Conrad's Stories

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

Mrs. Mary Bauer “Boerne, Tex., March 14 – Mrs. Mary Bauer died yesterday afternoon at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Chas Wessly[sic], at Kreuzberg   Interment was made at Kreutzberg cemetery at 1 o clock today   Mrs. Bauer was 76 years of age and had been ill since the death of her husband three years …

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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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Five of the six grandsons of Julius and Ida Adam served in the military during World War II.  They are the great grandsons of Conrad and Adalbertha Bergmann Adam. Chester Will Adam enlisted in the Ordnance Air Corps and served in North Africa, Sicily, and Italy. He attained the rank of sergeant.  He is Willie …

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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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Jimmie, one of Conrad Adam’s great grandsons, served in the US Army during World War II.  He originally trained as a motorcylist and was ready to ship out to Europe when last minute orders sent his unit to Colorado to be trained as infantry soldiers. After training, the unit was sent to San Francisco where they boarded a …

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Conrad married the girl next door! When he first arrived in Boerne, Conrad lived and worked on the Dr. Ferdinand Herff farm. The Joseph Bergmann family was his closest neighbor. The houses were within easy walking distance from each other and so I think it is safe to say that Conrad saw the Bergmann family …

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