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Tombstone Tuesday: Theresa Adam Voges

13 Dec

Theresa Adam Voges

Thrasa Voges

Born: Aug. 20, 1859

Died: Dec. 30, 1926

Therese Adam married Frederick Voges

daughter of Conrad and Adalbertha Bergmann Adam

Boerne Cemetery (Boerne, Kendall County, Texas).Thrasa Voges marker; personally read 2011.

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Posted by on December 13, 2011 in Adam, Tombstone Tuesday, Voges

 

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4 responses to “Tombstone Tuesday: Theresa Adam Voges

  1. Andy Crews

    February 16, 2012 at 4:19 pm

    This is my great-great grandmother.

     
    • Kathryn

      February 17, 2012 at 1:01 am

      We’re cousins!!

       
  2. Polly Harris

    February 19, 2012 at 2:26 am

    Her tombstone reads “Thrasa” which is probably the German pronounciation, but the caption at the top of the page is ‘Theresa”…wonder which spelling is correct.

     
    • Kathryn

      February 19, 2012 at 9:58 pm

      I agree! Thrasa is the German pronounciation. If I understand correctly, the German spelling is Therese which would be pronounced Thrasa. The “American” spelling would be Theresa. I need to investigate to see if I can find a document she signed with the spelling she preferred. Her mother’s name was spelled many different ways also. I think it was spelled Adelberthe in German and then she changed the e’s to a’s to become “Americanized.” Do you happen to have a picture of your great-grandmother?

       

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