|Birth: ||Apr. 25, 1844, Germany|
|Death: ||Jan. 1, 1924|
Carl "Gustav" Heinrich Altwein was born April 25, 1844 in Germany. He was the son of Johann Gotthulf Altwein and Wilhelmina (Quandt).
In 1851 this family traveled by ship to America. They left Bremen, Germany on September 8, 1851 onboard the ship "Franciska". They arrived at Galveston, Texas on November 4, 1851. The family then traveled to Indianola, Texas probably on a smaller ship.
In March of 1853 Carl Gustav's father Gotthulf Altwein purchased 764 acres near Schumannsville in Guadalupe County, Texas. In May of 1853 while clearing his land he suffered a heat stroke and died.
Carl "Gustav" married Emilie Adams on February 1, 1866. They had 11 children. He died January 1, 1924 and is buried in the San Geronimo Cemetery in Seguin, Guadalupe County, Texas.
Johann "Gotthulf" Altwein (1801 - 1853)
Wilhelmina (Quandt) Altwein (1803 - 1880)
Mathilda Altwein Doehne (1874 - 1959)*
San Geronimo Cemetery
Created by: Dena Burnum
Record added: Jan 29, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17739943