August Ferdinand Frankel was born circa 1824 in Berlin, Prussia, Germany to Freidrich Heinrich Frankel (c1800-) and Hannah Unknown (c1800-) and died 28 February 1887 in Eurelia, South Australia, Australia of Rheumatic Gout. He married Margaret Grimmond (c1840-1932) 26 December 1859 in Tanunda, South Australia, Australia.

He came to South Australia in about 1855 and was living in Gawler by 1867.

Margaret Grimmond was only 19 at the time of the wedding, as per Marriage Certificate, suggesting she was born in 1840, not 1824 as stated.

Margaret Grimmond (c1840-26th August, 1932), aged 92


Offspring of August Ferdinand Frankel and Margaret Grimmond (c1840-1932)  ¢
Name Birth Death Joined with
Gustav Adolph Emil Frankel (1860-1912)
Georgianna Berrege Frankel (1861-1914)
Ferdinand David Frankel (1863-)
Johanna Elizabeth Frankel (1865-1945)
Ernestine Wilhelmine Frankel (1867-)
August Ferdinand Frankel (1868-1945)
Friederick Carl Mattke Frankel (1870-1937)
George William Frankel (1872-)
Minnie Young Frankel (1874-1875)
Minna Isabella Frankel (1876-1948)
Maggie Olivia Frankel (1877-1956)
(unnamed female) Frankel (1879-1879)

Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
Ω Birth
  • Age 42 in March 1867.
₪ Wedding
  • Marriage Certificate
¢ Children
¶ Death
  • Death Certificate


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