Conrad's Stories

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

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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“She made the best doughnuts!” is the comment I have most often heard about my Great-Grandma Ida Adam. Her grandchildren and neighbors living in the Balcones Community have commented about those donuts on many occasions. They are always wishing they could have just one more. Sunday afternoon coffee klatch was her usual time to share this tasty …

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On 1 February 1864 John Haufler enlisted in the First Regiment of the Texas Cavalry. John lived in Kendall County and was a Union sympathizer in a Confederate state. His muster and descriptive roll dated 22 July 1864 in Brownsville states he was born in Wurttemberg, Germany and was 38 years old and a farmer. According to …

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Johann Gottfried Haufler                                         Louise Magers Haufler 5 September 1830                                                    24 September 1835 15 May 1886                                                              29 December 1899 Parents of Ida Haufler Adam (Waring, Kendall County, Texas). Johann and Louise Haufler marker; personally read 1971.

Ida Haufler Adam was the daughter of Johann (John) Gottfried and Louisa Magers Haufler. born September 25, 1871 died May 10, 1964 Julius Adam was the son of Conrad and Adalbertha Bergmann Adam born March 15, 1864 died August 23, 1952 They are my great-grandparents. Boerne Cemetery (Boerne, Kendall County, Texas). Julius and Ida Adam marker; personally …

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Conrad and Adalbertha had seven children with six living to adulthood. Kathinka born 7 September 1857 married Paul. J. F. Toepperwein Therese born 20 August 1859 married Frederick Voges Emilie born 27 April 1862 married William Schoenert Julius Conrad born 15 March 1864 married Ida Haufler Bertha born 8 July 1865 married Hilmar G. Froebel (1) …

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