Facts and Events
Jacob Kimberling was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Records in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 2 - John Strother and Joseph Thompson vs. John Oliver's heirs--O. S. 40; N. S. 14--Bill filed 25th August, 1803. On ____ plaintiffs had a tract surveyed in Falling Spring Valley and shortly afterwards John Strother went to Georgia . John Oliver, now deceased, was agent for the heirs of Col. Bullet. There had been surveys for Jeremiah Seeley, who had assigned them to Francis McAndrew, who by common report, died in our army during the Revolution, leaving a will. He disappeared and has never been heard from since. Power of attorney, 8th August, 1781, by Francis McAndrew to John Dickinson to collect his debts, &c., in case he does not return from his tower of duty. Deed 10th July, 1792, John Oliver to William Bonner, recorded in Bath, July, 1792. Jeremiah Seeley's survey was dated 1773. Francis McAndrew died before peace between U. S. and England. Adam Kimberland, Senr., is about to remove from State, 5th October, 1803. Joel Walker, ditto, 5th July, 1803. Heirs of John Oliver are Thomas Oliver and ____ his wife, late ____. Wm. Oliver, heir of Joseph Oliver, deceased, representatives of John Oliver, deceased, and Thomas Edington and Agnes, his wife, late widow of John Oliver.
Information on Adam Kimberling
ADAM JOHANNES WAS BORN 7 JULY, 1743 IN GERMANY. HE CAME TO AMERICA WITH HIS PARENTS (STEP-MOTHER) ON THE OSGOOD IN 1750. AROUND 1770 HE MARRIED NANCY DAVIS, THE DUGHTER OF PATRICK DAVIS.
ABOUT 1793 ADAM AND HIS SON, JACOB, PURCHASED SOMELAND ON THE CEDAR CREEK, A TRIBUTARY OF THE JACKSON RIVER AND ABOUT 20 MILES UPSTREAM FROM COVINGTON, VA. THIS IS SITUATED IN PRESENT BATH CO., VA. IN 1803 ADAM AND NANCY AND THEIR CHILDREN MOVED TO MASON CO., VA.
THE KIMBERLINGS TRAVELED FROM COVINGTON, VA. TO CHARLESTON, VA IN A TWO-WHEELED OX CART ON THE ARMY POST ROAD. FROM THE FALLS BELOW CHARLESTON, THEY FLOATED DOWN THE KANAWHA RIVER ON A RAFT TO GRIMM'S LANDING. AFTER MAKING A SLED FROM THE RAFT, THEY HITCHED UP THE OXEN, WENT OVER TWO HILLS AND SETTLED ON THIRTEEN MILE CREEK.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 W. Paul Gilbert. Paul Gilbert's Genealogica Collection - Kimberling Information.
- ↑ Traveled on the ship OSGOOD with father and stepmother.
Name: Jacob Fridrich Kummerlin
Family Members: Wife Maria M. Schuemacher; Daughter Maria Eva; Son Johann Adam; Son Johann Reinhard; Daughter Maria Catharina
Source Publication Code: 1031.8
Primary Immigrant: Kummerlin, Jacob Fridrich
Annotation: Date and port of arrival or date and place of naturalization. Span indicates period between last mention of emigrant in country of origin and first mention of his residence in the New World. "Surname, ..." indicates a variation of a surname.
Source Bibliography: BURGERT, ANNETTE KUNSELMAN. Eighteenth Century Emigrants from German-Speaking Lands to North America. Publications of the Pennsylvania German Society, 16/19. Birdsboro, PA: The Pennsylvania German Society. Vol. 1: The Northern Kraichgau. 1983. 461p.
(Taken from Ancestry.com immigration and passenger lists)