Jacob Kimmel of Westmoreland Co., PA

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Documents pertaining to the Johann Jacob and Hanna Margaretta Kimmel family

of Hempfield Townhip near Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania


Church records:  all of these listed are from published lists; a review of the actual records would be better.

Emmanuel Reformed Congregation, Petersville (Mooretownship Congregation).  Taken from Evangelical & Reformed Church Records, PA, vol. 136/137 on microfilm at Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Baptisms:
Parents Jacob & Margaret Kümmel; child John Conrad born 10/3/1769 and baptized 10/17/1769; sponsors Conrad Schneider and wife.
Parents Caspar & Susanna Altmann; child Christine born 11/29/1767 and baptized 1/31/1768; sponsors John Peter & Christine Altmann.
(Note:  also some Schneider baptisms not involving Conrad Schneider.  Associated with the Heil family.)
 
Communion for 1769:  (note:  no Kimmels in other years, but Conrad & Elisabeth Schneider also appeared in 1772 communion)
Peter Kurr
Anton Kleppinger
Johannes Kratzer
Elisabeth Waltmannin
Barbara Kurrin
Margarethe Erbin
Jacob Kummel
Georg Schwartz
Christian Müller
Anna Margarethe, ux
Anna Margr.
Mar. Verona
Catherina, filiesup.
Hinr. Schup
Maria Elisab. ux
Fried Kratzer
Anna Maria ux
Val. Walthmann
Catherina ux
Jacob Koch
Mar. Magdalena, ux
Michael Engelhard
Margarethe ux
Johannes Groff
Eva Magdalena filia
Andreas Diemer
Christina ux
Benjamin Kratzer
Jonathan Heil
Conrad Schneider
Elisabeth ux
Georg Kleppinger
Juliana Kleppingerin
Maria Cerrassin
Anna Maria Keplerin
Mr. Magd. Erben
Mar. Magd. filia
Anna Maria Heiner
Anna Maria filia
Eva Maria Bastianin
Johannes Kleppinger
Frederich Kleppinger
Hinrich Kleppinger
Georg Kleppinger

From "The German Church Records of Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania," Paul Miller Ruff.  Only records involving Kimmels are mentioned.  Baptisms list child, birth date, baptism date, parents, sponsors.

Volume 1, 1772-1791:

List of children in the Siwickle (Harrold's) Settlement baptized by Balthaser Meyer, Schoolmaster, beginning August 2, 1772 to June 4, 1792:

Christian Friederich; 1/8/1772; 9/1/1772; Jacob & Margaretha Kümmel; Friedrich Reiss, Anna Barbara Mayer, Xtina (Balter Meyer's wife) 

Margaretha; 6/14/1774; 7/3/1774; Jacob & Margaretha Kimmel; Joh. Adam & Margaretha Brücker

Georg Jacob; 10/6/1776; 6/29/1777; Jacob & Anna Margaretha Kimmel; Joh. Georg & Anna Margaretha Spahr

Elisabetha; 7/30/1780; 8/12/1781; Jacob & Margaretha Kimmel; parents

Johannes; 4/31/1789; 4/24/1791; Jacob & Margaretha Kimmel; Johannes Hausser

Anna Maria; 1/29/1789; 3/1/1789; Peter & Sophia Altman; Daniel & Anna Elisabetha Klingenschmitt

Baptisms by Anton Ulrich Lütge at Zion's Church in Hempfield Township 1784-1789:

Joh. Daniel; 7/15/1785; 10/9/1786; Jacob & Margaretha Kimmel; Daniel & Anna Elisabeth Klingenschmidt

Daniel; 7/  /1785; 10/23/1786; Jacob & Margaretha Kumme (Kimmel); Daniel & Anna Elisabeth Klingenschmidt

Sara; 12/9/1787; 10/10/1788; Jacob Breiss & Sophia Kümmel; Sara Bender & Margaretha Kümmel

Baptisms from the record of Johann Wilhelm Weber 1779-1791:

Johanna; 3/  /1783; 8/31/1783; Jacob & Margaretha Kimmel; Johannes & Elisabetha Hausser

Volume 2, 1792-1804:

Brush Creek Lutheran Congregation:

Johannes; 8/1/1792; 10/20/1793; Andreas & Anna Elisabeth Kimmel; Joh. & Anna Elisabeth Hausser

Petrus; 6/18/1794; 7/13/1796; Andreas & Elisabeth Kimmel; Peter & Sophia Altman

Jacob; 4/8/1796; 7/13/1796; Andreas & Elisabeth Kimmel; Jacob & Anna Maria Schmidt

David Broterthon (David Protho in index); 3/8/1800; 5/18/1800; (    &) Elisabeth Kimmel; Peter & Susanna Eberith

Johanna Margaretha; 11/8/1800; 3/18/1801; Joh. Andreas & Elisabeth Kimmel; Johanna Margaretha Hummel (note: I'm sure this is actually Andreas' mother Johanna Margaretha Kummel)

Andreas; 5/11/1803; 10/2/1803; Andreas & Elisabeth Kimmel; --

Johanna; 12/27/1802; 9/5/1802; Peter & Sophia Altman; Johanna Margaretha Kimmel - widow

Johanna; 1/14/1804; 5/13/1804; Johann & Margaretha Altman -- Johanna Margaretha Kimmel

Margaretha; 4/24/1804; 11/18/1804; Peter & Sophia Margaretha Altman; John & Margaretha Altman

Johannes; 12/1/1799; 5/18/1800; Johannes & Margaretha Altman; Johannes & Elisabeth Klingenschmidt

Samuel; 6/12/1797; 8/20/1797; Johannes & Margaretha Altman; Georg & Luisa Meyer

Harrold Zion Lutheran Church 1791-1804:

Joh. Georg; 10/28/1792; 5/20/1793; Peter & Sophia Altman; Johannes & Elisabetha Kuntz

Anthony; 8/3/1799; 8/22/1799; Peter & Sophia Altman; Anthony & Elisabeth Altman

Evangelical Lutheran Congregation at Greensburg:

Johann Jacob; 4/27/1794; 5/25/1794; Joh. Georg & Anna Magdalena Kimmel; Joh. Peter & Anna Catharina Keppel

Sara; 2/2/1794; 5/25/1794; Jacob & Anna Barbara Gammel; Phillip & Anna Margareth Gangewer  (note: for ref., not Kimmels)

David; 5/14/1795; 10/11/1795; Johannes & Margaretha Altmann; David & Susanna Walter

Joseph; 3/11/1797; 5/3/1797; Johann Peter & Sophia Altman; parents

Philip; 3/5/1798; 10/28/1800; Andreas & Elisabeth Kimmel; Phillip & Catharina Klingenschmidt

Elisabeth; 11/11/1801; 7/4/1802; Johannes & Elisabeth Altman; Elisabeth Kimmel  single

Brush Creek Lutheran Confirmations 1795-1804:

5/24/1801 confirmations include #11 Johannes Altman age 22, #12 Andreas Kimmel age 35, #19 Elisabeth Kimmel age 20, #27 Margareth Altmann age 25, #28 Elisabeth Kimel no age, Maria Christina Gimel age 17 (Mary Christine Kimmel in index), #16 Eva Hummel

Volume 3, 1805-1812:

Brush Creek Lutheran Church Baptisms:

Georg; 7/2/1805; 12/31/1805; Andreas & Elisabeth Kimmel

Anna; 8/14/1803; 8/18/1805; Jacob & Anna Barbara Gümmel  (note: for ref., not Kimmels)

Elisabeth; 11/17/1807; 10/6/1808; Andreas & Elisabeth Kimmel; Johann & Elisabeth Klingenschmidt

Anna Margaretha; 12/30/1808; 5/21/1809; Johannes & Anna Margaretha Altman; Elisabeth Kimmel

Daniel; 3/29/1812; 7/  /1812; Andreas & Elisabeth Kimmel

Greensburg Lutheran Congregation Baptisms:

Frantzina; 11/10/1806; 5/10/1807; Daniel & Elisabeth Kimmel; Goerg & Elisabeth Otterman

Elisabeth; 7/14/1808; 11/13/1808; Daniel & Elisabeth Kimmel; Jost & Barbara Köhler

Samuel; 5/29/1809; 8/15/1809; Johannes Mimess & Elisabeth Kimmel illeg.

Catharina; 7/25/1810; 10/21/1810; Daniel & Elisabeth Kümmel; Johannes & Catharina Kreiter

Jacob; 4/4/1811; 6/2/1811; Johannes & Margaretha Altmann; Jacob & Elisabeth Altman

Esther; 1/23/1810; 6/12/1812; Andreas & Elisabeth Kimmel; parents

Daniel; 3/29/1812; 5/31/1812; Andreas & Elisabeth Kimmel; parents

Greensburg Lutheran confirmations 1805-1813

Johannes Kümmel 4/30/1809 age 20

Daniel Kümel 6/31/1811 age 26

Volume 4, 1813-1820:

Greensburg baptisms 1813-1820:

Esther; 10/29/1812; 5/2/1813; Daniel & Elisabeth Kimmel; Frantzina Oterman

Sussanna; 9/26/1814; 12/30/1814; Daniel & Elisabeth Kimmel; Peter & Sussanna Kehler

Johan Abraham; 10/3/1815; 1/25/1816; Andreas & Elisabeth Kuemmel; Joh. M. Steck Pr. (pastor) & Esther

Anna Maria; 6/24/1816; 8/18/1816; Johannes & Anna Kimmel; Peter & Anna Maria Bender

Hanna; 9/23/1816; 11/10/1816; Daniel & Elisabeth Kimmel; Johanna Margaretha Kimmel

Anna Maria; 11/3/1816; 1/2/1817; David & Catharina Altman; Johannes & Margaretha Altman

Jacob; 9/9/1818; 3/28/1819; Johannes & Anna Kimmel; parents

Jacob; 3/10/1819; 5/19/1819; Daniel &Elisabeth Kimmel; parents

Willhelm; 1/12/1820; 11/25/1820; Johannes & Rahel Kimmel; parents


From "History of Old Zion Church", Zundel 1922.  Register of all the children in Zion Church Settlement baptized by Balthasar Meyer, Lutheran Schoolmaster from 8/2/1772 to 6/4/1792.  Kimmel baptisms:

Christian Frederick; 1/8/1772; 2/1/1772*; Jacob Kuemmel and Margaretta, his wife; Frederick Reisz, Ana Barbara Mayer, L. St. Xtina, Baltzer Mayers wife

Margaretta; 6/14/1774; 7/3/1774; Jacob Kuemmel and Margaretta, his wife; John Adam Brueder and Margaretta, his wife

George Jacob; 10/6/1776; 6/1/1777*; Jacob Kimmel and Anna Margaretta, his wife; John George Stohr and Anna Margaretta, his wife

Elizabeth; 7/3/1780*; 8/27/1781*; Jacob Kimmel and Margaretta, his wife; parents

John; 4/31/1789; 4/24/1791; Jacob Kimmel and Margaretta, his wife; John Hauszer

Note:  *some dates are different than given in Ruff's "The German Church Records of Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania."  Most names are spelled differently.  Compare to "Balthasar Meyers' Baptisms, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania" which shows the actual handwriting.


"Brush Creek Evangelical Lutheran Church, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania," Della Reagan Fischer.  Baptisms 1792-1858  (North Huntingdon Township)

John; 8/1/1792; 10/20/1793; Andrew & Anna Elb. Kimmel; John & Anna Elb. Haufer*

Peter; 6/18/1794; 7/13/1796; Andrew & Elizabeth Kimmel; Peter & Sophia Altman

Jacob; 4/8/1796; 7/13/1796; Andrew & Elizabeth Kimmel; Jacob & Anna Maria Smith*

David Bartholmew* (sic); 3/8/1800; 5/18/1800; Elizabeth Kimmel; Peter & Susanna Eberith

Johanna Margaretta; 11/8/1800; 3/24/1801*; John Andrew & Elizabeth Kimel; Johanna Hummel

Andrew; 5/11/1803; 10/2/1803; Andrew & Elizabeth Kimmel

George; 7/2/1805; 12/31/1805; Andrew & Elizabeth Kimmel

Elizabeth; 11/17/1807; 10/6/1808; Andrew & Elizabeth Kimmel; John & Elb. Klingensmith*

John Peter; 11/24/1808; 12/26/1808; George & Catherine Kimmel; Peter & Mgtta Wannemaker

Daniel; 3/29/1812; 7/22/1812*; Andrew & Elizabeth Kimmel

Note:  *some dates are different than given in Ruff's "The German Church Records of Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania."  Most names are anglicized.


From "Birth and Baptisms of the First Lutheran Church, Westmoreland County, Greensburg, Pennsylvania 1792-1853, Della ReaganFischer

David; 2/2/1802*; 7/4/1802; John & Elizabeth Altman; Elizabeth Kimmel single -- *Note: the author errantly copied the name and birth of David, son of Georg & Eva Kuderman listed above the Altman birth.  It should actually be Elisabeth born 11/11/1801

David; 5/14/1795; 10/11/1795; John & Margaretta Altmann; David & Susanna Walter

Jacob; 4/4/1811; 6/2/1811; John & Margaretta Altmann; Jacob & Elizabeth Altmann

Joseph 3/11/1797; 5/3/1797; John Peter & Sophia Altmann; parents

Philip; 3/5/1798; 10/28/1800; Andrew & Elizabeth Kimmel; Philip & Catherine Klingensmith

Esther; 1/23/1810; 6/12/1812; Andrew & Elizabeth Kimmel; parents

Daniel; 3/29/1812; 5/31/1812; Andrew & Elizabeth Kimmel; parents

John Abraham; 10/3/1815; 1/25/1816; Andrew & Elizabeth Kimmel; John M. Steck pastor & Esther

Francina; 11/18/1806; 5/10/1807; Daniel & Elizabeth Kimmel; Geo. & Elizabeth Otterman

Elizabeth; 7/14/1808; 11/13/1808; Daniel & Elizabeth Kimmel; Jost & Barbara Koepler

Catharina; 7/25/1810; 10/21/1810; Daniel & Elizabeth Kimmel; John & Catharina Kreiter

Esther; 10/29/1812; 5/2/1813; Daniel & Elizabeth Kimmel; Francina Ottermann

Susanna; 9/26/1814; 12/30/1814; Daniel & Elizabeth Kimmel; Peter & Susanna Kehler

Hanna; 9/23/1816; 11/10/1816; Daniel & Elizabeth Kimmel; Johanna Margaretta Kimmel single

Jacob; 3/10/1819; 5/19/1819; Daniel & Elizabeth Kimmel; parents

Julianna; 4/13/1824; 9/18/1824; Daniel & Elizabeth Kimmel; the mother

Joseph; 8/3/1829; 10/25/1829; Frantz & Elizabeth Kimmel; the mother

Anna Maria; 6/24/1816; 8/18/1816; John & Anna Kimmel; Peter & Anna Maria Bender

Jacob; 9/9/1818; 3/28/1819; John & Anna Kimmel; parents

Lowena; 5/7/1820; 8/13/1820; John & Anna Kimmel; parents

Elizabeth; 11/4/1822; 5/18/1823; John & Anna Kimmel; parents

Anna; 1/18/1824; 5/26/1824; John & Anna Kimmel; parents

Wilhelm; 7/15/1822; 10/28/1822; John & Susanna Kimmel; parents

Wilhelm; 1/12/1820; 11/25/1820; John & Rachel Kimmel; parents

John Jacob; 4/27/1794; 5/25/1794; John Geo. & Anna Magdalena Kimmel; John Peter & Anna Catherine Kepple

Susanna; 12/20/1810; 4/12/1811; George & Catharina Knemmel; Andrew & Elizabeth Keppel

Note:  Baptisms up to 1820 are also in Ruff's "The German Church Records of Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania."  Most names are anglicized.


Kimmel entries from "Balthasar Meyer's Baptisms, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania," by Paul Miller Ruff.  Baptisms form 8/2/1772 to 6/4/1792.  This book shows copies of the actual handwritten records.

Christian Friederich; 1/8/1772; 9/1/1772; Jacob & Margaretha Kümmel; Friedrich Reiss, Anna* Barbara Mayer S., Christina wife of Baltzer Meyer

Maria Margaretha; 4/17/1774; 7/13/1774; Joh. Adam & Margaretha Brücker; Nicolaus & Anna* Maria Scheurer, & Margaretha wife of Jac. Kümmel*

Margaretha; 6/14/1774; 7/3/1774; Jacob & Margaretha Kimmel*; Joh. Adam & Margaretha Brücker

Georg Jacob; 10/6/1776; 6/29/1777; Jacob & Anna Margaretha Kimmel*; Joh. Georg & Anna* Margaretha Spahr

Elisabetha; 7/30/1780; 8/12/1781; Jacob & Margaretha Kimmel*; parents

Johannes; 4/31/1789*; 4/24/1791; Jacob & Margaretha Kimmel*; Johannes Hausser

Note: *Kimmel was written as 'Kimel' with a bar over the 'm' and sometimes Anna was written 'Ana' with a bar over the 'n.'  Also, note that Johannes birth date is April 31 -- but April only has 30 days in it.

 


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