Conrad's Stories

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

OBITUARY “Mrs. Rosa Dietert, died in San Antonio, Sunday evening at the age of 76 years, 10 months and 20 days. She was born on August 10th in the year 1841, in Reichenberg, Austria. She came to America in the year 1853, at the age of twelve years; her maiden name was Rosa Bergman, she …

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While looking at the newspapers on the Library of Congress web site, I discovered a short article entitled “Texas Patents.” It was front page news on March 5, 1890, in the Fort Worth Daily Gazette. A report from Washington DC stated that Anton Bergmann of Boerne in Kendall County, Texas, was issued a patent on …

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 Anna Maria Rosa Goerges Born 2 August 1897 Died 18 May 1918 daughter of Alexander and Rosa Bergmann Goerges granddaughter of Gustav and Mina Knopp Bergmann great-granddaughter of Joseph and Theresia Ohnesorge Bergmann         Rosa died of tuberculosis. She had the disease for one year, five months and eighteen days. Bexar County, …

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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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Adolph “Ad” Toepperwein Son of: E.A.F. and Johanna Bergmann Toepperwein Grandson of: Joseph Bergmann First cousin to: Julius Adam, my great grandfather My first cousin 3x removed Occupation: Exhibition sharp-shooter Birth place: Boerne, Texas Mission Burial Park South (San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas). Adolph Toepperwein marker, Calvary Garden, Block 7, Lot 705, space 11 and …

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I can’t believe it! It’s the second week of October. Even though friends were visitng, I thought I would be able to squeeze in a post or two last week. But as you can tell, that didn’t happen. On Monday morning, October 3, my son called. He was in the hospital. It seems his appendix didn’t …

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