Sauer Family Cemetery 2
Blanco Co Cemeteries of Tx

Submitted by Joel Honeycutt and Pat Althaus

Prepared for Cemeteries of TX  by Wanda Qualls

Used with  permission of the Blanco County Historical Commission,  101 Pitchfork, Johnson City, TX 78636.

Transcribed by: June Baird (1985)

Location:  Take 1623 west out of Blanco for 3 miles, turn left at Dorsey L. Smith's, go across Blanco River and turn right, go along the river road for about 1/2 mile, the cemetery is in a field.  Has a cyclone fence.  Land is owned by Dr. Moore in 1985.  There is about 9 graves but all do not have headstones and all are not known.

Last Name                         First Name                        Birth                     Death                   
Sauer                                  Otto                                   Apr 01 1845         Dec 25 1919

Otto was from Poland, He was orphaned early in life as the Germany's over ran his country.  A German
General adopted him and he stayed with the family until he was 18 years old.  He went to Liverpool, England
where he worked as a stevedore until he came to Texas.  He worked at New Braunfels at a cypress shingle
factory until his marriage to Louisa Schmidt (see Schmidt Cemetery)  They bought 404 acres of land on the Blanco River for $1000 and lived and raised their family there.
Married: Louise Schmidt
Children: Charley; Henry; Bertha Sauer Lehman; Marie Sauer Beckman

Sauer                                 Louisa Schmidt                  Jun 04 1850         Feb 21 1934

Parents:  Heinrich and Friedricke Schmidt
Siblings: Henry; Louis; Dorothea Schmidt Wuest; Maria (Mary) Schmidt Hallenburger; Karl (Charles);
Anna Schmidt Leistikow; Fredericke Schmidt Wegner.
Children: See Otto Sauer

Sauer                                  Charley                              Dec 06 1895        Feb 27 1962

Parents: Otto and Louisa Schmidt Saurer
not married

Sauer                                   Henry                               July 6 1893           not known

Parents:  Otto and Louisa Schmidt Sauer
Married: Lillie T. Smith
Children:  Alvin; Anna; Belle Sauer Feuge

Five children are buried at this cemetery also.  Three of them are believed to be children of Bertha Saurer Lehman
and Fritz Lehman that died from Diptheria.  The names are Eric; Otto and Fritz Lehman.  Two children buried there that
nothing is know about.

Woodson Blasingame and his son Calvin are buried at this cemetery.  They both died Apr 14 1856.     In 1856 Woodson
Blasingame family were near neighbors of James R. Callahan.  The Callahan-Blassingame were involved in a gun fight
at the Blasingame home near where they are buried, on Apr 07 1856 Woodson and Calvin Blasingame were kill by mob action.
Nothing else is known about the Family except Woodson's wife name was Mary.