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Caroline Ernst (1819-1902) was an American settler. She was born on February 13, 1819 in Germany. Her parents, Louise Ernst and Johann Friedrich Ernst moved to Texas in 1831. The family settled in Austin County, Texas and established the first permanent German colony in Texas. Ernst published her account "Life of German Pioneers in Early Texas" in 1899. She married Louis von Roeder, and the couple would have three children before Louis died in the Cart war. Ernst died in 1902.

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