Johann Georg Brodbeck
In 1826 Johann Georg Brodbeck was born on March 31st in Plattenhardt, Germany, a town in the district called Stuttgart in what was the Kingdom of Wurtemberg. He was the youngest surviving son of Joachim and Elizabethe Roos Brodbeck. His Grandfather Roos was a stone mason in the nearby town of Steinenbronn. He was able to utilize that skill here in his new home of Texas. George served with the Texas Rangers for a time from 1852-1853.
After living a long interesting life, he died at the age of 70 and was buried on his brother Jacob's homestead in 1897. In August of 2015 a Texas Rangers memorial cross was placed at George's grave site.