• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE0677

Vogelsang, Anna Maria

(1855 – 1945)
  • Born 3 September, 1855, Langmeil (Tanunda) South Australia Australia
  • Died 12 October, 1945
  • Occupation Missionary


Anna Maria Vogelsang (née Auricht), was born 3 September 1855 at Langmeil (Tanunda). She wanted to become a missionary and in 1877 met Hermann Heinrich Vogelsang who was a missionary at Bethesda Mission Station. She worked at Bethesda and Kopperamanna Missions. Her husband died in 1913 and she later moved to Lowbank to be with her children. She died on 12 October 1945.

Published resources

  • Book
    • Three missionary pioneers, Proeve, E. H, 1946
    • Persecution to freedom : Christian Auricht and descendants 1806-1980 ; a history and family tree, Auricht, Norman L. (Norman Leslie), 1933- ; Munchenberg, Reg S. and Christian Auricht Family Reunion Committee, 1980
  • Resource

Archival resources

  • Lutheran Church of Australia
    • Bethesda Mission Correspondence to The Chairman of the Lutheran Mission Board by the missionaries and their wives including Maria Jacob and Anna Vogelsang.

Related entries

  • Sister
    • Jacob, Maria Elizabeth (1841 - 1924)