Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany
|Death: ||Jan., 1810|
New Castle County
John Augustus immigrated to Philadelphia via Rotterdam on August 24, 1753. He was indentured for five years; ended indenturedness on November 20, 1758, White Marsh Twp., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. John Garrett held indenture papers. Later made his way to New Castle Co., Delaware. Served as an elder in the Lower Brandywine Presbyterian Church.
He served in the military in the Revolutionary War (SAR 58151).
Son of Frederick Ludwig or Lewis Augustus and Augusta Walmoden of Hanover, Germany.
John's father-in-law, John Springer, was blind. When John Augustus planned to move west with his family about 1770, his father-in-law convinced him to stay in Delaware, promising him his estate in exchange for care for him, his wife, and his unmarried (and blind) children, William, Mary & Rebecca.
Susannah Elizabeth Springer Augustus (1739 - 1800)*
Catherine Augustus Robinson (1761 - 1841)*
David A Augustus (1766 - 1842)*
Lower Brandywine Presbyterian Church Cemetery
New Castle County
Created by: Larry Cook
Record added: Sep 26, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 97814692
Perhaps they are not stars in the sky, but rather openings where our loved ones shine down to let us know they are happy. -Anonymous|
Added: May. 8, 2016
My 11th Great Grandfather. May you find peace in Heaven.|
Kelli (Seymour) Detamore and Family
Added: Mar. 6, 2016
John Augustus and his daughter Hannah's husband John McMinn have been verified as "ruling elders of the Brandywine Church". However, the original 1720 Brandywine meetinghouse was on the other side of Brandywine Creek at Bald Hill, near Birmingham, Delawar...(Read more)|
Added: Nov. 28, 2015
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