Hello friends and family, Following on from our reunion held in 2013 we released a book and photos, it's hard to believe that was over 9 years ago. Since then we have made some posts here on our website and on our facebook page. Our family story is dynamic and ever changing and rather than … Continue reading
The Coffs Harbour Museum are holding a morning tea for the Davis / Hoschke families on 8th Dec at 10.30am as a thank you for donating the items of Ada Davis. RSVP is tomorrow, please advise here or via email if you would like to attend, and pass on the information to others as … Continue reading
Family items at the Coffs Museum
Photos of the Coffs Harbour Museum display of Hoschke family items. They were donated by the late Ada Davis who was the daughter of Jessie and George Davis. Jessie was the fourth child of Amandus and Mary Ann. For more info on this and other photos check out our facebook page here!
The Hoschke Family in WW1
In the lead up to the centenary of Australia's involvement, it is interesting to consider the impact of World War 1 on the family noting that Amandus was born in Germany. He arrived in Australia in 1863, married here, had 13 children and was naturalised in 1902. Then in 1914 Australia went to war with … Continue reading
Springing into Spring
Hi everyone, For those who aren't on facebook, I thought I'd share some of the love from our facebook page... Once again a fabulous time was had at the annual Orara Valley Fair. Next time you plan a trip to the north coast, plan it for the long weekend in June and you will be … Continue reading
Book sales go wild!
Wow, thank you all so much for your orders, we have very limited stock left of this print run of the books, less than 10 left to purchase now! A huge congratulations to our author Ian Hoschke on a job well done, if you are thinking about whether to buy a book, check out some … Continue reading
Thank you to everyone who has paid for their orders! The first of the books and photos were posted on Saturday and the others will be done progressively. When your parcel has been posted you will receive a confirmation email so that you can keep your eye out for the post… Once again, for those … Continue reading
Carl Hoschke Reaches 100 Years of Age
Carl (Henry Carl) is the son of Frank (August Frank) and Henrietta. Frank was the second son of Amandus and Mary Ann. He celebrated his 100th Birthday on 13 December 2013. His four children, Graham, Barry, Brian and Lynette (Sandra Lynette), delivered congratulatory messages from Her Majesty the Queen, Her Excellency the Honourable Quentin Bryce … Continue reading
Hope everyone is enjoying the tennis on the television, or in Melbourne if you are lucky! Thanks to Pat Davis for sharing this undated photo of the Orara tennis courts. It looks a whole lot cooler there than in Melbourne this week, one would hope, given their outfits! Don't forget that we only have book … Continue reading
Book orders open until 25th January
Morning everyone, Pop over to this link to order your copy of the book & photos, print run size will be based on orders, so we'd hate for anyone to miss out! Orders are only open until 25th January, and invoices will be emailed after that date. https://hoschkefamilyreunion.com/order-your-books-photos-here/ If you have received Ian's email, you … Continue reading