Family: Philipp Schaefer / Caroline Fredricka Rueckle (F10)  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

m. 2 Feb 1854


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  • Philipp SchaeferFather | Male
    Philipp Schaefer

    Born  1 Jul 1828  Schadeck, Runkel, Limburg-Weilburg Landkreis, Hesse, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location
    Christened  6 Jul 1828  Evangelische Kirche, Schadeck, Runkel, Limburg-Weilburg Landkreis, Hesse, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  19 Jul 1911  New Braunfels, Comal Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  20 Jul 1911  New Braunfels Cemetery, New Braunfels, Comal Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  2 Feb 1854  Justice of the Peace, San Antonio, Bexar Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Carl Johann Schaefer | F474 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Elisabeth Maria Ackermann | F474 Group Sheet 

    Caroline Fredricka RueckleMother | Female
    Caroline Fredricka Rueckle

    Born  18 Jul 1837  Haberschlacht, Brackenheim, Heilbronn Stadtkreis, Baden-W├╝rttemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  18 Feb 1923  New Braunfels, Comal Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    New Braunfels Cemetery, New Braunfels, Comal Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Johann Christoph Rueckle | F475 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Caroline Friedrike Mueller | F475 Group Sheet 

    Johann Philipp SchaeferChild 1 | Male
    Johann Philipp Schaefer

    Born  24 May 1856  Comal Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location
    Christened  3 Aug 1856  First Protestant Church, New Braunfels, Comal Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  5 Aug 1856  Comal Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  5 Aug 1856   

    Karl SchaeferChild 2 | Male
    + Karl Schaefer

    Born  22 Jul 1857   
    Died  13 Apr 1935   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Martha Schuster | F634 
    Married     

    August Johann SchaeferChild 3 | Male
    + August Johann Schaefer

    Born  28 Sep 1859  Comal Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location
    Christened  18 Dec 1859  First Protestant Church, New Braunfels, Comal Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  13 Aug 1934   
    Buried    New Braunfels Cemetery, New Braunfels, Comal Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Auguste E. Koepp | F635 
    Married  2 Apr 1887  Comal Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Hulda Schulz | F636 
    Married  11 Oct 1902  New Braunfels, Comal Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location

    Emma Marie Magdalene SchaeferChild 4 | Female
    + Emma Marie Magdalene Schaefer

    Born  3 Oct 1861  Comal Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location
    Christened  29 Dec 1861  First Protestant Church, New Braunfels, Comal Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  29 Sep 1940  Cibolo, Guadalupe Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    St. Paul's Cemetery, Cibolo, Guadalupe Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Julius August Ferdinand Voigt | F637 
    Married  20 Nov 1886  Comal Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location

    Heinrich Johann SchaeferChild 5 | Male
    + Heinrich Johann Schaefer

    Born  4 Nov 1864  Comal Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location
    Christened  18 Jun 1865  First Protestant Church, New Braunfels, Comal Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1 Dec 1937   
    Buried    New Braunfels Cemetery, New Braunfels, Comal Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Matilde Voigt | F638 
    Married  20 Dec 1890  First Protestant Church, New Braunfels, Comal Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location

    Anna Elise SchaeferChild 6 | Female
    + Anna Elise Schaefer

    Born  23 Dec 1866  Comal Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location
    Christened  10 May 1867  First Protestant Church, New Braunfels, Comal Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  15 Nov 1949  New Braunfels, Comal Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  15 Nov 1949  New Braunfels Cemetery, New Braunfels, Comal Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Heinrich August Carl Voigt | F5 
    Married  9 Dec 1890  First Protestant Church, New Braunfels, Comal Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location

    Wilhelm Christoph SchaeferChild 7 | Male
    + Wilhelm Christoph Schaefer

    Born  6 Nov 1869  Comal Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location
    Christened  16 Jan 1870  First Protestant Church, New Braunfels, Comal Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  2 Jan 1954   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Ida Voigt | F639 
    Married  2 Feb 1894   

    Walter Johann SchaeferChild 8 | Male
    Walter Johann Schaefer

    Born  13 Jun 1877  Comal Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location
    Christened  15 Apr 1878  First Protestant Church, New Braunfels, Comal Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1950   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Myrna | F640 
    Married     

  • Sources 
    1. [S764] Bexar County Texas Marriages, FHL Microfilm #0024917 Book C., Microfilm #0024917 Book C, pp. 149, 150.
      Licence No. 917, date 02 Feb 1854, Philip Schaffer and Caroline Frederica Richter (consent of mother). By C.E. Jfferson, J.P., Bexar Co., Wit: C.D. Gorman, L. Sargent.

      Date: 29 June 1852
    2. [S66] KIRCHENBUCH DER PROTESTANTISCHEN GEMEINDE, No. I & II, vol 1, #49, p. 163.
      Chistening record for Johann Philipp Schaefer states father is "Philipp Schaefer aus Nassau, wohnt 7 Meilen an der St. Antonio Strasse", or translated Philipp Schaefer from Nassau, living 7 miles down San Antonio Street [from New Braunfels.]

      Date: 29 June 1852
    3. [S366] Headstone Inscription for Philipp Schaefer, No. I & II, vol 1, #49, p. 163.
      Marker is located in south corner of cemetery.

      Date: 29 June 1852
    4. [S6] NEW BRAUNFELS: THE FIRST FOUNDERS, VOL II, pp. 175, 183.
      Date: 29 June 1852
    5. [S39] Philipp Schaefer Family for NEW BRAUNFELS: THE FIRST FOUNDERS from Melinda Bird, [Schaefer p. 4].
      Date: 29 June 1994
    6. [S368] NEW BRAUNFELS: THE FIRST FOUNDERS, VOL I, pp. 47, 111, 117, 124, 127, 129, 141, 286, 523, 524.
      Philip immigrated from Schadeck, bei Runkel, Nassau to Texas in 1844 on the brig JOHANN DETHARDT. Philipp is one of the first founders of New Braunfels, Texas. Philipp was enrolled as #158 in the German Protestant Congregation register. He received Town lot #99, a 1/2 Bavarian acre lot situated on the east side of Mill Street midway between Seguin and Market Streets on his 17th birthday on 01 Jul 1845. The deeds do not indicate that he received an Acre lot out of town.

      Date: 29 June 1994
    7. [S66] KIRCHENBUCH DER PROTESTANTISCHEN GEMEINDE, No. I & II, vol 1, #73, p. 163.
      Chistening record for Johann Philipp Schaefer states father is "Philipp Schaefer aus Nassau, wohnt 7 Meilen an der St. Antonio Strasse", or translated Philipp Schaefer from Nassau, living 7 miles down San Antonio Street [from New Braunfels.]

      Date: 29 June 1994
    8. [S370] Headstone Inscription for Carolina Schaefer, No. I & II, vol 1, #73, p. 163.
      Date: 29 June 1994
    9. [S20] DIE BREMERVERWANDTSCHAFT IN DEUTSCHLAND UND IN TEXAS, p. 1071.
      Date: 29 June 1994
    10. [S940] Find A Grave, 9 November 2014; http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=11145541.
      Philipp Schaefer; Birth: Jul. 1, 1828, Germany; Death: Jul. 19, 1911, New Braunfels, Comal County, Texas, USA; Parents: Carl Johann Schaefer (1793 - 1845), Elisabeth Ackermann Schaefer (1798 - 1845); Spouse: Carolina Fredricka Rueckle Schaefer (1837 - 1923); Children: Anna Elise Schaefer Voigt (1866 - 1949) *; Siblings: Philipp Schaefer (1828 - 1911), Christina Schaefer (1833 - 1845) *, Elisebeth Schaefer Jung (1840 - 1896) *, Heinrich Schaefer (1842 - 1933) * [* = Calculated relationship]; Inscription: Cpt. Co. A Texas State Trp. Confederate States Army; Burial: New Braunfels Cemetery, New Braunfels, Comal County, Texas, USA; Maintained by: John Thomas Brieger; Originally Created by: Jason & Jody; Record added: Jun 11, 2005; Find A Grave Memorial# 11145541.




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