Conrad's Stories

The life and times of the Conrad Adam family in Kendall County, Texas

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Joseph D. Johns Sr

Born Nov. 24, 1832

Died Oct 11, 1908

Christ is my hope

Joseph Dupuy Johns was born in Lunenberg County, Virginia in 1832.   On 4 May 1862  he enlisted in the Confederate Army as a Private in Company A of the 33rd Regiment 5th Texas Cavalry, Duff’s Partisan Rangers. Another Kendall County citizen, Carl Adam was a soldier in this unit.

He married Kate Houston Rice in Kendall County on 5 March 1879.  She was born in Bastrop County.  The couple had six children.

Tapatio Springs is located on the land that was once owned by Johns.  He owned a total of 1200 acres.   The road to the property is named Johns Road in honor of Joseph D. Johns.

Joseph Johns was one of thirty three inhabitants to purchase burial plots in Boerne Cemetery in 1867.

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(Boerne, Kendall County, Texas). Joseph D. Johns Sr. marker; personally read 2014.

“33rd Regiment , Texas Cavalry (Duff’s Partisan Rangers.” The Civil War, National Park Service. U.S. Department of Interior. February 2014. http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?.

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