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 RICHARD HETZEL

 

Generation No. 1

1. RICHARD1 HETZEL was born February 08, 1850 in TEXAS, and died October 11, 1943. He married CATHARINA "KATIE". She was born January 01, 1850 in PRUSSIA, and died June 28, 1896.

Notes for RICHARD HETZEL:

1880 Census Place: Precinct 5, Austin, Texas

Source: FHL Film 1255289 National Archives Film T9-1289 Page 452A

Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace

Richard HETZEL Self M M W 28 TX

Occ: Farmer Fa: PRUSSIA Mo: PRUSSIA

Catharina HETZEL Wife F M W 26 PRUSSIA

Occ: Keeping House Fa: PRUSSIA Mo: PRUSSIA

Emma HETZEL Dau F S W 7 TX

Fa: TX Mo: PRUSSIA

Laura HETZEL Dau F S W 3 TX

Fa: TX Mo: PRUSSIA

Edwin HETZEL Son M S W 1 TX

Fa: TX Mo: PRUSSIA

Catharine HETZEL Mother F W W 69 PRUSSIA

Occ: Keeping House Fa: PRUSSIA Mo: PRUSSIA

George ETZEL BroL M S W 17 TX

Occ: Working On Farm Fa: PRUSSIA Mo: PRUSSIA

More About RICHARD HETZEL:

Burial: October 1943, SHELBY CEMETERY, SHELBY, AUSTIN, TEXAS

More About CATHARINA "KATIE":

Burial: June 1896, SHELBY CEMETERY, SHELBY, AUSTIN, TEXAS

Children of RICHARD HETZEL and CATHARINA "KATIE" are:

i. EMMA2 HETZEL, b. Abt. 1873, TEXAS.

2. ii. LAURA HETZEL, b. April 02, 1877, TEXAS; d. December 21, 1970, BELLVILLE , AUSTIN, TEXAS.

iii. EDWIN HETZEL, b. Abt. 1879, TEXAS.

 

Generation No. 2

2. LAURA2 HETZEL (RICHARD1) was born April 02, 1877 in TEXAS, and died December 21, 1970 in BELLVILLE , AUSTIN, TEXAS. She married AMBROSE KRISTEN. He was born February 22, 1866 in GERMANY, and died January 02, 1948.

More About LAURA HETZEL:

Burial: December 23, 1970, OAK KNOLL CEMETERY, BELLVILLE, AUSTIN COUNTY, TEXAS

Notes for AMBROSE KRISTEN:

HAD A LIVERY STABLE IN INDUSTRY, MARK KRISTEN ASKED PATSY LAWRENCE ABOUT A PICTURE THAT MYRTLE HAD GIVEN SOMEONE

KRISTEN, AMBROS (1900 U.S. Census)

TEXAS , FAYETTE, 3-PCT

Age: 34, Male, Race: WHITE, Born: GERM

Series: T623 Roll: 1634 Page: 171B

KRISTEN, AMBROS FEB 1866 34 M 7 GER GER GER 1880 20 BLACKSMITH

LAURA WIFE APR 1877 32 M 7 4/3 TX TX TX

HELEN DAU APR 1894 5 S GER TX TX

KATIE DAU NOV 1896 3 S GER TX TX

EMMA DAU OCT 1899 7/12 S GER TX TX

KRISTEN, ALOY (1910 U.S. Census)

TEXAS , AUSTIN, 5 J-PCT

Age: 44, Male, Race: WHITE, Born: GERM

Series: T624 Roll: 1528 Page: 246A

KRISTEN, AMBROS (1920 U.S. Census)

TEXAS , AUSTIN, 5 J-PCT

Age: 53, Male, Race: WHITE, Born: GERM

Series: T625 Roll: 1772 Page: 203A

KRISTEN, AMBROS (1930 U.S. Census)

TEXAS , AUSTIN, 5 J-PCT (MIDDLE PART)

Age: 64, Male, Race: WHITE, Born: SILE

Series: T626 Roll: 2287 Page: 220A

More About AMBROSE KRISTEN:

Burial: January 1948, OAK KNOLL CEMETERY, BELLVILLE, AUSTIN, TEXAS

Children of LAURA HETZEL and AMBROSE KRISTEN are:

3. i. HELEN3 KRISTEN, b. October 25, 1894, TEXAS; d. March 05, 1975.

ii. KATE KRISTEN, b. November 09, 1896, TEXAS; d. November 10, 1968, BELLVILLE , AUSTIN, TEXAS.

More About KATE KRISTEN:

Burial: November 12, 1968, OAK KNOLL CEMETERY, BELLVILLE, AUSTIN COUNTY, TEXAS

iii. EMMA KRISTEN, b. Abt. 1900, TEXAS.

iv. MYRTLE ELLA ANNA KRISTEN, b. August 26, 1906, INDUSTRY, AUSTIN, TEXAS; d. May 10, 2002, BELLVILLE, AUSTIN COUNTY, TEXAS; m. JOHN OTTO FROELICH, February 17, 1929, INDUSTRY, AUSTIN, TEXAS; b. October 11, 1907, AUSTIN COUNTY TEXAS; d. November 25, 1974, BELLVILLE , AUSTIN, TEXAS.

Notes for MYRTLE ELLA ANNA KRISTEN:

OBIT SHOWS SHE HAD THREE DECEASED SISTERS AND ONE BROTHER.

MYRTLE A FROELICH 26 Aug 1906 10 May 2002 (V) 77418 (Bellville, Austin, TX) (none specified) 453-01-3816 Texas

More About MYRTLE ELLA ANNA KRISTEN:

Burial: May 12, 2002, BELLVILLE MAUSOLEUM OAK KNOLL, BELLVILLE, AUSTIN, TX

Notes for JOHN OTTO FROELICH:

Froelich, John O.

11 October 1907

25 November 1974

31C 33 Froelich, John Otto Miss Myrtle Kristen N 374 17 Feb. 1929

FROELICH, JOHN O (1930 U.S. Census)

TEXAS , GALVESTON, 7-WD GALVESTON CITY

Age: 22, Male, Race: WHITE, Born: TX

Series: T626 Roll: 2335 Page: 88 B

FROELICH, JOHN O. 22 M 21 TX TX TX CAR REPAIRMAN RR

MYRTLE E. WIFE 23 M 23 TX GER TX

More About JOHN OTTO FROELICH:

Burial: November 27, 1974, BELLVILLE MAUSOLEUM OAK KNOLL, BELLVILLE, AUSTIN, TX

4. v. ELWOOD GLENN "BOOTS" KRISTEN, b. August 28, 1913, TEXAS; d. May 17, 1981.

 

Generation No. 3

3. HELEN3 KRISTEN (LAURA2 HETZEL, RICHARD1) was born October 25, 1894 in TEXAS, and died March 05, 1975. She married MAXAMILLIAN ALEXANDER STERNENBERG October 11, 1916 in BRENHAM, WASHINGTON, TEXAS, son of CARL STERNENBERG and NANCY MEISSNER. He was born August 25, 1884 in STAR HILL, AUSTIN COUNTY, TEXAS, and died April 09, 1973 in BELLVILLE, AUSTIN COUNTY, TEXAS.

More About HELEN KRISTEN:

Burial: March 1975, STAR HILL CEMETERY, AUSTIN COUNTY, TEXAS

Notes for MAXAMILLIAN ALEXANDER STERNENBERG:

MAX STERNENBERG 25 Aug 1884 Apr 1973 78944 (Industry, Austin, TX) (none specified) 451-54-6243 Texas

STERNENBERG, M A (1920 U.S. Census)

TEXAS , AUSTIN, 5 J-PCT

Age: 34, Male, Race: WHITE, Born: TX

Series: T625 Roll: 1772 Page: 211

STERNENBERG, M. A. 34 M TX GER TX

HELEN WIFE 25 M TX GER TX

STERNENBERG, MAX (1930 U.S. Census)

TEXAS , AUSTIN, 5 J-PCT (SOUTHEAST PART)

Age: 45, Male, Race: WHITE, Born: TX

Series: T626 Roll: 2287 Page: 227A

STERNENBERG, MAX 45 M 32 TX GER TX

HELENE WIFE 35 M 32 TX GER TX

VIRGINIA DAU 9 S TX TX TX

GLORIA DAU 5 S TX TX TX

More About MAXAMILLIAN ALEXANDER STERNENBERG:

Burial: April 11, 1973, STAR HILL CEMETERY, AUSTIN COUNTY, TEXAS

Children of HELEN KRISTEN and MAXAMILLIAN STERNENBERG are:

i. KERMIT FRED4 STERNENBERG, b. September 16, 1918, INDUSTRY, AUSTIN, TEXAS; d. October 09, 1918.

More About KERMIT FRED STERNENBERG:

Burial: October 1918, AUSTIN COUNTY, TEXAS

ii. VIRGINIA STERNENBERG, b. August 01, 1920, STAR HILL, AUSTIN COUNTY, TEXAS; d. January 30, 2006, BAY CITY, TEXAS; m. ALLEN PAUL HOPPE, February 05, 1938, FRELSBERG, FAYETTE, TEXAS LIC AUSTIN CO., TX; b. July 14, 1916, TEXAS; d. September 24, 1977.

Notes for VIRGINIA STERNENBERG:

Hoppe

Virginia Hoppe, 85, of Bay City was called home to be with her Lord

Monday, January 30, 2006. She passed away at her residence following a short

illness

She was born in Star Hill, Texas on August 1, 1920 to parents, Max and

Helen Kristen Sternenberg. She was a seamstress and worked as an election

official for many years but her true passion was her church. She served St.

Peteršs Lutheran Church as a charter member and chaired or served on many

committees as well as directed the Alter Guild.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 39 years, Allen P. Hoppe and

her parents. She is survived by a son and his wife, Charles A. and Linda

Hoppe of Gause, Texas; daughters, Helen and Rupert Franzisko of Bay City and

Karen and Brian Hindelang, of San Antonio; a sister, Gloria Biggs of

Industry, Texas; a brother-in-law, Clarence (Jim) Hoppe of Seguin, Texas; a

sister-in-law, Ester Hoppe of Seguin, Texas; and grandchildren, Cossondra

and husband Kenneth Morrill of Lake Park, Georgia and Bradley and Kristen

Hindelang of Austin.

A visitation was held at the funeral home on Wednesday, February 1st

from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM. Funeral services were held Thursday, February 2,

at 10:00 AM at the St. Peters Lutheran Church with Rev. Eric Klempel

officiating. Burial followed at Roselawn Memorial Park in Van Vleck.

Pallbearers were Landa Schraub, Clark Bergstrom, Gene Foehner, B.J.

Krenek, Wayne Miles and Roger Peterson. Honorary pallbearers were Bradley

Hindelang, Kenneth Morrill, Jimmy Craft, Robert Littlefield, Nick Kalisek

and David Kruthoff.

The family would like to thank Myrtle and Betty and workers of Houston

Hospice of El Campo. The family also requests that memorial contributions be

made to the St. Peters Lutheran Church, 1909 Peach, Bay City, TX 77414.

Services were under the direction of Bay City Funeral Home.

More About VIRGINIA STERNENBERG:

Burial: February 02, 2006, ROSELAWN MEMORIAL CEMETERY, VAN VLECK, TEXAS

Notes for ALLEN PAUL HOPPE:

ALLEN P HOPPE 14 Jul 1916 24 Sep 1977 77414 (Bay City, Matagorda, TX) 77414 (Bay City, Matagorda, TX) 459-10-0824 Texas

Hoppe, Allen P. Helen Virginia Sternenberg O 307 4 Feb. 1938

 

More About ALLEN PAUL HOPPE:

Burial: September 1977

iii. GLORIA LUCILLE STERNENBERG, b. October 26, 1924, INDUSTRY, AUSTIN, TEXAS; m. JOHN PORTER "PINKY" BIGGS, JR., June 30, 1942, AUSTIN CO., TEXAS; b. June 24, 1922, BUCKHORN, AUSTIN, TEXAS; d. September 20, 1991, TEMPLE, BELL, TEXAS.

Notes for JOHN PORTER "PINKY" BIGGS, JR.:

JOHN P BIGGS 24 Jun 1922 20 Sep 1991 (not specified) (none specified) 451-24-7384 Texas

More About JOHN PORTER "PINKY" BIGGS, JR.:

Burial: September 22, 1991, METHODIST CHURCH CEMETERY, INDUSTRY, AUSTIN, TEXAS

 

4. ELWOOD GLENN "BOOTS"3 KRISTEN (LAURA2 HETZEL, RICHARD1) was born August 28, 1913 in TEXAS, and died May 17, 1981

Notes for ELWOOD GLENN "BOOTS" KRISTEN:

ELWOOD KRISTEN 28 Aug 1913 May 1981 77418 (Bellville, Austin, TX)

More About ELWOOD GLENN "BOOTS" KRISTEN:

Burial: May 1981, OAK KNOLL CEMETERY, BELLVILLE, AUSTIN, TEXAS

 
 

    

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