Agnete Marie Petersen with her half-brother, Charles.


Agnete Marie Petersen with her half-brother, Charles.
Photo taken in Invercargill, probably about or before 1895.
Agnete left Denmark with her father, mother, and 3 siblings, on the sailing ship "Punjab".
On the way to New Zealand, and in quarantine after arrival,
her mother and the three siblings died. Her father moved to Melbourne.

http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~ourstuff/Punjaub.htm       has this record
Surname Firstnames Age County of origin Occupation Quarantine etc
Petersen Jens 35     in hospital Denmark Farm labourer
Ane M 34 Denmark Died on board 11/09/1873
Enteric fever
Agnes 7 Denmark
Johannes 5 Denmark Died in quarantine
26/09/1873
Hans P 2 Denmark Died on board
11/07/1873
Mesales (Measles?)
Ane S 6 mths Denmark Died on board
13/09/1873
Dentition, diarrhoea & fever