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Peter Johnson Hegeman, Sr
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Birth: Feb. 24, 1819
Saratoga County
New York, USA
Death: Oct. 16, 1900
Brookings County
South Dakota, USA

Peter was a son of John Hegeman [sometimes spelled Hagerman, among other things] (1796-1859) and Eve Johnson (1795-1854). He was raised in the vicinity of Gloversville, New York, and learned the making of gloves, purses and other soft-leather goods.

He married Catherine Allen 17 March 1842 at Perth, Fulton County, New York. They had eight children in the ensuing years, while living in several different places in Fulton County, New York:

John Adrian
Magdalan Ann
Eva Ann
Peter Johnson Jr.
Daniel Allen
Sarah Catherine
John Adrian Allen
Martha Jane

About 1864 Peter moved the family west to Sparta, Monroe County, Wisconsin, where he and his sons pursued the glove-making business. After about 14 years there, they packed up half the town -- at least the parts belonging to the Hendricks, Hegeman, Palmer and a few other clans -- and followed their young men west to Dakota Territory, where they homesteaded, taking advantage of the 1864 law to get almost-free land. For awhile they all farmed in order to perfect their patents, but soon Peter's family resumed the glove-making business.

Peter died just a bit less than five months after his wife of fifty years. 
Family links: 
  John Hegeman (1795 - 1859)
  Eve Johnson Hegeman (1795 - 1854)
  Catherine Allen Hegeman (1815 - 1892)*
  Eva Ann Hegeman Wright (1847 - 1911)*
  Peter Johnson Hegeman (1849 - 1923)*
  Sarah Catherine Hegeman Hendricks (1851 - 1939)*
  John Adrian Allen Hegeman (1852 - 1931)*
  Martha Jane Hegeman (1854 - 1919)*
  Hezekiah Hegeman (____ - 1857)*
  Peter Johnson Hegeman (1819 - 1900)
  Margaret Ann Hegeman (1821 - 1823)*
  John Adrian Hegeman (1821 - 1823)*
  Bathsheba Hegeman Hill (1828 - 1908)*
  Martha A Hegeman Roberts (1831 - 1906)*
  Micah Hegeman (1833 - 1921)*
*Calculated relationship
Greenwood Cemetery
Brookings County
South Dakota, USA
Created by: Maggie
Record added: Jul 19, 2008
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Peter Johnson Hegeman, Sr
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Peter Johnson Hegeman, Sr
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Peter Johnson Hegeman, Sr
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 Added: Jul. 19, 2008

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