NICHOLS-BIERSCHWALE Family Bible pages: TN to Kendall Co., TX
Christian BIERSCHWALE was born on 24 Sep 1698 in Gross Lafferde, Germany; Conrad and Elisabeth Bierschwale; Henry Bierschwale and Anna Belle; Johanna Bierschwale born in Hanover Germany; Charles Bierschwale and Mattie A. Tillie; John A. Nichols born Williamson Co., TN; Albert Nichols born in Kendall Co., Texas.
Created on 09/11/2002. Updated 01/22/2016 by texascantrells.

Bible pages of
NICHOLS - BIERSCHWALE Families


In 1978 I met an elderly lady in Uvalde, Texas that had this Bible. I knew someone somewhere would love to have this information. I copied the pages though some were very hard to read.

Conrad Bierschwale born May 2, 1820, died August 12, 1865. (email: Conrad is a son of Heinrich Conrad
Elisabeth Bierschwale was born Aug. 27, 1822.
Conrad and Elisabeth Bierschwale were married Oct. 10, 1843.

Henry Bierschwale was born June 22, 1845, died November 27, 1877.
Henry Bierschwale married Anna Belle* about 1921*.
Johanna Bierschwale was born Hanover Germany, November 1, 1846*.
Dorothy Bierschwale was born Feb. 24, 1849.

Rachel Bierschwale was born Sept. 12, 1850, died October 2, 1850.
Conrad Bierschwale born Aug. 24,1851. (#2)
Frederick Bierschwale was born Sept. 24, 1853.
Charles Bierschwale was born Dec. 25, 1855 and died April 25, 1889.
Charles Bierschwale and Mattie A. Tillie* were married April 8, 1877.
William and Miena Bierschwale were born December 25, 1857. (Twins?)
William and Miena Bierschwale died December 25, 1857.
William Bierschwale was born Oct. 28, 1858 Kendall Co./d.1943 Harper, TX. (married Anna E. Price 1860/1924. William's marker.)
James Bierschwale was born Jan. 1, 1861. (James married Mary D. Nicols 10/30/1883) )
Elisabeth Bierschwale was born Jan.22, 1863.
Mary Bierschwale was born Feb. 2, 1865.

John A. Nichols born Williamson Co., TN, August 24, 1844, died January 28, 1917.
Mrs. J. A. (Johanna Bierschwale) Nichols died March 31, 1921* at age of 74 years and 3 months.
John A. Nichols married Miss Johanna Bierschwale Dec. 24, 1867.
Albert Nichols born in Kendall Co., TX, December 19, 1871.
Mary Belle Nichols born in Kendall Co., TX, January19, 1874.
* items can not be read well.

Kendall County, TxGenWeb Project.
BIERSCHWALE FAMILY HEADSTONES in BROWNSBORO CEMETERY.
This cemetery is located near the town of Comfort, Texas in Kendall County.
Markers for:
CHARLES BIERSCHWALE, b.Dec. 25, 1855/ d.Apr. 25, 1889
HENRY BIERSCHWALE, b.June 22, 1845/ d.Nov. 27, 1877
Infant son of H. B. and C. E. BIERSCHWALE, b.Nov. 27, 1877/d.Dec. 6, 1877.
Infant daughter of C. B. and MATTIE BIERSCHWALE, b.March 7, 1899/ d.June 30, 1890


Update 12-3-2008.. I had a request to post actual copies of pages online. I am happy to do so.












Descendants of Christian BIERSCHWALE - 3 Jun 2008
(This family history was emailed to me. I tried to delete info of possible living persons)
FIRST GENERATION
1. Christian BIERSCHWALE1 was born on 24 Sep 1698 in Gross Lafferde, Germany. He died in 1754 in Gross Lafferde, Germany. He was married to Ilse Margaretha [BIERSCHWALE] in 1725 in Gross Lafferde, Germany. Christian BIERSCHWALE and Ilse Margaretha [BIERSCHWALE] had the following children:

+2 i. Heinrich Andreas BIERSCHWALEN.
3 ii. Johann Christian BIERSCHWALEN1 was born in Gross Lafferde, Germany.

SECOND GENERATION
2. Heinrich Andreas BIERSCHWALEN1 was born on 11 Oct 1726 in Gross Lafferede, Germany. He died in 1761 in Gross Lafferde, Germany. He was married to Dorothea Elisabeth KORINGS in 1749 in Gross Lafferde, Germany. Dorothea Elisabeth KORINGS1 was born in 1749 in Gross Lafferde, Germany. She died in 1804 in Gross Lafferde, Germany. Heinrich Andreas BIERSCHWALEN and Dorothea Elisabeth KORINGS had the following children:

4 i. Catherine BIERSCHWALEN1 was born in 1750.
5 ii. Catherine Marie BIERSCHWALEN1 was born on 26 Aug 1754.
6 iii. Heinrich Conrad BIERSCHWALEN1 was born on 20 Nov 1758.
+7 iv. Heinrich Andreas BIERSCHWALE.

THIRD GENERATION
7. Heinrich Andreas BIERSCHWALE1 was born on 20 Oct 1760 in Gross Lafferde, Germany. He died on 14 Feb 1807 in Gross Lafferde, Germany. He was married to Ilse Margaretha WAHLENBERG in 1782 in Gross Lafferde, Germany. Ilse Margaretha WAHLENBERG1 was born in 1782 in Gross Lafferde, Germany. She died in 1815 in Gross Lafferde, Germany. Heinrich Andreas BIERSCHWALE and Ilse Margaretha WAHLENBERG had the following children:

+8 i. Heinrich Christoph BIERSCHWALE.
9 ii. Maria Dorothea BIERSCHWALE1 was born on 23 Jul 1789 in Rosa, Sachsen-Meiningen, Thuringia, Germany.
10 iii. Heinrich Conrad BIERSCHWALE1 was born in 1790 in Rosa, Sachsen-Meiningen, Thuringia, Germany.
11 iv. Andreas Christian BIERSCHWALE1 was born on 14 Jan 1793 in Rosa, Sachsen-Meiningen, Thuringia, Germany.

FOURTH GENERATION
8. Heinrich Christoph BIERSCHWALE1 was born on 20 Jun 1786 in Gross Lafferde, Hanover. He died on 28 Jul 1841 in Gadenstadt, Hanover, Germany.

(D. Bierschwale Wilkes sent Family Group Sheet on the Bierschwale. Other sources: Heinrich, Church Records Evangelical Lutheran Church, D 3153 Gadenstedt, West Germany Marie Margaret, civil records, Standesamt, 6544 Kirchberg (Hunsruck), West Germany Wilhelm, Louis, Elizabeth, One Hundred Years of the Hilda (Bethel) Methodist Chuch, 1856-1955 pg 7, 12, 15 Anna Sophias, Church Records, St. Borgia Catholic Church, Washington, Missouri Marriages: Those in Gillespie County are from county records. Charles is from Mason County History. Also used Census Records for Gillespie County for 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910. Grave stones: family notes and recollections, newspaper clippings, and stories in books about Fredericksburg and Gillespie County.)

He was married to Maria Katherine THEIS on 27 May 1817 in Gadenstadt, Hanover, Germany. Maria Katherine THEIS1 was born in 1795 in perhaps in Gross Lafferde, Hanover. She died about 1846 in Indianola, Texas.

(Notes from group sheets that D. Bierschwale Wilkes sent: Katherine and Heinrich Henniger (it may have been Henninger) arrived at Galveston on the Hercules on 23 Nov 1845. Also on the Hercules was Christian Cramm (Kramm) and his wife, Anna Sophie Theis, and several Children. Anna Sopia Theis Kram was born 23 Nov 1808 and died 23 May 1899. The Christian Kramm family was from Gross Lafferd. Christian died aboard ship in 1845; Anna Sophia later married Johann Kabelmacher, and they settled near Bulerde in Bexar County. It appears that Anna Sophia and Katherine Theis may have been sisters or cousins. Also on the Hercules from Gross Lafferde was Christoph Kramm who settled in Comal County and Heinrich Kramm who settled in Fredericksburg.)

Heinrich Christoph BIERSCHWALE and Maria Katherine THEIS had the following children:

12 i. Hanne Catherine BIERSCHWALE1 was born on 22 Feb 1819. She was christened on 7 Jan 1821 in Gadenstadt Church Records. She died on 28 Jan 1840 in Gadenstadt, Hanover, Germany.
+13 ii. Konradina Dorothea "Dina" BIERSCHWALE.
14 iii. Hanne Dorothe Wilhelmine BIERSCHWALE1 was born on 24 Jan 1823. She was christened on 2 Feb 1823 in Gadenstadt Church Records. She died on 8 Oct 1824 in Gadenstadt Church Records.
+15 iv. Johanne Dorothe Henriette BIERSCHWALE.
16 v. Maria Katherine BIERSCHWALE (twin)1 was born on 7 Sep 1828. She was christened on 21 Sep 1828 in Gadenstadt Church Records. She died on 11 Apr 1829 in Gadenstadt Church Records.
+17 vi. Henry Conrad BIERSCHWALE (twin).
18 vii. Johanne Maria Katherine BIERSCHWALE1 was born on 31 Mar 1831 in Gadenstadt, Hanover, Germany. She died on 8 Mar 1832 in Gadenstadt, Hanover, Germany.
19 viii. Carl Christian BIERSCHWALE1 died on 8 Mar 1834 in Gadenstadt, Hanover, Germany. He was born on 12 Sep 1834 in Gadenstadt, Hanover, Germany.
+20 ix. Maria Katherine Wilhelmine BIERSCHWALE.

FIFTH GENERATION
13. Konradina Dorothea "Dina" BIERSCHWALE1 was born on 26 Dec 1820 in Gadenstadt, Hanover, Germany. She was christened on 7 Jan 1821 in Gadenstadt Church Records. She died after 1880 in Texas. Last found in 1880 Census. She was married to Johann Gottfreid Frederick MOEHLE (son of Fritz MOEHLE) on 21 Dec 1842 in Gadenstadt, Hanover, Germany. Johann Gottfreid Frederick MOEHLE1 was born in 1815 in Warzenstedt, Hanover, Germany.
Konradina Dorothea "Dina" BIERSCHWALE and Johann Gottfreid Frederick MOEHLE had the following children:

21 i. Karolina MOEHLE1 was born on 7 Mar 1847 in Hanover, Germany. She died on 2 Apr 1931 in Gillespie County, Texas. She was buried in Der Stadt Friedhof E 12 40.
+22 ii. Henry MOEHLE.
+23 iii. Doretta MOEHLE.
+24 iv. Caroline MOEHLE.

15. Johanne Dorothe Henriette BIERSCHWALE1 was born on 5 Oct 1825 in Gadenstadt, Hanover, Germany. She was christened on 21 Sep 1828 in Gadenstadt Church Records. She was married to Johann Ferdinand Fritz KNEESE (son of Heinrich Ferdenand KNEESE and Marie Catherine SCHIRMER) before 1849. Johann Ferdinand Fritz KNEESE1 was born in 1821. Johanne Dorothe Henriette BIERSCHWALE and Johann Ferdinand Fritz KNEESE had the following children:
+25 i. Ludwig Friedrich KNEESE.

17. Henry Conrad BIERSCHWALE (twin)1 was born on 7 Sep 1828 in Gadenstadt, Hanover, Germany. He immigrated in 1845. He appeared on the census in 1900 in Gillespie County, Texas. Listed as a Capitalist. He died on 9 Mar 1912 in Fredericksburg, Gillespie County, Texas. Buried in Der Stadt Friedhof. He was married to Marie Margarete TREIBS (daughter of Gottfried TREIBS and Anna Marie SEIBEL) on 13 Jan 1853 in Fredericksburg TX B1 pg 011 num 070. Marie Margarete TREIBS1 was born on 4 Sep 1830 in Kirchberg (Hunsruck) Germany. She immigrated in 1846. She died on 9 May 1918 in Fredericksburg, Gillespie County, Texas. Buried in Der Stadt Friedhof.
Henry Conrad BIERSCHWALE (twin) and Marie Margarete TREIBS had the following children:

26 i. Mary BIERSCHWALE1 died in a year of her birth.
+27 ii. Betty BIERSCHWALE.
+28 iii. William BIERSCHWALE.
29 iv. Harry BIERSCHWALE1 was born in 1860.
+30 v. Henry BIERSCHWALE.
+31 vi. Charles BIERSCHWALE.
+32 vii. Louis BIERSCHWALE.
33 viii. Elizabeth Eliza BIERSCHWALE1 was born on 3 Jul 1867 in Texas. She died on 15 May 1951 in Fredericksburg, Gillespie County, Texas. Buried in Der Stadt Friedhof. Listed as Elise.
34 ix. Emma BIERSCHWALE1 was born on 27 Feb 1872 in Fredericksburg, Gillespie County, Texas. She died on 19 Jun 1960 in Fredericksburg, Gillespie County, Texas. Buried in Der Stadt Friedhof

20. Maria Katherine Wilhelmine BIERSCHWALE1 was born on 25 Aug 1835 in Gadenstadt, Hanover, Germany. She was christened on 1 Sep 1835 in Gedenstedt Church Records. She died on 30 Dec 1913 in Mason County, Texas. Buried in Hilda Methodist Church Cemetery, Mason County, Texas.
She was married to Rudolf Gottlieb BRANDENBERGER on 8 Nov 1853 in Gillespie County, Texas. Rudolf Gottlieb BRANDENBERGER1 was born in 1825 in Switzerland. He died in 1899.
Maria Katherine Wilhelmine BIERSCHWALE and Rudolf Gottlieb BRANDENBERGER had the following children:
+35 i. Milton BRANDENBERGER.
+36 ii. Sophia BRANDENBERGER.
+37 iii. Mathilde BRANDENBERGER.
38 iv. George BRANDENBERGER1.
39 v. Frank BRANDENBERGER1.
+40 vi. John BRANDENBERGER.

SIXTH GENERATION
22. Henry MOEHLE1 was born in 1855. He died in 1925 in Eckert Cemetery. He was married to Marie STIEHL on 24 Oct 1873 in Gillespie County, Texas. FHL Number 982801

23. Doretta MOEHLE1 was born in 1843. She was married to Frederick LEHMBERG on 11 May 1860 in Gillespie County, Texas bk1 pg 322 num 329.

24. Caroline MOEHLE1 was born on 7 Mar 1847 in Hanover. She died on 2 Apr 1931 in Fredericksburg, Gillespie County, Texas. She was buried in Der Stadt Friedhof A 05 10.
She married Johan George "John" WOERNER1 (son of Johann M. WOERNER and Dorothea KLINE) was born on 18 May 1836 in Wurtemburg, Germany. He died on 1 Feb 1913 in Fredericksburg, Gillespie County, Texas. He was buried in Der Stadt Friedhof A 05 11. Caroline MOEHLE and Johan George "John" WOERNER had the following children:
41 i. Mathilde WOERNER1 was born on 10 Aug 1863 in Gillespie County, Texas. She died on 7 Jul 1951.
42 ii. Olita Lydia WOERNER1 was born on 30 Aug 1865 in Gillespie County, Texas. She died on 19 Nov 1900.
+43 iii. Carl Henry "Charlie" WOERNER.
44 iv. Carolina WOERNER1 was born on 20 Sep 1870 in Gillespie County, Texas. She died on 18 Mar 1957 in Gillespie County, Texas.
+45 v. John Louis WOERNER.
46 vi. Emma WOERNER1 was born on 31 May 1880 in Gillespie County, Texas. She was christened on 8 Nov 1880 in Fredericksburg, Gillespie County, Texas. She died on 21 Jul 1961.
+47 vii. August WOERNER.

25. Ludwig Friedrich KNEESE1 was born on 30 Sep 1849. He died on 16 Apr 1928 in Fredericksburg, Gillespie County, Texas. He was buried in Der Stadt Friedhof.
He was married to Wilhelmine "Minna" IMHOFF (daughter of Peter IMHOFF and Caroline AHRENS) on 17 May 1875 in Gillespie County, Texas. Wilhelmine "Minna" IMHOFF1 was born on 11 Jun 1853 in Fredericksburg, Gillespie County, Texas. She died on 16 Jan 1940 in Gillespie County, Texas. She was buried in Der Stadt Friedhof. Ludwig Friedrich KNEESE and Wilhelmine "Minna" IMHOFF had the following children:
+48 i. Emma KNEESE.
+49 ii. Ottilie KNEESE.
50 iii. Emil Fredrich KNEESE1 was born on 22 Oct 1882 in Fredericksburg, Gillespie County, Texas. He died on 7 Nov 1892 in Fredericksburg, Texas, buried in Der Stadt Friedhof Cemetery. +51 iv. Ben H. KNEESE.

27. Betty BIERSCHWALE1 was born on 27 Aug 1857 in probably near Castell. She died on 8 Feb 1918 in Fredericksburg, Gillespie County, Texas. Buried in Der Stadt Friedhof.
Betty married J. Edward HOUY1 (son of Ernst HOUY and Dorthea MENGES) was born on 1 Apr 1852. He died on 2 Apr 1915 in Fredericksburg, Gillespie County, Texas. Buried in Der Stadt Friedhof. Betty BIERSCHWALE and J. Edward HOUY had the following children:
52 i. Wilhelm HOUY1 was born in 1887 in Fredericksburg, Gillespie County, Texas.

28. William BIERSCHWALE1 was born on 22 Jan 1858 in Texas. He appeared on the census in 1900 in Gillespie County, Texas. He died on 16 Feb 1932 in Fredericksburg, Gillespie County, Texas. Buried in St. Mary's Cemetery. A biography and picture can be found of William Bierschwale in Pioneers in God's Hills Vol 1 pg 13 - 14. Was a County Clerk, Banker, member of the State Legislature.
He was married to Lena JUNG (daughter of Jacob JUNG and Anna KELLER) on 21 Oct 1884 in Fredericksburg, Gillespie County, Texas. FHL Number 982802 Lena JUNG1 was born on 11 Sep 1861 in Texas. She appeared on the census in 1900 in Gillespie County, Texas. Listed she had 8 children and 7 were living. She died on 10 Jan 1944 in Fredericksburg, Gillespie County, Texas. William BIERSCHWALE and Lena JUNG had the following children:
53 i. Ernst BIERSCHWALE1 was born in Jul 1886 in Texas.
+54 ii. Max Jacob BIERSCHWALE.
55 iii. Walter BIERSCHWALE1 was born in May 1887.
56 iv. Alfred BIERSCHWALE1 was born in Mar 1891 in Texas.

+57 v. Annie BIERSCHWALE.
58 vi. Henry BIERSCHWALE1 was born in Oct 1894 in Texas.
59 vii. Concordia BIERSCHWALE1 was born in Sep 1896 in Texas.
+60 viii. Laura BIERSCHWALE.
+61 ix. Julia BIERSCHWALE.

30. Henry BIERSCHWALE1 was born in Apr 1860. Merchant. He was married to Ida KENSING (daughter of Carl KENSING and Margaretha Friedricke REEH) on 9 Mar 1885 in Gillespie County, Texas. Ida KENSING1 was born in 1864.

31. Charles BIERSCHWALE1 was born in 1862 in Beaver Creek, Mason County, Texas. He died in 1945. Land Agent, Rancher. He was married to Mary Irwin "Mamie" BROTHERTON on 20 Sep 1893 in Chicago, Illinois.

32. Louis BIERSCHWALE1 was born on 19 Mar 1864 in Beaver Creak, Mason County, Texas. He was christened on 21 Mar 1864 in M. E. Church, Squaq Creek area. He died on 10 Nov 1938 in Fredericksburg, Gillespie County, Texas. Buried in Hill Crest Cemetery, Morris Ranch. Doris Biersschwale Wilkes at: Chester Wilkes sent this information. Store Keeper, Ast. Postmaster at Morris Ranch He was married to Anna S. SCHUETTE (daughter of Karl "Charles" SCHUETTE and Maria Elizabeth KEMPER) in 1893. Anna S. SCHUETTE1 was born in Mar 1864 in Mississippi. Louis BIERSCHWALE and Anna S. SCHUETTE had the following children:
62 i. Charles E. BIERSCHWALE1 was born about 1894 in Morris Ranch. He died about 1894 in Morris Ranch. Buried in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery
+63 ii. Edward Louis BIERSCHWALE.
+64 iii. Emily Sophie BIERSCHWALE.
65 iv. Elizabeth Lucile BIERSCHWALE1 was born on 28 Mar 1898 in Morris Ranch. She was christened on 29 May 1898. She died on 1 Jun 1899 in Morris Ranch, Texas. Buried in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery
+66 v. George Hermann BIERSCHWALE. +67 vi. Robert Otis BIERSCHWALE.
68 vii. Martha Ida "Martanita" BIERSCHWALE1 was born on 13 Aug 1904 in Morris Ranch. She was christened on 1 Oct 1904 in Fredericksburg, Gillespie County, Texas. Ida Jung was her Godparent. She died on 29 Jan 1907 in Morris Ranch. She was rocking in a child rocking chair and fell over dead. Doris Wilkes said that her death certificate gives Jan 29, 1907 as day of death but tombstone says Jan 20, 1907. Buried in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery.

35. Milton BRANDENBERGER1. Milton BRANDENBERGER and Edna Marie OPPERMANN had the following children:
69 i. Perry BRANDENBERGER1 died in deceased.
+70 ii. James "Jim" W. BRANDENBERGER.

36. Sophia BRANDENBERGER1.

37. Mathilde BRANDENBERGER1.

40. John BRANDENBERGER1 was born on 28 Oct 1854 in Fredericksburg, Gillespie County, Texas.
Sophia LEIFESTE1 was born in 1854. She died in 1935. John BRANDENBERGER and Sophia LEIFESTE had the following children:
+71 i. Emma BRANDENBERGER.
+72 ii. Hulda BRANDENBERGER.
+73 iii. Milda BRANDENBERGER.
+74 iv. Cora BRANDENBERGER.
75 v. W. S. BRANDENBERGER1.
76 vi. Wesley J. BRANDENBERGER1.

SEVENTH GENERATION
43. Carl Henry "Charlie" WOERNER1 was born on 2 Sep 1867 in Gillespie County, Texas. He died on 12 Feb 1951 in Fredericksburg, Gillespie County, Texas. He was buried in Der Stadt Friedhof G 24 16.
He was married to Hulda FRIEDRICH (daughter of Heinrich FRIEDRICH and Magdelene HOHMANN) on 8 Nov 1890 in Gillespie County, Texas. FHL Number 982802 Hulda FRIEDRICH1 was born on 7 Feb 1873.

45. John Louis WOERNER1 was born on 6 Jan 1874 in Gillespie County, Texas. He was christened on 14 Mar 1874. He died on 25 Apr 1945 in Gillespie County, Texas. He was buried in Der Stadt Friedhof E 18 32.
(Wife of John??) Cornelia T. [WOERNER]1 was born on 13 Jun 1872. She died on 1 Jan 1937 in Gillespie County, Texas. She was buried in Der Stadt Friedhof E 18 31.

47. August WOERNER1 was born on 8 Oct 1881 in Gillespie County, Texas. He died on 6 Jun 1925 in Fredericksburg, Gillespie County, Texas. Result of an auto accident, caused by an aneurism rupture. The aneurism was caused by a horse kick to the head when a young man. He was buried on 8 Jul 1925 in Der Stadt Friedhof A 17 12.
He was married to Minna SCHMIDT (daughter of Ludwig Henry SCHMIDT and Lizette Dorothea Charlotte LEHMANN) on 11 Feb 1904 in Fredericksburg, Gillespie County, Texas. Minna SCHMIDT1 was born on 25 May 1882 in Fredericksburg, Gillespie County, Texas. She died on 30 Oct 1987 in Fredericksburg, Gillespie County, Texas. She was buried in Der Stadt Friedhof A 17 11. August WOERNER and Minna SCHMIDT had the following children:
+77 i. Edwin August WOERNER.
+78 ii. Edna WOERNER.
+79 iii. Norma Lydia WOERNER.

80 iv. Estella WOERNER1 was born on 18 Nov 1910 in Pecan Creek, Texas. She died in Nov 1996 in Fredericksburg, Gillespie County, Texas. She was buried in Der Stadt Friedhof E 12 40.

48. Emma KNEESE1 was born in 1876. She was married to Ed C. "Eddie" LEIFESTE on 17 May 1900 in Llano , Texas. FHL Number 982995 LDS Emma KNEESE and Ed C. "Eddie" LEIFESTE had the following children:

+81 i. Ruby LEIFESTE.
+82 ii. Gilbert A. LEIFESTE.
+83 iii. Ida L. LEIFESTE.
+84 iv. Elsie LEIFESTE.
+85 v. Randolph C. LEIFESTE.

49. Ottilie KNEESE1 was born in Jan 1880. She was married to Albert J. KOENIG on 11 Jun 1903 in Gillespie County, Texas. FHL Number 982802 LDS Ottilie KNEESE and Albert J. KOENIG had the following children:
86 i. Wesley KOENIG1.
+87 ii. Alice KOENIG.
+88 iii. Mattie KOENIG.
+89 iv. Clarance KOENIG.

51. Ben H. KNEESE1 was born on 23 Dec 1887. He appeared on the census in 1920 in Gillespie County, Texas. He died on 23 Sep 1963 in Fredericksburg, Gillespie County, Texas. He was buried in Der Stadt Friedhof.
Adelia SCHMIDT1 was born on 27 Jul 1891. She died on 5 Dec 1984 in Fredericksburg, Texas, buried in Der Stadt Friedhof Cemetery.
Ben H. KNEESE and Adelia SCHMIDT had the following children:
+90 i. Raymond KNEESE.
91 ii. Dorothy Lee KNEESE1 was born on 19 Sep 1920. She died on 8 Dec 1921 in Fredericksburg, Texas, buried in Der Stadt Friedhof Cemetery.
+92 iii. Harold KNEESE.

54. Max Jacob BIERSCHWALE1 was born in Jan 1887 in Texas. He was born on 4 Jan 1887 in Gillespie County, Texas. He died on 27 May 1967 in Gillespie County, Texas.
He was married to Lydia KUSENBERGER (daughter of Luis "Louis" KUSENBERGER and Emma HERBORT). Lydia KUSENBERGER was born on 24 Nov 1889 in Gillespie County, Texas. She died on 13 May 1950 in Gillespie County, Texas. Max Jacob BIERSCHWALE and Lydia KUSENBERGER had the following children:
+93 i. Calvin Joseph BIERSCHWALE.

57. Annie BIERSCHWALE1 was born on 9 Dec 1892 in Texas. She died on 11 Nov 1946 in SMC Cemetery, Fredericksburg, Texas E 02 05. She married Alex MAIER1 was born on 21 Feb 1890. He died on 27 Apr 1963 in SMC Cemetery, Fredericksburg, Texas E 02 04.
Annie BIERSCHWALE and Alex MAIER had the following children:
+94 i. Louise Julia MAIER.

60. Laura BIERSCHWALE1 was born on 30 Jul 1900. She died on 10 Jun 1978 in SMC Cemtery, Fredericksburg, Texas E 02 03. (Husband of Laura??) Joseph J. HANUS Dr.1 was born on 31 Dec 1898. He died on 30 Dec 1965 in SMC Cemtery, Fredericksburg, Texas E 02 02.

61. Julia BIERSCHWALE1 was born in 1903. She died in 1985 in SMC Cemetery, Fredericksburg, Texas E 02 06.

(Husband of Julia??) Aram KRIKORIAN1 was born in 1897. He died in 1971 in SMC Cemetery, Fredericksburg, Texas E 02 07.

63. Edward Louis BIERSCHWALE1 was born on 29 Jul 1895 in Morris Ranch. He was christened on 3 Oct 1895 in Fredericksburg, Gillespie County, Texas. Farmer, County worker, Federal Civil Service
He was married to Myrtle Deloris LUND on 27 Feb 1923 in Kerrville, Kerr County, Texas. Edward Louis BIERSCHWALE and Myrtle Deloris LUND had the following children:
95 i. John Edward BIERSCHWALE1
96 ii. James Walter BIERSCHWALE1
97 iii. Robert Care BIERSCHWALE1 was born on Morris Ranch, Gillespie County, Texas.
98 iv. Donald Joe BIERSCHWALE1
99 v. Jennie Kathleen BIERSCHWALE1.

64. Emily Sophie BIERSCHWALE1 was born on 13 Aug 1896 in Morris Ranch. She was christened on 30 Sep 1896 in Fredericksburg, Gillespie County, Texas. She died on 12 Oct 1970 in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas.
She was married to Johann Martin "Hans" ROSSNER on 26 Dec 1928 in Morris Ranch, Texas. Johann Martin "Hans" ROSSNER1 was born on 8 Dec 1892. He died on 30 Jun 1962. Emily Sophie BIERSCHWALE and Johann Martin "Hans" ROSSNER had the following children:
100 i. Ann Elizaeth ROSSNER1
101 ii. Louis Martin ROSSNER1

66. George Hermann BIERSCHWALE1 was born on 24 Sep 1899 in Morris Ranch. He was christened on 12 Nov 1899. He died on 9 Nov 1986 in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas.
He was married, had the following children:
102 i. George Eugene BIERSCHWALE1
103 ii. Velma Ruth BIERSCHWALE1
104 iii. William Ray BIERSCHWALE1. (Doris had his birth year.

67. Robert Otis BIERSCHWALE1 was born on 1 Jan 1902 in Morris Ranch. He was christened on 30 Mar 1932 in Fredericksburg, Gillespie County, Texas. Roberts Godparents were Ameil Schandua and Clara Peter. He died on 17 Oct 1953 in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas. Doris Bierschwale Wilkes at: Chester Wilkes sent this information. Farmer, Store Keeper, Carpenter, Builder.
He was married to Sallie Mildred DUBOSE on 15 Nov 1925 in Fredericksburg, Gillespie County, Texas. Link Billings, Baptist Minister married them in his home. Sallie Mildred DUBOSE1 was born on 27 Jun 1909. She died on 24 Oct 1995. Robert Otis BIERSCHWALE and Sallie Mildred DUBOSE had the following children:
+105 i. M D BIERSCHWALE.
106 ii. B R BIERSCHWALE1
107 iii. Charles BIERSCHWALE1 was born 19 Jan 1934. He died. Buried on Morris Ranch.
108 iv. R L BIERSCHWALE1

70. James "Jim" W. BRANDENBERGER1 was born on 16 Jul 1930 in Mason County Texas. He died on 28 Jul 1998 in Fredericksburg, Gillespie County, Texas.
James "Jim" W. BRANDENBERGER and Roseline STEHLING had the following children:
+109 i. James M. BRANDENBERGER.
110 ii. Jill BRANDENBERGER1.
+111 iii. Judy BRANDENBERGER.
+112 iv. John David BRANDENBERGER.

71. Emma BRANDENBERGER1.

72. Hulda BRANDENBERGER1.

73. Milda BRANDENBERGER1.

74. Cora BRANDENBERGER1.

EIGHTH GENERATION
77. Edwin August WOERNER1 was born on 4 Mar 1905 in Pecan Creek, Texas. He died on 30 Sep 1962 in Fredericksburg, Gillespie County, Texas. He was buried in Der Stadt Friedhof G 16 06.
Olga B. [WOERNER]1 was born on 7 Sep 1904. She died on 26 Jan 1989 in Fredericksburg, Gillespie County, Texas. She was buried in Der Stadt Friedhof H 16 28.

78. Edna WOERNER1 was born on 15 Jul 1906 in Pecan Creek, Texas.
She was married to Rudolph RECH. Edna WOERNER and Rudolph RECH had the following children:
+113 i. Addie Mae RECH.
+114 ii. Viola Edna RECH.
+115 iii. Imogene RECH.
+116 iv. Shirley RECH.

79. Norma Lydia WOERNER1 was born on 22 Nov 1908. She died on 3 Jul 1968 in Fredericksburg, Gillespie County, Texas. She was buried in St Mary's Catholic Cemetery J 02 15.
She was married to Robert Anton LOTH Sr. (son of Anton LOTH Jr. and Anna Margareta MEURER) on 20 Nov 1928 in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas. Robert Anton LOTH Sr.1 was born on 25 Jun 1904 in Gillespie County, Texas. He was christened on 4 Jul 1904 in St Mary's Catholic Church, Fredericksburg, Texas. He died on 21 Feb 1972 in Fredericksburg, Gillespie County, Texas. He was buried in St Mary's Catholic Cemetery J 02 14. Norma Lydia WOERNER and Robert Anton LOTH Sr. had the following children:
+117 i. August John LOTH.
+118 ii. Frances Martha LOTH (twin).
+119 iii. Franklin Earl LOTH (twin).
+120 iv. Robert Anthony LOTH Jr..

81. Ruby LEIFESTE1.

82. Gilbert A. LEIFESTE1.

83. Ida L. LEIFESTE1.

84. Elsie LEIFESTE1.

85. Randolph C. LEIFESTE1.

87. Alice KOENIG1.

88. Mattie KOENIG1.

89. Clarance KOENIG1.

90. Raymond KNEESE1 was born in 1915 in Gillespie County, Texas.
He was married to Eugenia KNEESE (daughter of Adolph O. KNEESE and Signe Katherine STRIEGLER) on 30 Mar 1944 in Fredericksburg, Gillespie County, Texas. Eugenia KNEESE1 was born on 3 Nov 1920 in Fredericksburg, Gillespie County, Texas. She died on 6 Jan 2003 in Gillespie County, Texas. She was buried on 9 Jan 2003 in Greenwood Cemetery. Raymond KNEESE and Eugenia KNEESE had the following children:
+121 i. Glenn KNEESE.
122 ii. Beverly Ann KNEESE.

92. Harold KNEESE1. Harold KNEESE and Antoinette KRAUS had the following children:
+123 i. Bryan Edward KNEESE.

93. Calvin Joseph BIERSCHWALE1 was born on 24 Jul 1923. He died on 30 Mar 1990 in Gillespie County, Texas. He was buried in St Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Fredericksburg, Texas.
He was married to Dorothy Agnes STEIN (daughter of Oscar William STEIN and Josephine BURG) on 20 Jan 1951 in St Mary's Catholic Church, Fredericksburg, Texas. Dorothy Agnes STEIN1 was born on 12 Oct 1926 in Gillespie County, Texas. She died on 16 Jul 1999 in Gillespie County, Texas. She was buried in St Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Fredericksburg, Texas. Calvin Joseph BIERSCHWALE and Dorothy Agnes STEIN had the following children:
124 i. Mark William BIERSCHWALE1 was born 1957.
+125 ii. James Gerald BIERSCHWALE.

94. Louise Julia MAIER1 was born on 15 Dec 1918 in Fredericksburg, Gillespie County, Texas. She died on 13 Apr 2000 in Fredericksburg, Gillespie County, Texas. She was buried in Harper City Cemetery.
She was married to M. E. (Joe) DUDERSTADT (son of ? DUDERSTADT and ? [DUDERSTADT]) on 11 Jun 1938 in San Marcus, Texas. Louise Julia MAIER and M. E. (Joe) DUDERSTADT had the following children:
126 i. J. DUDERSTADT1.
+127 ii. D DUDERSTADT.
+128 iii. A DUDERSTADT.

105. Mildred Doris BIERSCHWALE1 was born Kerr County, Texas. Doris Bierschwale Wilkes at: Chester Wilkes Attended the Morris Ranch School.
She was married.

109. James M. BRANDENBERGER1.

111. Judy BRANDENBERGER1.

112. John David BRANDENBERGER1
He was married.

NINTH GENERATION
113. Addie Mae RECH1.
She was married.

114. Viola Edna RECH1 was born on 11 Sep 1924 in Blanco County, Texas. She died on 23 Oct 2000 in Fredericksburg, Gillespie County, Texas. She was buried in St Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Fredericksburg, Texas.
She was married to Richard KUNZ (son of ? KUNZ and ? [KUNZ]) on 3 May 1947 in St Mary's Catholic Church, Fredericksburg, Texas. Richard KUNZ1 died on 15 May 1995. Viola Edna RECH and Richard KUNZ had the following children:
129 i. Patrick KUNZ1.
130 ii. Ricky KUNZ1.
131 iii. Kenny KUNZ1.
132 iv. Yvonne KUNZ1.
133 v. Patricia KUNZ1.

115. Imogene RECH1. She was married to Alois SCHAETTER.

116. Shirley RECH1. She was married to David SAGEBIEL.

117. A J LOTH1 was born Texas.
He was married had the following children:
134 i. G R LOTH1
135 ii. J A LOTH1
136 iii. N LOTH1
137 iv. A J LOTH1
138 v. T W LOTH1

118. F M LOTH (twin)1 was born Gillespie County, Texas.
She was married had the following children:
+139 i. J M SCHMIDT.
+140 ii. F J SCHMIDT Jr.
+141 iii. J SCHMIDT.
+142 iv. J J SCHMIDT (twin).
143 v. J R SCHMIDT (twin)1 was born on 6 Mar 1970 in Offutt AFB, NE. He died on 19 Oct 1973 in Hawaii. He was buried in St Mary's Catholic Cemetery L 01 14.

119. Franklin Earl LOTH (twin)1 was born 1934 in Fredericksburg, Gillespie County, Texas.
He was married Fredericksburg, Texas, had the following children:
144 i. D F LOTH1.
145 ii. L J LOTH1 .
146 iii. K A LOTH1 .
147 iv. F E LOTH1 .
148 v. J C LOTH1

120. R A LOTH Jr.1 was born Texas. He died on 25 Jan 2000 Gillespie County, Texas.
He was married, had the following children:
149 i. R A LOTH1
150 ii. K J LOTH1
151 iii. S F LOTH1
152 iv. R D LOTH1.

121. G KNEESE.
He was married to K [KNEESE].

123. B E KNEESE1
He was married in Gillespie County, Texas, had they following children:
153 i. P N KNEESE1
125. J G BIERSCHWALE1
127. D DUDERSTADT1.
128. A DUDERSTADT1.

TENTH GENERATION
139. J. M. SCHMIDT1 was born in TX.
She was married in Virginia.

140. F. J. SCHMIDT Jr. was born in LA.
He was married in VA. had the following children:
154 i. Joseph SCHMIDT1.

155 ii. Jackie SCHMIDT1.

141. J. SCHMIDT1 was born Bermuda.
She was married 1981 in NE. had the following children:
156 i. K. L. BUCKLES1 was born CA.
157 ii. K. L. BUCKLES1 was born SD.
158 iii. K. A. BUCKLES1 was born SD.

142. Jeffery John SCHMIDT (twin)1 was born NE. He was married in Fredericksburg, Gillespie County, Texas.
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