On the 1870 Kendall County Census Philip Bauer age 51 is listed with wife Marie, age 43, and children Bertha age 10, Otto age 8, Louise age 6, Ernst age 4 and Emma age 2. I can not find the family is 1860 and 1850 is too early. I believe Philip did not arrive in Texas until 1851. So, this is the census I have used for their children. I recognize everyone but Otto. Who is Otto? I have searched for him.
In the 1880 Kendall County Census Phillip Bauer age 61, Mary, his wife, age 53, children listed are Louise age 17, Ernst age 14 and Emma age 12. Two children are missing Bertha and Otto. Bertha married Eduard Georg in Comal County on 3 September 1879.
On the 1900 Kendall County Census, Phillip and Marie Bauer live with Carl and Louise Wessely, their daughter and son-in-law and family. Each time a census is taken, different questions are asked. In 1900, one of the questions is how many children did you have and how many are still alive. If you look in the red box on the line where Marie is listed, you will discover she had seven children, and four are alive in 1900. So, now we know what happened to Otto. He died between 1870 and 1880. Since there are no death records in Texas during those years I have no idea of his actual death date or where he is buried.
Bertha born 26 December 1857
Otto born about 1862
Louise born 20 July 1863
Ernst born 20 October 1864
Emma born 27 February 1868
Thank you to Susie McGraw for the photograph of Bertha Bauer Georg.