Conrad Friedrich Anton Reese (1818-1899)

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Conrad Friedrich Anton Reese (b.c. 1818 Holzminden, Kingdom of Hanover - d. 1899 Victoria Park, South Australia) was a builder in the City of Adelaide and both built and rebuilt the Duke of Brunswick Hotel in Gilbert Street.


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In Germany

Reese was born in Holzminden.

In Australia



Friedrich and Caroline had seven children:

Name Birth Death Spouse
Augusta Wilhelmine Christine abt 1846 Holzminden 3 Mar 1908 Crystal Brook Edward Cox 1865
Caroline Wilhelmine Emmy 12 Jan 1850 Melbourne, Vic (aboard the ship Emmy)
Johanna Caroline Wilhelmine 30 Apr 1851 Adelaide 07 Jan 1852 Adelaide (died as infant)
Georg Friedrich 30 Jul 1857 Adelaide 09 Sep 1934 Adelaide Mary Elizabeth Frances Tynan 1880
Friedrich Conrad Anton 12 Oct 1859 Adelaide 04 Jul 1961 Adelaide (died as infant)
Emma Amalie 27 Dec 1861 Adelaide 19 Jul 1908 Dulwich SA Joseph Henry Palmer 1880
Caroline Eleanora 28 Jan 1864 Adelaide 25 Jan 1926 Adelaide Edmund Andreas Kruss 1881

Published Obituary

From The Register, Saturday 30 November 1878:

REESE. —On the 20th August, at the residence of his son-in-law (Mr. J. Palmer), Hanover-street, Victoria Park, Conrad Frederick Anton Reese, of senile decay, late of Winifred-street, South-terrace, in his 81st year. A colonist of 50 years. [1]


  1. "Family Notices". Chronicle. Vol. 42, , no. 2, 140. South Australia. 26 August 1899. p. 8. Retrieved 12 February 2024 – via National Library of Australia.{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link)

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