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Augusta (Fischer) Kargus (1853 - 1943)

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Augusta Kargus formerly Fischer
Born in Berlin, Brandenburg, Preußen, Germanymap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married in Berlin, Brandenburg, Preußen, Germanymap
Descendants descendants
Mother of
Died in Portland, Multnomah, Oregonmap
Profile last modified | Created 5 Mar 2017
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Augusta (Fischer) Kargus migrated from Germany to USA.
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Augusta Fischer was born on 29 April 1853 in Berlin, Brandenburg, Preußen, Deutscher Bund (Prussia, German Confederation, now Federal Republic of Germany). Her surname at birth is attested to by her son Otto Kargus' marriage record. [1]

Augusta was wed to Gustav Kargus in 1875 in Berlin. They had the following children:

  1. Paul Kargus, b. 1877- Berlin, d. 1948;
  2. Otto Walther Kargus, b. 1879 - Berlin, d. 1964;
  3. Gustav Heinrich Kargus, b. 1881 - Berlin, d. 1969;
  4. Walter E. Kargus, b. 1884 - Appleton, d. 1968;
  5. Emma Kargus, b. 1891 - Appleton.

In 1905 Agusta Kargus is recorded as being fifty-three years of age and living in Appleton, Outagamie county, Wisconsin. [2]

In 1940 Augusta Kargus is recorded as being eighty-six years of age and living with her son Otto as boarders in Portland, Multnomah county, Oregon. [3]

Augusta Fischer Kargus died on 24 January 1943 in Portland, Multnomah county, Oregon.


  1. Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867 - 1952, Text: "Name: Otto Kargus - born in Germany; Spouse: Clara Knouck - born in Wisconsin; Father of Bridegroom: Gustaf Kargus; Mother of Bridegroom: Augusta Fisher [sic!]; Father of Bride: Charles Knouck; Mother of Bride: Sophia Windorf."
  2. 1905 State Census of Outagamie County, Wisconsin. Text: "Name: Agusta Kargus [sic!]; Census Date: 1 Jun 1905; Residence County: Outagamie; Residence State: Wisconsin; Locality: Appleton; Birth Location: Germany; Marital Status: Married; Gender: Female; Estimated birth year: abt 1853; Race: White; Relation: Wife; Spouse's Name: Gustaf Kargus;
    Household Members Name Age
    1. Gustaf Kargus, Head M W 55 Germany
    2. Agusta Kargus, Wife F W 53 Germany
    3. Emma Kargus, Daughter F W 13 Germany."
  3. 1940 Federal Census of Portland, Multnomah county, Oregon. Text: "Name: Augusta Kargus; Age: 86; Estimated Birth Year: abt 1854; Gender: Female; Race: White; Birthplace: Germany; Marital Status: Widowed; Relation to Head of House: Lodger; Street: N. Holladay; Inferred Residence in 1935: Portland, Multnomah, Oregon; Residence in 1935: Same Place; Resident on farm in 1935: No; Citizenship: 4; Sheet Number: 63A; Attended School or College: No; Highest Grade Completed: Elementary school, 6th grade; Weeks Worked in 1939: 0; Income: 0; Income Other Sources: No.
    Household Members
    1. Otto Kargus 61
    2. Augusta Kargus 86"


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