Warnecke Family in Australia
Christian Henry Warnecke (born 1832, England) was a soldier in UK 14th Regiment of Foot. He married Margaret Sophia Quinn in Fredericton, Canada. Their children were born in Canada, Ireland, at sea, New Zealand, Australia. His army papers give his name as Henry Warnecke. He settled in Melbourne, Australia in the 1860s. His brother Robert Warnecke also settled in Melbourne, Australia.
Their parents are Henry Warneckie and Barbara Sayers. This Henry Warneckie was born in Hammeln, Hanover, 1795. He was a soldier in the 85th Foot Regiment, 2nd Dragoons (Scots Greys) when he was medically discharged with arthritis in his legs. He died between 1844-1847 in England.
There are Warneckie/Warnecke families and various other spellings in Australia. My branch is descended from Christian Henry, through his daughter Hannah, her son Dudley, his son Donald.
Kathleen in Ringwood 3134