Honeycutt and Pat Althaus
County Historical Commission, 101 Pitchfork, Johnson City, TX
by: June Baird (1984)
Prepared for the TXGenWeb Blanco County Web Site by Wanda
Location: Twin Sisters Area - Located 2 1/2 miles south of Little
on 281. Turn left a few hundred yards after passing the Kendalia
Road cut off,
past the old Koch Place and about 1/4 mile from the farmhouse on the
fenced road. It sits on a hill and is fenced. In 1984
the place belonged to
Ada Studer Ward.
Name: Nathalia Schmidt Liesmann
Born: Jun 26 1843 in Coblenz, Germany
Married: Heinrich (Henry) Liesmann
Children: Walter; Max; Ed; Henry; Ernest; Hugo; Rudolph;
Adele Liesmann Klinger; Alma Liesmann Coers; Lisa Liesmann Saner.
Parents names are not known. Nathalia came from Germany around
1845 with her family. After landing at Indianola, Texas, on the
north to New Braunfels they died of yellow fever and are buried in
New Braunfels. She and her sister were placed in the orphans's
in New Braunfels. Her sister was seven years older and when she
she took Nathalia with her.
Name: Heinrich (Henry) Liesmann
Born: Jun 17 1833 in Hanover Germany
Died Jun 02 1924
Wife: Nathalia Schmidt Liesmann
Children: Same as above
Parents: George Liesmann; Mother is believed to have died before Henry
and his father left Germany for America. His father married twice
he came to America and had 2 more sons and 1 daughter.
Name: Walter Liesmann
Born: Aug 02 1880
Parents: Heinrich (Henry) and Nathalia Schmidt Liesmann
Name: Aurora Coers
Infant daughter of Albert and Alma Liesmann Coers. They had six
children; 5 boys and 1 girl. Albert printed a German Newspaper in
New Braunfels for years. no marker.
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