Timeline for the Probable Personal History of Johannes Kimmel of Hampshire Co., Virginia
Possible migration of Johann Nicholaus Kimmel from the Weibelskirchen to Southfork
All records listed below are conjectured to be for the same person.
1/8/1754 - Johann Kümmel and wife of Weibelskirchen received manumission for emigration at Weibelskirchen, Saarbrücken, Palatinate.
9/30/1754 - Johannes Kemmell/Johann Nicholaus Kimel, age 20, is on the passenger list for Ship Brothers arriving in Philadelphia with residents from Palatinate and Mentz.
10/1754 - Arrivals in Philadelphia this month include these surnames of residents of Hampshire County in 1767: Alt, Seyts/Seiths (Sites), Steyl (Steel/Stihl), Mock (Moak), Stumpf/Stumpp (Stump), and Becker (Baker).
12/21/1760 - Joh. Nicolaus Kühmle is witness with Conrad Kühlme and wife of the marriage of Antony Müller and Elisabeth Thümmich[in] at the German Evangelical Lutheran Congregation in Philadelphia.
11/8/1767 - Johannes Kimmel is a communicant at a service of the Evangelical Reformed Church of Frederick, Maryland held at in "Southfork" of Hampshire County, Virginia
8/3/1773 - John Kimble, Senr. leased tract #44 on the west side of South Branch Potomac River from Thomas Lord Fairfax for the lives of himself and sons Michael and Adam (Hardy Co., Deed Book 4, Page 341)
1794-1798 - land purchases and sales as John Kimball/Kimbell/Kimble
6/24/1798 - John Kimmel takes communion as a member of North Mill Creek Lutheran and Reformed Church south of Petersburg.
1798 - last year John Kimble/Kimbel/Kimbell appears on tax lists
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