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INDIAN WARS AND PIONEERS OF TEXAS.
iness in Austin and induced Mr. von Rosenberg t
enter into partnership with him, under the fir
name of C. R. Johns
but, being opposed to Mr. Greely's nomination,
declined to make the race.
He has cared little for society, preferring the
quiet enjoyments of home. His wife is devoted to
her husband and children and seeks happiness
within her family. She, however, has never forgotten
the prospective positions apparently in store for
them in the fatherland at the time of her betrothal
His family consists of eleven children, six sons
and five daughters, all of whom are married but the
youngest daughter. This generation, born and
bred in Texas, have cut loose from the advantages
of nobility and maintain as a self-evident truth
"that all men are created, and by right ought to
be, free and equal." As they have grown up they
have had instilled in their hearts by their parents
the undying principles that underlie civil government
and are free from the prejudices of caste, as
it becomes citizens of this free country to be. The
children are: Charles, born July 15, 1850, in
;o Fayette County, farmer and stock raiser, lives near
m Manchaca, Texas, married Walleska Sutor;
is Arthur, born September 1, 1851, in Fayette
tt County, clerk in his father's office and notary
public, lives in South Austin, married Mary
g Ernest, born November 25, 1852, in Fayette
d County, compiling draughtsman in the General
Land-Office of Texas, lives in Austin, married
r Hellena Lungkwitz;
e Paul, born August 10, 1854, in Fayette County,
n farmer and stock raiser, lives near Manchaca, mar-ried
Laura, born February 26, 1856, in Fayette
County; married C. von Carlowitz, attorney at
i law, resides in Fort Worth, Texas;
Emma, born May 15, 1857, in Austin, Texas,
married August Giesen, druggist and business
manager in the hardware establishment of Hon.
Walter Tips, resides in Austin;
William, born January 14, 1859, in Austin,
attorney at law, was justice of the peace for precinct
No. 3, of Travis County, from 1882 to 1886,
and county judge from 1890 to 1894, lives in
Austin; married Louise Rhode;
Anna, born October 10, 1860, in Austin, married
Wm. C. Hornberger, farmer and stock raiser,
resides near Fiskville, Travis County;
Lina, born October 27, 1864, in Austin, married
George G. Bissel, stenographer with D. W.
Doom, Esq., resides in Austin;
Frederick C., born November 3, 1866, in Austin,
attorney at law, resides in Austin, married Nina
Mina Agnes, born January 17, 1869, in Austin,
unmarried, lives with her parents.
There are thirty-nine grandchildren living and
Mr. von Rosenberg has at all times manifested
a deep interest in the prosperity and general welfare
of the city of Austin and the State of Texas,
and has come up to the full stature of good citizenship.
Kind, genial and courtly, he is loved by
many and respected by all.
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Brown, John Henry. Indian wars and pioneers of Texas, book, 1880~; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth6725/m1/331/: accessed March 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .