Carl Johann Schaefer

Carl Johann Schaefer[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6]

Male Abt 1793 - 1845  (~ 52 years)Deceased

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  • Name Carl Johann Schaefer 
    Born Abt 1793  Schadeck, Runkel, Limburg-Weilburg Landkreis, Hesse, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 7, 8
    Christened 11 May 1797  Evangelische Kirche, Schadeck, Runkel, Limburg-Weilburg Landkreis, Hesse, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 11 Aug 1845  New Braunfels, Comal Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 7, 8, 9
    FamilySearch ID LZBX-7WB 
    Buried New Braunfels Cemetery, New Braunfels, Comal Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Carl Johann Schaefer (1793 - 1845) - Find A Grave Memorial
    Carl Johann Schaefer (1793 - 1845) - Find A Grave Memorial
    Person ID I813  Wendel Voigt Family Tree
    Last Modified 9 Nov 2014 

    Father Johann Carl Schäfer,   c. 12 Oct 1767, Evangelische Kirche, Schadeck, Runkel, Limburg-Weilburg Landkreis, Hesse, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1832, Schadeck, Runkel, Limburg-Weilburg Landkreis, Hesse, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 64 years) 
    Mother Anna Sophie Schmidt,   b. 18 Nov 1761, Schadeck, Runkel, Limburg-Weilburg Landkreis, Hesse, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1819, Schadeck, Runkel, Limburg-Weilburg Landkreis, Hesse, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Married 25 Feb 1793  Evangelische Kirche, Schadeck, Runkel, Limburg-Weilburg Landkreis, Hesse, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F476  Group Sheet

    Family Elisabeth Maria Ackermann,   b. 17 Nov 1798, Ennerich, Runkel, Limburg-Weilburg Landkreis, Hesse, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 1845, Comal Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)  [2, 8, 11, 12
    Married 24 Dec 1823  Evangelische Kirche, Schadeck, Runkel, Limburg-Weilburg Landkreis, Hesse, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Friedericke Schaefer,   b. 24 Jan 1824, Schadeck, Runkel, Limburg-Weilburg Landkreis, Hesse, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1893, San Antonio, Bexar Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    +2. Johann Carl Schaefer,   b. 10 Feb 1826, Schadeck, Runkel, Limburg-Weilburg Landkreis, Hesse, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1911, San Antonio, Bexar Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    +3. Philipp Schaefer,   b. 1 Jul 1828, Schadeck, Runkel, Limburg-Weilburg Landkreis, Hesse, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1911, New Braunfels, Comal Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    +4. Friedrich "Fritz" Schaefer,   b. 30 Oct 1830, Schadeck, Runkel, Limburg-Weilburg Landkreis, Hesse, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 May 1906, San Antonio, Bexar Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     5. Christina Schaefer,   b. 7 Apr 1833, Schadeck, Runkel, Limburg-Weilburg Landkreis, Hesse, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1845, New Braunfels, Comal Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 12 years)
     6. Conrad Schaefer,   b. 3 Aug 1835, Schadeck, Runkel, Limburg-Weilburg Landkreis, Hesse, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1836, Schadeck, Runkel, Limburg-Weilburg Landkreis, Hesse, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     7. Elisabeth Schaefer,   b. 11 Feb 1837, Schadeck, Runkel, Limburg-Weilburg Landkreis, Hesse, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Deceased
    +8. Anna Sophie Schaefer,   b. 1 Oct 1842, Schadeck, Runkel, Limburg-Weilburg Landkreis, Hesse, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1896, Falls City, Karnes Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
    +9. Heinrich "Henry" Schaefer,   b. 1842, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1933, Austin, Travis Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
    Last Modified 29 Apr 2017 
    Family ID F474  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1793 - Schadeck, Runkel, Limburg-Weilburg Landkreis, Hesse, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 11 May 1797 - Evangelische Kirche, Schadeck, Runkel, Limburg-Weilburg Landkreis, Hesse, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Dec 1823 - Evangelische Kirche, Schadeck, Runkel, Limburg-Weilburg Landkreis, Hesse, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Friedericke Schaefer - 24 Jan 1824 - Schadeck, Runkel, Limburg-Weilburg Landkreis, Hesse, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Johann Carl Schaefer - 10 Feb 1826 - Schadeck, Runkel, Limburg-Weilburg Landkreis, Hesse, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Philipp Schaefer - 1 Jul 1828 - Schadeck, Runkel, Limburg-Weilburg Landkreis, Hesse, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Friedrich "Fritz" Schaefer - 30 Oct 1830 - Schadeck, Runkel, Limburg-Weilburg Landkreis, Hesse, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Christina Schaefer - 7 Apr 1833 - Schadeck, Runkel, Limburg-Weilburg Landkreis, Hesse, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Conrad Schaefer - 3 Aug 1835 - Schadeck, Runkel, Limburg-Weilburg Landkreis, Hesse, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Elisabeth Schaefer - 11 Feb 1837 - Schadeck, Runkel, Limburg-Weilburg Landkreis, Hesse, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Heinrich "Henry" Schaefer - 1842 - Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Anna Sophie Schaefer - 1 Oct 1842 - Schadeck, Runkel, Limburg-Weilburg Landkreis, Hesse, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Aug 1845 - New Braunfels, Comal Co., Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - New Braunfels Cemetery, New Braunfels, Comal Co., Texas Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S365] Kirchenbuch, Evangelische Kirche Schadeck, FHL Microfilm #1195123., Microfilm #1195123 KB 4, yr. 1797.
    2. [S365] Kirchenbuch, Evangelische Kirche Schadeck, FHL Microfilm #1195123., Microfilm #1195123 KB 10, pp. 16-17.
    3. [S6] NEW BRAUNFELS: THE FIRST FOUNDERS, VOL II, p. 174.
      Gives birth as 1797.
    4. [S368] NEW BRAUNFELS: THE FIRST FOUNDERS, VOL I, pp. 47, 111, 117, 126, 129, 132, 139, 150, 252, 254, 260, 265, 267, 286, 518, 519.
      IMMIGRATION: The family emigrated from Schadeck, near Runkel, on the Lahn river within the present day Hesse previously known as Nassau. The family came to Texas on the first trip of the brig JOHANN DETHARDT which left Bracke harbor on 21 Sep 1844. The ship first stopped on 21 Nov 1844 in Galveston, Texas and were in Lavaca on 03 Dec 1844. The family arrived with the first group to view the site on New Braunfels on 21 Mar 1845. The family was charged with transporting the two church bells from Germany to the new community. These bells were used on 04 Apr 1845 in the dedicatation ceremonies of the foundy of New Braunfels. This story of the bells was quotes Oscar Haas' book. They were listed as #154 to #164. The family was enrolled in Rev. Ervendberg's congregational listing of the German Protestand Church. The family recieved 3 Town Lots. Carl received #35, son Carl #103, and son Philipp #99. (There is a conflict on page 139 and page 519 as to which lot Carl and son Carl received.) Only Carl received an Acre Lot. He received Acre lot #99, a 9 1/2 Bavarian acre lot. When Carl and Elisabeth died in 1845, their children were among the first orphans of the new town. The text states that probate minutes in the courthouse help show how the early courts helped to maintan their welfare. CONFLICT: Gives birth as 11 May 1797 which is baptism date.
    5. [S10] THE FIRST PROTESTANT CHURCH, ITS HISTORY AND ITS PEOPLE 1845-1955, pp. 113-116.
      BIOGRAPHY-IMMIGRATION: Carl Schaefer and family under the direction of the German Emigration Society was intrusted with the safe delivery of the two original bells used by the First Protestant Church from 1845 until 1894. These two smaller bells have been retired and may be seen as museum pieces in the Seele Parish House. The Schaefers, who landed at Galveston in December 1844, arrived with the first group to view the site of New Braunfels on March 21, 1845. On April 4, 1845 the bells were tolled during the dedication ceremonies of the founding of New Braunfels. The Schaefer family is listed as Charter Members, numbers 154-164.
    6. [S362] A New Land Beckoned: German Immigration to Texas 1844-1847, p. 135.
      IMMIGRATION: Carl Schaefer died 11 Aug 1845 age 52, Elisa nee Ackermann died 29 Jun 1845 age 47 from Langscheid, orphans Christiane, Heinrich, Friedrike, Elisabeth, Sofia, Friedrich, Johanetta, Carl 18, founders of New Braunfels. They left Bremen on 16 Sep 1844 and arrived at Galveston on 23 Nov 1844 on the ship JOHANN DETHARDT.
    7. [S66] KIRCHENBUCH DER PROTESTANTISCHEN GEMEINDE, No. I & II, vol 2, #11, pp. 340a-340.
      52 years old, died of [in German] "Fieberkrankheit", lists birth place as Schadeck in Nassau. Buried in IVa.
    8. [S368] NEW BRAUNFELS: THE FIRST FOUNDERS, VOL I, pp. 47, 111, 117, 126, 129, 132, 139, 150, 252, 254, 260, 265, 267, 286, 518, 519.
      The family emigrated from Schadeck, near Runkel, on the Lahn river within the present day Hesse previously known as Nassau. The family came to Texas on the first trip of the brig JOHANN DETHARDT which left Bracke harbor on 21 Sep 1844. The ship first stopped on 21 Nov 1844 in Galveston, Texas and were in Lavaca on 03 Dec 1844. The family arrived with the first group to view the site on New Braunfels on 21 Mar 1845. The family was charged with transporting the two church bells from Germany to the new community. These bells were used on 04 Apr 1845 in the dedicatation ceremonies of the foundy of New Braunfels. This story of the bells was quotes Oscar Haas' book. They were listed as #154 to #164. The family was enrolled in Rev. Ervendberg's congregational listing of the German Protestand Church. The family recieved 3 Town Lots. Carl received #35, son Carl #103, and son Philipp #99. (There is a conflict on page 139 and page 519 as to which lot Carl and son Carl received.) Only Carl received an Acre Lot. He received Acre lot #99, a 9 1/2 Bavarian acre lot. When Carl and Elisabeth died in 1845, their children were among the first orphans of the new town. The text states that probate minutes in the courthouse help show how the early courts helped to maintan their welfare. CONFLICT: Gives birth as 11 May 1797 which is baptism date.
    9. [S362] A New Land Beckoned: German Immigration to Texas 1844-1847, p. 135.
      Carl Schaefer died 11 Aug 1845 age 52, Elisa nee Ackermann died 29 Jun 1845 age 47 from Langscheid, orphans Christiane, Heinrich, Friedrike, Elisabeth, Sofia, Friedrich, Johanetta, Carl 18, founders of New Braunfels. They left Bremen on 16 Sep 1844 and arrived at Galveston on 23 Nov 1844 on the ship JOHANN DETHARDT.
    10. [S940] Find A Grave, 9 November 2014; http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=76213972.
      Carl Johann Schaefer; Birth: 1793, Hessen, Germany; Death: Aug. 11, 1845, New Braunfels, Comal County, Texas, USA; Note: Son of Johann Carl Schäfer and Anna Sophie Schmidt of Germany; Spouse: Elisabeth Ackermann Schaefer (1798 - 1845); Children: Philipp Schaefer (1828 - 1911) *, Christina Schaefer (1833 - 1845) *, Elisebeth Schaefer Jung (1840 - 1896) *, Heinrich Schaefer (1842 - 1933) * [* = Calculated relationship]; Burial: New Braunfels Cemetery, New Braunfels, Comal County, Texas, USA; Created by: famof6; Record added: Sep 08, 2011; Find A Grave Memorial# 76213972.
    11. [S6] NEW BRAUNFELS: THE FIRST FOUNDERS, VOL II, p. 174.
    12. [S10] THE FIRST PROTESTANT CHURCH, ITS HISTORY AND ITS PEOPLE 1845-1955, pp. 113-116.
      Carl Schaefer and family under the direction of the German Emigration Society was intrusted with the safe delivery of the two original bells used by the First Protestant Church from 1845 until 1894. These two smaller bells have been retired and may be seen as museum pieces in the Seele Parish House. The Schaefers, who landed at Galveston in December 1844, arrived with the first group to view the site of New Braunfels on March 21, 1845. On April 4, 1845 the bells were tolled during the dedication ceremonies of the founding of New Braunfels. The Schaefer family is listed as Charter Members, numbers 154-164.




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