Johann Gottfried Dohnt

Brief Life History of Johann Gottfried

When Johann Gottfried Dohnt was born on 2 January 1825, in Guhren, Züllichau-Schwiebus, Brandenburg, Prussia, his father, Johann Gottfried Dohnt, was 28 and his mother, Anna Dorothea NEUMANN, was 32. He married Eva Rosina Lauterbach on 30 December 1847, in Lobethal, South Australia, Australia. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. He immigrated to Port Adelaide, South Australia, Australia in 1839. His occupation is listed as farmer in Northampton, Transvaal, South Africa. He died on 9 January 1904, in Woodside, South Australia, Australia, at the age of 79, and was buried in Lobethal Cemetery, Lobethal, South Australia, Australia.

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Family Time Line

Johann Gottfried Dohnt
1825–1904
Eva Rosina Lauterbach
1829–1906
Marriage: 30 December 1847
Johann Fredrich August Dohnt
1848–1917
Auguste Bertha Dohnt
1850–1932
Maria Louise Dohnt
1852–1858
Johann Carl Fredrich Dohnt
1854–1942
Joanne Louise Dohnt
1856–1858
Johann Fredrick Wilhelm Dohnt
1857–1861
Fredrich Gottlieb Dohnt
1859–1863
Paulina Auguste Dohnt
1861–1920
Gottfried Heinrich Dohnt
1862–1944
Gustav Adolph Dohnt
1865–1942
Johannes Reinhold Dohnt
1868–1950
Friedrich Wilhelm Dohnt
1870–1949

Sources (3)

  • Johann Gottfried Dohnt, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Johan Gottfried Dohnt, "Australia, South Australia, Will and Probate Records"
  • Johann Gottfried Dohnt, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (7)

1829

Australia is claimed as British territory.

1837

George Grey explores Western Australia.

1847

Gold found in Port Phillip.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Erwin, Armin, Kurt.

German (also Döhn): from a derivative of the personal name Ant(h)on, German form of Anthony .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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