Joseph Kimmel of South Carolina

Family of Joseph Kimmel of Charleston

Members of this family appear in the Summary of Lineages web page with the prefix "AI-."

General History

Joseph and Mary Kimmel were among "poor Protestant lately arrived from Germany" who petitioned for land in South Carolina in 1764.  Joseph was a baker in Charleston and an officer in the German Friendly Society.  He and son John served in the German Fusiliers of the Charleston Militia during the Revolution and fought at the Siege of Savannah where Joseph was killed. in 1779.

Descendants appear to have moved inland.  It is unknown if the name died out or the family took on the name Kimble.


Early Family Recollections

Early Family Histories

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Family Bibles

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Public Documents For Revolution Era Kimmels

Transcriptions on This Web Site

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Documents Available Not Added to This Web Site

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Documents to Be Found

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Special Reports


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

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