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1901 Wilhelm and Wilhelmina children have three variations of surnames.

The first variation is B?ttcher

All the children born in Prussia have this surname.

The Second variation is Burcher,

This came about because the pronunciation of B?ttcher is Bur-cher. I can only assume when the midwife asked their surname she spelled it as it sounded and we have Burcher.

Third variation is Butcher

I can only assume that once again the midwife spelled the surname as it sounded but her handwriting was bad and it was transcribed into the records at Butcher instead of Burcher
Bottcher, Wilhelm August Christian (I2437)
1902 Wilhelm August Christian Bottcher was born in December 1860 Prenzlou, Kleinow Province, Brandenburg State, Prussia. His father was Christian Bottcher who was a boilermaker and his mother was Christina (or Freda) Reibow. He married Wilhelmina Louise Christine Dahn on the 18th Nov 1881 in Blankenburg, near Berlin,in Brandenburg, Prussia.
Bottcher, Wilhelm August Christian (I2433)
1903 Wilhelmina (Minnie) Augusta Bottcher is the eighth child of Wilhelm and Wilhelmina Bottcher (n. Dahn). She was born on 26th November 1894 at 1 Park St Camperdown, New South Wales.
At the age of 20 she married James William Edward McCauley, son of Thomas McCauley and Louise Matthews. They were married on 10th October 1914 at the Methodist Church, Glebe, New South Wales. Minnie lived in Glebe, working as a machinist in the shoe industry during this period.
In 1916 Minnie's husband, James McCauley, at the age of 23yrs joined the Army. At this time they had two children James W Thomas McCauley and Beryl Lorraine McCauley and were living with James's parents at 57 Gladstone St Enmore.
At the end of World War I and only a few days after Armistice Day Minnie lost her husband. He died on the 19 November 1918 in France of Broncho-Pneumonia.
Five years later, on 25th August 1923, Minnie remarried at the age of 27yrs. She married Robert Houston at the Methodist Church at Stanmore, New South Wales. Her Children, James was 8yrs and Beryle was 7yrs. Their witnesses were Minnie's brother Rudolph and Nils Isaksen. Nils and Robert were friends since about 1921 and worked together on various jobs.
Minnie and Robert moved to 429 Rocky Point Rd, Sans Souci and in 1924 they had a daughter Jean Rita Houston.
In the years that followed, when the children were young Minnie made their clothing. Here interests were crocheting and cooking.
During the depression years, Minnie worked in her trade as a shoe maker working at McMurtrie's at Redfern, making the uppers. During the depression years, because women s wages were less, women were working doing what had previously been men's work. Whilst Rita was at work, her younger sister Rita looked after Jean. They were always very close friends.
Minnie and Bob had a Piano at Rocky Point Rd and occasionally they would have musical nights. Uncle Rudi sang, Jimmie McCauley played the saxophone, Bob Houston played the piano and one of their friends played the violin. There were many memorable New Years Eve Parties at Bob & Minnie's place.
At the age of 70, whilst staying with her sister Rita at 45 Toyer Ave Sans Souci, Minnie died on 15th December 1964.
Bottcher, Wilhelmina Augusta (I2441)
1904 William Alfred Pracy NO. 33804 enlisted into the Army on 01 Nov 1916 age 29 His occupation was Carter and he was married. His wife is Maude may Pracy of 39 Rendwick St Redfern NSW.
Williams Description at time of enslistment was:
Age 29, Height 5ft 6 3/4 inches, weight 136obs, Chest 341/w, 371?4 inches, complexion Medium, Eyes blue, Hair Dark, Religion C of E.
Distinctive marks
Scar over left Nipple, Numerous scars over front of body, Scars back of knees
Scar below right knee
Scar back left Calf.
From 2 Nov 1916 till 1 Dec 16 he served 7th Brigade 95h reinforcements as a gunner.
on 2 Dec 1916 he was transferred to 1st Field Artillery Battery 26th reinforcements and promoted to Driver.
on 10 may 1917 he embarked aboard A74 Hmas Marathon at Sydney and Departed for England. He arrived in England on 21 Jul 1917 and on 17 Nov 17 proceeded to France. he arrived in Rouelles France on 18 Nov 1917. on 20 Nov 1917 he joined the 13th FAB and served in 13th Bty in France until he returned to Australia. William was discharged (TPE) on 4 Oct 1919. He was awarded the British War Medal No. 73540 and the Victory Medal No. 70411. 
Pracy, William Alfred (I11072)
1905 William and Beatrice were divorced, date unknown. Family: William Albert Ernest Tucker / Beatrice Sarah Irene Hunt (F0738)
1906 William Arthur Duffield's date of death inscribed on the headstone is incorrect, both the cemetery records and the official state record have the date of death in 1970 not 1971. Duffield, William Arthur (I11577)
1907 William attended a Bible College in North Adelaide and wanted to be a missionary and it was at a missionary meeting in Adelaide that he met Eva, who also wanted to be a missionary; however, her father would not agree to it so poor Will was doomed to be a farmer, although his children all say he was no farmer as he spent so much time reading and studying the Bible and coming to the city for missionary meetings. Will and Eva only had a few years together.
When he was first Married Will worked on the Redpath's farm at Hoyleton, South Australia; then he moved further down the road and built a house on the farm which he called "Belair Farm". In February of 1923 he moved to Lameroo. Will married Ethel and they moved to the Coorong where Will ran cattle, and then to Halidon in 1925. About 1930 Will, Ethel, Clarence and Allan moved to a property at Naturi (just out of Tailem Bend). As this did not do any better than his other properties, he moved to Tailem Bend and worked for the Railways delivering wood and parcels with a horse and jinker. It was while he was delivering wood that he met Thelma and told her about his eligible son. She was not interested but he was persistent and suggested Arthur come to chop wood. So began a 46 year partnership. Will became a Seventh Day Adventist in his later years and attended church at Murray Bridge, South Australia. (The Tucker Family in Australia, 1992) 
Tucker, William Edmond (I2466)
1908 William Charles Griffith died 29 June 1946 and was buried 01 July 1946 at Rookwood catholic Cemetery & Crematorium. His grave is located in Mortuary 1, Area G, Grave 756, he shares the grave with his mother Mary Griffiths (n. Bryant). Griffiths, William Charles (I7087)
1909 William died on his farm at Hoyleton, South Australia, Australia. Tucker, William (I1201)
1910 William George Bull was buried at the Rookwood General Cemetery, Area Zone A, Section Presbyterian 05F, Grave Number 1311. Bull, William George (I12257)
1911 William Herbert Potts, Known as "Herb", was the first child of John William Potts and Harriett Milton. He was born on the 8th August 1874 at "Havilah" Station, near Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia. He grew up in this district.
At the age of 12 he began work at "Havilah" Station and eventually became the head Groom. His duties included looking after the horses and when required, driving the family carriage.
At the age of 19, He married Clara Ellen Smith, in 1894 at Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia. 
Potts, William Herbert (I0029)
1912 William Hunter Eatch is buried in Rookwood Anglican Cemetery in AREA AN, Section H, Number 0003965

Eatch, William Hunter (I0073)
1913 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Germon, W.B. (I4203)
1914 William Keith Ridgway's funeral Service was held at the Garden Chapel of the Sacred heart Hospice, 170 Darlinghurst Road, Darlinghurst, Friday 22 October 19934, commencing at 9 am. Ridgway, William Keith (I12107)
1915 William Lauris Johanson died 30 January 1980 at hospital, Wellington, New South Wales, Australia. His funeral service was held on Friday 1st February at St Andrew's Uniting Church, Wellington, New South Wales. He had a private cremation and his ashes were placed in the Wellington General Cemetery in portion Col, Row NF18. Johanson, William Lauritz (I9258)
1916 William passed away at his home 39 Renwick Street, Redfern, New South Wales. Pracy, William Alfred (I11072)
1917 William Paterson died at his late residence, 18 Glover Street, Albert park, Victoria, Australia. Paterson, William (I7443)
1918 William Potts was admitted to the Liverpool Asylum for the Infirm and Destitute, 3 February 1905 and remained there until his death at 12:15pm, 12 Mar 1905. Potts, William (I0114)
1919 William Received the following Military Decorations for his service during World War II.
1939/1945 Star
Africa Star
Pacific Star
Defence Medal
War Medal 1939/1945
Australian Service Medal
Return from Active Service Badge A407759 
Shepherd, William John Elder (I6152)
1920 William served in the 5th Pioneers of 30th Battalion, 8th Brigade, 5th Australian Division, A.I.F and was killed in Action on 13th of Oct 1917 during the battle Passchendaele II at Zillebeke,Ypres, Belgium. Details of the battle of Passchendaele II can be found at He received the following decorations:
British War Medal No. 33856
Victory Medal No. 33616
1914-1915 Star 
Griffiths, William Harold (I7000)
1921 William stated on his application for the AIF that he had been a hairdresser for 3 years. Maxwell, William (I12022)
1922 William transfered from Militia forces into the Australian Imperial Forces and served until discharge at the end of World War II. He seen active service in Palestine and New Guinea. Shepherd, William John Elder (I6152)
1923 William was awarded the following Decorations:
British War Medal No. 33856
Victory Medal No. 33616
1914-1915 Star
The above medals along with 1914-1918 Memorial Plaque and scroll "as a solace for bereavement and as a memento". Were presented to his parents William and Laura Griffiths. 
Griffiths, William Harold (I7000)
1924 William was laid to rest on 23 December 1975 at the Eastern Suburbs memorial park Cemetery, Matraville New South Wales. His grave is located at A33 - Anglican FM 33 - Grave 30. He was 72 years old at the time of his death. Kerim, William George (I11210)
1925 William was the third child to die, presumably during an epidemic. It was just before his fourth birthday. Ten months later another son was born and was also named William, no doubt in memory of this William. (The Tucker Family in Australia, 1992) Tucker, William (I0199)
1926 William's birth details were obtained from South Australian Births 1842-1906 book 212, page 255, district code Cla. Hawkins, William John (I2477)
1927 William's funeral departed his late residence , 77 Kellick St Waterloo on Thursday 28 may 1925 at 12:45 for the Church of England Cemetery Rookwood. Undertaker was Joseph Medcalf of 172 Redfern St Redfern. Pracy, Thomas Richard (I11069)
1928 Williams Parents are Alexander Paterson and Jean Paterson (n. Paterson). They were married on 03 Feb 1798 at Gamrie, Banffshire, Scotland. (see Scotland Marriages 1561-1910) Paterson, William (I7443)
1929 Willoughby died at the residence of daughter, Eynesbury, Edgecliff, New South Wales, Australia. Pudsey-Dawson, Willoughby (I9170)
1930 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Neal, W.R. (I6139)
1931 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Neal, W.R. (I6139)
1932 Wilson Street Taringa was renamed to Whitmore Street on 13th December 1938. This was done by the Brisbane City Council to 126 Streets throughout Brisbane to reduce confusion over the duplication of Street Names through the city.

Hilda's house can be found under 101 Whitmore Street, Taringa, Queensland, Australia 
Mountcastle, Marion Hilda (I7980)
1933 Winifred Elma Taylor died 21 Feb 2008 and Buried 26 Feb 2008 Macquarie park Cemetery and Crematorium in Location General lawn, Section O, Position 0705. Griffiths, Winifred Elma (I11490)
1934 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Sulley, W.O.C. (I3378)
1935 Woodlands Coming-of-age
Excerpts: " 'Rupara' the residence of Mr. and Mrs. R.C. Tiller, of Woodlands, was the scene of a gay party on March 7th last, the occasion being the celebration of the coming of age of their eldest daughter, Jean. At 6p.m. a sumptuous home-made tea was served, about 50 guests being present......As a birthday gift from her parents, Miss Tiller received a late model Singer sewing machine ..... At the guest of the evening received about 150 guests in the spacious barn, which had been festooned with pink and lemon streamers. She wore a full length frock of pink silk moracain with ruched puff sleeves and a dainty shoulder cap; ruchings also appeared at the sides of the skirt. Pink satin shoes matched her frock, and she carried a posy of pink carnations....... Then Mr. J. Smith on behalf of the Stow Telegraph exchange subscribers, presented a case of stainless silver spoons and prongs and a glass dish to the guest of honour. Mis Tiller has been in charge of the telephone exchange for nearly 6 years.

Tiller - Arbon Wedding
Decorated by girl-friends of the bride, the Balaklava Methodist Church looked attractive in white, pink and blue on Wednesday August 22nd, when Jean, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R.C. Tiller of 'Rupara' Balaklava, was married to John, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. E. Arbon of Kybunga, by Rev Jasper Gilding. The bride entered the church to the strains of the Wedding March, played by Mr. L.L. March, at the organ, and were preceded up the aisle by Little Delma Clark (flower girl, the bride on her father's arm. She looked very charming in a dress of white georgette and lace with an orthodox silk tulle veil caught with orange blossom, falling gracefully to form a train, her shoes were of white velvet touched with silver, and she carried a posy of white flowers and fern with trails. On her arm hung a white satin horseshoe, sent by Adelaide friends. Two bridesmaids were in attendance - Miss Coral Tiller and Eileen Arbon, who wore pale pink georgette and lace frocks which were replicas of the Brides dress. Pink velvet flowers caught at the back with pink tulle bows were worn on the heads and both carried posies to match; also the bridegroom's gifts of brilliant pendants were fastened around their necks. Dressed in sea blue georgette to the ankles with puff sleeves and a sash, wearing the bridegroom's gift, a crystal necklet and carrying a basket of pink sweet peas and a fern, the flower girl, Delma Clark was a sweet mite. Mr Keith Tiller, was best man, and Mr. Rex Arbon Groomsman; their buttonholes matched those of the bridesmaids. During the signing of the register, Miss Edna March sang. Messrs John Hill and E. C. Diedman acted as ushers. As the bride left the church, 3 small cousins Avril McArdle and Valma and Irene Clark - Hung on her arm satin horse shoes trimmed with orange blossoms. Before proceeding to the reception, which was held afterwards in the Watchman Hall, the bride and her retinue visited relatives who were inmates of the Balaklava Hospital. Mr. John Clark who was the M.C. announced guests who were received by the bridal party. Mrs. R.C. tiller wore a navy dress and hat and carried an autumn toned posy, Mrs E Arbon chose black, relieved with beige georgette and a black hat and she carried a red posy. Numerous friends and spent long hours making the hall attractive, in which they were successful pink and white streamers were latticed overhead, except for a central dome, from which hung silver horseshoes. Over the bridal table were two white wedding bells. White and silver were chiefly used in decorating the most important table, whereon pride of place was taken by an unusual and dainty 3 tiered wedding cake, made by Mrs Lucy Clark, and iced and decorated by Mr J.C. Curtis. Pink streamers and manyu flowers graced the tables provided for the 130 odd guests, who were efficiently waited on by 8 of the bride's cousins - Misses Madge, Sylvia and Melva tiller, Jean Evans, Lorna and Gwen Carter, Mavis Cavanagh and Joan McArdle - dressed in white with pink aprons and caps....
(articles came from "The Tucker Family in Australia" 1992). 
Tiller, Thirza Jean (I1284)
1936 Woodlands is near Balaklava, South Australia, Australia. Tiller, Stanley Robert (I0371)
1937 Worked at sister's orphanage Drowned in Swan River. Duffield, Lucy Sarah (I0094)
1938 Worked Seymour Guest House Victor Harbour. Not Married. Tiller, Irene May (I0295)
1939 Worked Seymour Guest House Victor Harbour. Not married. Buried same plot as Mary Jane and James MacCauley Smith. Tiller, Emily Rose (I0296)
1940 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Pope, C.E. (I3102)
1941 World War 1 - Enlist in the Australian Imperial Force 16 Jan 1916 at West Maitland New South Wales and served in 9th Infantry Brigade, 34th Infantry Battalion, "D" Company Ireland, James Wallace (I11693)
1942 World War I Draft Registration Cards 1917-1918 Name: John Eatch City: Portland County: Multnomah State: Oregon Birth Date: 21 Aug 1883 Race: White Roll: 1852142 DraftBoard: 5 View Original Immage which is attached to this page. Eatch, John (I6471)
1943 World War II War Service - Sapper Phillip Douglas Hollis Watts N460612 enlisted in the Australian Army on 27 January 1942 at Homebush New South Wales and served until his discharge on 11 December 1944. At time of Discharge he was posted to ENG Trg Centre. Hollis Watts, Phillip Douglas (I11095)
1944 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Mercer, Z.J. (I5790)

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