ROTH, ADAM (1827-1898), winemaker and farmer, was born on 11 February 1827 at Wilhelmsfeld, Baden, Germany, son of Adam Roth, farmer and townsman, and his wife Margrete, née Reibold. At Heiligkreuzsteinach he married Katherina Kling (d.1906) on 27 July 1856. Migrating as free settlers they reached Sydney on 3 May 1857.
After working in Sydney as a cooper, Roth purchased forty acres (16 ha) at Eurunderee, near Mudgee, the next year. In 1862 he bought another parcel of land and planted an orchard and vineyard. Short in stature and strong in will, Roth was naturalized in 1865. Near neighbours were Peter and Louisa Lawson; in 1876 Roth signed a petition organized by Peter Lawson for a school at 'Eurundery'.
Prospering after the local gold rush of the early 1870s, he sold fruit, vegetables and wine to the miners at Pipe Clay Creek and Home Rule, and purchased blocks of ...Read more at the source website