Conrad's Stories

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

Commissioner Court Minutes for a county can give tidbits of information about the people who lived there. For example, I read in the January 1867 Kendall County Commissioner Court Minutes that Conrad Adam was an overseer for the upkeep of Road 1 in Kendall County. Who knew? Since there wasn’t a TXDOT in 1867 the men …

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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.

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