Descendants of John Martin Dietrich Pund

First Generation


1. John Martin Dietrich Pund was born on 22 May 1834 in Hamburg, Germany. He was christened on 22 Jun 1834 in St Michaelis Church, Hamburg, Germany. He died on 22 Jul 1915 in Three Mile, Beechworth, Victoria from senility, cystitis for 2 years. He was buried on 24 Jul 1915 in Beechworth Cemetery.

John had God Parents appointed - Johann Diedrich VOET, Catharina Margaretha NISSEN, father of the child.. He worked as a sailmaker in 1854. He immigrated on 25 Jan 1854 on "Caesar Godeffroy". He immigrated on 10 Aug 1854 to Victoria on the "City Of Sydney" from Sydney NSW. John arrived at Beechworth in 1859 He was naturalised on 27 Sep 1873 . He worked as a miner from 1855 to 1915 in Stanley, Victoria. He resided from 1873 to 1915 at Three Mile, Stanley, Victoria. He was a member of the Lutheran (1859) Buried Church of England. Plot Details: C of E Section F Grave 122

John married Emily Ada Sherry "Emily", daughter of John Sherry and Margaret Williams, on 4 Aug 1859 in Parsonage, Christ Church (of England) Beechworth, VIC. Emily was born in 1837 in Newcastle on Tyne, United Kingdom. She died on 19 Feb 1915 in Beechworth, Victoria - from Senility & heart failure.."an invalid for several years" .."A short time back Mrs Pund met with an accident breaking a leg through falling out of bed...nursed by her daughter". She was buried on 20 Feb 1915 in Beechworth Cemetery.

Emily emigrated about 1857/1859. She was a member of the Church of England. Plot Details: C of E Section F Grave 122 She resided from 1859 to 1915 at Three Mile. She was illiterate.

They had the following children.

+ 2 F i Louisa Emily Margaret Pund was born on 9 Jun 1861. She died on 7 Dec 1940 from Myocarditis (2 years) Cardiac Faliure (1 month) Senilty (years). Had bad arthritis in later years.
+ 3 M ii Percy John Charles "Jack" Pund was born on 3 May 1863. He died on 6 Aug 1937.
+ 4 F iii Elizabeth Henrietta "Eliza" Pund was born on 17 Nov 1865. She died on 13 Jul 1914 from thrombosis (legs) and pumonary embolism (6 weeks).

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