Augusta Fredericka Louise Roehl

25 May 1868–9 March 1948 (Age 79)

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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Frederick Wilhelm Emil Julius Dobratz
Augusta Fredericka Louise Roehl
Marriage: 1 February 1889
Emma Louise Dobratz
Anna Dobratz
George Frederick Dobratz
Charles Gustav Dobratz
Edna Emma Fredericka Dobratz

Spouse and Children

1 February 1889
Michigan, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Carl Freidrich August Roehl


    Fredericka Maass




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.

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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