Click this link to see the photos
taken during the reunion. You
can order prints of any of the
photos shown.
Johan Jakob Sulzberger
The head of the Sulzberger
family who arrived in Tasmania
aboard the Montmorency on 29
June 1855.
In 1855 the Sulzberger family immigrated from their
home town, Grossbottwar in Wurttemberg,
Germany. On the 29th of June of that same year
they arrived in Launceston, Tasmania aboard the
Montmorency. To celebrate this event a Sulzberger
reunion will be held on the weekend of the 25th
and 26th June 2005 in Launceston. You are most
welcome to attend!
Highlights of the reunion weekend:
A $15 fee is payable on registration for each attending adult. This fee is to cover the
administrative costs of the reunion. There is no registration fee for children.
Payment can be made by cheque in
Australian dollars payable to the Sulzberger
reunion committee and posted to:
Sulzberger Reunion
18 Welman Street
Launceston TAS 7250

Biographical detail (optional)
Please provide the requested information about your Sulzberger family direct line,
and a short paragraph about you that is able to be used in a future family history.
This information should include birthdate and place, schooling, employment, other
occupations, marriages, deaths, etc. You may wish to provide information about
your children and / or ancestors.

If you have artifacts or photographs which are able to be displayed at the reunion,
please list these together with a brief description. This information will allow the
organisers to arrange display space. Please bring these items with you to the

Registration form
You can click here to download a copy of the registration form which you can print
out, or
email Marita and ask for a copy to be emailed to you.

Commemorative  Steins
Commemorative Steins for the Sulzberger reunion are being made by the
internationally renowned ceramist Rynne Tanton, past Head of School of Art at
university of Tasmania and originally from NZ. His studio is on the original Marx
property at Underwood, near Lilydale.
Click here to find out more about Rynne.

Arrival in Launceston.
For those arriving in Launceston on Friday 24, Marita Bardenhagen will be available
to welcome you at her home with a cup of tea. You can find her address
Sulzberger Family Reunion
Historic walk through Lilydale including a
trip to the cemetery and the old Sulzberger
Reunion meal and exhibition at the Queen
Victoria Museum and Art gallery, Inveresk,
Launceston on Saturday evening.
Thanksgiving Church service in
Launceston and late morning tea Sunday
For a more detailed list of events, click here.
Welcome to the Sulzberger Family Reunion Site!
Grossbottwar near Stuttgart,
Germany - the old home town.
We are very grateful to Neil
Fleming who has  made his
Sulzberger family tree available
to us.
If you have additional information
you would like to add to the tree,
e-mail Neil with the
These are all the descendants
(that we have records for) of the
original Johan Jacob immigrant
to Tasmania from Germany.  
They show five generations even
though, in some instances, there
are only one or two generations
that we have any details about.
Click on the following names to
see the family descendant chart:

(Thanks to Neil Fleming for
these charts).