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Charles William "C.W." Laas
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Birth: Aug. 18, 1835, Germany
Death: Nov. 16, 1899

Charles Laas became a prosperous farmer and merchant in Austin County, where he continued to reside until the year 1894, when he married his second wife and thereafter made his home at Greenvine in Washington County. At the time of the Civil war he became a loyal soldier of the Confederacy. His first wife Christiana passed the closing years of her life at Shelby in Austin County. She was the mother of eleven children. On April 3, 1894, Charles Laas married for his second wife Mrs. Marie Seidel Bartels, a daughter of Ernest and Wilhelmine Seidel. Charles Laas and Marie had two daughters, Mary and Dora Laas.
After a long and happy life with two wives and family Charles Laas, who lived successively in Austin County and Washington County, died in Greenvine in the latter county November 16, 1899. He was buried beside his first wife in Shelby, Austin County on November 20, 1899. 
 
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 Parents:
  Friedrich J. Laas (1799 - 1886)
 
 Spouse:
  Erdmude Christiana Albert Laas (1832 - 1893)
 
 Children:
  Anna Laas Warnasch (1857 - 1934)*
  Ida Laas Voelkel (1858 - 1939)*
  Alice Laas Brandes (1860 - 1881)*
  Edward C Laas (1864 - 1921)*
  Charles H Laas (1866 - 1914)*
  Emma Laas Witte (1867 - 1946)*
  Augusta Laas Trayer (1870 - 1957)*
  Wilhelmine Laas (1872 - 1948)*
  Meta Laas Huebner (1874 - 1949)*
  Nellie Laas Seidel (1876 - 1948)*
  Mary Annie Laas Leeder (1895 - 1946)*
 
 Siblings:
  John H C Laas (1824 - 1919)*
  Sophie Laas Reibenstein (1826 - 1892)*
  Christian Lass (1828 - 1859)*
  Charles William Laas (1835 - 1899)
  Henry Laas (1839 - 1909)*
  C.J. Laas (1842 - 1904)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Shelby Cemetery
Shelby
Austin County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Sidney Schuhmann Levesqu...
Originally Created by: Jr. McKay
Record added: Nov 19, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31542298
Charles William C.W. Laas
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Charles William C.W. Laas
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