• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE0671

Ey, Anna Victoria

(1839 – 1917)
  • Born 8 July, 1839, Metz Germany
  • Died 31 December, 1917
  • Occupation Missionary


Anna Victoria Ey (née Oster) was born in Metz, Germany. The daughter of a Lutheran Pastor, she migrated to Australia in 1847. She married a paster Johannes M R Ey in 1861 and bore 13 children of which 7 survived. She lived in and around Lobethal, located 33 km from Adelaide, for the rest of her life.

Published resources

  • Book
    • Early Lutheran congregations in South Australia : memoirs of a pastor's wife, Anna Victoria Ey, widow of Pastor J.M.R. Ey, covering 1847-1914, Ey, Anna Victoria, 1839-1917, 1986
    • Memoirs of Anna Ey, Ey, Anna Victoria, 1839-1917, 1957
  • Resource

Archival resources

  • Lutheran Church of Australia
    • Diaries of Anna Victoria Ey
  • State Library of South Australia
    • Memoirs of Anna Ey
    • Ruckblick in die Vergangeheit fur meine lieben kinder aufgezeichnet