Conrad's Stories

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

Hier ruht August Ludwig Pfeiffer Geb Oct 5, 1809 Gest Dec 23, 1876 Hiet ruht Wihelmine Pfeiffer Geb Feb 14, 1815 Gest Mai 30, 1901 August, age 46, and Wilhemine together with eight children arrived in New Orleans on 26 November 1855 from Prussia. They sailed on the ship Ernestine and their destination was Texas. …

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Katharina Stendebach Born in Germany Jan 29, 1834 Died Oct. 11, 1915 John F. Stendebach Born in Germany Oct. 20, 1826 Died July 20, 1890 Johann Franz Stendebach immigrated to Texas in 1850. While living in San Antonio, he met and married Katharina Nichols. He farmed and was an excellent stonemason and built many building …

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Dorothea Dienger Born in Bodenwerder Hanover, Ger. July 7, 1837 Died Sept 29, 1930 Karl Dienger Born in Hausen, Baden, Germany Apr. 26, 1821 Died Apr. 27, 1899 Karl came to Texas with his two sisters, Kundingunda Bertha (married August Staffel) and Caroline. In 1856 he married Dorothea Boerner. For twenty years, Karl taught German …

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Herman G. Froebel Geb. 26 Mai 1827 Zu Schwarzburg, Rudolstadt, Stadtilm Gest. 25 Aug 1879 Herman G. and his wife, Therese Caroline Elbel, came to Texas in 1852 and settled in the Boerne area the same year. He farmed land he purchased along Bandera Road. When his wife died in December 1865, he moved to …

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Mother Sophie Ammann Born March 6, 1824 Died Jan 4, 1914 Father Christian Ammann Born April 8, 1815 Died Dec. 14, 1881 Christian Ammann was born in Verlberg, Tyrol, Austria. He came to Texas in 1846 with two brothers, Louis and Andreas, and settled in La Grange. One year later he married Sophia Meckel. They …

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