Augusta Fredericka Louise Roehl

25 May 1868–9 March 1948 (Age 79)
Germany

The Life of Augusta Fredericka Louise

When Augusta Fredericka Louise Roehl was born on 25 May 1868, in Germany, her father, Carl Freidrich August Roehl, was 23 and her mother, Fredericka Maass, was 20. She married Frederick Wilhelm Emil Julius Dobratz on 1 February 1889, in Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Port Huron, St. Clair, Michigan, United States for about 10 years. She died on 9 March 1948, in Michigan, United States, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Frederick Wilhelm Emil Julius Dobratz
1864–1941
Augusta Fredericka Louise Roehl
1868–1948
Marriage: 1 February 1889
Emma Louise Dobratz
1890–1951
Anna Dobratz
1900–1900
George Frederick Dobratz
1893–1985
Charles Gustav Dobratz
1895–1951
Edna Emma Fredericka Dobratz
1905–1978

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 February 1889
Michigan, United States
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

    Carl Freidrich August Roehl

    Male1844–1908Male

    Fredericka Maass

    Female1847–1925Female

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 11

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.
1890

Age 22

Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.

Name Meaning

German (Röhle):1. from a short form of the personal names Rudolf or Roland . 2. habitational name from a place so called near Trier.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Augusta Dobritz in household of Julius Dobritz, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Augusta Dobratz in household of Julius W Dobratz, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Augusta Robel in entry for Hugo Bohstedt and Emma Dobratz, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

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