Surnames

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Alcante Salinas (Jose Maria) - Owned league of land in present day Gonzales.
Alford I am researching the family of: Richard Almaraz who married Irene Sanchez PADILLA who was born in 1937 in San Antonio, Texas.
Almaraz San Antonio
Amann Julius Amann immigrated 1850 to San Antonio from Germany; died 1904. Son Max Amann.
Anz San Antonio - 1800's - Present
Barkmeyer Ludwig and Hedwig Barkmeyer both came from Germany in 1872.
Barnes  
Barrios I am researching the family of Teresa Almaraz who married Andrew BARRIOS of San Antonio who have two children together.
Beal San Antonio
Bermudez San Antonio - 1800's - present
Bononcini am researching the family of Irene Sanchez PADILLA's first marriage which was to Joe Bononcini Sr. Their children are Joe Jr, Joel, Richard, and Irene.
Borchers  
Brumfield Robert Elias, b. Aug. 1909
Bryant  
Butler Winston Butler who lived in TX from approx. 1900-1960
Cardenas family of Jose Cardenas and Celia SANCHEZ of Bexar County, San Antonio, Texas. Their children are John, Joe and Eva Cardenas.
Castillo family of Ricardo PADILLA and Theresa Castillo. Their children are: Richard, James, and John Padilla.
Castro 1930 - Present
Cervantes family of Pedro PADILLA and Antonia Cervantes whose children are: Manuela Padilla ROSALES, Candelaria Padilla FELAN, Thomasa Padilla RAMIREZ, Jose Padilla, Phillip Padilla, Petra Padilla DAVILA, Anna Cervantes Padilla (who married a few times at least one known is a THROCKMORTON), Ricardo Padilla (who married Theresa CASTILLO) and Mary Padilla RODRIGUEZ.
Cook  
Cortez San Antonio 1800's - mid 1900's- Toribio Cortez who married Inez Munos
Crutcher looking for descendants of Frank Crutcher (Aug. 1855 TN - ?) and Lucy ? (Nov. 1852 MS - ?). Their known children were (all born TX): Edgar, born April 1880; Sam, born Sept. 1883; Frank C., born Dec. 1885; Roland, born March 1890; Maurice (Morris?), born March 1894 and Lucy/Lucille, born May 1888.
Curbello Charles Louis Curbello, George Steven Curbello, Pedro Nicomedio Curbello, Jr., Pedro Nicomedio Curbello, Sr.
De La Garza Jesusa Maria De La Garza, father Marcelino de la Garza who fought in Siege of Bexar. Married Shelley Lee 1861.
Ely Drury born abt 1838 in probably Ralls Co., MO. Parents: Joshua Ely & Elizabeth. Drury married Virginia Silver in Yolo Co., CA. Drury & Virginia moved to TX in time for the 1880 TX census. Their known children are: Sarah Elizabeth?, Grace, Emetta, Lucy, Mary, Joseph, & Benjamin D. Ely. These may be nicknames. Drury Ely is a brother to my gg grandmother. Im trying to locate all Drurys brothers & sisters, with the hope that they have information regarding Sarah Jane Ely, his sister & my ancestor.
Enser 1900's to 1981. G-Grandfather's name was John Enser - father of painter John F. Enser ; wife's name Katie McCabe Enser. Open to hearing from ANYONE who knows them.
Erler Happy to exchange info.
Falcon Pedro Gonzales Falcon was born in San Antonio in 1864/1874 to Jose Marie Falcon and Faustina GONZALES. He married Helena Torres HESBROOK b . They had: Guillermo, Faustina Falcon RENDON, Apolonia, Alcadia, Helena, Severiano, Santos Falcon JARAMILLO, Alvina Falcon NAVARRO, Dorotea Falcon DIAZ, Paula, Juanita, and Delfina Falcon (who married three times: HERNANDEZ had children: Arturo, Andres, Mike, Maria Gloria, and Gilbert Hernandez; GALLARDO and PARCELL with whom she raised Mark PARCELL). Most of the Falcon family lived, and raised families, and died in San Antonio, Texas.
Fuhrmeister H. Fuhrmester in Bexar county 4th ward San Antonio in the 1870 census. He was born in Prussia as was his wife I believe her name to be Wilhelmina. I am trying to find an entry date for these people. Any information would be helpful.
Gaffney Sarah, James, & Lawrence. 1900's to the present.
Galindo Marcelino Galindo, 1888-Present, born in San Diego, Tx. married Brigida Vasquez (Derby, Tx) and died in San Antonio 1964. Searching for Evaristo Galindo father of Marcelino.
Garza Full name- Vicente Garza, married Marcelina Rios. Parents to my Grandmother Maria Rosa Sebastinana Garza born on 8-30-1890 Bexar County
Gaytan Jose Jesus Rivera Gaytan - He was one of the owners of the Guadalupe Cemetery in Stonewall
Giddens 1890 - Present
Goldenbagen They would have originally been from Comal Co.
Haas Happy to exchange info.
Harper Looking for information on any of these familes, will share what info I have
Hart San Antonio
Hauser ..San Antonio 1891-19?? - Florist
Hollis  
Icke born 6 April 1833 at Ermrtheis-Riede, near Naumburg, Germany. Marriage to Anna Katherine in 1856 at San Antonio, Bexar Co., TX.
Javins San Antonio
Jolley  
Kennedy Happy to exchange info.
Koenig Louis KOENIG (1893-94 Lone Star Brewery, machinist), m. Barbara DREIS, or any information on these surnames in San Antonio and/or Bexar County.
LaFaire  
Langwell  
Laux 1840's to present....Jacob Laux and Christine Catherine Akermann. Looking for info on any of their chidlren and descendents.
Lee Shelley Lee, born TN 1821, moved to Helotes, TX, @1860. Tinner in San Antonio, married Jesusa Maria De La Garza.
Lobert San Antonio 1877 - 1891 - tailor by trade
Lorra San Antonio 1890 - 19?? - tailor by trade
Lozano 1872 - Present
Luna 1850-1870
Maltsberger 1799 to present. PA>TN>MO>TX
Matter  
McDavitt Henry C. McDavitt family. His wife Eleanor Harper McDavitt was sister to my maternal grandfather Otho Tilden Harper. Henry and Eleanor had 2 children, Hiram Cecil and Helen. Henry died in 1950, Eleanor in 1938. I have that Cecil died in 1989.
McGinnis Happy to exchange info.
McPherson San Antonio
Montalvo/Montalbo Juan married to Maria Guerrera in 1802 in San Fernando there son Manuel Montalvo born in 1801-1802 San Antonio, Manuel was in The Storming of San Antonio, He was my great-great-grandfather.
Morales Full name Vicente Morales,married Martina Riojas. Parents to my Grandfather Santiago Riojas Morales born on June 28,1887 or 1884
Mowinckle  
Munos San Antonio 1800's to present
Needham 1907-Present - San Antonio
Noll 1890-Present - San Antonio
Norton The Norton family was a very prestigous family in San Antonio. RC Norton built the Villa Finale that is so popular today. His father Milford Phillips Norton was the first District Judge in the Republic of Texas. The Norton brothers owned the first mercantile business on what is now Market Square.
Urquhart Bartolomeo Obriotti b abt. 1853 and Catarina (de) Cresto both born Italy. Bart.o and possibly Catarina came to the US in 1881. Bart.os Declaration of Intent dated Oct. 3, 1884 (per RAOGK-Jim and Marian Bexar Co. txgenweb). They had children Madalena Lina, b. Feb.1, 1882 in SA (Mrs. Jose Rodriguez), Joseph, John, Nat, Louis, Theresa (Mrs. Adolph Gensweider) and Dominic born Oct. 5, 1893 in SA.
Ojeda family of Jose Ojeda and Celia SANCHEZ and their children: Rodolfo & Oscar Ojeda. Olga Quinones, and her brothers Rodolfo Ojeda and Oscar Ojeda died in a flood in San Antonio all on the same day. Olga was 18 years old and one of the boys (probably Oscar) was 4 years old. They died when the house was swept away in the flood. Their sister Socorro Quinones was 15 and already married and was living in her own home when the tragedy ocurred and that is why she did not die with them.
Padilla family of Pedro Cervantes Padilla who married Irene Oyervides Sanchez. They had Raul, Pedro, Robert, Irene, and Ruben Padilla in San Antonio. Also, I am researching the siblings of Pedro Cervantes Padilla: Manuela Padilla ROSALES, Candelaria Padilla FELAN, Thomasa Padilla RAMIREZ, Jose Padilla, Phillip Padilla, Petra Padilla DAVILA, Anna Cervantes Padilla (who married a few times at least one known is a THROCKMORTON), Ricardo Padilla (who married Theresa CASTILLO) and Mary Padilla RODRIGUEZ. Their parents are Pedro Padilla and Antonia CERVANTES.
Patton  
Pollock Peter Pollock married Maria (Mary) Gritz in Germany. They had four children: Ida Pollock, Caroline Pollock, Maria Pollock and Johann (John) Pollock. Ida Pollock married Albert B. Anz, Caroline Pollock married Mathias Hauger, Maria Pollock married George Joseph Kraus and Johann (John) Pollock unknown if he married. Ida Pollock was born in Germany, while the rest of the children are believed to have been born in San Antonio. Maria Gritz Pollock worked as a nurse for Dr. Ferdinand Herff. The Gritz, Pollock and Herff families had been friends in Germany and the close relationship between family members remained strong in Texas. The Pollocks moved to San Antonio from New Braunfels in 1850.
Quinones family of Joe Quinones and Celia SANCHEZ. Children: Olga & Socorro. Olga Quinones, and her brothers Rodolfo Ojeda and Oscar Ojeda died in a flood in San Antonio all on the same day. Olga was 18 years old and one of the boys (probably Oscar) was 4 years old. They died when the house was swept away in the flood. Their sister Socorro Quinones was 15 and already married and was living in her own home when the tragedy ocurred and that is why she did not die with them. Who was she married to and where are their desendants today?
Ratcliff Looking for information on any of these familes, will share what info I have
Rhine 1905 to present - George Rhine (Ryan)
Richmond 1907-1930
Rivas Canuto - Born: 1836, San Antonio, Texas, Married to: Teresa, Born: 1841. I have traced my family back to Canuto of 1836. I was unable to find further information beyond that year.
Rogers  
Sanchez Rita Sanchez married Juan Pablo OYERVIDES and they had: Concepcion, Celia, Irene, and Fernando Sanchez. Concepcion married Jose CARDENAS and had three children: John, Joe & Eva Cardenas. Celia married Joe QUINONES and had two children: Olga & Soccorro Quinones and then she married Jose OJEDA and had two more children: Rodolfo & Oscar Ojeda. Irene Sanchez married Pedro Cervantes PADILLA in San Antonio and had: Raul, Pedro, Robert, Irene, and Ruben Padilla. Fernando married Alicia (last name unknown) and they had Ana Maria, Fernando, and Esther Sanchez.
Spengler  
Schneider  
Scott Annie Scott; married Will Lee. Father Thomas Scott (of IL) and Laura Johnson. Annie and Will lived on Laurel Street in San Antonio most of their married lives.
Sutherland  
Talbert Looking for information on any of these familes, will share what info I have
Teague  
Thompson Geo. & Emma J.(Hubbard) Thompson, daughters Gladys and May. 1900-
Trevino  
Truscott  
Uecker The Minnesota Uecker are trying to establish a connection to the Ueckers in Texas, some of which were from Bexar County.
Urban Happy to exchange info.
Urquhart Urquhart, William (Willie) born in Missouri between 1883 and 1889 married in about 1908 in San Antonio to Elvira Rios born in Mexico in abt. 1889. They were the parents of Elsie b 1909 (Mrs. Jose Rodriguez), Josephine (Mrs. Rodolfo Laddaga) and Eva (possibly Mrs. Felipe Caballero). Willie Urquhart had been a soldier stationed at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio. Willie and Elvira divorced and had subsequent marriages.
Valdez Manuel, father of Apolonia
Vasquez Felipe Vasquez married to Bernardina (?) sons, Sebastian Vasquez m1. Lola (Witron) m2. Angelita Munoz, & Felipe Vasquez m. Petra Mercado. Where in Mexico did they immigrate from?
Wallace Francis and Sarah and/or Elizabeth ALEXANDER WALLACE. Arrived in Bexar County before 1860. Looking for Francis' death and more information.
Wehmeyer 1853 to present
Westfall