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FOURTEEN KNOWN BURIALS IN LOESSBERG / LOESBERG FAMILY CEMETERY

LOWER MEDINA – CASTROVILLE, MEDINA COUNTY TEXAS

Located approx. one mile west of current-day LaCoste, this cemetery has been lost to repeated flooding on the Medina River in the early 1900s.  Information in this record was obtained from the Johann Loessberg family and Zion Lutheran Church Burial Records from 1852 to 1900, as found in Medina County Cemeteries Volume II., by Carol Henley (Copyright 1985, Mountain Press, Signal Mountain, TN).  This list was prepared by Charles F. Halty b61electra225@comcast.net, great-great grandson of Johann Loessberg and Anna Elizabeth Wagner in June 2003.

BRAUN, Christina (nee Wagner)

Born Feb 1841, Dickerhausen, Hesse-Kassel GERMANY

Died May 22 1868, Lower Medina, Castroville

Spouse : Johannes Braun I.

Parents : George Wagner and Elisa Aschenbrand.

BRAUN, Johannes G. II.    infantum morbis  (i.m.) 

Born Mar 20 1868, Lower Medina, Castroville

Died Mar 28 1868, Lower Medina, Castroville

Parents :  Johannes G. Braun and Christina (nee Wagner) Braun.

HANEL, Johann

Born 1832, GERMANY

Died Sep 14 1882, Lower Medina, Castroville

Fell into a well and died on Johann Reuss farm.

Lutheran.

KOENIG, Wilhelm Johann  (i.m.)

Born Sep 11 1887, Lower Medina, Castroville

Died Sep 15 1887, Lower Medina, Castroville

Parents :  Gustave Adolph Koenig and Anna Martha Loessberg

Prayers offered at the home and graveside by Rev. Wm. Hummel, Zion Lutheran, Castroville.

Brothers and Sisters :

Paul L. Koenig, married Mildred Mary Hilda Bippert

Olga Koenig, married Fritz Weiblen

John Koenig, married Anna Zeinert.

Mary Elizabeth “Lizzie” Koenig, married John Geiger.

LOESSBERG, Anna Elizabeth (nee Wagner)

Born 1835, Dickerhausen Hesse Kassel, GERMANY

Died Mar 26 1859, Lower Medina, Castroville

Spouse :  Johann Loessberg  (Second wife.)

Parents : George Wagner and Elisa Aschenbrand

Six Known Children :

Anna Katharina Loessberg  (i.m.)

Katharina Maria Loessberg

Maria Elizabeth Loessberg, married Johann Daniel Reus (brother of Johann Ludwig Reuss)

Anna Martha Loessberg, married Gustave Adolph Koenig

Elizabeth Martha Loessberg  (i.m.)

George Loessberg, married Anna Mina Etter. 

LOESSBERG, Anna Katherina  (i.m.)

Born 1853, Lower Medina, Castroville

Died 1853, Lower Medina Castroville

Parents :  Johann Loessberg and Anna Elizabeth Wagner

LOESSBERG, Johann

Born Sep 15 1810, Kurhessen, Hesse Kassel GERMANY

Died Apr 2 1892, Lower Medina, Castroville

Spouses:  Marianne (Maria) Kaeppler, First Wife and

Anna Elizabeth Wagner, Second Wife.

Parents : Paul Loessberg and Martha Elisabeth (Magda) Liedorf

Brother : Sebastian Loessberg.

Sister :  Elizabeth Loessberg, wife of Jean (John) Reitzer.

One Child From First Wife :

Maria Theresia Loessberg, married Johann Ludwig (Louis I.) Reuss

Six Children From Second Wife :

Anna Katharina Loessberg  (i.m.)

Katharina Maria Loessberg

Maria Elizabeth Loessberg, married Johann Daniel (John) Reus

Ana Martha Loessberg, married Gustave Adolph Koenig

Elizabeth Martha Koenig  (i.m.)

George Loessberg, married Anna Mina Etter.

LOESSBERG, Martha Elizabeth  (i.m.)

Born 1858, Lower Medina, Castroville

Died 1859, Lower Medina, Castroville

Parents :  Johann Loessberg and Anna Elizabeth Wagner

LOESSBERG, Katharina Maria

Born Jan 22 1854, Lower Medina, Castroville

Died June 1869, San Antonio, Bexar County Texas

Parents :  Johann Loessberg and Anna Elizabeth Wagner

LOESSBERG, Marianne [Maria]  (nee Kaeppler)

Born about 1825, Rhineland GERMANY

Died Jun 5 1851, Lower Medina, Castroville

Spouse :  Johann Loessberg  (First wife.)

Parents :  Johann and Maria Kaeppler

Brothers:

Michael Kaeppler

Joseph Kaeppler

REUSS, Johann Ludwig (Louis I.)

Born Mar 28 1846, Kyrth, Hannover GERMANY

Died Sep 25 1896, Lower Medina, Castroville

Spouse :  Maria Theresia Loessberg, daughter of Johann Loessberg and  Marianne Kaeppler.

Parents : Johann Adam Reuss I. And Katharina Margaretha Gembler

Seven Known Children :

Bertha Christina Reus, married Aloys Valentine (A.V.) Tondre

Ludwig Rudolph (Louis II.) Reus, married Kate Tondre

Dorothea Anna (Dora) Reus, married Heinrich Grossenbacher

Clara Paulina Reus, married Udo Herman Topperwein

Adelina Fredericka Reus, married Amos D. Jones

Emil Adolph Reus, married Maria Cecilia Wesp

Lillie Helena Reus, married George Loeloff.

Prayers at home and at the grave by Rev. Wm. Hummel.

Maria Theresia (Loessberg) Reus is buried in St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery, San Antonio.

WAGNER, Conrad

Born Feb 1939, Dickerhausen, Hesse Kassel, GERMANY

Died Sep 4 1881, Lower Medina, Castroville

Spouse :  Maria Elisa (Mina) Eisenhauer

Parents :  George Wagner and Elisa Aschenbrand

Children :  Four.  ( two living and two dead )

One known Child :  Wilhelmina (Mina) Wagner, married (Francis) William Ahr.

Prayers at home and at the grave by Rev. Wm. Pfenning.

WAGNER, Conrad Gustave  (i.m.)

Born Jan 9 1880 , Lower Medina, Castroville

Died Sep 17 1880, Lower Medina, Castroville

Parents :  Conrad Wagner and Maria Elisa (Mina) Eisenhauer.

WAGNER, Henry

Born Mar 1844, Dickerhausen, Hesse Kassel GERMANY

Died Aug 23 1884, Lower Medina, Castroville

Spouse :  Maria Elisa (Mina) Eisenhauer, who was first married to

Henry’s brother, Conrad Wagner; then as a widow married Henry Wagner.

Parents :  George Wagner and Elisa Aschenbrand.

Henry Wagner was thrown from a horse and died.

  Notes:  The surnames Loessberg and Reus are derivatives of Loesberg and Reuss.

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