Tombstone Tuesday: Herman G. Froebel

08 Dec
Herman G. Froebel Tombstone in Boerne Cemetery

Herman G. Froebel

Geb. 26 Mai 1827

Zu Schwarzburg, Rudolstadt, Stadtilm

Gest. 25 Aug 1879

Herman G. and his wife, Therese Caroline Elbel, came to Texas in 1852 and settled in the Boerne area the same year. He farmed land he purchased along Bandera Road. When his wife died in December 1865, he moved to town and worked in August Staffel’s store. H.G. and Therese had three children: Hilmar, Rudolph, and Agnes ( August Theis).

Herman Froebel was one of thirty-three inhabitants to purchase burial plots in the Boerne Cemetery in 1867.

Boerne Cemetery (Boerne, Kendall County, Texas). H. G. Froebel marker; personally read, November, 2020.

Gray, Edith A. Recollections of Boerne and Kendall County Family Histories. 1949.


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