This page is a continuation of ' MULLER Photo Collection - LIEBELT and KUCHEL '

'Descendants of Daniel KUCHEL, Johann George KUCHEL & Anna Dorothea SEIFFERT, Anne Elizabeth STEINBORN & Johann Christian LIEBELT, Anna Dorothea GREISER & Johann Gottfried LUBASCH '

and covers the marriage and descendants of

Johanna Dorothea KUCHEL (1842-1926)

2nd child of:  Johanna Dorothea Elizabeth KUCHEL and Johann Gottfried Erdmann KUCHEL .

Last updated 24 July 2022

Aim of this article

Display the unique photographic collection belonging to John Mueller connected to Johanna Dorothea KUCHEL.

Through family tree analysis identify the individuals captured by the camera.

Through record and documentation research identify their early land acquisitions and possibly farm/home sites.


Table of Contents (based on Family Tree)

1.  Johanna Dorothea Kuchel  (1842-1926)

1.1  Marriage - Johann Wilhelm August GUST in 1867

1.2  Family  - 3 children between 1867 - 1873

2.  Gust's Residence - Muller Photo Collection

3.  References & Notes

1.  Johanna Dorothea Kuchel  (1842-1926)

  • Born 1842, Langmeil, Brandenburg, Prussia.[01]
  • Married 28 February 1867 [02]
  • Widowed at 72 years of age in 1914.[03]
  • Died 6 August 1926, Mount Gambia, S.A.[04]
  • Buried Mt Gambier Lake Terrace Cemetery [05]

1.1  Marriage

Johanna Dorothea KUCHEL at 26 years married Johann Wilhelm August GUST 30 years of age, on 28 February 1867,  at St Paul's, Hahndorf.  "On 28 February, 1867, the second daughter, Johanne Dorothea, married J.W. August GUST at St Paul's Hahndorf.  He farmed at Friedrichstadt (on the road from Hahndorf to Echunga) and later moved to Mount Gambier.  They had two sons, who has no issue, and one daughter Anna, who married Jack Wilson.  Most of their descendants live in the Mount Gambier and Portland areas."  [06] 


George Washington left Bremen 25 October 1848 and arrived 2 March 1849
Johann arrived with his family as a 13 year old, his parents Heinrich Carl Friedrich GUST b1905c a 'smith', and his mother Louise VETT b1806c, and his 3 younger brothers, Christian 8, Ludwig 5 and August and infant. The family was from Launtenthal, Zellerfeld, Hanover, Prussia.[07]
First after 6 days at sea his mother died on the 1st November followed by Ludwig 2 days later and then the youngest boy August 4 days later on 7 November, there were at least 26 deaths on this ship at sea. [08]

1.2  Family: Dorothea KUCHEL and August's GUST's 3 children

Reverse - 'Gust'.

├──  Anna Louise GUST  (1867 death date unknown) - married 5 February 1897 St Michael Ev Lutheran Church, Hahndorf,  John Allan Barry WILSON (b unknown).[09]

├──  Friedrich Wilhelm GUST  (1870 death date unknown) - never married.[10]

└──  Heinrich August GUST  (b1873 death date unknown) - never married.[11]

On Right -  This is the only other 'Gust' photograph in the collection, and this male is not yet identified.                                                    

2.  GUST's Residence  -  Muller Photo Collection



Original photographs here and below of the same house 'Gusts'.  This photograph, 2 males, 1 is a youth.

Is the male with the beard in both of these photos August Gust?


This photograph 2 young girls, older woman and 2 males.

2.  References and Notes

2.1 References 


[02]. Genealogy SA, Marriages, 1842-1937, viewed July 2022

[03]. Genealogy SA, Death Registrations, 1842-1972 viewed July 2022

[04]. ibid

[05]. Genealogy SA, South Australian Cemeteries 1836 onwards, viewed July 2022.

[06] Kuchel Family History page 6.


[08]. deaths at sea

[09]. Genealogy SA, Marriages, 1842-1937, viewed July 2022

[10]. Genealogy SA, Birth Registrations, 1842-1928, viewed July 2022

[11]. Genealogy SA, Birth Registrations, 1842-1928, viewed July 2022


2.2 Notes

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