Johann Friedrich Wilhelm Baucke was born on Chatham Island into a German Lutheran family, and spent his youth and early adulthood there. One of his sisters is pictured in front of the modest family house in 1874.
Sheila Natusch. 'Baucke, Johann Friedrich Wilhelm', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1996. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/3b16/baucke-johann-friedrich-wilhelm (accessed 8 May 2021)