1835 (Hess Casel, Germany)
Died: 25 April 1917. (Mackay, Queensland)
Buried: 26 April 1917, (Roman Catholic Section, Mackay
Parents: John WENTZEL and Catherine Elizabeth VOFT
3 February 1872, Mary KEARNEY, (Roman Catholic Chapel,
Children: 4 sons, 3 daughters.
Marriage: (2) 17 November 1885, Eliza JACKSON, (,
Children: 1 sons, 4 daughters.
Religion: Roman Catholic
Peter Wentzel was publican of the
Sandringham Hotel and employed a tutor to teach his children with
first wife Mary. Mary died on 3 May 1884. His second wife
Eliza became his housekeeper after his first wife Mary died and they
were later married in 1885. Peter and Eliza's daughter Agnes (b. 23
January 1887) died on 3 February 1887 and is buried next to the site
of the former hotel and the grave was formed by turned up bottles.
It is unknown what the fate of the hotel was and nothing exists on
the former site.
Road, near Sandringham Creek.
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