Jacob Kimmel of Westmoreland County,


Family of Johann Jacob Kimmel of Hempfield Township

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

General History

Johann Jacob and Hanna Margaretta Kimmel of Hesse-Darmstadt arrived in Philadelphia in 1768.  They moved first to Petersville, Pennslyvania and soon thereafter to near Greensburg, Pennsylvania.  Jacob died in 1800.  Margaretta was still living as late as 1827.

Children of Jacob and Margaretta:
1766 - Johann Andreas
176? - Sophia Margaretha
1769 - Johann Conrad
1772 - Christian Frederick
1774 - Anna Margaretha
1776 - Johann Georg
1780 - Elisabeth
1783 - Johanna
1785 - Johann Daniel
1789 - Johannes


Early Family Recollections

Early Family Histories

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Family Bibles

Ref:  John Kimmel (1792-1846) of Holmes and Mercer Counties, Ohio (AD-AA) > Johann Andrew > Johann Jacob of Greensburg, PA
1)  John and Rachel Kimmel family German Bible
2)  William and Eliza Kimmel family Bible
Bible pages and inserted material from scanned copies provided by Chris Beard of Reynoldsburg, Ohio -- Oct. 1998
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Public Documents For Revolution Era Kimmels

Transcriptions on This Web Site -- see raw data page

Petersville, PA church records
Harrold's church records
Brush Creek Reformed Church records
Greensburg Reformed Church records

Documents Available Not Added to This Web Site

Military Records
Tax Records
Land Records
Newspaper articles

Documents to Be Found

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Special Reports

Determining parents of John Peter Kimmel of Decatur County, Indiana.

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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