Christine Redlich

22 March 1802–21 December 1886 (Age 84)
Pommerzig, Krossen, Brandenburg, Prussia

The Life of Christine

When Christine Redlich was born on 22 March 1802, in Pommerzig, Krossen, Brandenburg, Prussia, her father, Gottlieb Redlich, was 34 and her mother, Maria Elisabeth Petzkinn, was 33. She married Gottlob Petschack in 1828. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 21 December 1886, in Buln Buln, Victoria, Australia, at the age of 84.

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Gottlob Petschack
Christine Redlich
Marriage: 1828
Johan Gottfried Petschack
Johanna Louise Petschack

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World Events (7)


Age 2

David Collins establishes convict settlement on Hobart on the Derwent River in Van Diemen's Land. William Paterson establishes a second settlement in Van Diemen's Land, named Gworge Town on Tamar River.

Age 8

Governor Lachlan Macquarie takes office. Ellis Bent becomes the Colony's third deputy judge advocate.

Age 27

Australia is claimed as British territory.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a responsible or honest person, from Middle High German redelich ‘upright’, ‘honest’ (an adjective derived from Old High German reda ‘justification’, ‘account’), modern German redlich. As a Jewish surname it is mainly ornamental.

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

Sources (2)

  • Christina, 'Australia, Victoria Death Index, 1836-1985' on MyHeritage
  • Hamburg Passenger Lists, 1850-1934 for Christina Petschack

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