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Subject:          Francois Joseph KEMPF

Birth:                             10 Nov 1820    Niederentzen, Haut Rhin, Alsace, France.1

Passport:                       __ Feb 1850    Niederentzen, Haut Rhin, Alsace, France.2

Immigratn:                     23 Apr 1850    New Orleans, Louisiana; departing Havre 21 Feb 1850 on the "Fides."3

Census:                         __ ___ 1850    Medina County, Texas; household #34 Medina River above Castroville.4

Census:                         __ ___ 1854    St Louis Catholic Church, Castroville, Medina County; family #54 (no children).5

Marriage:                       23 Feb 1854    St Louis Catholic Church, Castroville, Medina County; License issued 20 Feb 1854. Recorded 25 Feb 1854.6

Census:                         __ ___ 1860    Medina County, Texas; householdl #39 Castroville town.7

Occupation:                   __ ___ 1860    Medina County, Texas; county clerk.7

Voter Reg:                     30 Jan 1868    Medina County, Texas; Remarks: By his request - held office of co. clerk before & during the Rebellion.8

Census:                         __ ___ 1870    Medina County, Texas; household #6 Castroville.9

Census:                         __ ___ 1880    Medina County, Texas; household #77 Castroville.10

Death:                            14 Apr 1891    Medina County, Texas.11

Burial:                            14 Apr 1891    St Louis Catholic Cemetery, Castroville, Medina County.11

Father:            Jean KEMPF

Mother:           Catherine ?

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Spouse:          Anne Marie WEBER

Birth:                                8 Jan 1835    Mitzach, Haut Rhin, Alsace, France.12

Immigratn:                    29 May 1844    (w); Joseph WEBER and Marie Josephine HANS; Galveston, Galveston County, Texas; departing Antwerp 9 Apr 1844 on the "Ocean."13

Census:                         __ ___ 1850    (w); Joseph WEBER and Marie Josephine HANS; Medina County, Texas; household #61 Castroville.4

Death:                           24 Aug 1921    Castroville, Medina County, Texas.14

Burial:                            25 Aug 1921    St Louis Catholic Cemetery, Castroville, Medina County.11

Father:            Joseph WEBER (23 Jun 1804-5 Feb 1866)

Mother:           Marie Josephine HANS (19 Mar 1806-6 Jan 1865)

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Eight Known Children

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M           Benjamin KEMPF

Birth:                               8 Nov 1854    Castroville, Medina County, Texas.14

Census:                         __ ___ 1860    (w); Francois Joseph KEMPF and Anne Marie WEBER; Medina County, Texas; householdl #39 Castroville town.7

Census:                         __ ___ 1870    (w); Francois Joseph KEMPF and Anne Marie WEBER; Medina County, Texas; household #6 Castroville.9

Marriage:                       17 Feb 1879    Maria HABY (26 Jun 1861-11 Jan 1893), daughter of Ambroise HABY and Christine BECK; St Louis Catholic Church, Castroville, Medina County.11

Marriage:                       30 Jan 1894    Mary Louise KELLER (29 Jun 1864-9 Nov 1935), daughter of Andre KELLER and Catherine DREYER; St Louis Catholic Church, Castroville, Medina County.11

Death:                           26 Dec 1927    Medina County, Texas.11

Burial:                           28 Dec 1927    St Louis Catholic Cemetery, Castroville, Medina County.14

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M           August KEMPF

Birth:                                1 Apr 1856    Medina County, Texas.11

Census:                         __ ___ 1860    (w); Francois Joseph KEMPF and Anne Marie WEBER; Medina County, Texas; householdl #39 Castroville town.7

Census:                         __ ___ 1870    (w); Francois Joseph KEMPF and Anne Marie WEBER; Medina County, Texas; household #6 Castroville.9

Marriage:                         7 Jan 1879    Clothilda Amanda KRUST (Oct 1860-26 May 1894), daughter of Joseph Andre KRUST and Catherine BURGER; St Louis Catholic Church, Castroville, Medina County.11

Death:                             2 Nov 1928    San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas.14

Burial:                             4 Nov 1928    San Fernando Cemetery #2, San Antonio, Bexar County.14

Marriage:                       __ ___ ____    Alvina VOLLMER; Texas.12

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M           Francis Joseph KEMPF Jr

Birth:                                 4 Jul 1857    Medina County, Texas.11

Census:                         __ ___ 1860    (w); Francois Joseph KEMPF and Anne Marie WEBER; Medina County, Texas; householdl #39 Castroville town.7

Census:                         __ ___ 1870    (w); Francois Joseph KEMPF and Anne Marie WEBER; Medina County, Texas; household #6 Castroville.9

Death:                           14 Feb 1897    Medina County, Texas.11

Burial:                            15 Feb 1897    St Louis Catholic Cemetery, Castroville, Medina County.11

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M           Louis Albert KEMPF

Birth:                                1 Oct 1858    Medina County, Texas.11

Census:                         __ ___ 1860    (w); Francois Joseph KEMPF and Anne Marie WEBER; Medina County, Texas; householdl #39 Castroville town.7

Census:                         __ ___ 1870    (w); Francois Joseph KEMPF and Anne Marie WEBER; Medina County, Texas; household #6 Castroville.9

Marriage:                         5 Apr 1885    Mathilda MEYER (23 Apr 1869-6 Feb 1951), daughter of Erasmus MEYER and Marie Anne SIMON; Medina County, Texas.15

Daughter:                      13 Mar 1886    Ida Anna Mary KEMPF; Castroville, Medina County, Texas.11

Son:                               15 Feb 1888    Albert Benjamin KEMPF; Castroville, Medina County, Texas.11

Daughter:                        8 Dec 1889    Anna Mary KEMPF; Castroville, Medina County, Texas.11

Daughter:                        8 Mar 1892    Paulina Mary KEMPF; Castroville, Medina County, Texas.16

Son:                                1 May 1894    Alfred Erasmus KEMPF; Castroville, Medina County, Texas.16

Death:                          17 May 1934    Medina County, Texas.11

Burial:                           19 May 1934    St Louis Catholic Cemetery, Castroville, Medina County.11

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F            Mary Louise KEMPF

Birth:                               9 Nov 1859    Medina County, Texas.11

Census:                         __ ___ 1860    (w); Francois Joseph KEMPF and Anne Marie WEBER; Medina County, Texas; householdl #39 Castroville town.7

Census:                         __ ___ 1870    (w); Francois Joseph KEMPF and Anne Marie WEBER; Medina County, Texas; household #6 Castroville.9

Marriage:                      10 Nov 1878    George Armin BOEHME (9 Sep 1853-27 Jan 1914), son of Friedrich Christoph August BOEHME and Elisabeth SCHWARTZ; St Louis Catholic Church, Castroville, Medina County.11

Death:                           30 Nov 1949    Medina County, Texas.16

Burial:                            __ ___ ____    St Louis Catholic Cemetery, Castroville, Medina County.16

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F            Maria Odilia KEMPF

Birth:                             28 Aug 1861    Medina County, Texas.11

Death:                            12 Apr 1862    Medina County, Texas.16

Burial:                            __ ___ ____    St Louis Catholic Cemetery, Castroville, Medina County.16

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F            Ida Veronica KEMPF

Birth:                              11 Feb 1863    Medina County, Texas.11

Census:                         __ ___ 1870    (w); Francois Joseph KEMPF and Anne Marie WEBER; Medina County, Texas; household #6 Castroville.9

Census:                         __ ___ 1880    (w); Francois Joseph KEMPF and Anne Marie WEBER; Medina County, Texas; household #77 Castroville.10

Marriage:                      18 Sep 1883    Victor Camille BURGER (6 Sep 1860-15 Apr 1947); Texas.1

Death:                           21 Feb 1937    Bexar County, Texas.1

Burial:                            __ ___ ____    St Mary's Catholic Cemetery, San Antonio, Bexar County.1

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F            Maria Odilia KEMPF

Birth:                               6 Dec 1864    Medina County, Texas.11

Death:                           29 Dec 1864    Medina County, Texas.16

Burial:                            __ ___ ____    St Louis Catholic Cemetery, Castroville, Medina County.16

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Endnotes 

1. Lois Kindla Smith, "John and Anna Kindla," e-mail message from lsmith050804@aol.com to Margaret Simpson, 10 Nov 2005. Hereinafter cited as "Kindla." 

2. Nicole Fouche, compiler, Retrouvez Votre Cousin d'Amerique (n.p.: n.pub.). Hereinafter cited as Cousin d'Amerique

3. Multiple entry; Jersey Fides Passenger List; in Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at New Orleans, Louisiana, 1820-1902; M-259 (n.p.: U.S. National Archives), Roll No. 32. 

4. Family Quest, 1850 Census of Medina and Other Counties in Texas., CD-ROM (n.p.: Family Quest), Medina County. Hereinafter cited as 1850 Census

5. Ted Gittinger, Connie Rihn, Roberta Haby and Charlene Snavely, compiler, St Louis Church, Castroville, Texas (San Antonio, Texas: Graphic Arts, 1973). Hereinafter cited as St Louis Church

6. Calvin D Foster, compiler, Marriage License Book D, Medina County, Texas (San Antonio, Texas: Our Heritage, 1978). Hereinafter cited as Medina Co Marrs Bk D

7. Family Quest, 1860 Census of Medina and Other Counties in Texas., CD-ROM (n.p.: Family Quest), Medina County. Hereinafter cited as 1860 Census

8. Jim Menke, "List of Registered Voters, Medina County," Branches and Acorns, No 4, Volume VI (June, 1991). Hereinafter cited as "Voters-Medina County." 

9. Family Quest, 1870 Census of Medina and Other Counties in Texas., CD-ROM (n.p.: Family Quest), Medina County. Hereinafter cited as 1870 Census

10. Family Quest, 1880 Census of Medina and Other Counties in Texas., CD-ROM (n.p.: Family Quest), Medina County. Hereinafter cited as 1880 Census

11. LDS Microfilm, compiler, St Louis Catholic Church, Castroville, Medina County, Texas (n.p.: GEDCOM by an unknown person). Hereinafter cited as St Louis Church Gedcom

12. Castro Colonies Heritage Association, compiler, The History of Medina County, Texas (Castroville, Texas: Castro Colonies Heritage Association). Hereinafter cited as Hist Medina Co

13. Ocean, Jeanette Marie, Norwegian and Probus, Ship Passenger Lists, departing 1844, Texas State Library and Archives Commission, Austin, Travis County, Texas. 

14. Family Search - Labs, online http://search.labs.familysearch.org/recordsearch/#p=0. Hereinafter cited as Family Search - Labs. 

15. WPA Index to Texas Naturalizations 1846 - 1939; (Medina County: WPA: Texas District & County Courts). Hereinafter cited as Medina Co Natlztn

16. LDS microfilm, compiler, St Louis Catholic Cemetery, Castroville, Medina County, Texas (n.p.: GEDCOM by an unknown person). Hereinafter cited as St Louis Cem.

TXGenWeb, Medina County - Francois Joseph Kempf updated on 11/06/13

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