Johann Peter Koeppel

1768–30 June 1833 (Age 65)
Adamswiller, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France

The Life of Johann Peter

Johann Peter Koeppel was born in 1768, in Adamswiller, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France as the son of Johann Nicolas Koppel and Maria Eva Schaefer. He married Anna Elisabetha Ensminger about 1795, in Waldhambach, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. In 1817, at the age of 49, his occupation is listed as farmer. He died on 30 June 1833, in Waldhambach, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France, at the age of 65.

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Johann Peter Koeppel
Anna Elisabetha Ensminger
Marriage: about 1795
Johann Peter Koeppel
Philipp Koppel Sr.
Johann Christian Koeppel

Spouse and Children


    Anna Elisabetha Ensminger


about 1795
Waldhambach, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France


    Johann Peter Koeppel


    Philipp Koppel Sr.


    Johann Christian Koeppel


Parents and Siblings

    Johann Nicolas Koppel


    Maria Eva Schaefer




World Events (6)

1778 · Treaty of Alliance with American Colonies

Age 10

After the battle of Saratoga France realized that America might be worth backing. They formed an alliance with the colonies and sent naval fleets to help with the war.
1783 · Treaty of Paris is Signed 

Age 15

While Benjamin Franklin was the ambassador to France he negotiated with the French during the war to keep them on the American side. At the same time the Treaty of Paris was established.

Age 21

Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen.

Name Meaning

1 German (Köppel) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from a pet form of the personal name Jakob ( see Jacob ).2 Silesian: nickname, probably for someone with a small head, from a diminutive of German Kopf (Low German Kopp) ‘head’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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