Augusta Auer

1859–1943 (Age 84)
Bainbridge Center, Berrien, Michigan, United States

The Life of Augusta

When Augusta Auer was born on 29 April 1859, in Bainbridge Center, Berrien, Michigan, United States, her father, Johann Hauer, was 27 and her mother, Augusta Lorscher, was 24. She married Anthony Theisen on 5 November 1879, in Berrien, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Kent, Michigan, United States in 1900. She died on 3 December 1943, in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Augusta Auer
1859–1943
Anthony Theisen
1856–1935
Marriage: 5 November 1879
Joseph Theisen
1880–1939
Mary A. Theisen
1882–
John Eusebius Theisen
1886–1946
Anna C. Theisen
1888–1975
Anton Theisen
1893–1900
Rose Frances Theisen
1894–1971
Antonette Theisen
1899–

Spouse & Children

  • Female1859–1943Female

  • Anthony Theisen

    Male1856–1935Male

MARRIAGE
5 November 1879
Berrien, Michigan, United States
children

(7)

  • Joseph Theisen

    Male1880–1939Male

  • Mary A. Theisen

    Female1882–Female

  • Male1886–1946Male

  • Female1888–1975Female

  • Anton Theisen

    Male1893–1900Male

+2 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Johann Hauer

    Male1831–1864Male

  • Augusta Lorscher

    Female1835–Female

siblings

(5)

  • Amanda Auger

    Male1853–Male

  • Mary J. Auer or Lorscher

    Female1855–Female

  • Caroline Auer

    Female1857–Female

  • Female1859–1943Female

  • Clara Auer

    Female1861–Female

World Events (8)

1863

Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 20

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 22

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

German (chiefly Bavaria): topographic name for someone living by a water meadow, German Au, or a habitational name for someone from a place named Au or Aue .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Augusta Theisen in household of Anton Theisen, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Augusta Theisen in household of Elmer Mcgarvey, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Augusta Auer, "Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1940"

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