Peter Leysen born
august 3,1828 Luxembourg died April 4, 1896 in Muscatine, Iowa. Came to USA 1853/55, had children, Jacob, Charles, John,George Julia. Mary,Joseph and Danny [Anton]. Peter's father was Jacob Leysen [Leisen] his mother was Magdalena [?]. Peter was wounded in the Hip and thigh in the battle of Chicot Lake, Arkansas 7th of Une 1864 [Civil War]. His wife was Elizabeth Kaefering from Kiel, Germany.