Augusta "Gusta" "Gussie" Molly Hauswald

26 October 1863–1 August 1953 (Age 89)
Scott, Iowa, United States

The Life of Augusta "Gusta" "Gussie" Molly

When Augusta "Gusta" "Gussie" Molly Hauswald was born on 26 October 1863, in Scott, Iowa, United States, her father, Frederick August Hauswald, was 34 and her mother, Marie Wilhelmina ‘Minnie’ von der Heide, was 30. She married Wakefield S Collins on 30 October 1883, in Woodbury, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 daughters. She lived in Woodbury, Iowa, United States for about 30 years. She died on 1 August 1953, in Sioux City, Woodbury, Iowa, United States, at the age of 89.

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Wakefield S Collins
Augusta "Gusta" "Gussie" Molly Hauswald
Marriage: 30 October 1883
Fay Lillian Collins
Gladys Larinda Collins
Florence Rebecca Collins
Madge Wilhelmina Collins
Cecil Madonna Collins

Spouse and Children

30 October 1883
Woodbury, Iowa, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Frederick August Hauswald


    Marie Wilhelmina ‘Minnie’ von der Heide




    Louis August Hauswald


    Caroline Hauswald



    Lillian Hauswald


    Frederick A Hauswald


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1867 · The Burtis Opera House

Age 4

The Burtis Opera House opened in Davenport and could easily hold an audience of 1,600. It was a widely used facility and Mark Twain filled the house when he spoke on tour in 1869. It was also used to house Susan B. Anthony when she lectured on the woman's right to vote. The Quad City Symphony Orchestra played its first concert as the new Tri-City Symphony in the Opera House. An arsonist set fire to the building on the evening of April 26, 1921, and the building was severely destroyed. The building was rebuilt but was no longer used as an opera house.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 27

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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Sources (3)

  • Augusta Housewold in household of David A Magee, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mrs. Gusta Collins, "Iowa State Census, 1905"
  • Augusta Collins in household of Charles Stroup, "Iowa State Census, 1925"

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