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Leonard Koser
1603 - 6/9/1671
Leonard Koser was born about 1603 in Asperglen, Wurttemberg, Germany and died on June 9, 1671 in Asperglen, Wurttemberg, Germany. Actual date of birth is unknown. He lived to be about 68 years old.

Married to Elizabeth (Unknown). They had four children: Viet (1640-1/6/1734), Leonard (1642-?) ; Hans (?-?) and Maria (1648-?).

The records of St. Mauritius Evangelical Lutheran Church do not carry the Koser family linage any farther back than Leonhard Koser. Translation from Evangelical Lutheran Parish Office, Oppelsbohm, Death Register (asperglen) 1671: On June 9th between 8 and 9 o'clock in the evening, died in the Lord, Leonhard Koser, and was honourably buried on the 11th at 1 o'clock in the 68th year of his life. The 1670 death register reports: On February 28th, Elisabetha, the wife of Leonhardt Koser, died at this place at 8 o'clock in the evening and was honourably buried on the following March 2nd. Her age was 63 years.
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5 1608 Lippershey invents the telescope
63 1666 Sir Isaac Newton invents calculus
4 1607 Britain establishes their first successful colony at Jamestown, Virginia after King James I grants the Virginia Company a charter to settle in the Chesapeake Bay region.
7 1610 Pocahontas is captured by the Jamestown Colonists as misunderstandings and hostilities escalate between the two cultures. Two years later she will save John Smith's life.
16 1619 The first slaves are transported to America
17 1620 Massachusetts is established on November 9th, when the Mayflower lands at Plymouth Rock (Cape Cod, Massachusetts) with 101 colonists. Squanto, a Native American captured and taken to Britain several years earlier, travels with them and teaches them how to live off the land. On Nov. 11th, the Mayflower Compact is signed by 41 men and establishes the first form of local government.
18 1621 First treaty between colonists and Native Americans is signed by the Plymouth colonist and the Wampanoag. Squanto acts as a translator.
19 1622 Jamestown has spread and settlements now line both banks of the James River from Hampton Roads to the present site of Richmond.
21 1624 New York is established when thirty families of Dutch colonists arrive. Two years later Peter Minuit, one of the colonists, buys Manhattan Island from the Native Americans and names it New Amsterdam.
27 1630 In March, Boston is established when John Winthrop leads 900 Puritans to establish a colony in Massachusetts Bay. He becomes the first governor.
31 1634 Maryland is established as 200 settlers, many of them Catholic, arrive in the lands granted to Roman Catholic Lord Baltimore.
33 1636 In June, Providence and Rhode Island are founded by Roger Williams, after he is banished for new and dangerous opinions.
57 1660 During the 1660's plantation owners change the laws and revoke contracts so that the Africans cannot earn their freedom.
60 1663 The Carolina colonies are established after King Charles II grants the territory to eight loyal supporters.
67 1670 In March, the first permanent settlement in South Carolina is established at Albemarle Point (Charles Town, SC).
39 1642 England's Civil Wars begin
44 1647 The Society of Friends founded. Later this group becomes known as Quakers.
45 1648 King Charles I of England is executed
48 1651 England's Civil Wars end
57 1660 Louis XIV of France marries Maria Teresa Infanta of Spain
63 1666 Great Fire of London
67 1670 Hudson Bay Company formed (English)

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Viet Koser
Born in Asperglen, Wurttemberg, Germany about 1640 and died in Asperglen, Wurttemberg, Germany about 1734. He was about 94 years old.

His mother's name was Elizabeth (died 2/28/1669) and he married Margaretha Miller (or Muller) on 2/4/1671 in Bretzemacler Germany. They had five children: Anna Elizabeth (3/25/1673-?); Margaret...
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