Leonard Kimmel of Harrison Co., Ohio

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Documentation pertaining to the Leonard John and Suzanna (Zimmerman) Kimmel family


From "Oaths of Allegiance Chester County, Pennsylvania":
Taken Before the Justices of the Peace 1777-1785
August 12, 1777 includes Leonard Kumell.

Chester County, Pennsylvania tax records:  (on microfilm at Allen Co. Pub. Lib.)
Provincial Taxes:
1763-1774 -- (no Leonard Kimmel found)
State Taxes:
1777 Five Shilling Tax -- Warrants for returns 1/4/1778
     First list, Charles Town, freemen, Lenard Kimbel, 1 pound 10 shilling
     Second list, Charles Town, freemen, Leonard Kimble, 1 pound 10 shilling
County Taxes:
Reviewed entire county 1754 & 1775 -- (no Leonard Kimmel found)
Reviewed Charlestown Township 1754, 1756, 1758, 1760, 1762, 1765, 1766, 1767, 1769, 1771, 1774, 1775, 1776, 1778, 1781 -- (no Leonard Kimmel found)
 
From "Pennsylvania in 1780":
Pennsylvania Archives Tax List for 1780.
Leonard Kimble listed in Charlestown Township, Chester County.

Bedford County Tax Records:  (on microfilm at Allen Co. Pub. Lib.)
No Leonard Kimmel found in lists for 1775, 1776, 1779-1785
1786 -- Elk Lick Township -- Leonard Kimmel, 60 acres, no horses, 1 cattle  (roll #6)
1786 -- Elk Lick Township -- Lennerd Kimmel, 60 acres improved land (roll #8)
1787 -- Elklick Township -- Leonhar Kimel, 60 acres improved land, 1 horse, 1 cattle
1788 -- Elklick Township 1st list -- Lenerd John Kimble, 40 acres improved land
1788 -- Elklick Township 2nd list -- Leonard Kimble
No Leonard Kimmel found in lists for 1789, 1791, 1792, 1793, 1795
Note:  Elklick Township is now in Somerset County

"Church Records of Berlin, Somerset County, PA 1788-1856":  translated from German by E. C. Saylor 1929:  (Reformed and Evangelical Lutheran Congregation)

John Henry born January 10, 1787, baptized May 2, 1787, parents Leonhard and Susanna Kimmel, witnesses John Huber and Anna Maria.

Note:  this is from a typed, translated copy.  Original German copy would be better.


Family Histories:

See Family History from Beer's 1891 "Commemorative Biographical Record, Harrison County, Ohio.

See Family Reports by Harry. H. Ahrens (1921) and Edna Viola (Kimmel) Wood (1940) and Albert Kimmel (1979).


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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