davistenbach

BONNET/STENDEBACH/DIENGER PIONEER HOUSE
103 E. Kronkosky
Library File #100
ID# 23876 ORIGINAL USE: Home PRESENT USE: Antique Shop CURRENT OWNER: Davis-Stein Estate
OWNERS:Stendebach, Mary Dienger, Erna Davis ADDITION: Kernaghan LOT#:42 DATE: c1875 Style/Period: Pioneer German HISTORICAL DESIGNATION: Turned down by Davis' for name
BUILDERS: Johann Stendebach CONSTRUCTED OF: Hand hewn stone CONDITION: Good DESCRIPTION: One story chiseled limestone cottage, has cypress flooring.

HISTORY: On Dec. 18 1875 Johannes Franz Stendebach bought six lots on the present day Kronkosky Street. He constructed the house known as "The Pioneer House" since it was bought by Erna Davis and restored to its original decor in 1965. The house has had several owners including Mrs. Mary Dienger who lived there for forty years - 1921 to 1961. Mrs. Davis purchased it from Mary Dienger's son, Lew Dienger.

Source: Boerne Public Library files.

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