Gabriel Herman

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Gabriel Herman, Federation University Historical Collection (Cat.No.15771)



Gabriel Herman was born in Prussia. He first arrived in Australia on 25 May 1853, and first arrived in the Ballarat district on 16 September 1853 where he first dug for gold at Prince Regent.

Herman was a member of the Ballarat Old Colonists' Association



HERMAN.—At his residence 181 Skipton street, Ballarat, Gabriel Herman, aged 79 years. A colonist of 51 years. Funeral private. A sufferer at rest.[1]

The death of Mr Gabriel Herman, of Ballarat, occurred on Monday. Deceased arrived in the Golden City over 50 years ago, and for a great many years was 8 most successful miner. He was the father of Mr Frank Herman, of the firm of Goller and Co., merchants.[2]


Gabriel Herman married Katherine Kohl.

HERMAN—KOHL.—On the 25th January, 1853, at St. Peter’s Church, Walworth, in the parish of St. Mary, Newington, County Surrey, England, Gabriel Herman, of Gabroth, Coblentz, Germany, to Katharine Kohl, of Bendorf, Coblentz, Germany.[3]

See also

Ballarat Old Colonists' Association



  1. Ballarat Star, 07 December 1907.
  2. Weekly Times, 10 December 1904.
  3. Ballarat Star 28 1903.

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--Clare K.Gervasoni 23:30, 18 April 2019 (AEST)

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