Conrad's Stories

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

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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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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A number of years ago an autograph book belonging to Bertha Adam Froebel Haby was found in a flea market in San Antonio. Fortunately the person who discovered it recognized some of the names, purchased it, and donated it to the Boerne Historical Society Archives. The autograph book was analyzed by a relative, Dorothy Ebert …

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