Orphans on the Guadalupe by Frances Alexander SIGNED Hardcover 1971 New Braunfels, TX History German Immigration

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Title: Orphans on the Guadalupe

Author: Frances Alexander

Illustrator: Lucile Alexander

Description: Book is bumped at upper fore edge corners; spine discoloration in small areas at the head of spine as well as about the middle of spine; no marks to pages. Flat signed by author on the decorative ffep.

A narrative about the German orphans at New Braunfels, Texas, and the Ervenberg family. During the German immigration of the 1844/5s, many emigrants died of bubonic plague, both at sea and at the port town of Indianola before making the trek to New Braunfels, resulting in at least sixty orphans, nineteen of whom were cared for by Pastor and Mrs. Ervenberg of the Evangelical Church.

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: Nortex Offset Publications, Inc.

Place: Quanah-Witchita Falls, TX

Year: 1971

ISBN: n/a

Language: English

Size: 6.5 x 9.25 inches.

Pages: 85 pages.

Keywords: Fredericksburg, Texas, Guadalupe County, emigrants, Comal County, history, Mexican-American War, German immigration

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