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Mary A. Dewalt Augenstein
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Birth: Aug. 16, 1859
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Nov. 13, 1940
Castle Shannon
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA

Mary's birth name was Maria Dewald. She was born in Baldwin Township, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Jacob Dewald and Catherine Dewald (nee Keim). She and her brothers used the spelling Dewalt. She married Charles W. Augenstein in 1881. To them were born these children: Jacob William (1882-1955); Harry Heinrich (1884-1915); George Frederick (1886-1958); Edward Benjamin (1891-1966); Benjamin Albert (1891-1956); Amanda Louise (1893-1967) married Jacob Gebhardt; Elizabeth Margaret (1896-1982) married first Clyde Cable, second Charles Messner; Charles Elmer (1904-1982).

Obituary, Pittsburgh Gazette, Nov 14 1940:
MRS. MARY AUGENSTEIN. Mrs. Mary Dewalt Augenstein, 81, died yesterday at her home in Hamilton road, Castle Shannon. A native of the section of Baldwin township now known as Castle Shannon, she had been a resident of the community all her life. Mrs. Augenstein was a member of the Emmanual Lutheran Church of Castle Shannon. She leaves five sons, Jacob W., George F., Edward B., Benjamin A. and Charles E. Augenstein; two daughters, Mrs. Amanda L. Gebhardt and Mrs. Elizabeh Messner; 10 grandchilden, and two great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2:30 o`clock at the Laughlin Funeral Home, Castle Shannon, with burial at the Zion cemetery.

Buried Nov 15 1940, Zion Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA, beside husband who is on her left.


 
 
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 Parents:
  Jacob Dewald (1816 - 1892)
  Catherine Keim Dewald (1816 - 1896)
 
 Spouse:
  Charles W. Augenstein (1854 - 1926)*
 
 Children:
  Jacob William Augenstein (1882 - 1955)*
  Harry Heinrich Augenstein (1884 - 1915)*
  George Frederick Augenstein (1886 - 1958)*
  Edward Benjamin Augenstein (1888 - 1966)*
  Benjamin Albert Augenstein (1891 - 1956)*
  Amanda Louise Augenstein Gebhardt (1893 - 1967)*
  Elizabeth Margaret Augenstein Messner (1896 - 1982)*
  Charles Elmer Augenstein (1904 - 1982)*
 
 Siblings:
  Jacob DeBolt (1838 - 1924)**
  John R. Dewalt (1851 - 1924)*
  Peter Dewalt (1851 - 1918)*
  William Dewalt (1853 - 1920)*
  George Dewalt (1854 - 1927)*
  Mary A. Dewalt Augenstein (1859 - 1940)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Zion Cemetery
Whitehall
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Beverly Osman Morris
Record added: Sep 26, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30084626
Mary A. <i>Dewalt</i> Augenstein
Added by: Stacey Christe
 
 
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I am because you were. May you rest in peace, great-grandmother.
- Beverly Osman Morris
 Added: Jan. 18, 2009
 
 
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