Title: History of Allegheny county, Pennsylvania: including its early settlement and progress to the present time ; a description of its historic and interesting localities ; its cities, towns and villages; religious, educational, social and military history ; mining, manufacturing and commercial interests, improvements, resources, statistics, etc. ; also, biographies of many of its representative citizens Author: Cushing, Thomas, b. 1821
Pg. a581 PETER FEY, merchant, post office Homestead, was born Nov. 25, 1857, in Mifflin Township, Allegheny County, Pa.His father, NICHOLAS FEY, a native of Lorraine, France (now Germany), came to America about 40 years ago, and became a farmer and miner in Mifflin Township.His wife, MAGDALENA DECKER, also a native of France, is the mother of the following children: CATHERINE, JOHN, CASPER, ANNA, NICHOLAS, PETER and WILLIAM.PETER FEY was a miner in early life, and later was employed in the steel mill.In 1883 he opened a general grocery store, and has built up a good trade.He married LIZZIE, a daughter of JOHN RUSHE, and three children blessed this union: ANNA, GERTRUDE and ESTELLE M.MR. AND MRS. FEY are members of the Catholic Church; he is a democrat.