BOI HANSEN JACOBSEN Hello, My husbands g-grandfather is Boi Hansen Jacobsen of Maryborough Qld. What I know is:- Boi was born in 1856 in Carlien, Schleswig-Holstein near the border of Germany and Denmark. He fled from Germany to England in a row boat along with a group of friends who also settled in the Tiaro area after being granted a passage on a ship to Australia.They arrived in Maryborough and made their way up the river until stopped by waterfalls.
Born ………1856 in Carlien, Schleswig- Holstein (Near Germany / Denmark border.) Married….....4-8-1882 in Tiaro to Anna Olesen Died ....5-6-1925buried at Tiaro (25km from Maryborough)
I hope this is of some use to you.If you know any other info about his life I would appreciate hearing from you.Robyn