Conrad's Stories

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

Julius and Ida Haufler Adam William Kuhfuss, Justice of the Peace for Precinct 1 in Kendall County, united in marriage Julius Adam and Ida Haufler on 28 December 1890. Ida told the family they met when Julius stopped by her family home in Waring, Texas. The rest is history. She remembered from this visit how dashing he …

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Ida Haufler Adam was the daughter of Johann (John) Gottfried and Louisa Magers Haufler. born September 25, 1871 died May 10, 1964 Julius Adam was the son of Conrad and Adalbertha Bergmann Adam born March 15, 1864 died August 23, 1952 They are my great-grandparents. Boerne Cemetery (Boerne, Kendall County, Texas). Julius and Ida Adam marker; personally …

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Ida Haufler Adam‘s birthday is today!  She was born on 25 September 1871 in Kendall County.   When family and friends talked about her, they always had wonderful things to say.   While researching at the Comfort Heritage Foundation Archives in Comfort, Texas, this summer, I discovered she was mentioned in the Boerne portion of …

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“She made the best doughnuts!” is the comment I have most often heard about my Great-Grandma Ida Adam. Her grandchildren and neighbors living in the Balcones Community have commented about those donuts on many occasions. They are always wishing they could have just one more. Sunday afternoon coffee klatch was her usual time to share this tasty …

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In 1959 my great grandmother, Ida Adam, moved to the Golden Age Nursing Home in Boerne. She sold the house that Conrad Adam built to the Thompsons. Mrs. Thompson was interested in the history of the place and created a large display with pictures and text.  The fuzzy orange pictures are copies of the ones she placed in the display along …

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 The State of Texas County of Kendall I Adelbertha Adam,[sic] the widow of Conrad Adam deceased, residing in Kendall County, Texas, being of sound mind and disposing memory, but well Knowing the uncertainty of this life, do hereby make this my ”Last Will and Testament”, hereby revoking all wills and codicils heretofore by me made. Article 1. I …

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This is one of my all time favorite photographs. On the left side of the picture Adalbertha Bergmann Adam is gazing adoringly at her grandchildren, Willie, Eugene (standing on the chair), and Hildegarde. Eugene was born in June of 1898 so I’m estimating the picture was taken in 1900. They are the children of Julius and …

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