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Subject:           Johan OEFINGER

Birth:                             18 Dec 1830    Aldingen, Kreis Schwarzwald, Wurttemberg, Germany.1

Marriage:                       __ ___ 1855    Ursula OEFINGER (16 Sep 1833-21 Aug 1865); Aldingen, Kreis Schwarzwald, Wurttemberg, Germany.1

Immigratn:                     __ ___ 1859    Galveston, Galveston County, Texas; departing Bremen Fall of 1859 on the "Adolphine."2

Census:                         __ ___ 1860    Medina County, Texas; household #346 New Fountain.3

Census:                         __ ___ 1870    Christian John OEFINGER (21 May 1861-10 Aug 1928); Medina County, Texas; household #164 New Fountain.4

Marriage:                      17 Dec 1870    Catharina BEHRENS (3 Nov 1850-        ); Medina County, Texas.5

Voter Reg:                    22 Sep 1871    Medina County, Texas; Citizenship: District Court.6

Natlzation:                     10 Oct 1873    Medina County, Texas; Dist Ct Min No 3, p 446.7

Census:                         __ ___ 1880    Catharina BEHRENS (3 Nov 1850-        ); Medina County, Texas; Household #59, Precinct 2.8

Death:                            1 May 1891    Medina County, Texas.9

Burial:                            __ ___ ____    Bethlehem Lutheran Cemetery, Quihi, Medina County.1

Father:            Christian OEFINGER

Mother:           Ursula HALLER (circa 1804-        )

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Spouse:           Ursula OEFINGER

Birth:                             16 Sep 1833    Aldingen, Kreis Schwarzwald, Wurttemberg, Germany.1

Death:                           21 Aug 1865    Quihi, Medina County, Texas.1

Father:            Johannes OEFINGER

Mother:           Ursula OEFINGER (16 Oct 1803-18 Oct 1885)

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Seven Known Children

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F            Ursula OEFINGER

Birth:                             14 Aug 1856    Aldingen, Kreis Schwarzwald, Wurttemberg, Germany.1

Death:                           26 Aug 1856    Aldingen, Kreis Schwarzwald, Wurttemberg, Germany.1

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M           Johan OEFINGER

Birth:                              28 Oct 1858    Aldingen, Kreis Schwarzwald, Wurttemberg, Germany.1

Census:                         __ ___ 1860    (w); Johan OEFINGER and Ursula OEFINGER; Medina County, Texas; household #346 New Fountain.3

Death:                            14 Apr 1862    Texas.1

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F            Adolpina OEFINGER

Birth:                             10 Nov 1859    at sea.1

Death:                           27 Nov 1859    at sea.1

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M           Christian John OEFINGER

Birth:                             21 May 1861    Medina County, Texas.1

Census:                         __ ___ 1870    Johan OEFINGER (18 Dec 1830-1 May 1891); Medina County, Texas; household #164 New Fountain.4

Census:                         __ ___ 1880    (w); Johan OEFINGER and Catharina BEHRENS; Medina County, Texas; Household #59, Precinct 2.8

Marriage:                      19 Dec 1885    Franzisca FASELER (27 Jun 1869-15 Dec 1957), daughter of Gerd Harms FASELER and Christine Fredericke MUENNINK; Medina County, Texas.5

Death:                           10 Aug 1928    Medina County, Texas.1

Burial:                            __ ___ ____    Oakwood Cemetery, Hondo, Medina County.1

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F            Maria OEFINGER

Birth:                             21 Dec 1862    Medina County, Texas.1

Census:                         __ ___ 1870    (w); Johan OEFINGER and Christian John OEFINGER; Medina County, Texas; household #164 New Fountain.4

Marriage:                       21 Feb 1880    George Rolf BOHMFALK (8 Jan 1858-23 Aug 1944), son of Harm Schweers BOHMFALK and Johanna Frieden SCHONE; Medina County, Texas.5

Death:                           30 Aug 1937    Medina County, Texas.1

Burial:                            31 Aug 1937    New Fountain Methodist Cemetery, Medina County.10

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F            Katherine Ursula OEFINGER

Birth:                             10 Aug 1865    Quihi, Medina County, Texas.1

Census:                         __ ___ 1870    (w); Johan OEFINGER and Christian John OEFINGER; Medina County, Texas; household #164 New Fountain.4

Census:                         __ ___ 1880    (w); Johan OEFINGER and Catharina BEHRENS; Medina County, Texas; Household #59, Precinct 2.8

Death:                               8 Jul 1963    San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas.10

Burial:                               8 Jul 1963    Decker Family Cemetery, Vandenburg, Medina County.10

Marriage:                       __ ___ ____    Louis Charles DECKER (26 Nov 1860-28 Jul 1940), son of Joseph DECKER and Therese WANTZ1

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M           Johan Jakob OEFINGER

Birth:                             11 Aug 1865    Quihi, Medina County, Texas.1

Death:                           30 Sep 1865    Medina County, Texas.11

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Spouse:           Catharina BEHRENS

Birth:                               3 Nov 1850    Aurich, Ost Friesland, Niedersachen, Germany.11

Census:                         __ ___ 1860    (w); Harm BEHRENS and Gretje SAATHOFF; Medina County, Texas; household #304 New Fountain.3

Census:                         __ ___ 1870    (w); Harm BEHRENS and Gretje SAATHOFF; Medina County, Texas; household #227 New Fountain.4

Father:            Harm BEHRENS (circa 1812-        )

Mother:           Gretje SAATHOFF (circa 1810-        )

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Six Known Children

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F            Anna OEFINGER

Birth:                             25 Sep 1871    Medina County, Texas.1

Death:                           14 Nov 1879    Medina County, Texas.1

Burial:                            __ ___ ____    Bethlehem Lutheran Cemetery, Quihi, Medina County.1

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M           Herman OEFINGER

Birth:                             15 May 1873    Quihi, Medina County, Texas.1

Death:                            18 Oct 1947    Medina County, Texas.10

Burial:                            19 Oct 1947    Oakwood Cemetery, Hondo, Medina County.10

Marriage:                       __ ___ ____    Amanda J ? (28 Nov 1859-21 Feb 1983)1

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M           Jacob OEFINGER

Birth:                             15 May 1873    Quihi, Medina County, Texas.1

Death:                           28 Aug 1873    Medina County, Texas.1

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M           Friedrich Wilhelm OEFINGER

Birth:                                2 Feb 1875    Quihi, Medina County, Texas.1

Census:                         __ ___ 1880    (w); Johan OEFINGER and Catharina BEHRENS; Medina County, Texas; Household #59, Precinct 2.8

Death:                              1 Jan 1946    Medina County, Texas.10

Burial:                              3 Jan 1946    Yancey Community Cemetery, Medina County.10

Marriage:                       __ ___ ____    Lena Louise WIEMERS (29 Apr 1880-15 Oct 1967), daughter of John Christopher WIEMERS and Antje FASELER10

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M           Johan Georg OEFINGER

Birth:                             13 Nov 1876    Quihi, Medina County, Texas.1

Death:                           20 Feb 1877    Quihi, Medina County, Texas.1

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F            Margaretha OEFINGER

Birth:                               8 Mar 1885    Quihi, Medina County, Texas.1

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Endnotes 

1. TXGenWeb - Medina County, online http://www.txgenweb3.org/txmedina/. Hereinafter cited as TXGenWeb Medina. 

2. Ethel Hander Geue, compiler, New Homes in a New Land: German Immigration to Texas 1847-1861 (Waco, Texas: Texian Press, 1970). Hereinafter cited as New Homes in New Land

3. Family Quest, 1860 Census of Medina and Other Counties in Texas., CD-ROM (n.p.: Family Quest), Medina County. Hereinafter cited as 1860 Census

4. Family Quest, 1870 Census of Medina and Other Counties in Texas., CD-ROM (n.p.: Family Quest), Medina County. Hereinafter cited as 1870 Census

5. Calvin D Foster, compiler, Marriage License Book D, Medina County, Texas (San Antonio, Texas: Our Heritage, 1978). Hereinafter cited as Medina Co Marrs Bk D

6. Jim Menke, "List of Registered Voters, Medina County," Branches and Acorns, No 4, Volume VI (June, 1991). Hereinafter cited as "Voters-Medina County." 

7. WPA Index to Texas Naturalizations 1846 - 1939; (Medina County: WPA: Texas District & County Courts). Hereinafter cited as Medina Co Natlztn

8. Family Quest, 1880 Census of Medina and Other Counties in Texas., CD-ROM (n.p.: Family Quest), Medina County. Hereinafter cited as 1880 Census

9. G. McLin, compiler, Medina County, Texas Cemeteries (n.p.: G. McLin, 1985). Hereinafter cited as Medina Co Cems I

10. Family Search - Labs, online http://search.labs.familysearch.org/recordsearch/#p=0. Hereinafter cited as Family Search - Labs. 

11. Castro Colonies Heritage Association, compiler, The History of Medina County, Texas (Castroville, Texas: Castro Colonies Heritage Association). Hereinafter cited as Hist Medina Co.

TXGenWeb, Medina County - Johan Oefinger updated on 11/10/2013

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