Conrad's Stories

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

“Mrs. Adallberthe Adam, 77 years old, died at 12:15 o’clock yesterday morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Bertha Froebel Haby, 126 Kansas Street. She was a native of Germany and lived in San Antonio for the last fourteen months, coming here from Boerne. Surviving are five daughters, Mrs. Paul Toepperwein, Mrs. Fritz Voges, and …

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 The State of Texas County of Kendall I Adelbertha Adam,[sic] the widow of Conrad Adam deceased, residing in Kendall County, Texas, being of sound mind and disposing memory, but well Knowing the uncertainty of this life, do hereby make this my ”Last Will and Testament”, hereby revoking all wills and codicils heretofore by me made. Article 1. I …

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Emma Adam Herms in the youngest daughter of Conrad and Adalbertha Bergmann Adam. Emma Adam Herms Born: 11 September 1867 Died: 1 September 1931 married 12 January 1890 in Kendall County, Texas Christian Herms Born: 1 June 1862 Died: 7 January 1929 Boerne Cemetery (Boerne, Kendall County, Texas). Christian and Emma Adam Herms marker; personally read, 2011.

Celebration? Relatives visiting on Sunday afternoon? I don’t know, but I love the picture! The family is posed in front of the Julius Adam home on a sunny day in 1912. Adalbertha Bergmann Adam is front row center. On her left is Bertha Adam Froebel Haby, her daughter, Erna Adam, her granddaughter, has her hand …

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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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