Subject:Re: Engelhardt in La Vernia
Post Date:October 07, 2003 at 01:07:15
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Forum:Wilson County, TX Genealogy Forum
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In a quick search of the major cemeteries listed, I could not find William Engelhardt, born about 1879 and died in Dec 1922, in a book (407 pages) titled "Cemeteries of Wilson County, Texas" by Irma M. Meyr. It is pretty complete up to the date of publication sometime in the 1980's or 1990's (self-published and no date is given, unfortunately). Certainly there would be anything in 1922 included.

I did find the following on page 24 of the book under the heading of Englehardt, Moltz and Reynolds. All buried in Baker Cemetery located on the C.A. Baker place, believed to be in the Floresville area. Irma Meyr notes that these burials were copied from the Wilson County Courthouse in Floresville, so she did not walk through the Baker Cemetery (if it could even be found today). The dashes " --- " indicate that no date of birth was given.

1) Arthur --- 26 Jan. 1919, son of William and Mollie (Moltz).
2) Mollie (Moltz) --- 30 Dec. 1918 daughter of William and Fannie (Reynolds)
3) Zula --- 03 Dec. 1918 daughter of William and Mollie

MOLTZ, Mollie (see Mollie Englehardt)
REYNOLDS, Fannie (see Mollie Englehardt)

So, it looks like William and Mollie had a son who is buried there and Mollie (Moltz) Englehardt and her mother, Fannie Reynolds, are also there. If that is the case, WHO is buried in Seguin where you say Mollie is buried? If Fannie Reynolds is not buried there, why is she listed in the book. Wasn't the big influenza epidemic going on in 1918-1919? Looks like they may have perished in that epidemic.
Hope this helps, but it may raise more questions than it answers. Ain't genealogy fun!!!
Ernest Young