Augusta was a daughter of Robert Seidel and Wilhelmina Thomas, and granddaughter of August and Maria Seidel. She married Albert Walter (A.W.) Dunn in January 18, 1883 in Goliad, Texas. They had one daughter, Minnie Elizabeth. Augusta died at the very young of 19 years and 6 months.
After Augusta's untimely death, A.W. gave guardianship for Minnie Elizabeth to Augusta's uncle Herman E.P. Seidel and his wife Sophie Kohrs Seidel. They raised Minnie until her marriage to Otto Herman Porter.
1870 Goliad Co, TX, pg 385: Robert Seidel, 30, Brewer, Prussia; Mina, 28, Housekeeper, Prussia; Augusta, 4, TX; Robert, 3, TX.; Flora Schlinka, 12, Prussia; Jacob Thomas, 25, Prussia; William Thomas, 30, Prussia; Max Lempka, 22, Baden; John Coos, 26, LA; John Bendy, 30, GA.
1880 Goliad Co., TX, ED 63, pg 312: Robert Seidel, 40, Hotel Keeper, Prussia; M., 38, Prussia; Augusta, 15, TX; Robert Jr., 12, TX; Harmon (Herman), 7, TX; William, 4, TX
Robert Seidel (1840 - 1890)
Wilhelmina Thomas Seidel (1842 - 1920)
Albert Walter Dunn (1852 - 1897)
Minnie Elizabeth Dunn Porter (1883 - 1967)*
Mary Augusta Seidel Dunn (1865 - 1885)
Jefferson M. Seidel (1867 - 1901)*
Herman Seidel (1872 - 1913)*
William M. Seidel (1875 - 1947)*
James C. Seidel (1881 - 1927)*
Wife of A.W. Dunn
b. 20 Dec 1865 d. 1 June 1885
Amiable and beloved wife farewell. Thy years are few, but thy virtues many. They are recorded not on this perishing stone, but on the book of life and in the hearts of thy afflicted friends.
Oak Hill Cemetery
Maintained by: Eugene Cornelius
Originally Created by: Tom Denham
Record added: Aug 11, 2000
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