Biography of Peter Weber
Madison County, Ohio Biographies





PETER WEBER, proprietor Weber House, London, also the restaurant and bakery connected therewith, was born in Rhine Bavaria, Germany, December 29, 1824. He is a son of Jacob Weber, who lived and died in Germany. He married Barbara Riddlesburger. They were the parents of eleven children, seven sons and four daughters, only two of whom are in America. Our subject was reared in Germany, and there learned the baker's trade. He was a member of the Sixth Regiment of Infantry, and served five years. He then came to America, locating at Columbus, Ohio, and worked there one and a half years. He then came to London and established himself in the bakery and grocery business. His trade increased steadily, and he soon opened a restaurant. He also established a brewery, which he has lately abandoned. In 1880, he started a brick yard, and the same year erected his present building. Mr. Weber is a pioneer business man of London, and has been quite successful in his mercantile operations. He is Democratic in politics, and has been a member of the Village Council. He was united in marriage, in 1852, to Mary Hahen, a native of Wurtemberg, Germany. They are the parents of six children. Mrs. Weber is a member of the St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church.

From:
History of Madison County, Ohio
Published by: W. H. Beers and Company
Chicago, Illinois
1883


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