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Transcribed and submitted to TheShipsList by Robert Janmaat, Adelaide, from a variety of sources, cited below.
Return to German Emigrants to South Australia

brig Susanne, 188 tons, Captain P.J. Moller, from Hamburg 23rd May 1858, arrived at Port Adelaide, South Australia 23rd September 1858 ... departed Adelaide 2nd October, arrived Melbourne 10th October 1858

The South Australian Advertiser, Friday 24 September 1858
The brig Susanne, from Hamburg, arrived and came to anchor off Holdfast Bay, on Wednesday night, the 22nd instant, the captain having deemed it prudent to bring the vessel to an anchor, owing to the precarious weather then prevailing ; he, however, weighed anchor the following morning, and the brig was boarded at noon, having been out exactly four months. She spoke when in latitude 30 32' S., longitude 11 8' E., the screw-steamer Lord Wellesley, from London, bound to Port Jackson ; this steamer was under canvas. The majority of the passengers by this brig are en route for Melbourne ; they are all Prussians ; amongst them are the following professions or trades:— medical man, 1 ; merchants, 3 ; joiners, 2 ; 1 midwife; 1 bricklayer; 1 tailor ; 1 shoemaker ; l carpenter ; and under the heading of countrymen there are 111.

The Argus, Tuesday 12 October 1858
Oct 10th, Susanne, Hamburg brig, 188 tons, H. P. Moeller, from Hamburg, via Adelaide, 2nd inst. Thirty passengers.

An index from the State Library South Australia (SLSA) shows that 69 German migrants should have been on the Susanne for Port Adelaide, I have been able to find 70 as listed below — Regards Robert.

An entry in the Wendish Newsletter from March 2008

http://www.wendishheritage.org.au/publications/March%202008_40.pdf

noted the following ...The brig Susanne left Hamburg with 110 Prussian passengers under Captain H.P. Moeller for Adelaide and Melbourne on 22 May 1858. It first arrived in Adelaide on 23 Sept. 1858 and amongst its 80 Adelaide immigrants, mainly in large family groups, were ... (names recorded) This brig then arrived in Melbourne on the 11 October 1858 with the remaining 33 Passengers ... (names recorded)

note.— There are very few surviving original lists of German passengers, so the data below has been compiled from a variety of sources, such as contemporary newspaper(s), internet sources, input from descendants and the South Australian Heraldry Genealogy society, (SAGHS).
I know the list is incomplete and may contain errors, so any feedback with additions or corrections, will be most appreciated. Please contact me using the link above. Regards Robert, Adelaide
NAA http://naa12.naa.gov.au/scripts/ResearcherScreen.asp
GMI http://graememoad.com/Family/WC_IDX/SUR.HTM
BBI Brandenberg Index from Ancestry
AMPI Australian Medical Pioneers Index

note: where maiden name of wife is indicated, it has been included in the given name column within ( )

Names Age Occupation B-index BMD Residence Remarks
Last Given
Cabin Adelaide
Kruger Friedrich Christoph Wilhelm 20 Farmer - M? Altenhagen Hannover NAA 3179522
Rúckart Emil 22 Merchant -   Hamburg  
Cabin Melbourne
Númke Robert 26 Merchant     Zellerfeld Hannover  
Bode / Poade C. 29 Ship's Doctor     Handegsen  
Lohse Auguste 23       Ahrensburg Holstein  
               
Steerage Families - Adelaide
Burdack Anna Elizabeth (Janusch) 65 widow - D Tschausdorf Prussia BBI 58 | GMI
  Marie Elisabeth 25          
  Gottfried 21 Shoemaker 202/2      
               
Damschke / Domschke Johann George 37 Tagelhohner 369/2 M/D Thiemendorf Crossen Prussia BBI 58 | GMI
  Anna Elisabeth (Lehmann) 35          
  Johann Gottfried 9          
  Marie Elisabeth 8          
  Johann Christian 5          
  Johann Wilhelm 3          
  Johanne Louise inf          
               
Ficks / Fex Emilie Wilhelmine (Hubert) 48       Tschaissdorf Crossen Prussia BBI 58
  Johann Gottfried 9          
               
Fielke / Filke Johann Friedrich Wilhelm 31 Peasant 498/1 D Guntersberg Prussia BBI 58 | NAA 3178000
  Friedririke 38          
  Johann Ferdinand Paul 4   498/2      
  Johann Wilhelm Ferdinand inf          
               
  Hamburg Passenger list.— Johan Filke, 41 ; Friederike, 38 ; Johann, 4 ; Friedrich, inf.
Brandenberg Index.— Wilhlem Fielke, 30 ; Dorothee (Hennig), 30 ; Johann Ferdinand Paul, 4 ; Johann Wilhelm Ferdinand, 1.
               
Hartmann Johann Friedrich 25 Landmann 688/1 B Wendich-Sager Prussia BBI 58
  Anna Elisabeth (Conrad) 22          
               
Lehmann Johann Gotthilf 48 Landmann 954/3 M/D Tschaissdorf Prussia BBI 58 | GMI
  Anna Rosina (Blaschke) 36          
  Marie Elisabeth 22 child of 1st marriage        
  Johann Gottlieb 21 "        
  Anna Dorothea 18 "        
  Johann Gottfried 8 child of 2nd marriage        
  Louise 6 "        
  Friedrich Wilhelm 3 "        
  Carl August inf "        
               
Schmidt Johann Carl 62 Tailor 1441/2 - Guntersberg Prussia BBI 58
  Johann Carl August 24 Landmann 1441/2      
  Friedrich Wilhelm 21          
  Auguste Emilie 16     M    
  Johann Carl Leopold 12   1441/2 M    
               
Schultz Gottfried 55 Carpenter 1449/1 M/D Alt-Beunitz Prussia BBI 58
  August 21          
  Johanne Friederike 17          
  Johanne Helene 14          
  Louise 21          
               
Staehr / Staher Johann Gottlieb 34 Landmann 1530/2 M/D Tschaissdorf Crossen Prussia BBI 58
  Anna Rosina (Klaffert) 38          
  Johann August 7          
  Louise 4          
  Caroline 2          
  Johann Carl Gustav inf          
Staehr / Staher Anna Dorothea (Schneider) 65 widow     Schegeln Crossen BBI 58
Staehr / Staher Anna Elisabeth 23 daughter of Anna Dorothea, 65     Schegeln Crossen BBI 58
               
Staehr / Staher Christlieb 38       Skyren Crossen BBI 58
  Anna Dorothee (Theuer) 28          
               
Walter Johann Christian 36 Tagelohner 1668/3 M/D Zettitzt Prussia BBI 58
  Johanne Ernestine (Edenius) 33          
  Carl Eduard 2          
  Johann Friedrich Wilhelm inf          
               
Wislang Johann Gottlob 47 Mason 1734/1 M/D Thiemendorf Prussia BBI 58 | GMI | NAA 3173878
  Anna Rosina (Domischke) 47          
  Anna Dorothea 11          
  Johann Gottlieb 9          
  Johann Friedrich 6          
               
Steerage Families - Melbourne
Davids Julius Theodor Heinrich 29 Butcher 376/2 B/D Ahrensburg Holstein  
  Maria Magaretha (Sammann) 28          
               
Korner Friedrich August Daniel 28 Joiner 945/3 B Ahrensburg Holstein NAA 3170663
  Marie Catherine (Sammann) 26          
  Marie 1          
  Caroline inf          
               
Lahn / Lahne Sophie 62   -   Zerbst Anhalt-Dessau  
  Friedericke 35          
  Ernest Frederick Karl 28 Silk Weaver       NAA 15720
  August Frederick Wilhelm 24 Shoemaker       NAA 16193
               
Schluter Wilhelm 45 Labourer -   Lewe Hannover  
  Dina 19          
  Hermina 17          
  Heinrich 13          
 
Names Age Occupation B-index BMD Residence Remarks
Last Given
Single Men & Women - Adelaide
Boecker Hermann Christian 19 Merchant 137/1 M Hamburg NAA 34170
Bredack Mine 22 female     Bielow Prussia  
Bredack Mine inf female     Bielow Prussia  
Damschke / Domschke August 29 - -   Guntersberg Prussia  
Deinert Elisabeth 25     M Tschausdorf Prussia  
Gerlach Johann Friedrich Ernst 23 Landmann 560/3   Dobersaul Prussia GMI
Graetz Ernestine 28       Gross Lessen Prussia  
Hammerling / Haemmerling Johanne Friedrike (Paech) 57 widow     Skyren Prussia BBI 58
Haupt Carl Friedrich Rudolph 19   696/1? M? Trebschen Prussia NAA 3181184 ?
Matschoss / Mattschoss Johann Samuel 37 Labourer - M Schwarmitz Prussia GMI | married Johanne Dorothea Neumann (below)
Neumann Johanne Dorothea 25       Kay Zuelliuchau Prussia GMI | BBI 58
Ritter Amandus 21 Merchant -   Hamburg  
Schultz Anna Dorothea 23       Tschaissdorf Crossen  
               
Single Men & Women - Melbourne
Block Friedrich 23 Shepherd -   Meeschow Prussia  
Block Wilhelm 17 Landmann -   Meeschow Prussia  
Buhrmeister Heinrich 27 Joiner -   Ahrensburg Holstein  
Clemenz Gottfried 28 Potter -   Zerbst Anhalt Dessau  
Crone Carl 20 Spinner -   Lewe Hannover  
Erich Ferdinand 22 Bookbinder -   Gr. Wangen Prussia  
Granzer Wilhelm 26 Tailor -   Zerbst Anhalt Dessau  
Grube Sophie 25     M Ahrensburg Holstein  
Humuller Johann 23 Merchant -   Kiel Schleswig  
Koch Franz 26 Hoofsmith -   Lewe Hannover NAA 1922251
Krueger Rudolph 28 Cooper -   Zerbst Anhalt Dessau  
Kruse Dethleff 19 Cooper -   Eckernforde Schleswig  
Martini / Martins Johann 21 Merchant -   Eckernforde Schleswig  
Mueller Franz 19 Farmer -   Unterliedbasch Nassau  
Piehl Wilhelm 28 Mason -   Ahrensburg Holstein  
Ramstein Dorothea 25   -   Buxtehude Hannover  
Ranft Ludwig Wilhelm 44 Miner -   Tanne Braunschweig  
Ranft Theodor 19 Turner -   Tanne Braunschweig  
Roitzsch Carl 34 Music Teacher -   Bautzen Sachsen  
Susemiehl M. 20 Merchant -   Eckernforde Schleswig  
Tampke Albert 22 Labourer -   Quirl Prussia  
Tampke Hermann 24 Mason -   Quirl Prussia  
Tampke Robert 18 Labourer -   Quirl Prussia  
Wilkendorf August 22 Shoemaker -   Gortzke Prussia  

Sources: State Library South Australia, official passenger lists, mainly of immigrants arriving in South Australia under United Kingdom assisted passage schemes, 1847-1886 GRG 35/48a (formerly ACC 313); Sydney Shipping Gazette; South Australian Register; The South Australian Government Gazette; Biographical index SA 1836-1885 (the B-index column indicates individuals who may be found in that index, with corresponding reference number for further research)

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