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Seguin in Guadalupe County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Zuehl Family Fence

 
 
Zuehl Family Fence Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, March 28, 2021
1. Zuehl Family Fence Marker
Inscription.  

Eight generations of the ancestors of the Carl Christian Zuehl - Hanna Marie Wreede Zuehl have contributed to the legacy of Texas history since 1846. Leaving their hometown in Tribsees, Stralsund, Prussia with three of their five children, they boarded Mercur on August 24, 1846. Three months later they arrived in Galveston and were transported by ship to Indianola, Texas. From Indianola, they began their journey to Comal and Guadalupe Counties. Their son, Wilhelm, married Katherina. They had two children. Katherina and daughter died of cholera. Wilhelm and his second wife, Wilhelmine Gutz, had ten more children.

Prior to his death, June 15, 1912, Wilheim set aside a lot for Zuehl Cemetery, near the Zuehl Community in Guadalupe County. Wilhelm purchased a wrought iron fence for the Zuehl Cemetery from the county. The fence originally had been at the third 1883 Court House and was sold when no longer needed.

On Guadalupe County's 150th birthday the descendants of Wilhelm Zuehl loving returned a portion of this wrought iron fence to Guadalupe County. This gesture is to honor all those who continue the legacy of the
The Wrought Iron Fence image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, March 28, 2021
2. The Wrought Iron Fence
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Zuehl Family in Texas and Guadalupe County.
 
Erected 1996 by County of Guadalupe Texas.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is June 15, 1912.
 
Location. 29° 34.098′ N, 97° 57.862′ W. Marker is in Seguin, Texas, in Guadalupe County. Marker is at the intersection of East Donegan Street and South Austin Street (State Highway 123), on the right when traveling west on East Donegan Street. The marker is located in the southwest corner of the Guadalupe County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 East Court Street, Seguin TX 78155, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Guadalupe County, C.S.A. (a few steps from this marker); The Alfred H. Koebig Central Park Fountain (within shouting distance of this marker); Guadalupe County Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Seguin (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Spanish Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); Colonel John Ireland (within shouting distance of this marker); "White Way" Lighting (within shouting distance of this marker); The Magnolia Hotel (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Seguin.
 
Zuehl Family Fence Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, March 28, 2021
3. Zuehl Family Fence Marker
The view from across the street image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, March 28, 2021
4. The view from across the street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 4, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 89 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 4, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.

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Jul. 2, 2022