Peter Joseph Koenig/Konig

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Peter Joseph Konig/Koenig

Birthplace: Uber-Mörlen, Hessen, (Prussia) Germany
Death: Died in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States
Place of Burial: Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Heinrich Konig/Koenig and Eva Koenig Konig/Koenig
Husband of Mary Magdalena (Ens) Koenig
Father of Joseph A Koenig; Charles H. Koenig; John Frank Koenig; Rose Koenig; Peter Thomas Koenig and 3 others
Brother of August Konig/Koenig
Half brother of Karl Konig/Koenig; Heinrich Konig/Koenig; Konig/Koenig; Konig/Koenig; Konig/Koenig and 2 others

Occupation: Coal Merchant,
Managed by: A. Michelle Thornbury
Last Updated:

About Peter Joseph Koenig/Konig

The story I had always heard was that Peter Koenig began Koenig by picking up sticks and selling them as firewood. (MFM)

On Marriage record, groom's birthplace was listed as "Hessen". (AMT)

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Peter Joseph Koenig/Konig's Timeline

August 13, 1842
Uber-Mörlen, Hessen, (Prussia) Germany
Age 26

In Oberhessischen Gazette of 1871 following official decree is written(partial transcript):
Reservist Adam Rühl, the Grand Duke's second Landwehr Regiment was born on 18 November 1842 to Ober-Mörlen district Friedberg;
Reservist Peter Joseph Koenig, of the Grand Ducal second Landwehr Regiment, born December 13 August 1842 to Ober-Mörlen district Friedberg; the
desertion process has been opened, are the same hereby requested to return to their respective military units, or at the latest in the 30th on Friday
June 1871, 10 clock in the morning, before the scheduled court date, signed to surrender, otherwise they again closed the investigation initiated by the same, for deserters and explains each of those named will be sentenced to a fine of 50 to 100 dollars.
Darmstadt on the 11th March 1871. Grand Duke's deputy divisional court.

On June 22, 2011 a descendant of Joseph Peter Koenig wrote from Detroit, Michigan, USA, among other things: "I am the great-great-grandson of Peter Koenig, of Ober Mörlen whom immigrated to Detroit, Michigan in 1869 at 26 years or age. His Hamburg travel documents indicate that he was a farmer by trade and my relatives have told me that he said escaped military service during a war at this time." Mr. Rupp explains, it was the Franco-German War of 1870/71.

November 24, 1870
Age 28
Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA
- present
Age 27
Detroit, Michigan, United States
Age 28
Detroit, Michigan, United States
September 21, 1874
Age 32
Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA
January 18, 1877
Age 34
Detroit, Michigan, United States
Age 36
- present
Age 37
Detroit, Michigan, United States
April 25, 1881
Age 38
Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States