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Scheef, Jacob Frederick (c. 1836 - 1904)

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Born: c. 1836  Germany.  Died: 13 February 1904  Rocky River, New South Wales.

Jacob arrived in Australia on the Grasbrook in 1855 and headed for the goldfields of New England. In 1858 he married Christina Glock and they had 14 children.

Joseph was naturalised in 1863 and in the 1860s and 1870s he selected land of 1000 acres at Puddledock near Armidale. He also bought land at nearby Arding.

[Brief Biography compiled by Robin Hammond, January/February 2004]

Structure based on ISAAR(CPF) - click here for an explanation of the fields.Prepared by: James Crowley
Created: 5 December 2003
Modified: 18 March 2004

Published by The Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, 5 April 2004
Prepared by: Acknowledgements
Updated: 23 February 2010

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