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Name Koenig, Nicholas
Othernames Nick (nickname)
Born Dec. 11, 1849
Birthplace Switzerland
Places of residence Tarentum Pennsylvania (1856)
Arrived in Golden, Colorado (1878) (possibly as late as 1883)
915 12th Steet, Golden, CO
Titles & honors Mayor of Golden
Golden Board of Trade, President
Prominent Odd Fellow
Rubey National Bank, Board of Directors
Golden School Board
Alderman
Nationality German
Occupation Koenig Mercantile
Relationships Cousin of Rudolph Koenig
Role Business
Spouse Annie E. Messer, married August 27, 1882
Children George N. Koenig
Samuel A. Koenig
Carl Jacob Koenig Sr.
Cora M.
Emma

Associated Records

Image of 1905.a - Sleigh

1905.a - Sleigh

Sleigh with wooden box on one pair of metal runners; single tree 48" long. Wood is weathered with iron connections, has wooden seat, front piece of box is missing. Green paint is faded as is black trim. Used by Koenig Grocery store in Golden, CO. Horse who pulled sleigh knew customers and would stop at each house whether there was a delivery or not.

Image of 80.05.01 - Flag

80.05.01 - Flag

Large 38-star American flag, approximately 12' 5" x 24' 2". Dimensions are close in size to a Navy flag, which typically measured 13 x 25 feet. The stars are arranged in an alternate design, 8-7-8-7-8. The stripes are 11" - 12" wide. It is pieced together with machine stitches overall, with a white cotton thread. The fabric is most likely wool bunting. Most of the stripes are constructed from one length of fabric. There is one vertical seam along the left side under the canton in the white stripe second from the bottom. The red stripe second from the top has a vertical seam 6" from the fly end. The red stripe third from the top has a seam 8" from the fly end. The top and bottom of the flag a

Image of The Golden Globe, Industrial Edition, May 20, 1893. Contains sixteen pages and four blue pages of front and back covers. Bound original newspaper that has been laminated. Second of four copies.  

The Golden Globe, "a weekly newspaper devoted to the interests of Golden, Jefferson County and Colorado." O. W. Garrison editor and publisher. Front cover contains images of a globe with a designation for the city of Golden, the newspaper's building, scenic view of Golden from North Table Mountain, and important buildings in the town. Inside contains information about notable businesses and persons in Golden. Also includes a list of businesses and weather from 1870 - 1893. 

Businesses and people mentioned. 
-The Globe Real Estate Agency; The Fair; Golden Water Works; The White Ash Coal Mining Company; Bella Vista; Edward F. Rundlett books, stationary, and furniture business; George H. Kimball; Jefferson County Courthouse; county officials; South Golden High School; Colorado State Industrial School; Rock Flour Mills; Nankivell & Jones; D. E. Harrison; J.H Brown; Dr. James Kelly; Columbian Green House; Hammond & Broad; The Crawford House; General George West; H.T. Quick; G.G. Townsend; L.J. Fox; John Treffeisen; E.T. Evans; Judge McD. Parshall; Caleb E. Parfet; Anselm Dold; A.S. Harris; The Golden Globe; I.T. Feltch; Episcopal Church; Vogel & Niedermeyer; Honorable W.G. Smith; S.E. Parshall; Charles Sauter; C. H. Case; Phil Klatt; A. Eslick; The Eagle Brewing Company; Henry Koch; George C. Cooper; Fritz Kohler; Mrs. R. McLaughlin; Honorable Joseph Mann; The Savery House; Mrs. M. Slingerland; Golden Paper Mills; Honorable John A. Hoagland; Mayor N. Koenig; Lake & Dennis' Livery; Elizabeth Murphy; M. Wyman; Honorable Charles W. Dake; Pine Grove resort; Honorable Ruben C. Wells; W.E. Matthews; James Nankivell; S.A. Cunningham; Hotel La Veta; Mrs. M.E. Harris; Allen Lewis; B.P. Quaintance; Elwood Easley; Charles H. Wade; Jefferson County Bank; The Burgess House; Mrs. T.W. Burgess; Golden Electric Light Plants; M.T. Morrill; Theo Merkle; J.R. Derr;  W.W. Gayton; Coors Brewery; Adolph Coors; Rees Easley; The Transcript; Sheriff S. S. Poe; Joseph Zilligen; City Meat Market; Wasson & Sorensen; Henry F. Wulff; L. H. McGill; Peter Christensen; M.M. Nay; Union Pacific Railroad; D.R. Burrows; Louis A. Reno; W.M. Graves; Albert H. Barth; Arvada Tannery; Dr. E.P. Greene; Justice R.C. Greene; J.A. Ferris; J.A. Newcomb; Senator Hiram R. Brown; State School of Mines; Percy Williams; Henry Wagner; Hibbard's New York Store; C.A. Hibbard; Golden Opera House; M.G. Rockwell; James A. Lewis; C.P Hoyt; Jonas E. Wannemaker; Sprucedale Resort; H.H. Stewart; Andrew Amos; Frand D. Hines; Honorable D.P. Wilmot; Julius C. Dedisse; The Golden Pressed and Fire Brick Company; Robert A. Strain; Frank D. Hatch; Eagle Brewing Company; Denver, Lakewood, and Golden Railway; J. H. Brown's Store; A.C. Shock; George W. Parfet; Dr. W.E. Stone; McCartney's Store; Wade, Golden's clothier; Nollison & Crisman

The Golden Globe, Industrial Edition, May 20, 1893. Contains sixteen pages and four blue pages of front and back covers. Bound original newspaper that has been laminated. Second of four copies. The Golden Globe, "a weekly newspaper devoted to the interests of Golden, Jefferson County and Colorado." O. W. Garrison editor and publisher. Front cover contains images of a globe with a designation for the city of Golden, the newspaper's building, scenic view of Golden from North Table Mountain, and important buildings in the town. Inside contains information about notable businesses and persons in Golden. Also includes a list of businesses and weather from 1870 - 1893. Businesses and people mentioned. -The Globe Real Estate Agency; The Fair; Golden Water Works; The White Ash Coal Mining Company; Bella Vista; Edward F. Rundlett books, stationary, and furniture business; George H. Kimball; Jefferson County Courthouse; county officials; South Golden High School; Colorado State Industrial School; Rock Flour Mills; Nankivell & Jones; D. E. Harrison; J.H Brown; Dr. James Kelly; Columbian Green House; Hammond & Broad; The Crawford House; General George West; H.T. Quick; G.G. Townsend; L.J. Fox; John Treffeisen; E.T. Evans; Judge McD. Parshall; Caleb E. Parfet; Anselm Dold; A.S. Harris; The Golden Globe; I.T. Feltch; Episcopal Church; Vogel & Niedermeyer; Honorable W.G. Smith; S.E. Parshall; Charles Sauter; C. H. Case; Phil Klatt; A. Eslick; The Eagle Brewing Company; Henry Koch; George C. Cooper; Fritz Kohler; Mrs. R. McLaughlin; Honorable Joseph Mann; The Savery House; Mrs. M. Slingerland; Golden Paper Mills; Honorable John A. Hoagland; Mayor N. Koenig; Lake & Dennis' Livery; Elizabeth Murphy; M. Wyman; Honorable Charles W. Dake; Pine Grove resort; Honorable Ruben C. Wells; W.E. Matthews; James Nankivell; S.A. Cunningham; Hotel La Veta; Mrs. M.E. Harris; Allen Lewis; B.P. Quaintance; Elwood Easley; Charles H. Wade; Jefferson County Bank; The Burgess House; Mrs. T.W. Burgess; Golden Electric Light Plants; M.T. Morrill; Theo Merkle; J.R. Derr; W.W. Gayton; Coors Brewery; Adolph Coors; Rees Easley; The Transcript; Sheriff S. S. Poe; Joseph Zilligen; City Meat Market; Wasson & Sorensen; Henry F. Wulff; L. H. McGill; Peter Christensen; M.M. Nay; Union Pacific Railroad; D.R. Burrows; Louis A. Reno; W.M. Graves; Albert H. Barth; Arvada Tannery; Dr. E.P. Greene; Justice R.C. Greene; J.A. Ferris; J.A. Newcomb; Senator Hiram R. Brown; State School of Mines; Percy Williams; Henry Wagner; Hibbard's New York Store; C.A. Hibbard; Golden Opera House; M.G. Rockwell; James A. Lewis; C.P Hoyt; Jonas E. Wannemaker; Sprucedale Resort; H.H. Stewart; Andrew Amos; Frand D. Hines; Honorable D.P. Wilmot; Julius C. Dedisse; The Golden Pressed and Fire Brick Company; Robert A. Strain; Frank D. Hatch; Eagle Brewing Company; Denver, Lakewood, and Golden Railway; J. H. Brown's Store; A.C. Shock; George W. Parfet; Dr. W.E. Stone; McCartney's Store; Wade, Golden's clothier; Nollison & Crisman

The Golden Globe, Industrial Edition, May 20, 1893. Contains sixteen pages and four blue pages of front and back covers. Bound original newspaper that has been laminated. Second of four copies. The Golden Globe, "a weekly newspaper devoted to the interests of Golden, Jefferson County and Colorado." O. W. Garrison editor and publisher. Front cover contains images of a globe with a designation for the city of Golden, the newspaper's building, scenic view of Golden from North Table Mountain, and important buildings in the town. Inside contains information about notable businesses and persons in Golden. Also includes a list of businesses and weather from 1870 - 1893. Businesses and peopl

Image of 2011.099.031 - Print, Photographic

2011.099.031 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo of Nicholas Koenig. He has short hair, brushed back, has a moustache and eyeglasses and is wearing a suit and tie.

Image of 2012.036.001 - Print, Photographic

2012.036.001 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of the Koenig home that once stood at 915 12th Street in Golden, CO. The house is a large 2-story residence with 2 large trees and a station wagon parked out front. Sam Koenig and his sister Cora were the last of the family to live here before it was torn down.

Image of 2011.099.159 - Print, Photographic

2011.099.159 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of Nicholas Koenig with wire rimmed glasses and a receding hairline. Koenig is wearing a dark suit jacket with a white dress shirt and tie, tie has a stickpin. Lapel pin on suit jacket. Written in the lower right corner is "Mead-Pursell 924".

Image of 2011.099.228 - Print, Photographic

2011.099.228 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of the N. Koenig Groceries building at 1122 Washington Avenue on the corner of 12th and Washington. A sign advertises a bakery to the right in the Dold Building at 1120 Washington. Two men are standing in front of N. Koenig Groceries. Electrical pole to the left of the building.

Image of 2016.004.001 - Print, Photographic

2016.004.001 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of the historical designation plaque on the Koenig Mercantile Building located at 1122 Washington Avenue in Golden, Colorado. Plaque recognizes the building as one of three locations where the legislature met with Golden was the Territorial Capital of Colorado. It also recognizes the city being named for Tom Golden. The plaque is seen mounted on the outside of the building to the right of a window. The window has a display of several tins of Monarch Tea. Plaque still remains on the building although it was relocated at an unknown time. It's now located on the south side of the building currently known at the Old Capital Grill restaurant.

Image of 2013.032.004 - Print, Photographic

2013.032.004 - Print, Photographic

Black and white digital photograph of Anna (Messer) and Nicholas Koenig's wedding portrait. Nicholas is seen sitting in a chair with Anna standing behind him with her left hand on his shoulder. They are posed in front of a studio background that has pillar images.

Image of 2013.032.001 - Print, Photographic

2013.032.001 - Print, Photographic

Black and white digital photograph of the Koenig family posing for a studio photograph in 1910. Standing in the back row from the left to right: Carl Jacob Koenig, George Koenig, and Samuel A. Koenig. Sitting in the front row left to right: Emma Koenig, Anna and Nicholas Koenig, and Cora Koenig. The background behind the family is a window on the left and a wall with photographs and an archway on the right.

Image of 2013.032.002 - Print, Photographic

2013.032.002 - Print, Photographic

Black and white digital formal photograph of Nicolas Koenig wearing a dark colored suit. There is a small pin located on his left lapel. Koenig is seen wearing a small pair of wire framed glasses.

Image of 2013.032.003 - Print, Photographic

2013.032.003 - Print, Photographic

Black and white digital photograph of Nicholas Koenig wearing a dark colored suit with a dark colored tie which has a diamond pattern. There is a small tie tack in the middle of his tie.

Image of 2013.032.014 - Print, Photographic

2013.032.014 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo of five children, three boys and two girls. On back is handwritten, "Nicholas and Anna Koenig children / left to right Emma, Cora, George / Carl, Sam Koenig / Cora oldest probably center back."