Electa Austell

Femaleabout 1818–

Brief Life History of Electa

Electa Austell was born about 1818, in Elyton, Jefferson, Alabama, United States. She died in Texas, United States.

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    World Events (3)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 1

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    1819 · Alabama Becomes a State

    Age 1

    Alabama became the twenty-second state admitted to the Union on December 14, 1819.

    1844 · German Immigration to Texas

    Age 26

    Over 7,000 German immigrants arrived in Texas. Some of these new arrivals died in epidemics; those that survived ended up living in cities such as San Antonio, Galveston, and Houston. Other German settlers went to the Texas Hill Country and formed the western portion of the German Belt, where new towns were founded: New Braunfels and Fredericksburg.

    Name Meaning

    In some cases possibly also an Americanized form of German Austel: from a pet form of the personal name August .

    English: possibly a variant of Astle . There is a place in Cornwall called Saint Austell (from the dedication of its church to a certain Saint Austol), but this is unlikely to be the source of the surname. Compare Austill .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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