SCHMITZER
about 1867 (Age 34)
Citation details: 10720/1867 SCHMITZER CATHERINE GEORGE CATHERINE MANNING RIVER
Birth of a daughter
#7
Caroline Clara SCHMITZER
about 1870 (Age 37)
Citation details: 11568/1870 SCHMITZER CAROLINE CLARA GEORGE CATHERINE MANNING RIVER
Birth of a son
#8
Frank SCHMITZER
about 1871 (Age 38)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1093
Citation details: 12071/1871 SCHMITZER FRANK GEORGE JOSEPH CATHERINE MANNING RIVER
Birth of a son
#9
Robert Edward SCHMITZER
about 1874 (Age 41)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1093
Marriage of a childGeorge John “Bowser” SCHMITZERSarah Ann CAMERONView this family
July 21, 1881 (Age 48)
Citation details: 4240/1881 SCHMITZER GEORGE CAMERON SARAH WINGHAM
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Citation details: Gedcom downloaded from Clan Cameron
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 226
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1093
Birth of a grandson
#1
George William SCHMITZER
about 1882 (Age 49)
Citation details: 18358/1882 SCHMITZER GEORGE WILLIAM GEORGE JOHN SARAH WINGHAM
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Birth of a granddaughter
#2
Euphemia Catherine SCHMITZER
about 1884 (Age 51)
Citation details: 21560/1884 SCHMITZER EUPHEMIA C GEORGE JOHN SARAH WINGHAM
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Citation details: Gedcom downloaded from Clan Cameron
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Birth of a granddaughter
#3
Florence Jane “Flora” SCHMITZER
about 1885 (Age 52)
Citation details: 22388/1885 SCHMITZER FLORENCE J GEORGE J SARAH TAREE
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Birth of a granddaughter
#4
Clara Pauline SCHMITZER
about 1887 (Age 54)
Citation details: 23757/1887 SCHMUTZOR CLARA GEORGE I SARAH TAREE
Death of a daughterCatherine SCHMITZER
April 25, 1887 (Age 54)

Birth of a granddaughter
#5
Mary A SCHMITZER
about 1888 (Age 55)
Citation details: 24440/1888 SCHMITZER MARY GEORGE J SARAH TAREE
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Marriage of a childJohn PAYNEWillhelmina SCHMITZERView this family
January 1888 (Age 55)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1093
Marriage of a childFrederick SCHMITZERHonora Magdaline “Nora” FARRELLView this family
Type: Religious marriage
July 18, 1888 (Age 55)
Address: Catholic Church
Brother married the same day: Joseph SCHMITZERyounger brotherbrother-in-law
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1093 and 1099
Citation details: 5340/1888 SCHMITZER FREDERICK FARRELL NORA M TAREE
Publication: Newspaper published in Lismore NSW between 1876 and 1954
Citation details: 10 May 1939, page 3
Schmitzer - Frederick - Obituary
Schmitzer - Frederick - Obituary

Note: Downloaded from Trove.

Marriage of a childJoseph SCHMITZERElizabeth ATKINSView this family
July 18, 1888 (Age 55)
Brother married the same day: Frederick SCHMITZERelder brotherbrother-in-law
Citation details: 5344/1888 SCHMITZER JOSEPH ATKINS ELIZABETH TAREE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1093
Birth of a granddaughter
#6
Catherine Elizabeth SCHMITZER
about 1889 (Age 56)
Citation details: 23278/1889 SCHMITZER CATHERINE E FREDERICK NORAH TAREE
Birth of a granddaughter
#7
Wilhelmina “Minnie” SCHMITZER
about 1890 (Age 57)
Citation details: 33613/1890 SCHMITZER WILHELMINA JOSEPH ELIZABETH TAREE
Birth of a granddaughter
#8
Sarah Agnes SCHMITZER
about 1891 (Age 58)
Citation details: 34227/1891 SCHMITZER SARAH GEORGE J SARAH TAREE
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Birth of a grandson
#9
Frederick Clement SCHMITZER
about 1891 (Age 58)
Citation details: 34100/1891 SCHMITZER FREDERICK C FREDERICK HONORAH TAREE
Birth of a grandson
#10
Joseph SCHMITZER
about 1892 (Age 59)
Citation details: 34512/1892 SCHMITZER JOSEPH JOSEPH ELIZABETH TAREE
Birth of a grandson
#11
John Robert PAYNE
about 1892 (Age 59)
Citation details: 34780/1892 PAYNE JOHN R JOHN WILHELMINA TAREE
Birth of a grandson
#12
Thomas James SCHMITZER
about 1893 (Age 60)
Citation details: 34723/1893 SCHMITZER THOMAS J FREDERICK NORA TAREE
Birth of a grandson
#13
Angus SCHMITZER
about 1894 (Age 61)
Citation details: 33039/1894 SCHMITZER ANGUS GEORGE J SARAH TAREE
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Birth of a grandson
#14
Charles SCHMITZER
about 1894 (Age 61)
Citation details: 32980/1894 SCHMITZER CHARLES JOSEPH ELIZABETH TAREE
Marriage of a childGeorge NEALCaroline Clara SCHMITZERView this family
Type: Religious marriage
December 19, 1894 (Age 61)
Address: St. John's
Religion: Church of England
Citation details: 6825/1894 NEAL GEORGE SCHMITZER CLARA C TAREE
Publication: Northern Champion (Taree, NSW : 1913 - 1954), Saturday 19 August 1950, page 2
Publication: Northern Champion (Taree, NSW : 1913 - 1954), Saturday 22 July 1939, page 4
Birth of a grandson
#15
Lionel SCHMITZER
about 1895 (Age 62)
Citation details: 27379/1895 SCHMITZER LIONEL FREDERICK NORAH TAREE
Birth of a granddaughter
#16
Alice SCHMITZER
about 1896 (Age 63)
Citation details: 35099/1896 SCHMITZER ALICE GEORGE J SARAH TAREE
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Birth of a grandson
#17
Percy SCHMITZER
about 1896 (Age 63)
Citation details: 16931/1896 SCHMITZER PERCY JOSEPH ELIZABETH TAREE
Birth of a granddaughter
#18
Mary Jane NEAL
about 1896 (Age 63)
Citation details: NEAL MARY J 16912/1896  GEORGE CLARA C TAREE
Birth of a grandson
#19
Timothy Owen SCHMITZER
about 1897 (Age 64)
Citation details: 35863/1897 SCHMITZER TIMOTHY O FREDERICK NORAH TAREE
Death of a husbandGeorge Joseph SCHMITZER
November 22, 1897 (Age 64)
Address: Parramatta Hospital
Cause: Chronic brain disease and cerebral effusion
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1093
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 13133/1897 SCHMITZER GEORGE J UNKNOWN UNKNOWN PARRAMATTA
Citation details: 4 August 2010
Text:

In part:

"His Death Cert. cites cause of death: Chronic Brain Disease and Cerebral Effusion."

Birth of a granddaughter
#20
Sarah SCHMITZER
about 1898 (Age 65)
Citation details: 16379/1898 SCHMITZER SARAH JOSEPH ELIZABETH TAREE
Birth of a granddaughter
#21
Catherine Anne NEAL
about 1898 (Age 65)
Citation details: NEAL CATHERINE A 16368/1898  GEORGE CLARA C TAREE
Birth of a granddaughter
#22
Beatrice SCHMITZER
about 1900 (Age 67)
Citation details: 17055/1900 SCHMITZER BEATRICE GEORGE J SARAH TAREE
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Birth of a grandson
#23
John SCHMITZER
February 9, 1900 (Age 67)
Citation details: 17031/1900 SCHMITZER JOHN FREDERICK MORA TAREE
Quality of data: primary evidence
Birth of a granddaughter
#24
Elizabeth Fanny NEAL
about 1900 (Age 67)
Citation details: NEAL ELIZABETH F 35736/1900  GEORGE CLARA C TAREE
Birth of a granddaughter
#25
Grace Lorna SCHMITZER
about 1902 (Age 69)
Citation details: 17013/1902 SCHMITZER GRACE L FREDERICK NORA TAREE
Birth of a grandson
#26
William SCHMITZER
about 1903 (Age 70)
Citation details: 16538/1903 SCHMITZER WILLIAM JOSEPH ELIZABETH TAREE
Death January 8, 1903 (Age 70)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1093
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 3881/1903 SCHMITZER CATHERINE L 69 YRS OXLEY TAREE
Burial
Cemetery: Oxley Island
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1093
Schmitzer - Catherine Louisa
Schmitzer - Catherine Louisa

Note: Image kindly made available by the volunteers at Australian Cemeteries Index.


Family with George Joseph SCHMITZER - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: about 1856East Maitland, , New South Wales, Australia
1 year
son
4 years
son
2 years
son
23 months
daughter
Willhelmina SCHMITZER
Birth: about 1862 29 29Oxley Island, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: January 23, 1952Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
3 years
son
William SCHMITZER
Birth: about 1864 31 31Manning River District (Taree), , New South Wales, Australia
Death:
4 years
daughter
Catherine SCHMITZER
Birth: about 1867 34 34Manning River District (Taree), , New South Wales, Australia
Death: April 25, 1887
4 years
daughter
2 years
son
Frank SCHMITZER
Birth: about 1871 38 38Manning River District (Taree), , New South Wales, Australia
Death: May 28, 1940Bellingen, , New South Wales, Australia
4 years
son
Robert Edward SCHMITZER
Birth: about 1874 41 41Manning River District (Taree), , New South Wales, Australia
Death: April 9, 1958Tweed Heads, , New South Wales, Australia

BirthPre 1860 Pioneer Register - Book 2
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1093
MarriagePre 1860 Pioneer Register - Book 2
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1093
MarriageMarriages registered in New South Wales.
Citation details: 1570/1856 SCHNEIDER GEORG FREY KATHERINE LOUISA MAITLAND
MarriageEmails - Julie Mitchell
Citation details: 4 August 2010
Text:

In part:

"It has been a while since I last contacted you about my Schmitzer family history, but I have not been idle. With wonderful help from people from Rootsweb and the Gow family I have learned a lot about the past lives of the Schmitzers. I know a little more about my GG Grandmother Catherine Frey ( this is the correct spelling by the way) after obtaining many of the relevant family birth, marriage and death certs. Their children's birth certs. all state that George and Catherine were married at East Maitland in1855/6 and the Schneider/Frey marriage cert. you recommended I obtain was revealing, even though it was obviously transcribed and extremely brief. I know that they did not speak English and have been told that the Dahenfeld dialect could account for the Schneider/Schmitzer confusion. Coincidentally, the marriage witnesses were JOHAN Schneider and Wilhelmina KOPP ( George's brother was Johannes and his sister in law Rosina Kopp) It states that Catherine was a widow......so this would also complicate my search. In short, at this stage, I believe that this is their marriage. I have really enjoyed reading and learning about the times they lived in, both here and in Germany, so it has been a really worthwhile experience for me."

DeathPre 1860 Pioneer Register - Book 2
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1093
DeathAustralian Cemeteries Index
DeathDeaths Registered in New South Wales
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 3881/1903 SCHMITZER CATHERINE L 69 YRS OXLEY TAREE
BurialPre 1860 Pioneer Register - Book 2
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1093
BurialAustralian Cemeteries Index