Conrad's Stories

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

Henry Wendler, Sr. Tombstone

Henry Wender, Sr.

Birth in Bielefeld, Germany

August 27, 1828

Died June 23, 1906

Henry came to Texas with his parents Carl and Elizabeth Koch Wendler in 1854. The family came from Bielefeld, Westphalen, Germany. His siblings are: Fritz (married Pauline Theis), Auguste Bertha (married Carl Adam brother to Conrad Adam), Auguste Elizabeth, Louis Carl, Louise Henrietta (married Lenz Leonard), and Max Rudolph. He married Pauline Auguste Lukenbach in 1864 in Gillespie County, Texas. They had seven children: Hugo (married Amalia Dietert), Theodore, Adolph (married Wally Toepperwein, granddaughter of Conrad Adam), Olga (married Lawrence Schrader), Albert, Bruno (married Alfie Stewart), Henry, and Clifford. Henry ran a dry good store in Boerne.

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

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Boerne Cemetery (Boerne, Kendall County, Texas). Henry Wendler, Sr. marker; personally read 2020.

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

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