KOENIG, Fredrick
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KOENIG, Frederick L., was born in Harrisburg, January 23, 1867. He is a son of Jonathan and Frederica Katrina (Goetz) Koenig, both deceased. They were both born at Oberamt Mahlbrun, Koenigreich Wurtemberg, Germany. They came to this country and settled at Harrisburg, where they resided for the remainder of their lives. Jonathan Koenig was a carpenter. He was for twelve years agent for the Bergner & Engel Brewing Co. October 26, 1861, he enlisted in company K, Ninth Pennsylvania cavalry. After serving one year in this regiment he was discharged at Louisville, Ky., September 13, 1862. Mr. Koenig afterwards re-enlisted in company G. Two Hundred and First Pennsylvania volunteers, and served until June 20, 1865, when he was discharged at Harrisburg, Pa. He died in Harrisburg, July 25, 1882: his wife died in Harrisburg, July 7, 1891. They had four children, two of whom died in childhood. Their living children are Sarah Louisa, widow of the late John C. Wieseman, and Frederick L.

Frederick L. Koenig has spent his life in his native city. He received his education in the public schools, and upon its completion was engaged for four years as clerk. For the past nine years he has been employed in the wholesale trade as general agent for Bergner & Engelís celebrated lager beer.

He was married in Harrisburg, April 28, 1892, to Ida Selma, daughter of Ernest and Wilhelmina Katrina (Schmeidel) Hempel. They have one child, Esther Frederica. Mr. Koenig is an active member of Capital City Castle, No. 40, K. G. E.; Hope Fire Company, No. 2; Firemanís Beneficial Society, and St. Michaelís Church Benevolent Society. He is a Democrat. He attends St. Michaelís German Lutheran Church.

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Date of Transcription: 19 June 2001

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