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"THE PETERS OF ACHERN,BADEN,GERMANY AND U.S.A" Updated July 24, 2003
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WILLIAM PETER WAS BORN MARCH 16,1832 IN ACHERN,BADEN,GERMANY.HE WAS THE SON OF FRANZ PETER AND MARIA ANTONIA HOF. HE CAME TO AMERICA ON THE SHIP GALLIA IN 1850. HE LIVED IN UNION CITY,NEW JERSEY MOST OF HIS LIFE HE WAS MARRIED THREE TIMES TO MAGDALENA JAGER,CAROLINE APPELI AND SOPHIA VOGEL. HE HAD THE GREATEST BREWERY IN NORTH AMERICA HISTORY WHICH WAS CALLED THE WILLIAM PETER BREWERY. HE DIED IN JUNE 10,1918.