Peter's Monument King family photo

Peter's Monument

Taken at Oakwood Cemetery, Fremont, OH USA.

They first lived in Fairfield County, then they moved to Sandusky County, Ohio. In 1852 they settled on 240 acres of only partly cleared land. Peter was a Democrat and served in many township offices. ... show more

They first lived in Fairfield County, then they moved to Sandusky County, Ohio. In 1852 they settled on 240 acres of only partly cleared land. Peter was a Democrat and served in many township offices. He supported the German Reform Church.

Their children were: Henry M., George W., J. Monroe, Lewis, Levi, Malinda O., Melinda, Mariam, Mary A., Peter, Rebecca, & Samuel S..

After moving to Washington Township, Sanducky County, Ohio, Peter and Mary built a large two-story framehouse and had a circular stairway that went from the basement up to the deck of the roof. It also had a beautiful parlor on the first floor. Peter and Mary's son, Jacob Monroe King, raised all of his children here and lived in the family house his whole life.

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