Conrad's Stories

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

When Ernst Bauer died in 1920, the estate was worth $12,400.00.  He owned 485 acres of land, four Boerne Lots in the H & R addition, four Boerne lots in the Oak Park Division, 14 head of cattle, three horses, one Ford Car, one promissory note given by J. Kruckemeyer for $1500.00, and one promissory …

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Louise is the third of five children born to Philipp and Maria Peters Bauer.  She was born on 20 July 1863 in Spring Branch, located in Comal County, Texas.  When she was twenty-one, she married Carl “Charles” Wessely, Jr., son of Karl and Barbara Schimick Wessely on 27 September 1884.   Seven months after their marriage, …

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When her sister-in-law, Edna Wessely, died, and her brother Otto was in the hospital, Ida Mae helped take care of her nephew and niece, Warren and Dorothy.  At the time of Edna’s death, both families were living on Cooper Street in San Antonio. Ida Mae is the daughter of Charles and Louise Bauer Wessely and …

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