DRAEGER Adolph Karl

Name Adolph Karl DRAEGER
Country Of Origin Australia
Born 1858
Died 1921
Birth/ Baptism Born 18 June 1858, Melbourne, Victoria
Parents Friedrich Wilhelm (jeweller) and Mary Draeger (formerly Schemmel)
Apprenticeship Possibly with his father, Friedrich Draeger
Skills Watchmaker, Jeweller
Work Locations Devonport
Street Address
Stewart Street, Devonport
Rooke Street, Devonport.
Marriage/Spouse 1881, Melbourne, Victoria, to Alice Archer
Other Approx. mid-1880s: South Melbourne, Victoria.

From approx. late 1880s: Stewart Street and Rooke Street, Devonport.

1890: Frank Marriott and Adolph Draeger dissolved their partnership Draeger and Marriott, and Adolph continued as a sole trader.

The Tasmanian 20 December 1890:
‘Last week, the premises in Stewart Street, West Devonport, occupied by Mr C Hawkins as a general store and dwelling, and by Mr Draeger as a watchmaker’s shop etc., were, with most of their contents, destroyed by fire.’

1890s: Watchmaker, East Devonport.

Approx. 1907–1908: Draeger and Son, partnership with son Ernest Draeger with books, postcards, sheet music, and other goods added to their stock.
Adolph’s brothers also became watchmakers and jewellers.

Web: Births Death Marriages Victoria, Birth Registration No. 9892/1858;
Ancestry: Australia Marriage, Victoria 1881 [Charles Herman Draeger], Tasmania Post Office Directories 1890-1918.
North West Chronicle 22 February 1888; Argus 13 July 1885; Daily Telegraph 11 March 1890, 8 December 1890; Advocate 29 April 1921; North West Advocate and Emu Bay Times 20 February 1905, 5 October 1907, 9 May 1908, 16 May 1908; The Examiner (Launceston) 30 April 1921, 2 July 1952.