Augustus Adolph Baumgartner

2 November 1891–16 November 1961 (Age 70)
Sewell, Fayette, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Augustus Adolph

When Augustus Adolph Baumgartner was born on 2 November 1891, in Sewell, Fayette, West Virginia, United States, his father, Valentine Baumgartner, was 43 and his mother, Eliza Barbara Reuter, was 44. He married Alma Franklin Harvey on 15 November 1917, in Fayette, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Fayetteville, Fayette, West Virginia, United States for about 20 years and Fayetteville Magisterial District, Fayette, West Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 16 November 1961, in Oak Hill, Fayette, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 70.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Augustus Adolph Baumgartner
1891–1961
Alma Franklin Harvey
1894–1973
Marriage: 15 November 1917
Ann Louise Baumgardner
1919–1997

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
15 November 1917
Fayette, West Virginia, United States
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

    Valentine Baumgartner

    Male1848–1920Male

    Eliza Barbara Reuter

    Female1847–Female

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 7

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 19

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

German and Swiss German (also Baumgärtner): occupational name for someone who owned or worked in an orchard, from an agent derivative of Baumgarten , or habitational name for someone from any of various minor places called Baumgarten.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • August Baungartner in household of Valentine Baungartner, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Augustus Baumgartner Jr. in household of Hal Baumgartner, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Gus A Bumgardner, "United States Census, 1930"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.