Kerr County, Texas
County graves are located
on private property in rural Kerr
Edgar Stieler b. 1887 d. (unreadable)
Anna (Winkelmann) Stieler b. 1901 d.
26 Jul 1991
Edgar was the son of Ernst Stieler and the grandson of
Anna was the daughter of Dietrich Winkelmann and the granddaughter of Herman
Gottfried STIELER married
Wilhemina URBAN in Germany
and immigrated to the Texas Hill Country in 1854. Their young son, Hermann, age 5, came with
them. Two more sons were born after
they arrived in Texas: Ernst born in 1856 and Adolph born in
1858. The family lived in Kendall County near the Kerr County
Gottfried (sometimes spelled
Gottlieb) died in 1893 at the age of 76 and was buried at the cemetery in
Comfort, Texas. His wife, Wilhemina died in 1897 at the age
of 74 and was buried beside Gottfried in Comfort.
Hermann STIELER married Emma
REAL on January 1, 1877,
in Kerr County.
She was the daughter of Caspar Real and Emelie Schreiner, both from
pioneer Kerr County families. Their children were Walter, Ida, Alfred,
Emil, Elena, Fritz, Adolph, Gustav and Alma.
Ernst STIELER married Ann
STROHACHER on January 12,
1882, in Kerr
County. She was the daughter of Louis Strohacher and
Catherine Schlader. Their children were
Louis, Henry, Edgar, Adolph, and Hilda.
Adolph STIELER married
Franciska PFEIFFER on March 29, 1896, in Kerr County, She was the daughter of August Wilhelm
Pfeiffer and Katherine Phillip, residents of Kendall County. Their children were Charlotte, Herbert, Ida,
and twins Arthur & Hilmar. Adolph
sometimes spelled his name “Steiler”.
Dietrich WINKELMAN, Anna W.
Stieler’s father, came to America in 1871 with his father, Herman, and
lived in Bexar County, Texas.
Later Dietrich bought a farm in Denton County, Texas, near the town of
Sanger, where he and his family lived and farmed. His wife, Meta, died in 1928. Their known children were Mary, Martha,
Emma, Meta, Otto, Anna and Richard.
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