Bible Records Associated With
John Kimmel (1792-1846) of Holmes and Mercer Counties, Ohio

John and Rachel Kimmel Family German Bible

Detail from copies scanned Oct. 1998 by Chris Beard of Reynoldsburg, Ohio

Bible page:  Familien Register; Geburten  [note: family register; births]

Item 1:  aygust 1st // John Kimmel Sen'  he was // born in the year of our // lord 1792 .  died Sept. 21/1846 // in Mercer county ohio  [note: Sen' was inserted into original text]

Item 2:  Rachel Kimmel Sen. // was Born Oct -- 14th // A.D. 1801. -- Pa  

Item 3:  Rachel Kimmel Died // June 15th 1885 Allen Co, Ohio // aged 83 years, 8months // and one day -

Item 4:   january 19th // William Kimmel he // was born In the year of our // lord 1820 Jan. 12, 1820

Item 5:  October 27th    Died Oct 184[?] // in  Mercer Co // Elizabeth Kimmel was // born in the year of our lord // 1821  Oct-27th -- 1821

Item 6:  august 10th // Sarah ane Kimmel was // born In the year of our lord // 1826 // 1826 // [line] // July the 24th // Died Nov 21/54

Item 7:  John Kimmel he was // born In the year of our // lord 1828 July 24th AD1828

Item 8:  Rachel Kimmel was // Born August the 9th // A.D. 1831 -- Pa  

Item 9:  All Born in Pennsylvania  [note: this was written down right margin]

 

Bible page:  Familen Register; Geburten [note: family register; births]

Item 10:  Eliza Kimmel was Born // Sept. the 20th .A.D. 1828. - // Formerly Eliza Fry Daughter // of Frederick Fry Born in Holmes Co. // Ohio

Item 11:  Eli. Gregory. Kimmel was // Born August the 31st 1849 // in Mercer county ohio

Item 12:  Maria Jane. Kimmel was // Born March 1st 1852 // in Mercer County Ohio

Item 13:  John Franklin Kimmel // was Born July 22nd 1854 // in Maƒillon Ohio. // Stark County

 

Bible page: Familien Register; Trauungen.  [note: family register; marriages]

Item 14:  William & Eliza Kimmel // were Married in Holmes // County Ohio May 20th 1847

 

Bible page:  Familien Register; Sterbefälte.  [note: family register; deaths]

Item 15:  Died with apoplexy // in  Holmes county // Ohio // In // Remembrence // of Andrew // Kimmel who // Departed this // life December // the 27th A.D. 1836 // Aged 70 years // 8 months and 20 days

Item 16:  In Remembrance // of John Kimmel Sen' // who departed this // Life September the // 21st A.D.1846-- // Aged 54 Years 1 Month // and 20 days -- // Died Mercer County ohio,

Item 17:  John Kimmel Ju. Died // November the 21st 1854 // by the breaking down of the // Scaffolding of a House // in Allen county Ohio // Aged 26 years 3 Months // 28 Days

Item 18:  Elisabeth Kimmel Died in // Mercer Co. O

Item 19:  Sara Anne Kimmel Died in // Mercer Co, Ohio

Item 20:  Rachel Kimmel Mother of the above // Died in Allen Co. Ohio June 15th // 1885.aged 88 years 8 mo. & 1 day -


William and Eliza Kimmel Family English Bible

Detail from copies scanned Oct. 1998 by Chris Beard of Reynoldsburg, Ohio
William is the oldest son of John and Rachel (Gregory) Kimmel.

Bible page:  Births

Item 1:  Harold David Kimmel Born.Aug 17-1921 Son of // Harold W. Kimmel

Item 2:  Wm Kimmel Was Born January 12th 1819

Item 3:  Eliza.Fry. Kimmel [Was Born] October, 28th 1828

Item 4:  Eli Gregory Kimmel [Was Born] August, 31st 1849

Item 5:  Maria Jane Kimmel [Was Born] March. 1st 1852

Item 6:  John Franklin Kimmel [ Was Born] July. 22nd 1854

Item 7:  Allmetta Blanche. McArthur. Born January 14th 1874

Item 8:  Myrtle G. Kimmel [Was Born] December 31st 1877

Item 9:  Fred B. Kimmel [Was Born] March 26. 1879

Item 10:  Walter G. Kimmel [Was Born] December 12-1880

Item 11:  Jennie M. Kimmel [Was Born] December 12 - 1880

Item 12:  Florence A Kimmel [Was Born] November-27 - 1882

Item 13:  Charles R. Kimmel [Was Born] October 15 - 1885

Item 14:  Harold W. Kimmel [Was Born] July 3 -- 1897  [note: year originally written as 1898 and was changed to 1897]

Item 15:  Helen W. Kimmel [Was Born] July 3 -- 1897  [note: year originally written as 1898 and was changed to 1897]

Item 16:  [Catharine/Kathryn] E Kimmel [Was Born] June 11 -- 1916  [note: first name was originally written Catharine and changed to Kathryn]

Item 17:  Martha Kimmel [Was Born] January 18- 1888.

Item 18:  Mary Josephine Kimmel [Was Born] Aug  20. - 1920

Item 19:  Martha Evangeline Kimmel [Was Born] Oct 22 - 1926

[note:  items 2 through 7 were original entries with items 8 through 17 added second, with items 1, 18 and 19 entered last]

 

Bible page:  Marriages

Item 20:  William Kimmel and --Eliza Fry..were Joined in // in the Holy Bonds of Wedlock on the 20th day of May // 1857.-in Holmes County Ohio..

Item 21:  Jennie Kimmel was married to John F. McArthur.. // on November 2nd 1871. In Van Wert Co. Ohio.

Item 22:  Eli.G. Kimmel was Married to Margaret Ellen Heath // on the [empty space] day of October 1872.. In. Van Wert Co. Ohio

Item 23:  John F. Kimmel was Married to Catharine Heath // on the 20th day May.1877. In Van Wert County Ohio

 

Bible page:  Deaths

Item 24:  William Kimmel Died. July-23rd 1893

Item 25:  Eliza Fry Kimmel Died March - 21st  

Item 26:  Eli Gregory Kimmel Died. May.

Item 27:  Margaret Ellen Heath Kimmel-Died Nov. 11 - 1936

Item 28:  Maria Jane Kimmel--Died December 19th 1876

Item 29:  Allmetta. Blanche . McArthur Died. January 28th 1877-

Item 30:  Fred B. Kimmel Died August 7th 1901

Item 31:  Florence Kimmel Rauk Died March 16th 1919.

Item 32:  Lydia [Catherine/Katherine] Heath Kimmel-Died July 31 - 1941 [note: originally written Catherine but was changed to Katherine]

Item 33:  John Franklin Kimmel Died March 11 - 1944

Item 34:  Myrtle G. Kimel (Sloane) Died Feb. 7 - 1957

Item 35:  Walter G. Kimmel   [Died] July 16,  1957

Item 36:  Charles Raymond Kimmel [Died [no date]

Item 37:  Jennie W Kimmel (Sheets) . Sept 2, 1962

Item 38:  Harold David Kimmel Killed in action Philippine Isl [written above this is W.W.2   Feb.21-1945]

Item 39:  Harold W. Kimmel -

Item 40:  Martha Watkins Kimmel - March 14, 1970

Item 41:  Helen W. Kimmel - // Hazel E. Kimmel -

 

Bible page:  Memoranda

Item 42:  Maria // Jane. (Jennie) Kimmel.McArthur // died of consumption from a Cold // taken in Feb. 1876..which brought // her sweet pure life to a close on the // morning of Dec.19th 1876

Item 43:  Elmetta. Blanche. McArthur.. // Daughter of the above Mentioned // Jennie, Died January 28th [1877] of // WHooping Cough & Putred sore // throat..One Month & Eight days // after her Mother.. // thus at one fell swoop were we // deprived of their Blessed // Physical presence, leaving only // Gloom & sorrow in our // home. Wm & Eliza Kimmel  [note: 1877 was inserted into the original text]

 

Details on the pages of the Kimmel Family Record web site come from the collection of
Timothy W. Kimmel of Fort Wayne, Indiana.  You can contact Tim at tim@kimmelfamily.net

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