Friday, August 24, 2012

Peter Weber

  Peter Weber, my 2nd Great-Grandfather, was born on 3 November 1842 in Calumet Wisconsin. Peter was the first child born in the United States to German immigrants Anton Weber and Anna Koenigs.

  In 1863, at the age of twenty-one, Peter traveled to the west coast and lived for 5 years in California and Nevada. Peter returned to Wisconsin by 1868 and settled  in Mount Calvary Wisconsin.

  On 3 November 1868, at Mount Calvary Wisconsin, Peter married an Austrian immigrant named Paulina Flatz, From this marriage nine children, five daughters and four sons, would be born in Mount Calvary.

  In Mount Calvary, Peter established and ran a general repair and blacksmith shop. Peter served as a Justice of the Peace for three years and a member of the town's Board of Supervisors as a Democrat.

  In the 1880's, Peter moved his family from Mount Calvary to Superior Wisconsin to live. Peter would die of Pneumonia in Superior Wisconsin on 18 June 1891. (See Photo) Peter is buried  at the Old St Francis Cemetery in Superior Wisconsin, (See Photo)

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