Memoirs of a Texas pioneer grandmother (Was Grossmutter erzaehlt), 1805-1915 / by Ottilie Fuchs Goeth ; translation, research, and additions by Irma Goeth Guenther.
By: Goeth, Ottilie Fuchs.Material type: TextPublisher: Burnet, Tex. : Eakin Press, c1982Edition: [2nd ed.].Description: x, 260 p. : ill., ports., music, facs. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0890153418; 9780890153413.Subject(s): Goeth, Ottilie Fuchs, 1836-1926 | German Americans -- Texas -- Texas Hill Country -- Social life and customs | Texas Hill Country (Tex.) -- Social life and customs | German Americans -- Texas -- Texas Hill Country -- Biography | Texas Hill Country (Tex.) -- Biography | Pioneers -- Texas -- Texas Hill Country -- BiographyDDC classification: 976.4/05/0924 | B LOC classification: F392.T47 | G631 1982
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Includes various poems in German.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
1805-1845. Parents and Grandparents. Childhood in Germany. The Magnetism of America. Emigration a Primary Aim -- 1845. Farewell to the Old World. Farewell Sermong of Pastor Adolf Fuchs: a Bold Expository of His Reasons for Emigrating -- October 1845. "Star of Texas." The Dramatic Farewell of Hoffmann von Fallersleben to Adolf Fuchs -- 1845-1853. Sailing to Texas in a Fearsome Crate While the Magic West Beckons. First Impressions of the Land of Freedom: a Letter to Germany, 1846. Cat Spring, the Life, the People. Plowing, Planting, and Piano -- 1853-1859. The Lueders Land Grants. The Romantic Colorado in Burnet County. Living Conditions There. Exciting Adventures. Visit to Cat Spring, 1858. Singing Festival in Fredericksburg, 1859. First Appearance of Carl Goeth -- Marriage and Residence in New Ulm, 1859-1862. Civil War. Return to Burnet County, 1862-1867 -- 1867-1879. Goeth Ranch at Cypress Mill. Life in a Log House. Development of Sheep Raising. Visiting Observers of Sheep Raising Methods. The Family Grows. First School at Cypress Mill. Tutor Otto Fuchs. Blanco County Indian Raids. Texas Rangers Stop Off for Lunch. Environmental Conditions. Reaction of German Texans to German Reich, 1871. The 1876 Centennial and Thoughts Thereon. 1879, a Memorable Celebration, the Adolf and Luise Fuchs Golden Wedding -- 1879-1915. Construction of a Landmark House. Expanding Family Ties. Death of Patriarch Adolf Fuchs. Germany Revisited 45 Years Later. Changes of Area Climate. Changing Land Values, and Methods of Farming and Ranching. New Life Styles. Cypress Mill: The Creek and its Mills, the Store, the Post Office, the People. Educational and Cultural Aspects. Professors Schaupp and Otto Fuchs. Verse and Music, a Way of Communication. Ceremonials and Celebrations. The Role of Women. Grandmother Rides a Wheelbarrow. From Horseback to Automobile. Goings on at Cypress MIll Hall. The "Golden Years" -- The Chronology of a Prominent Texas Pioneer: Carl Goeth -- Tribute to a Texas Pioneer Lady -- More Recollections: Events of 1912. Progress in Education. Inauguration of New Cypress Mill Hall With Ceremony. Drama and Grand Ball. Outings and Visits. Publications. Birthdays and Verse. Thoughts on Religion. -- Pastor Adolf Fuchs: Influence on Cultural-Educational Life of Texas. Modest Beginnings to Final Achievements. Spiritual Concepts. Poems and Compositions. Cat Spring Neighbors, von Roeders, Klebergs. Lueders Grant, Clear Fork of Brazos. Political Turmoils. Sacrifices Not in Vain. Trust in God. Religious Beliefs. Intellectuality. -- Robert the 1842 Novel by Pastor Adolf Fuchs: The German Sentiments of That Period Defined. The Recurring Theme the Consummate Desire of Germans to Emigrate to America. Their Reasons and Expectations -- Addendum: The Poems in German.