|Birth: ||May 19, 1840, Germany|
|Death: ||Feb. 1, 1890|
Robert immigrated to Goliad County, Texas 1855/1856 alongwith his parents August and Maria Seidel, brother Herman E.P., and sister Auguste.
He married Wilhelmina "Minnie" Thomas prior to 1865 in Goliad County, Texas.
During the Civil War, Robert Seidel served in Company E, Waller's Regiment, Texas Cavalry; inducted as a corporal and dismissed same.
1860 Goliad Co., TX, pg 37: Aug Sidle, 48, Baker, $2000 Real prop, $2000 Personal, Prussia; Mary, 50, Prussia; Robert, 20, Prussia; Herman, 17, Prussia; Augusta, 16, Pussia; Ludwig Wara (?), 40, Laborer, Prussia; Hermann Wara, 9, Prussia; Augusta Wara, 12, Prussia.
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 and Wilhelmina operated the Seidel Hotel located in Goliad just off the courthouse square. Though modified, it still stands today.
Saturday, August 19, 1876 edition of the GOLIAD GUARD:
Robt. Seidel, Prop'r
Lately Re-furnished and Renovated
This house has been refitted and refurnished throughout, and affords first-class accommodation to its patrons. Good stabling and provender for horses. Charges low.
August Seidel (1818 - 1863)
Maria Seidel (1817 - 1865)
Wilhelmina Thomas Seidel (1842 - 1920)*
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)*
Robert Seidel (1840 - 1890)
Herman E.P. Seidel (1842 - 1896)*
Auguste Seidel Naunheim (1844 - 1867)*
In Memory of
Oak Hill Cemetery
Maintained by: Eugene Cornelius
Originally Created by: Tom Denham
Record added: Aug 11, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 5036514