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Note for:   George Bridgewater,   10 DEC 1894 - 30 AUG 1954         Index
Burial:   
     Place:   Forest Park Cemetery, on Lawndale, Houston, Texas



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Note for:   Infant Boy Shaffner,   9 NOV 1900 - 9 NOV 1900         Index
Burial:   
     Place:   Liberty Cemetery, Milano, Milam County, Texas



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Note for:   Andrew J. Hood,   ABT. 1815 -          Index
[Genealogy, Larry.FTW]

A. J. Hood was a Freighter. He delivered freight from Galveston to Cameron, TX. Each trip took from 2 to 3 months.

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Note for:   Mary E. Adams,   1838 -          Index
In 1852 Mary was given a guardin Ino P Lehr.

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Note for:   Anton Stelzig Jr.,   29 JUN 1849 - 25 AUG 1893         Index
Burial:   
     Place:   Washington Cemetery, Houston, Texas

Note:    [Genealogy, Larry.FTW]

[Stelzig family.FTW]

Anton Stelzig Jr. was a German immigrant who was a custom saddle maker. He opened his first saddle and harness business in Richmond, TX in 1870. In 1887 he packed up shop in Richmond in a covered wagon and creaked down a dirt road to a nearby town called Houston. He started Stelzig Saddlery Company, Inc. in Houston, Texas in the year 1887. In the 1980 Stelzigs is on the the largest family owned western stor in the country.

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Note for:   Anton Stelzig Sr.,   ABT. 1824 - 5 FEB 1895         Index
Burial:   
     Place:   Fayetteville, Fayette, Texas

Note:    [Genealogy, Larry.FTW]

[Stelzig family.FTW]

In the Estate of Anton Stelzig deceased

Probate Records Book T P 125-126

The State of Texas
County of Fayette

In County Court, Fayette County Texas,
April Term 1895

To the Honorable W. S. Robson , Judge of said Court:

Your petitioner Teresa Stelzig a resident citizen of Fayette County, Texas, would respectfully represent that her husband, Anton Stelzig, departed this life at his home in Fayette County, Texas, on or about the 5th day of Feruary 1895. That he left personal and real property in said county of the estimated value of ($8,000.00) Eight Thousand Dollars. That he left a written will duly signed and attested as required by law which will is hewewith filed marked Exhibit "A" and is made a part hereof. That by the terms of said will your petitioner was appointed Executrix of said estate, that she is not required to give bond and that by the specific terms of said will nothing was to be done in court in relation to said estate, but to probate said will and to file an inventory and appraisement of this Estate. That petitioner is ready and willing to qualify as Exectrix of said will. Wherefore she prays that due notice of the filing of this application be given as required by law and that she have a decree probating said will ordering same to record, appointing her as Executrix of said estate and for such other orders and decrees as may be necessary in the premises and as in duty bound will she be the Exector, and that neither shall be required to give any bond or security, nor be accountable to any court or tribunal having jurisdiction of deed persons Estate but only to file on inventory and appraisement of our Estate and to carry out the provisions of the will. Witness our had at La Grange, Fayette County, Texas, this 21st day of May 1891 in the presence of and in the presence of each other.
Anton Stelzig
Teresa Stelzig
G.A. Weilig
F. Jos. Gluckenam

Filed March 23, 1995
R Klatt, C.C.C. Fayette Deo, Tex.
The State of Texas
County of Fayette:

To the Sheriff or any Constable of Fayette County

Greeting: Whereas Teresa Stelzig has filed in my office her application to the County Court of Fayette County, Texas for probate of the Last will and Testement of Anton Stelzig deceased, and to be appointed Executrix of said Will, which said application will be heard at the next regular term of said Court commencing and to be held on the 15th day of April 1895. This is therefore to command you to post up three copies of this notice for 10 days at three of the most public places in said county one of which must be at the Court house door, and no two of which shall be in the same town or city, citing all persons interested in said Will to be and appear befor the County Court os said Count at the Cour-house thereof in the city of La Grange on the 15th day of

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Last will
The State of Texas
County of Fayette

Know all men by these presents that we, Anton Stelzig Sr. joined by his wife, Theresea Stelzig, both resident citizens of the County of Fayette and State of Texas and borth being of sound and disposing mind, memory and discretion do make, publish and declare the following to be our last will and testament.

First: We direct that all of our just debts, if any ther be shall be paid by our Executors or Executrix hereafter named.

Second: We give and gequeath to our son Anton Stelzig, Jr., the sum of One thousand Dollars, the same having been already paid to him.

Third: We give and bequeath to our son, Frantz Stelzig the sum of One thousand Dollars, the same having beenadvanced as purchase money but has paid the same in full.

Fourth: We give and bequeath to our sone, Joseph Stelzig, the sume of One thousand Dollars, the same having been paid and advanced to him as part of the purchase money for several tracts of land containing in all about three hundred and eighty acres. He being indebted to us in the amount of two thoursand dollars besides.

Fifth: We give and bequeath to our son Adolph Stelzig the sum of one thousand Dollars, he being indebted to us in same amount for which we hold his note with some credits thereon. The one thousand Doolars bequeathed to him have also been paid to him and are receipted for by him. We holding his receipts for same anf for the balance his note bering interest less some credits thereon.

Sixth: We give and bequeath to our daughter Amelia Schaefer wife of Siegmund Schaefer of their legal offspring in marriage, a like sume of One thousand Dollars the same to be paid to them or their legal representative at the time of the survivor of both os us by and through our Executor herinafter named.

Seventh: We give and bequeath to our daughter Pauline Pohl Stelzig and wife of Joseph Pohl a like amounf of one thousand dollars, the same to be paid to he or her legal offspring in marriage after the death of both of us by our Executor herinafter named.

Eight: It is understood and agreed between us that if it is deemed necessary the survivor of us may change whatsoever provisions are deemed necessary, prudient, and it is further stipulated and agreed and so directed the surviving wife or husband shall be the executor or executrix of their Estates and after their death that their son Joseph Stelzig shall be the Executor, and that neither shall be required to give any bond or so

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