Am looking for information on Meier family IN GERMANY :
CHRISTIANFREIDRICHMEIER b 11-10-1806in Parm, Uckermark, Germany (Prussia) d 13-06-1891in Macleantown, Transkei (Farm No. 146)
Christian and his family originated from Uckermark in Germany (Prussia) where they had been farmers .
Christian married_ _ __to Justine Sophie nee Mahnke (Mohnke) b _ _ c1815 , d _ _ __in Bodiam, Eastern Cape .
Christian and Justine had seven children : Carl Wilhelm Friedrich(b _ _ 1838in Krentz, Uckermark,d 17-03-1897 in Bodiam, Eastern Cape) Johan Friedrich(b _ _ 1843in Krentz, Uckermark,d 22-06-1907 in King William’s Town, Eastern Cape) Johan married August Wilhelmine nee Hildebrandt whose family Gottlieb and Friedericke arrived in East London in 1859 on the “Peter Godeffroy” . Johan, his wife and mother-in-law were Baptized in the Keiskama River 25-07-1861 . Johan and August raised nine children . Wilhelm Friedrich(b 27-02-1847in Krentz, Uckermark,d _ _ __ ) August(b _ _ 1848in Krentz, Uckermark,d _ _ __ ) Herman Gottlieb Friedrich (b 15-10-1850in Krentz, Uckermark, d _ _ __ ) Ferdinand Adolf} Twinsb 16-01-1855in Weggun, Templin Hermann Christian }d _ _ __
Christian and Justine with their six children sailed for Kaffraria on the “Waldrahm”, leaving Hamburg (Germany) on31-08-1858along with seventy four families (344men, women and children), and arrived in East London on08-12-1858.Ten children and one adult died on the voyage .