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Born in Bavaria in 1833, Martin Muench immigrated to Texas in 1853 and settled in San Antonio the following year. He became a prominent merchant in San Antonio and served as a city alderman. Muench was naturalized as a U.S. citizen in 1869. He died in San Antonio between 1880 and 1887 and was survived by his wife and eight children.
The Muench Family Papers contain legal documents and financial records, primarily deeds recording transactions involving several tracts of land in the San Antonio, Texas, area. Many of the transactions involve Martin Muench. Other names mentioned include I. A. Paschal and Joseph Ulrich.
Legal documents, Property records
DRT Collection at Texas A&M University-San Antonio, "Muench Family Papers, 1848-1875" (2020). Finding Aids: Guides to the Collection. 131.