PHILIP HENRY KOCHERSPERGER SR, BORN 1824, D 1911 and MARIA(MARY)EVA WAGNER)B. 1824, D. 2-6-1887-Came to the U.S. from Alsace-Lorraine, France on 2-20-1872. Landing in New York on 3-14-1872. They left Rittershoffen, going to Strausburg, Hamburg,La Harve & Liverpool, England, then to New York by boat.
They were sponsored by the Yeager's, who were the parents of Mary A. Yeager who married Charles Kochersperger, Sr. (d)Rittershoffen was about 20 miles from Strausburg. They came from New York to a farm located 11 miles south of Salimonia, IN (JAY county)INDIANA. Mary was the daughter of LAWRENCE WAGNER. He was the son of PHILIP HENRY KOCHERSPERGER..
CERTIFICATE:I have PHILLIP KOCHERSPERGER, 52 years of age, at JAY COUNTY, INDIANA,born in Alsace, France, migrated from Alsace, to become CITIZEN OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, certificate to renounce forever all allegiance and fidelity to any Foreign Prince,Potentate, State or Soverignity whatever and particularly to William Emperor of Germany,etc. dated October 16th, 1874.
They had 4 children: PHILIP, JR.,infant, Frederick,Sr.,Charles,Sr..
Philip Henry Kochersperger, JR. married Fidela (Benn) at Traversville, Indiana.
They had Bertha,Emma,Charles William,Frederick Philip.
Frederick Philip Kochersperger married Alice Swallow. My grandparents.
I am looking for brothers and sisters of PHILIP HENRY KOCHERSPERGER , father of PHILIP KOCHERSPERGER born 1824. d. 19ll. AND brothers and sisters of Philip born 1824.
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