Peter Kimmel of Pennsylvania

Documents pertaining to Peter Kimmel, last known to have lived in Pennsylvania


Overview

Originally of Fürth, in Hesse, Peter was a grenadier in the Hesse-Hanau Free Corps when he deserted in New York in 1782 and moved to Pennsylvania.  No later records found.

Raw Data

"Hessische Truppen im Amerikanischen Unabhangigkeitskrieg (HETRINA)":  Volume 6

Listing name, age, place of origin, town code, rank, unit, category, mo/yr entry in unit books/archive code
Kuemmel, Peter - (  ) - Fuerth - D8519 - GE  - HFK1 - 12 - 82JL - 954/2,7
Kuemmel, Peter - 26 - Fuerth - D8510 - GE - HFK1 - 02 - 81MR - 954/2,7
Kuemmel, Peter - (  ) - Fuerth - D8510 - GR - HFK1 - 12 - 82JL - 954/1,32
Kuemmel, Peter - 26 - Fuerth - D8510 - GR - HFK1 - 02 - 81MR - 954/1,32
 
Codes:  GE = Private (Gemeiner), GR = Grenadier, 01 = appointed, 12 = deserted, deserted to enemy. HFK = Hesse-Hanau Free Corps

Names of the Persons Who Took the Oath of Allegiance to the Colonies 1778 to 1787:

August 31, 1782 "Peter Kemmel (his mark), deserted the British Service & Hessian Line at N. York  July 1781.  Labourer."


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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