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Decendents of Christopher and Marie Boedeker Postert

Updated August 30, 2006

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Marie Boedeker Postert Widow of Christopher Postert asked the King to relinquish her Prussian citizenship of Ottenhausen, Prussia The King Frederick William IV granted her request along with her children to immigrate to the U.S. of North America. They set sail on 4-1-1846. They landed in Eniola, near Galveston in Galveston, County TX on 7-15-1846.

Marie Boedeker Postert’s Children and Their Descendants

I. Anna Maria Postert1 born 9-13-1817 in Prussia
Her gggrandaughter left message on internet about Anna Maria Boedeker Postert and her gggrandfather Tomas Mazurek stating he was one of the first Polish settlers in Bandera. Pam Kendall was her name and she was going to visit Panna Maria in May 1995. She was from LaCenter, WA USA.

II. Christopher H. Postert 1{spelled Christoff, Christoph, or Christobal} born 4-18-1817 in Prussia. Married Carmen {Carmel} Hernandez born 1835 in TX. They married 5-13 or 30 -1855 (the date is in conflict church and courthouse) by Priest Santiago Girandole in San Fernando Church in San Antonio TX. Christopher asked to be considered a citizen of the USA on 6-23-1853 in 9-6-1858 was granted and sworn in as American citizen. (Carmel Hernandez is identified as heir of Francisco Hernandez in Bexar County Deed Records she is also the sole heir of Candido Hernandez.) Christopher’s brand was CP.
Their Children:
A. Adolph (Adolpho) D. Postert2 born 1854 in TX. Baptized 4-4-1854 In San Fernando Church in San Antonio, TX. Married Alvina Pursch in 11-28-1882. Alvina’s parents were August and Elizabeth Pursch The services were preformed by reverend Father T. J. Johnson in St Mary’s Cathollic Church in San Antonio witness were George Schutte, and Mary Pursch.
Their Children:
1. Adela Postert3
2. Edward Postert3
3. Walter Postert3 born 1893
The 1910 census has Alvina Postert as head of household with son Walter whom is 17 at the time.
B. Augustina (Augusta) Magdalena Postert2 born 11-6-1855 in San Antonio, TX. Baptized 11-11-1855 by Father Tarrillion Godparents Jacob and Magdelena Postert at the San Fernando Church in San Antonio.

Magdalena marred Frainlan Arredondo 1-3-1873 by the catholic Priest John Dumulin witnessed by Carmilo Terrasas and Juana Carosa in Bexar County. She was widowed.

She married Ignacio Terrasas in Bexar County on 8-21-1876. Pedro Cevalos, Augustin Costo and Juaus Cardova witnessed the marriage.
She had one child:
1. Adolph Terrasas3 born 10-1873 married Salama born 1878

Their children:
(a) Carmen Terrasas4
(b) Jose Terrasas4
(c ) Leonice Terrasas4
She was widowed again. She married Camilo Terrasas 12-4-1883 in San Antonio TX. She was 26 yrs
old at this time. The Priest was L. Genolin witnesses were Simon Fest Jr. and G. Vargas.
He had a child from a previous marriage:
2. Pedro Terrasas born 7-1881
They had children together:
3. Gregorio Terrasas3 born 2-1885
4. Sarah Terrasas3 born 5-1890
5. Michula Terrrasas3 born 5-1892
6. Felix Terrasas3 born 11-1896
C. Theodoro August Postert2 born 8-2-1857 in San Antonio TX. Baptized 8-9-1857 in the San Fernando Church in San Antonio. He died in San Antonio in 1888 when a runaway wagon and team ran over him on the corner of South Flores and Houston St. He was killed instantly. He married Mary Margaret Lothringer 6-2-1883 in San Antonio in Bexar County TX by Rector John Kirch in the St Joseph‘s Church witness were William Verner and Mrs Verner. Mary was born 5-12-1864 in Germany. Her Father was Joseph and Selma (Erion) Lothringer.
Theodoro August’s children were:
1. Eda (Edith) Irene Postert3 born in San Antonio 9-18-1883. Married George Lucias in the Sacred Heart Church on 2-11-1902. Witness were Frank and

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