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Henry Kimmel

Birthplace: Glade, Somerset, Pennsylvania
Death: Died in Rumley Township, Harrison, Ohio
Place of Burial: Lutheran Cemetery, New Rumley, Harrison, Ohio
Immediate Family:

Son of Leonard John Kimmel and Susanna Kimmel
Husband of Christiana Kimmel
Father of Henry Kimmel; Isaac Kimmel; Christina Sawvel; Susan Kimmel; Jonathan Kimmel and 3 others
Brother of John Kimmel; Adam Kimmel; Leonard Kimmel; Frederick Kimmel; Nancy Kimmel and 2 others

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About Henry Kimmel

Henry Kimmel

Born: 1789

Glade, Somerset, Pennsylvania, USA

Died: 1826

Jewett, Harrison, Ohio, USA


Christina Gidenger

Born: 7 Mar 1794 in Glade, Somerset, Pennsylvania, USA

Died: 3 Oct 1894 in Rumley, Harrison, Ohio, USA

Marriage: 27 Jun 1813 in [city], Harrison, Ohio, USA View Info

Children Sex Birth

Susan Kimmel F abt 1814 in [city], Harrison, Ohio, USA

Jonathan Kimmel M 15 Jul 1815 in Rumley, Harrison, Ohio, USA

Johathan Kimmel M 15 Jul 1815 in [city], Harrison, Pennsylvania, USA

Henry Kimmel M 17 Jul 1817 in [city], Harrison, Ohio, USA

Elizabeth Kimmel F abt 1819 in [city], Harrison, Ohio, USA

Abraham Kimmel M 1821 in Rumley, Harrison, Ohio, USA

Isaac Kimmel M 15 Dec 1822 in [city], Harrison, Ohio, USA

Christina Kimmel F 16 Sep 1824 in Rumley, Harrison, Ohio, USA

John Kimmel M 1826 in [city], Harrison, Ohio, USA



Henry Kimmel Memorial Photos Flowers Edit Learn about sponsoring this memorial... Birth: 1789 Glade (Somerset County) Somerset County Pennsylvania, USA Death: 1829 New Rumley Harrison County Ohio, USA

Leonard John Kimmel and Susannah Zimmerman's third child Henry Kimmel was born in 1789 in Glade, Somerset County, Pennsylvania. In 1807, he came to Ohio with his brothers. On June 27, 1813, he married nineteen year old Christina Geddinger, daughter of the German immigrants Martin Geetinger and Elizabeth Bowser. They settled land in Rumley Township, Harrison County, near Jewett, Ohio. Eight children were born to them: Susanna, Jonathon, Henry, Elizabeth, Abraham, Isaac, Christina, and John. Henry Kimmel died in 1826 in Harrison County, Ohio, at age 40. His widow (pictured right), then only thirty-five years old, continued residence on their farm until her death on October 3, 1894, after having celebrated her hundredth anniversary. Four different houses had been her home during the eighty years of continuous residence on the land where they settled when she was married. The building location was changed but slightly. Only three of her children survived her: Jonathan, whom she lived with, Abraham of German Township, Harrison County, Ohio and Christina, wife of Michael Sawvel, living at Crump, Benton County, Arkansas.

Also father of Susanna Kimmel, Jonathan Kimmel, Henry Kimmel, Elizabeth Kimmel, Abraham Kimmel, Isaac Kimmel, and John Kimmel

Family links:

 Leonard John Kimmel (1741 - 1825)
 Susanna Zimmerman Kimmel (1748 - 1828)

 Christina Geddinger Kimmel (1794 - 1894)*

 Henry Kimmel (1817 - 1887)*
 Isaac Kimmel (1822 - 1862)*
 Christina Kimmel Sawvel (1824 - 1920)*
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Burial: Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery New Rumley Harrison County Ohio, USA

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Henry Kimmel's Timeline

Glade, Somerset, Pennsylvania
Age 24
July 15, 1815
Age 26
Rumley Township, Harrison, Ohio
July 17, 1817
Age 28
Harrison, OH, USA
Age 32
Rumley Township, Harrison, Ohio
December 15, 1822
Age 33
Jewett, Harrison, Ohio, United States
September 16, 1824
Age 35
Harrison County, Ohio, United States
October 23, 1826
Age 37
Age 37
Rumley Township, Harrison, Ohio