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Johann Peter "Peter" Strack
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Birth: Dec. 11, 1803
Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Death: Jul. 27, 1876
Washington County
Wisconsin, USA

Johann Peter Strack was born in Morschbach, Rheinland, Germany, the son of Christoph Strack (B 10/10/1775 D 7/12/1831) and Maria Lange (B 1777-1814).
Married Anna Katharina Waechter of Ellern, Rheinland on 8/18/1827 in Morschbach.

Peter and Anna had 8 known children. Five were born in Germany, one enroute to the U.S. and two in Germantown.---- Marie Margareta (born in Morschbach 3/3/1831, died in Germantown Wi 1/9/1874. she married Melchior Greulich on 10/10/1854 in Milwaukee Co. and had six children); Anna Katharina, David, Rosa (who was born on the ship Louisa enroute to New York, she married Valentine Klumb of Ozaukee County on the Strack family farm in Germantown. She died in Sheboygan County), Katherina (born 6/5/1845 in Germantown,Wi, died 7/4/1892 in Germantown),she married William J Goelzer and had six children. She and her husband are buried in same cemetery as Peter and Anna, her parents); William C., John P., and Eva.

Son John P moved to Milwaukee at age 21 and went on to own and operate the J.P.Strack Beer Hall & Saloon on the NW corner of 12th and Vine. A photo of this establishment can be seen in the historic photo section of the Milw Public Library on the internet. He was married three times (Margaretha Mathies, Louise Heinecke, and Elizabeth Schumacher) and had 6 children with Margaretha--Johann A.(1859), Fred (1861), Helena (1867), Amalia (Mollie) (1870), William (1871), and George Peter (1873) all born in Milwaukee. John P died on Oct 24, 1917 in Milwaukee and is buried in Union Cemetery in Milwaukee.

Son William M Strack moved to Scott in Sheboygan County where he was a farmer and married Elizabeth Gerhard.

Daughter Anna Katharina married John Phillip Kissinger and also lived in Sheboygan County where John was a farmer.They had nine children.

Daughter Eva married Jacob Wolf at age 17 and moved to Plymouth Wi (Sheboygan county) where Jacob owned a farm. They had four children. Eva died 6/1/1928 at almost 88 years of age. 
Family links: 
  Anna Katharina Waechter Strack (1802 - 1880)
  Anna Catherina Strack Kissinger (1833 - 1906)*
  David Strack (1835 - 1918)*
  William Strack (1836 - 1927)*
  John P Strack (1839 - 1917)*
  Eva Strack Wolf (1840 - 1928)*
  Rosina Strack Klumb (1843 - 1876)*
  Katherina Strack Goelzer (1845 - 1892)*
*Calculated relationship
Christ Evangelical Church Cemetery
Washington County
Wisconsin, USA
Created by: Anonymous
Record added: Aug 31, 2011
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Johann Peter Peter Strack
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