Carl Diederich (Frederick) Thies

M, b. 1869, d. 1938
  • Carl Diederich (Frederick) Thies was born in 1869 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Heinrich (Henry) Thies and Wilhelmina Dorothea Hauf.
  • At the age of 25 years, Carl Diederich (Frederick) Thies married Wilhelmine Maria Albertine (Minnie) Humberdross, daughter of Abraham Humberdross and Friedrike Amelia Carolina Wassmund, in 1894 in Queensland.
  • Carl Diederich (Frederick) Thies and Wilhelmine Maria Albertine (Minnie) Humberdross appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Crow's Nest. Carl was a carpenter and Minnie carried out domestic duties.
  • On 17 October 1904 Carl and Wilhelmine enrolled their sons Walter 9, Gordon 5 and Norman 7 in the Pinelands State School. He was a farmer (Presbyterian) at Pinelands. Belinda commenced school there in 1906, Alex in 1908, Harry 1910, Maudie 1913, Lilah 1915, Violet 1918 and Noel 1920.
  • Carl Diederich (Frederick) Thies and Wilhelmine Maria Albertine (Minnie) Humberdross appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1908 and 1913 living at Crow's Nest. Carl was a carpenter and Wilhelmine carried out domestic duties. His brother William farmed at Djuan.
  • Carl Diederich (Frederick) Thies and Wilhelmine Maria Albertine (Minnie) Humberdross appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Crow's Nest. Carl was a farmer.
  • Carl Diederich (Frederick) Thies died in 1938 in Glenaven, Queensland.
  • Carl was buried on 11 April 1938 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.
  • The following article appeared in the The Courier Mail on 19 April 1938. "CROW'S NEST The death is announced of Mr. Carl Frederick Thies aged 69. He was born at Jondaryan, and was one of the first settlers at Gowrie Flat (now Djuan, where he helped to build the first school there). Later he went to Toowoombo for five years, but returned to the land and selected at Pinelands, where he was instrumental in building the old Plnelands school. After living at Pinelands for 22 years he moved with his family to Emu Creek, and lived there for five years. Before his death he was living in retirement in Glenaven. He leaves his widow, six sons— Messrs. Walter C. (Windsor), N. R. (Richmond), G. (Nanango), A (Woodford) H. (Kingaroy), and N. Thies (Glenaven), and three daughters— Mesdames S. Skinner(Merfvale station). F. Mitchell (Crows Nest), and R. Genrlch (Glenaven.)"

Children of Carl Diederich (Frederick) Thies and Wilhelmine Maria Albertine (Minnie) Humberdross

Cecil Adolphus Thies

M, b. 1903
  • Cecil Adolphus Thies was born in 1903 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Johann Heinrich (Adolf) Thies and Mary Leahy.
  • At the age of 26 years, Cecil Adolphus Thies married Ivy Dorothy Gammon, daughter of Samuel George Gammon and Jane Forbes, in 1929 in Queensland.
  • Cecil Adolphus Thies appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Nutgrove. Cecil was a farmer.
  • Cecil Adolphus Thies married Violet Lillian Searle, the daughter of James Searle and Eliza Louisa Ridgway
    circa 1945 in Queensland.

Evelyn Mary Thies

F, b. 1901

George Thies

M, b. 8 January 1921, d. 5 November 1999
  • George Thies was born on 8 January 1921.
  • He was the son of William Thies and Anna Augusta Pukallus.
  • George Thies appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Thornville. He was a farmer and most likely lived with his mother Annie.
  • George Thies died on 5 November 1999 at age 78.
  • George was buried on 9 November 1999 in Cabarlah Cemetery.

Gordon Thies

M, b. 1898, d. 1980
  • Gordon Thies was born in 1898 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Carl Diederich (Frederick) Thies and Wilhelmine Maria Albertine (Minnie) Humberdross.
  • Gordon Thies commenced school at Pinelands on 17 October 1904.
  • He was living in Nanango at the time of the death of his father Carl Diederich (Frederick) Thies in 1938. Carls's obituary read "CROW'S NEST The death is announced of Mr. Carl Frederick Thies aged 69. He was born at Jondaryan, and was one of the first settlers at Gowrie Flat (now Djuan, where he helped to build the first school there). Later he went to Toowoombo for five years, but returned to the land and selected at Pinelands, where he was instrumental in building the old Plnelands school. After living at Pinelands for 22 years he moved with his family to Emu Creek, and lived there for five years. Before his death he was living in retirement in Glenaven. He leaves his widow, six sons— Messrs. Walter C. (Windsor), N. R. (Richmond), G. (Nanango), A (Woodford) H. (Kingaroy), and N. Thies (Glenaven), and three daughters— Mesdames S. Skinner(Merfvale station). F. Mitchell (Crows Nest), and R. Genrlch (Glenaven.)"

  • At the age of 43 years, Gordon Thies married Annie Lavinia Hudson on 20 December 1941 in Queensland.
  • Gordon Thies died in 1980 in Queensland.

Harry Thies

M, b. 1904, d. 1976
  • Harry Thies was born in 1904 in Queensland. He married Mary Gwenldoline Hanwright in 1935.
  • He was the son of Carl Diederich (Frederick) Thies and Wilhelmine Maria Albertine (Minnie) Humberdross.
  • Harry Thies commenced school at Pinelands State School on 31 October 1910.
  • At the age of 31 years, Harry Thies married Mary Gwendoline Hanwright on 28 August 1935 in Queensland.
  • He was living in Kingaroy at the time of the death of his father Carl Diederich (Frederick) Thies in 1938. Carls's obituary read "CROW'S NEST The death is announced of Mr. Carl Frederick Thies aged 69. He was born at Jondaryan, and was one of the first settlers at Gowrie Flat (now Djuan, where he helped to build the first school there). Later he went to Toowoombo for five years, but returned to the land and selected at Pinelands, where he was instrumental in building the old Plnelands school. After living at Pinelands for 22 years he moved with his family to Emu Creek, and lived there for five years. Before his death he was living in retirement in Glenaven. He leaves his widow, six sons— Messrs. Walter C. (Windsor), N. R. (Richmond), G. (Nanango), A (Woodford) H. (Kingaroy), and N. Thies (Glenaven), and three daughters— Mesdames S. Skinner(Merfvale station). F. Mitchell (Crows Nest), and R. Genrlch (Glenaven.)"

  • Harry Thies died in 1976 in Queensland.

Heinrich (Henry) Thies

M, b. 1840, d. 1912
  • Heinrich (Henry) Thies was born in 1840 in Germany. He was the son of John Deiderich Thies and Maria Oerding.
  • He immigrated to Queensland on 5 September 1863. Heinrich, aged 23, travelled on the Beausite.
  • At the age of 24 years, Heinrich (Henry) Thies married Wilhelmina Dorothea Hauf, daughter of Carl Heinrich Hauf and Martha Katherina Meyer (Meir), in 1864 in Queensland.
  • Heinrich (Henry) Thies witnessed the death of William Gillis on 23 October 1882 in Gowrie Little Plain, Queensland; William died of an unknown cause and was buried by order of the Police Magistrate. His son William was the informant of his father's death and he was shown as 76 years old, a blacksmith, born Co. Cork and in the Colony for 35 years. According to William, William senior was married in Brisbane 35 years prior to his death. His children were listed as Frank 30, Ellen 28, Kate 26, William 23, Alice 21, Agnes 20 and Ida 10 (all of the children were actually 2 years older than this).
    The following article appeared in the Darling Downs Gazette dated 25th October 1882 "PAINFULLY SUDDEN DEATH - Through the courtesy of the police, we learn of the sudden death of Mr William Gillis, of Gowrie Little Plain. The sad event occurred about noon on Monday last. The deceased was in the act of stooping to pick up some nails when he fell over, and on being raised expired after a few moments in the arms of his son in law. The deceased who was much respected was about seventy years of age and leaves a widow and children and grandchildren. He had for a long period been a resident in the district."
  • Heinrich (Henry) Thies died in 1912 in Queensland.

Children of Heinrich (Henry) Thies and Wilhelmina Dorothea Hauf

Henry Thies

M, b. 14 November 1874, d. 20 March 1876

Henry Thies

M, b. 1877, d. 22 July 1951

Henry Adolf Thies

M, b. 13 August 1895, d. 14 August 1895
  • Henry Adolf Thies was born on 13 August 1895 in Queensland.
  • Henry Adolf Thies died on 14 August 1895 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Johann Heinrich (Adolf) Thies and Mary Fredricke Kiehm.
  • Henry was buried on 16 August 1895 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

Irene Doris Thies

F, b. 1910

James Thies

M, b. 20 May 1881, d. 1978

Children of James Thies and Amelia Louisa Kuhl

Jim Roy Thies

M, b. 5 December 1908
  • Jim Roy Thies was born on 5 December 1908 in Toowoomba.
  • He was the son of James Thies and Amelia Louisa Kuhl.
  • Jim Roy Thies enlisted in the Australian Army on 15 April 1942 in Jandowae His service number was Q225728, he was living at Jandowae at the time he enlisted and gave his next of kin as his wife Edna. He was discharged on 9 Aug 1944 with the rank of Private in the 7th Battalion Volunteer Defence Corps. He was also a attached to the Convalencent Corps.

Johann Heinrich (Adolf) Thies

M, b. 1870, d. 6 September 1953
  • Johann Heinrich (Adolf) Thies was born in 1870 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Heinrich (Henry) Thies and Wilhelmina Dorothea Hauf.
  • At the age of 24 years, Johann Heinrich (Adolf) Thies married Mary Fredricke Kiehm in 1894 in Queensland.
  • On 3 December 1897,his wife, Mary Fredricke Kiehm died in Queensland.
  • At the age of 28 years, Johann Heinrich (Adolf) Thies married Mary Leahy on 8 December 1898 in Queensland. She stated she was 28 years old on her marriage certificate.
  • In 1901 Johann Heinrich (Adolf) Thies and John Nicholas Thies lived in Djuan. John and Adolf (Johann Heinrich Adolf) were listed on the Crow's Nest Post Office directory as a farmer of Djuan.
  • Johann Heinrich (Adolf) Thies and Mary Leahy appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Djuan. Johann was a farmer as was his brother John Nicholas.
  • Johann Heinrich (Adolf) Thies and Mary Leahy appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1905 living at Koorjarewon (Highfields). Johann was a farmer.
  • Johann Heinrich (Adolf) Thies and Mary Leahy appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Nutgrove. John was a farmer.
  • On 6 February 1948,his wife, Mary Leahy died in Queensland. Her death certificate (informant daughter Lorna) gives her age at death as 83 and her age at the time of her marriage as 34, making her year of birth 1865.
  • Johann Heinrich (Adolf) Thies died on 6 September 1953 in Queensland.
  • Johann was buried on 7 September 1953 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

Child of Johann Heinrich (Adolf) Thies and Mary Fredricke Kiehm

Children of Johann Heinrich (Adolf) Thies and Mary Leahy

John Nicholas Thies

M, b. 1873, d. 17 March 1939
  • John Nicholas Thies was born in 1873 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Heinrich (Henry) Thies and Wilhelmina Dorothea Hauf.
  • In 1901 John Nicholas Thies and Johann Heinrich (Adolf) Thies lived in Djuan. John and Adolf (Johann Heinrich Adolf) were listed on the Crow's Nest Post Office directory as a farmer of Djuan.
  • John Nicholas Thies appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1903 and 1908 living at Djuan. John was a farmer as was his brother Johann Heinrich.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Djuan. John was a farmer. His brother William also farmed in the district while Carl farmed at Pinelands.
  • John Nicholas Thies died on 17 March 1939 in Queensland.
  • John was buried on 17 March 1939 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

Leslie Raymond Thies

M, b. 5 March 1930, d. 6 June 2004
  • Leslie Raymond Thies was born on 5 March 1930.
  • He was the son of William Thies and Anna Augusta Pukallus.
  • Leslie Raymond Thies died on 6 June 2004 in Queensland at age 74.
  • Leslie was buried on 9 June 2004 in Cabarlah Cemetery.

Leslie Sydney Thies

M, b. 1915, d. 1960
  • Leslie Sydney Thies was born in 1915 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of James Thies and Amelia Louisa Kuhl.
  • Leslie Sydney Thies died in 1960 in Queensland.

Lilah Ilene Thies

F, b. 21 January 1909, d. 17 July 2000
  • Lilah Ilene Thies was born on 21 January 1909 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Carl Diederich (Frederick) Thies and Wilhelmine Maria Albertine (Minnie) Humberdross.
  • Lilah Ilene Thies commenced school at Pinelands State School in September 1915.
  • At the age of 22 years, 8 months and 9 days, Lilah Ilene Thies married Francis Matthew Luke (Frank) Mitchell, son of Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell and Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson, on 30 September 1931 in Queensland.
  • Lilah Ilene Thies and Francis Matthew Luke (Frank) Mitchell appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1932 and 1943 living at Crow's Nest. Francis was a butcher and Lilah carried out home duties.
  • Lilah Ilene Thies was living at Crow's Nest at the time of the death of her father Carl Diederich (Frederick) Thies in 1938. Carls's obituary read "CROW'S NEST The death is announced of Mr. Carl Frederick Thies aged 69. He was born at Jondaryan, and was one of the first settlers at Gowrie Flat (now Djuan, where he helped to build the first school there). Later he went to Toowoombo for five years, but returned to the land and selected at Pinelands, where he was instrumental in building the old Plnelands school. After living at Pinelands for 22 years he moved with his family to Emu Creek, and lived there for five years. Before his death he was living in retirement in Glenaven. He leaves his widow, six sons— Messrs. Walter C. (Windsor), N. R. (Richmond), G. (Nanango), A (Woodford) H. (Kingaroy), and N. Thies (Glenaven), and three daughters— Mesdames S. Skinner(Merfvale station). F. Mitchell (Crows Nest), and R. Genrlch (Glenaven.)"

  • Lilah Ilene Thies and Francis Matthew Luke (Frank) Mitchell appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1949 living at Buranda. Frank was a railway employee.
  • Lilah Ilene Thies and Francis Matthew Luke (Frank) Mitchell appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1954 living at Woolloongabba. Frank was a railway employee.
  • Lilah Ilene Thies and Francis Matthew Luke (Frank) Mitchell appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1958 living at Woolloongabba. He was a railway employee, their son lived with them. He was a shunter.
  • Lilah Ilene Thies and Francis Matthew Luke (Frank) Mitchell appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1963 and 1968 living at Annerley.
  • Lilah Ilene Thies and Francis Matthew Luke (Frank) Mitchell appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1972 and 1977 living at Woolloongabba.
  • On 23 June 1979,her husband, Francis Matthew Luke (Frank) Mitchell died in Queensland at age 85.
  • Lilah Ilene Thies died on 17 July 2000 at age 91.
  • Lilah was buried on 19 July 2000 in Mt Gravatt Cemetery.

Lilian Cecily Thies

F, b. 5 January 1922, d. 29 August 1980

Lorna May Thies

F, b. 1900, d. 29 June 1954

Maria Thies

F, b. 1865

Maria Friedriche Thies

F, b. 28 June 1864, d. 1864

Mary Thies

F, b. circa 1918, d. March 1928
  • Mary Thies was born circa 1918.
  • She was the daughter of James Thies and Amelia Louisa Kuhl.
  • Mary Thies died in March 1928 in Queensland.
  • Mary was buried on 4 March 1928 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Mary Ann Thies

F, b. 1867, d. 1867

Mathilda Thies

F, b. circa 1868, d. 1868

Maud Mabel Thies

F, b. 27 November 1906, d. 5 December 1948
  • Maud Mabel Thies was born on 27 November 1906 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Carl Diederich (Frederick) Thies and Wilhelmine Maria Albertine (Minnie) Humberdross.
  • Maud Mabel Thies commenced school at Pinelands State School on 3 March 1913.
  • She commenced school at Pinelands State School on 12 September 1916.
  • At the age of 20 years, Maud Mabel Thies married Sidney Skinner, son of Frederick Skinner and Maud Elizabeth Caroline Goldsmith, in 1927 in Queensland.
  • Maud Mabel Thies was living at Merfvale Station at the time of the death of her father Carl Diederich (Frederick) Thies in 1938. Carls's obituary read "CROW'S NEST The death is announced of Mr. Carl Frederick Thies aged 69. He was born at Jondaryan, and was one of the first settlers at Gowrie Flat (now Djuan, where he helped to build the first school there). Later he went to Toowoombo for five years, but returned to the land and selected at Pinelands, where he was instrumental in building the old Plnelands school. After living at Pinelands for 22 years he moved with his family to Emu Creek, and lived there for five years. Before his death he was living in retirement in Glenaven. He leaves his widow, six sons— Messrs. Walter C. (Windsor), N. R. (Richmond), G. (Nanango), A (Woodford) H. (Kingaroy), and N. Thies (Glenaven), and three daughters— Mesdames S. Skinner(Merfvale station). F. Mitchell (Crows Nest), and R. Genrlch (Glenaven.)"

  • Maud Mabel Thies died on 5 December 1948 in Queensland at age 42.
  • Maud was buried on 6 December 1948 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Myrtle Mavis Thies

F, b. circa 1924, d. 1947

Noel Thies

M, b. 16 May 1914
  • Noel Thies was born on 16 May 1914 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Carl Diederich (Frederick) Thies and Wilhelmine Maria Albertine (Minnie) Humberdross.
  • Noel Thies commenced school at Pinelands State School on 7 July 1920.
  • He attended school at Jubilee Vale State School in 1928.
  • He was living in Glenaven at the time of the death of his father Carl Diederich (Frederick) Thies in 1938. Carls's obituary read "CROW'S NEST The death is announced of Mr. Carl Frederick Thies aged 69. He was born at Jondaryan, and was one of the first settlers at Gowrie Flat (now Djuan, where he helped to build the first school there). Later he went to Toowoombo for five years, but returned to the land and selected at Pinelands, where he was instrumental in building the old Plnelands school. After living at Pinelands for 22 years he moved with his family to Emu Creek, and lived there for five years. Before his death he was living in retirement in Glenaven. He leaves his widow, six sons— Messrs. Walter C. (Windsor), N. R. (Richmond), G. (Nanango), A (Woodford) H. (Kingaroy), and N. Thies (Glenaven), and three daughters— Mesdames S. Skinner(Merfvale station). F. Mitchell (Crows Nest), and R. Genrlch (Glenaven.)"

  • Noel Thies enlisted in the Australian Army on 6 November 1941 in Grovely He gave his next of kin as his mother Wilhelmine and was living at Kelvin Grove at the time he enlisted. He was discharge on 15 Mar 1944 with the rank of Trooper in the Prov. Company 8 MD.

Norman Richard Thies

M, b. 1896, d. 1962
  • Norman Richard Thies was born in 1896 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Carl Diederich (Frederick) Thies and Wilhelmine Maria Albertine (Minnie) Humberdross.
  • Walter Charles Thies and Norman Richard Thies commenced school on 17 October 1904 at Pinelands. Their brother Gordon also attended. Walter was 9 years and 1 month old and left the school in Jun 1909. Norman 7 years 11 months. He left the school in Jun 1910. Their father was a farmer at Pinelands.
  • At the age of 26 years, Norman Richard Thies married Gladys Frances Hutton on 3 April 1922 in Queensland.
  • He was living in Richmond at the time of the death of his father Carl Diederich (Frederick) Thies in 1938. Carls's obituary read "CROW'S NEST The death is announced of Mr. Carl Frederick Thies aged 69. He was born at Jondaryan, and was one of the first settlers at Gowrie Flat (now Djuan, where he helped to build the first school there). Later he went to Toowoombo for five years, but returned to the land and selected at Pinelands, where he was instrumental in building the old Plnelands school. After living at Pinelands for 22 years he moved with his family to Emu Creek, and lived there for five years. Before his death he was living in retirement in Glenaven. He leaves his widow, six sons— Messrs. Walter C. (Windsor), N. R. (Richmond), G. (Nanango), A (Woodford) H. (Kingaroy), and N. Thies (Glenaven), and three daughters— Mesdames S. Skinner(Merfvale station). F. Mitchell (Crows Nest), and R. Genrlch (Glenaven.)"

  • Norman Richard Thies died in 1962 in Queensland.

Pearl May Thies

F, b. 1905