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George Captain VOGELSANG

Male 1858 - 1941  (82 years)


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  • Name George Captain VOGELSANG 
    Born 27 Jul 1858  Shelby, Austin, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 10 Sep 1858  Shelby, Austin, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census 30 Aug 1870  Austin County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Precinct 5, P.O. Industry
    Census 4 Jun 1880  Austin County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Justice Precinct 5
    Census 26 Jun 1900  Austin County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Justice Precinct 5
    Residence 21 Mar 1904  Shelby, Austin, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census 16 Apr 1910  Austin County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Justice Precinct 5
    Occupation Butcher, Farmer, Cotton Gin Operator 
    Died 6 Apr 1941  Shelby, Austin, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried 7 Apr 1941  Shelby Cemetery, Shelby, Austin, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I3895  Dyal and Speckels
    Last Modified 5 Jul 2008 

    Father August VOGELSANG,   b. 2 Nov 1814,   d. 19 Jan 1861  (Age 46 years) 
    Mother Emma DAHLGRUEN,   b. Abt 1831, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1900  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Family ID F7187  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anna Theodora VON ROSENBERG,   b. 10 Jul 1860, Round Top, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1942, Shelby, Austin, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 14 Jan 1885  Round Top, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
    +1. Augusta Paula VOGELSANG,   b. 22 Dec 1885, Shelby, Austin, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 May 1967, La Grange, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    +2. Eugenia Emma VOGELSANG,   b. 23 Mar 1887, Shelby, Austin, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1978, Washington County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
    +3. Alice Marie VOGELSANG,   b. 4 Apr 1890, Shelby, Austin, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1973, La Grange, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    +4. Ida May VOGELSANG,   b. 30 Apr 1897, Shelby, Austin, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1971, Brenham, Washington, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    Last Modified 4 May 2007 
    Family ID F2740  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 Jul 1858 - Shelby, Austin, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 10 Sep 1858 - Shelby, Austin, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 30 Aug 1870 - Austin County, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 4 Jun 1880 - Austin County, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Jan 1885 - Round Top, Fayette, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 26 Jun 1900 - Austin County, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 21 Mar 1904 - Shelby, Austin, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 16 Apr 1910 - Austin County, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Apr 1941 - Shelby, Austin, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 7 Apr 1941 - Shelby Cemetery, Shelby, Austin, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Headstones
    Vogelsang, Annie and George
    Vogelsang, Annie and George

  • Notes 
    • George grew up on his parents’ farm and attended school in Shelby. While young, he learned to play both the cornet and the violin. In later life he played in orchestras. He was also a member and director of the Shelby Lone Star Band.

      He and his wife, Anna, owned a farm near Shelby, but George also ran a cotton gin with his brother, C. Paul, until 1901.We was a member of Woodmen of the World, serving a time as banker of the local camp at its organization and was later consul commander. [7]

  • 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. 102.

    2. [S12] Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, Austin County, Texas, ED 8, p. 11.

    3. [S10] Ninth Census of the United States, 1870, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, Austin County, Texas, p. 365.

    4. [S11] Tenth Census of the United States, 1880, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, Austin County, Texas, ED 7, p. 10.

    5. [S971] La Grange Deutsche Zeitung, Thursday, March 31, 1904, p. 5.

    6. [S13] Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, Austin County, Texas, ED 10, p. 2.

    7. [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 106.