Conrad's Stories

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

1370. The State of Texas } To any person authorized by law, County of Bexar } to celebrate the Rites of matrimony Be it known, that I the undersigned, Clerk of the County Court of said County, by virtue of the power in me vested by Law, Do hereby License any person legally authorized to …

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Since I first started gathering information about  Conrad Adam, my great-great-grandfather,  I have continually looked in books and later on the Internet for him.  I never expect to find him and am always surprised when I do.  Today was not any different.   I typed his name into the Bexar County Deed search box.  Lo and …

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This can be a tasty dish for a cold winter day. Jimmie used this recipe when participating in the Fall Festival in Fredericksburg and at the St. John Lutheran Church’s Wild Game Dinner. He loved preparing this recipe and everyone enjoyed eating it.

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When my maternal grandmother, Ame Richardson, moved to Hosack Street, we were happy to learn Santa showed up every Christmas Eve on Evergreen Street. It was the next street over and it was easy to get there. (I later learned we were cutting through Santa’s yard! haha) This street had lots of Christmas decorations. Every …

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Five of the six grandsons of Julius and Ida Adam served in the military during World War II.  They are the great grandsons of Conrad and Adalbertha Bergmann Adam. Chester Will Adam enlisted in the Ordnance Air Corps and served in North Africa, Sicily, and Italy. He attained the rank of sergeant.  He is Willie …

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This summer was a hot, dry one, but it did not stop us from going to the Boerne Cemetery and visiting Conrad and Adalbertha’s graves. These two kiddos are visiting their fourth great grandparents. It is amazing to me because it has been a struggle for me to locate any of my fourth great grandparents, …

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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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