Conrad's Stories

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

MUSTER ROLL COMPANY FOR 3RD FRONTIER DISTRICT, BRIGADIER GENERAL J. D. MCADOO, COMMANDING Of Captain W. E. Jones,  Company No. _____,   Precinct No. ______,    Kendall County, Third District,  Texas State Troops, for the Month of February, 1864. No. Name Rank Age Arms Remarks 1  W. E. Jones   Captain 56    Rifle & Pistol    Volunteer 2 …

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Jacob was twenty years old when he arrived in Texas.  He sailed on the ship Mississippi with his father and mother, Phillip Jacob, and Margarethe Kessler Theis and his siblings.  They were from Offenbach, Nassau (Germany).  Jacob married Wilhelmine Gass on 2 October 1860.  In the 1870 Kendall County Census, his profession is  blacksmith, is …

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PHIL. JAC. THEIS Geboren 23 Oct 1809 Gestorben 14 Mai 1876 Friede Seiner Asche [Translation: God Rest His Soul] Phillip Theis left Offenbach, Nassau, Germany in 1855 on the ship Mississippi. Eight members of the P. J. Theis family came to Texas, his wife Margarethe and children, Anna, Jacob, Elsie, Henry, August, Caroline, and Catherine. …

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Christopher Charles Humboldt born 14 December 1817 in ? ,Germany died 26 February 1881 in Boerne, Tex Christopher Humboldt arrived in Texas about 1854. On the 1867 Voter’s Registration of Kendall County he stated he had been living in Texas for thirteen years and five years in Kendall County. He was naturalized in Kerr County …

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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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Mother – Father Louise July 20, 1863 Jan. 6, 1935 Wessely Charles July 30, 1856 Aug. 30, 1926 They are buried in the Phillip Cemetery formerly the Kreutzberg Cemetery. It is located off Highway 474 in Kendall County, Texas. Louise is the daughter of Philipp and Marie Peters Bauer. Kreutzberg Cemetery (Kendall County, Texas). Louise …

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Henry Wender, Sr. Birth in Bielefeld, Germany August 27, 1828 Died June 23, 1906 Henry came to Texas with his parents Carl and Elizabeth Koch Wendler in 1854. The family came from Bielefeld, Westphalen, Germany. His siblings are: Fritz (married Pauline Theis), Auguste Bertha (married Carl Adam brother to Conrad Adam), Auguste Elizabeth, Louis Carl, …

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Mr and Mrs. G. Stephan and Daughter On May 22, 2020 The Genealogical Society of Kendall County posted a biographical sketch of Gottlieb Stephan and his wife Henrietta on their Facebook page. Click on G. Stephan to read the sketch. Gottlieb Stephan was one of thirty-three inhabitants to purchase burial plots in the Boerne Cemetery in 1867. …

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