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Charlotte Wilhelmine Libussa FROELICH

Charlotte Wilhelmine Libussa FROELICH

Female 1839 - 1918  (78 years)

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  • Name Charlotte Wilhelmine Libussa FROELICH 
    Born 9 Nov 1839  Ragnit, Ragnit, Preußen, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Also Known As Libussa 
    Baptism 9 Nov 1839  Ragnit, Ragnit, Preußen, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Immigration 6 Dec 1849  Galveston, Galveston, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • aboard the Bark “Franziska”
    Census 2 Sep 1850  Fayette County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • in the Carl von Rosenberg household
    Census 26 Jun 1860  Fayette County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • P.O. Round Top
    Census 1 Jul 1870  La Grange, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census 1 Jun 1880  Round Top, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Census 8 Jun 1900  Bellville, Austin, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Census 14 May 1910  Hallettsville, Lavaca, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Religion Lutheran 
    Occupation Housewife 
    Cause of death Senility 
    Died 26 Jun 1918  Hallettsville, Lavaca, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • at 2 p.m.
    Buried 27 Jun 1918  Pilgrims Rest Cemetery, Bellville, Austin, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Person ID I10227  Dyal and Speckels
    Last Modified 5 Jun 2011 

    Father Christoph FROELICH,   b. 30 Jul 1794, Memel, Ostpreußen, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 1846, Memel, Memel, Preußen, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Mother Eleonore Rosine VON ROSENBERG,   b. 8 Mar 1803, Eckitten, Memel, Ostpreußen, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1846, Memel, Memel, Preußen, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Married 4 Mar 1825  Memel, Memel, Preußen, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Family ID F2732  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Father Peter Carl Johann VON ROSENBERG,   b. 2 Oct 1794, Eckitten, Memel, Ostpreußen, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1866, La Grange, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Amanda Henriette Louise FALLIER,   b. 6 Sep 1806, Königsberg, Ostpreußen, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1864, Round Top, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Married 11 Feb 1830  Memel, Memel, Preußen, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Photos
    Peter Carl von Rosenberg family
    Peter Carl von Rosenberg family
    front (L to R): Alexander, Peter Carl, Amanda, Libussa Froelich, Walter; back (L to R): Johannes, Johanna, Lina, Eugen
    Family ID F2718  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Herrman Gustav HELLMUTH,   b. 21 Apr 1819, Potsdam, Brandenburg, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jun 1900, Bellville, Austin, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 3 Oct 1857  Nassau, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Rosa HELLMUTH,   b. 12 Feb 1859, Round Top, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1884, Bellville, Austin, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years)
     2. Otto HELLMUTH,   b. 13 Sep 1864, Round Top, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1864, Round Top, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     3. Clara HELLMUTH,   b. 14 Mar 1866, Round Top, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1882, Round Top, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 16 years)
     4. Herman Gustav HELLMUTH,   b. 12 Oct 1868, La Grange, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1942, Hallettsville, Lavaca, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    +5. Ella Louise HELLMUTH,   b. 30 Mar 1874, La Grange, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jul 1942, Hallettsville, Lavaca, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    Last Modified 28 Sep 2007 
    Family ID F7230  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Nov 1839 - Ragnit, Ragnit, Preußen, Prussia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 9 Nov 1839 - Ragnit, Ragnit, Preußen, Prussia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 6 Dec 1849 - Galveston, Galveston, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 2 Sep 1850 - Fayette County, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 3 Oct 1857 - Nassau, Fayette, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 26 Jun 1860 - Fayette County, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1 Jul 1870 - La Grange, Fayette, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1 Jun 1880 - Round Top, Fayette, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 8 Jun 1900 - Bellville, Austin, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 14 May 1910 - Hallettsville, Lavaca, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Jun 1918 - Hallettsville, Lavaca, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 27 Jun 1918 - Pilgrims Rest Cemetery, Bellville, Austin, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Libussa Froelich Hellmuth
    Libussa Froelich Hellmuth
    Charlotte 'Libussa' Froelich
    Charlotte "Libussa" Froelich

  • Notes 
    • “Charlotte Wilhelmine Libussa Froelich was born in Ragnit, Germany, on November 9, 1839, and was also christened in Ragnit. She was the daughter of Dr. Christoph Froelich and Laura Rossette Eleonore von Rosenberg, who received in her dowry the old von Rosenberg home, Bertulischken or Raddeilen Estate.

      “Tragedy came early in Libussa's life when both her parents died within a few months, leaving her an orphan at the age of six. Her family was then separated and she was sent to live with the family of her uncle Peter Carl Johann von Rosenberg. She was adopted by Peter Carl, made a member of the family, and called "Aunt" by later generations.

      “According to Alma Julie von Rosenberg (Tomlinson)'s notes, "Ida von Ruckeshall-von Rosenberg [the third wife wife of Otto's von Rosenberg's oldest child Gustav Gotthard] was repeatedly referred to as the aunt and Guardian of the Froelich girls, who became orphans and went to old Garossen and then to Russia as Governesses and never returned. They were sisters of Libussa Froelich who came to Texas, adopted by Peter Carl Johann von Rosenberg, and she never saw her immediate family again!"

      “In 1849 she immigrated with the von Rosenberg family to Texas and lived on a plantation called Nassau. On October 3, 1857, at the age of eighteen, she married Herman Gustav Hellmuth, land owner and teacher, whose first wife, Johanna Carolina von Rosenberg, was Libussa's double first cousin. To Libussa and Herman, two sons and three daughters were born.

      “After the death of her husband on July 18, 1900, Libussa went to Hallettsville, Lavaca County, Texas, to live with her daughter, Ella Louise Hellmuth-Young, and remained there the rest of her life. Libussa died on June 26, 1918, at the home of her daughter, Ella Louise Hellmuth-Young in Hallettsville, and was buried in Pilgrim's Rest Cemetery at Bellville.” [12]

  • Sources 
    1. [S370] The von Rosenberg Family of Texas, ed., Alma von Rosenberg Tomlinson, (Toepperwein Publishing Co. (Boerne, TX, 1949); reprint: Nortex Press (n.p., 1986)), p. 153.

    2. [S1413] .

    3. [S8] Seventh Census of the United States, 1850, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, Fayette County, Texas, p. 193.

    4. [S9] Eighth Census of the United States, 1860, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, Fayette County, Texas, p. 282.

    5. [S10] Ninth Census of the United States, 1870, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, Fayette County, Texas, p. 517(b), line 26.

    6. [S11] Tenth Census of the United States, 1880, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, Fayette County, Texas, ED 56, p. 2, line 5.

    7. [S12] Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, Austin County, Texas, ED 1, p. 13A, line 43.

    8. [S13] Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, Lavaca County, Texas, ED 117, p. 14A, line 42.

    9. [S155] Death Records, File #25686.

    10. [S970] Jon Todd Koenig’s Family Tree, Jon Todd Koenig, 28 May 2011.

    11. [S370] The von Rosenberg Family of Texas, ed., Alma von Rosenberg Tomlinson, (Toepperwein Publishing Co. (Boerne, TX, 1949); reprint: Nortex Press (n.p., 1986)), p. 90.

    12. [S970] Jon Todd Koenig’s Family Tree, Jon Todd Koenig, 5 Jun 2011.