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 Gustav Altwein

Gustav Altwein

Birth
Germany
Death 1 Jan 1924 (aged 79)
Guadalupe County, Texas, USA
Burial Seguin, Guadalupe County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 17739943 · View Source
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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.



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  • Created by: Dena Burnum
  • Added: 29 Jan 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17739943
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gustav Altwein (25 Apr 1844–1 Jan 1924), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17739943, citing San Geronimo Cemetery, Seguin, Guadalupe County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Dena Burnum (contributor 46878326) .