Theresa Adam 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.
Posted by Kathryn on December 13, 2011 in Adam, Tombstone Tuesday, Voges
Tags: Conrad Adam
February 16, 2012 at 4:19 pm
This is my great-great grandmother.
February 17, 2012 at 1:01 am
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.
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?
July 30, 2015 at 8:19 pm
Therese (German) or Theresa (English) would be correct. Thrasa is a misspelling.
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