Peter Jugenheimer

b. 6 April 1842, d. circa 26 June 1915
  • Peter Jugenheimer was born on 6 April 1842 in Nierstein, Rheinhessen.
  • Peter Jugenheimer arrived circa 1848, according to his obituary.
  • Martin Jugenheimer and Elisabetha Reineck arrived in the Port of New York on 9 May 1848, accompanied by Peter Jugenheimer, Marie Jugenheimer and Wilhelmina Jugenheimer aboard the Ship Amazon from Le Havre.
  • Martin Jugenheimer and Elisabetha Reineck appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1860 in Rhine, Sheboygan County, Wisconsin. Other members of the household included Peter Jugenheimer.
  • He was working on the farm, according to the 1860 census.
  • He married Anna Maria Reichert, daughter of Henry Reichert and Marie Elizabeth (?), in April 1867.
  • Peter Jugenheimer and Anna Maria Reichert appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1880 in Rhine, Sheboyban County, Wisconsin. Other members of the household included Jacob Jugenheimer, Elise Jugenheimer, John Jugenheimer, Henry Jugenheimer and Peter Jugenheimer.
  • He was a farmer, according to the 1880census.
  • The Peter Jugenheimer family posed for a photographic portrait about 1890.
  • Peter Jugenheimer and Anna Maria Reichert appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1900 in Rhine, Wisconsin.
  • He was a farmer, according to the 1900 census.
  • Peter Jugenheimer died circa 26 June 1915.
  • Anna Maria Reichert became a widow at his death.
  • He was interred at Schleswig Cemetery, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin.
  • The following appeared in a local newspaper: Mr. Peter Jugenheimer passed away at his home on Saturday afternoon at 2:30 PM after a long illness at the age of 73 years 2 months and 20 days. His death marks the loss of another German settler and war veteran from the town of Rhine. A well-known and honored member of the community, Mr. Jugenheimer was born on April 6, 1842 in Nierstein, Hesse Darmstadt, Germany. At the age of six years, he and his parents immigrated to America, settling in the town of Rhine. In 1861, he enlisted in the army to fight in the Civil War. He served 3 years and 2 months with the 9th Wisconsin Regiment. During his tour of duty, he contracted typhus and spent time in the hospital. In the year 1867 he married Marie Reichert and the couple settled on a farm in the Town of Rhine, where the couple lived until two years ago when they moved to Kiel. The marriage was blessed with twelve children, of which two died in their youth. The deceased leaves behind his wife, five sons and three daughters, Jacob, John, Heinrich, Peter and Philipp, Mrs. Joseph Menne, Mrs. Louis Rehm and Mrs. Julius Bornefeld, all of which reside in Kiel. Beyond that, 17 grandchildren. The burial took place on Tuesday afternoon, with numerous mourners present at the Rockville Cemetery. A few of the surviving members of the General Lytle Post of the G.A.R. to which Mr. Jugenheimer belonged, and the sons of the German war veterans gave the deceased an honorary song with an introduction by the Arion Band. Pastor Rech conducted the graveside service.
  • The following appeared on 17 March 1927 in a local newspaper: Mrs. Peter Jugenheimer, a resident of this city for the past fourteen years, passed away on Tuesday morning at her home. Death was due to the infirmities of old age. Funeral services will be held on Friday at 1:30 p.m., at the residence, followed by rites at the Refomed church. Rev. O. Saewert will be in charge. Mrs. Jugenheimer, nee Mary Reichert, was born in Guntesblum [sic] Hessendarmstedt, Germany, on March 28, 1847. She was two years old when she came to this country with her parents, who settled in the town of Rhine. She was united in marriage to Mr. Jugenheimer on April 31, 1867 [sic]. He preceded her in death twelve years ago. Mr. and Mrs. Jos. Menne, a son-in-law and daughter, have been living with her for the past two years. The following children survive her: Jacob, John, Henry, Peter and Philip, all of this city; Mrs. Jos. Menne and Mrs. L. O. Rehm of Kiel, and Mrs. Julius Bornefeld of Plymouth. There is also one sister, Mrs. Aug. Riess of Elkhart Lake; 20 grandchildren, and one great grandchild.
  • Last Edited: 17 Mar 2010

Family: Anna Maria Reichert b. 28 March 1847, d. 15 March 1927