Tombstone Tuesday: August Ludwig Pfeiffer

12 Jan

Hier ruht

August Ludwig Pfeiffer

Geb Oct 5, 1809

Gest Dec 23, 1876

Hiet ruht

Wihelmine Pfeiffer

Geb Feb 14, 1815

Gest Mai 30, 1901

August, age 46, and Wihelmine together with eight children arrived in New Orleans on 26 November 1855 from Prussia. They sailed on the ship Ernestine and their destination was Texas. They settled in the Kendall County area where he became a naturalized citizen on 29 July 1867.

August Ludwig Pfeiffer was one of thirty-three inhabitants to purchase burial plots in the Boerne Cemetery in 1867.

Boerne Cemetery (Boerne, Kendall County, Texas). August Ludwig Pfeiffer marker; personally read 2020. Texas, U.S., Voter Registration Lists, 1867-1869 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2011.


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