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 Mary Augusta <I>Seidel</I> Dunn

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Mary Augusta Seidel Dunn

  • Birth 1865 Goliad County, Texas, USA
  • Death 8 Jun 1885 Victoria County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Goliad, Goliad County, Texas, USA
  • Plot A-III-4
  • Memorial ID 5036132

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

The Victoria Advocate
June 13, 1885

Dr. T.H. Knott, of Goliad, was in Victoria this week, called here professionally in the case of Mrs. Dunn. When he reached his patient however, she was beyond human skill and died on Monday.



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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.


  • Maintained by: Eugene Cornelius
  • Originally Created by: Tom Denham
  • Added: 11 Aug 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5036132
  • Eugene Cornelius
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Augusta Seidel Dunn (1865–8 Jun 1885), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5036132, citing Oak Hill Cemetery, Goliad, Goliad County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Eugene Cornelius (contributor 46932184) .