Born in Frauenzimmern, Wrtt, Germany on 9 Feb 1764 to Wilhelm Ludwig Koch and Rosina Sabina Fein. Johann Peter married Margaretha Elisabetha Herdegen and had 3 children. Johann Peter married Catharina Barbara Schuster and had 10 children. He passed away on 9 Jan 1836 in Frauenzimmern, Wrtt, Germany.
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from Middle High German koch, German Koch ‘cook’ (cognate with Latin coquus). The name in this sense is widespread throughout eastern and central Europe, and is also well established in Denmark.