Peter's family, including his father's and grandparents family, on his father's side, attended the St. Martin Lutheran Church located in Spenge, Herford, Westphalia, Prussia. The church was originally built around 1470, burned to the ground in 1768 and had to be rebuilt. It was much smaller then, but it has been expanded over time.
Peter's grandfather on his father's side was Johann Heinrich Korfhage, born 20 December 1762, in Lenzinghausen, Herford, Westphalia, Prussia. Peter's grandmother was Anne Ilsabein Lüersen, born 24 October 1767, in Spenge, Herford, Westphalia, Prussia. St. Martin Lutheran Church records confirm this information.
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St. Martin Lutheran Church Interior