Haass Family Cemetery

Haass Family Cemetery
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"Haass Settlement," Medina County

LOCATION:  About 7 miles from Castroville off Highway 90 on Farm Market 1343 and County Road 4514. The cemetery is located about two hundred feet from the George L. and Anna Haass homestead. This land which the cemetery is on is no longer part of the Haass homestead.

NOTE: The following tombstone inscriptions were copied word for word, line for line.  Tombstones identifying more than one grave are identified by a hyphen (1-2).  Underlined information is relative to all graves or burials sharing a common tombstone.  FS signifies footstone.  A slash (/) indicates the end of a line.  Information in italics (italics ) represents comments or observations made by the transcriber or are from other sources as noted.

Compiled by the Medina County Tombstone Inscription Project, Jim Menke, Coordinator, in cooperation with the Castro Colonies Heritage Association, Historical Research Committee.  (2001)

No. Name Inscription/Remarks
1 HAASS, W. HERE REST IN PEACE / WALTER JULIUS / HAASS / BORN / NOV. 12, 1882 / DIED / MAY 6, 1900
FS - W. J. H.; Son of George L. and Anna Haass; Walter Haass died May 10, 1900, Sunday at 5 P.M. His death was caused by an accident near Dunlay when his foot became caught in a rope fastened to the saddle and he was dragged to death by his horse.
1
2 HAASS, P. HERE REST IN PEACE / PAULINA / HAASS / BORN / DEC. 12, 1874 / DIED / DEC. 25, 1875
Infant daughter of George L. and Anna Haass.2
3 HAASS, L. HERE REST IN PEACE / LOUIS HAASS / BORN / MAY 25, 1862 / DIED / OCT. 6, 1877
FS - L.H.; Son of George L. and Anna Haass.3
4 HAASS, L. HERE REST IN PEACE / LINA HAASS / BORN / NOV. 26, 1866 / DIED / OCT. 8, 1879
FS - L. H.; Daughter of George L. and Anna Haass.4
5 TESCHLER, A. Here rest in peace / ANNA / BARBARA / TESCHLER / NEE / BACHMAN / BORN / SEPT. 11, 1803 / DIED / MAR. 24, 1881 / TESCHLER
FS - A.B.T.; Death record entry No. 90 at Zion Lutheran Church states that Anna Barbara Taeschler, a Lutheran, age 77 years, 5 mos.; died at Francisco Mar. 24, 1881, and was buried at Francisco Mar. 25, 1881. Rev. Pfennig officiated. Death was from old age. Born in 1803 in Switzerland, she came to America with her husband and children in 1846; mother of Anna Haass nee Teschler.
6 HAASS, P. FATHER / PHILLIP HAASS SR. / Born / April 14, 1831 / Died Nov. 11, 1896
FS - P.H.; On Wednesday, November 11, 1896, Phillip Haass Sr. was struck and killed by a train at Dunlay section house.
5
7-8 HAASS, A.

HAASS, G.

MOTHER / ANNA HAASS / NEE / TESCHLER / BORN / JUNE 15, 1840 / DIED / AUG. 1, 1932

FATHER / GEO. HAASS / BORN / NOV. 25, 1837 / DIED / FEB. 11, 1925 / REST IN PEACE / HAASS

9 HAASS, L. LOUISA ROSE HAASS / SEPT. 14, 1872 / NOV. 30, 1962
Daughter of George L. and Anna Haass
6

 UNMARKED GRAVE:

  HAAS, P. PHILIP HAASS
Death record entry No. 49 at Zion Lutheran Church states that Philip Haas, a Lutheran child, age 5 yrs, 10 mos. died at Castroville May 6, 1868, and was buried at Francisco May 7, 1868. His father was Philip Haas.

1VON HAASS by H. E. Haass, p. 16; Haass File, J & D Menke Collection

2Ibid. P. 16

3Ibid. P. 16

4Ibid. P. 16

5Ibid. P. 13

6Ibid. P. 16

TXGenWeb, Medina County - Haass Family Cemetery (MCTIP) updated on 11/10/2013

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