Images for the Family
Johann Philip Kimmel
of Reading Township,
York County, Pennsylvania
Son of Johann Michael and Anna
Margaretha (Sauter) Kimmel.
the collection of Dr. Charles E. Messner (deceased) of Buffalo, NY
||The top image is the
best quality copy of a photo of Johann Philip Kimmel's portrait
that was in possession of Dr. Charles E. Messner when he
wrote "Records of the Kimmel and Related Families" in
1967. It came from a 2-½ by 3-½ photo his
son Charles Messner, Jr. took of the original and was last in
possession of Geneva Kimmell of Fort Wayne, IN.
The lower image is as it appeared in a copy of Messner's
"Records of the Kimmel and Related Families" on
microfilm in the genealogy department at the Allen County Public
Library in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
See write-up on his father Michael's
portrait for some history.
"Kentucky Ante-bellum Portraiture"
||This portrait was on the
wall of the Marius Manning Kimmel mansion in Henderson, Kentucky
and was inherited by his son the Admiral Husband E.
Kimmel. This particular image comes from "Kentucky
Ante-bellum Portraiture" which describes it as an egg
tempera opaque watercolor on 8" by 6" paper done of
Colonel Philip Kimmel of the Polish army.
text from the book.
- Details on the pages of the Kimmel
Family Record web site come from the collection of
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