Name: Margretha (Mary) HORST
Given Name: Margretha (Mary)
Birth: 23 Nov 1811 in Bayern, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Death: 03 June 1879 in Austin, Travis County, Texas
Event: One - Louis Horst
Number of Marriages
Event: Louiza Horst, Emma Horst, August Horst, Matilda Horst, Mary Horst and Charles Horst
Number of Children Six
Residence: Per 1887-1892 Austin, Texas Directory: Louis Horst lived r. 2000 Lampasas, corner East 20th.
Note: Mrs. Margretha (Mary) Horst was the wife of Mr. Louis Horst and the Mother of Mr. Charles (Charlie) Horst. Mr. Louis Horst, who was from Hesse, Darmstandt, Germany, and his wife, Margretha, from Bayern, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, arrived in Central Texas in the early 1830's. Their son, Mr. Charles Horst, was born in Texas in 1847. Mr. Charles Horst and Frances Jane Ridge Densmore, a former slave, had four mulatto children: Mr. Walter Horst, Mr. Robert Horst, Mr. Ernest Edward (Ed)Horst and Miss Mary Elizabeth Horst. Note: 1. On the 1860 Travis County, Texas census records, Mrs. Margretha (Mary) Horst stated that she was born in Bavaria. However, on the 1880 Travis County, Texas census records, Mrs. Louisa Horst Robinson, Mrs. Mathilda Horst Christian and Mrs. Mary Horst Cavanaugh all stated that their Mother was born in Bayern, Frankfurt am Main, Germany. 2. Maiden name for Mrs. Margretha (Mary) Horst is not known. 3. According to the headstone on the gravesite for Louis and Mary Horst, her first name is spelled Margarette Horst.
Louis HORST b: 15 Oct 1807 in Hesse, Darmstadt, Germany
- Charles (Charlie) HORST b: 1847 in Texas