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Johann Jacob Zimmerman (1642 - abt. 1693)

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Johann Jacob (John) Zimmerman
Born in Vaihingenander Enz, Wurttemberg, Germanymap
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married [location unknown]
Died about in Rotterdam, Hollandmap
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Note: His unorthodoxy caused him to be deposed from the ministry. He was one of the first radical pietists at the beginning of the separatist movement of the Protestant Church. He was the author of at least 18 published works on theology and astronomy.


Education: , receiving his Master of Philosophy
Date: 25 AUG 1664
Place: Tubingen, Germany


Occupation: Lutheran Minister
Date: BET 1671 AND 1684
Place: the Lutheran Church at Bietigheim, Germany
Occupation: Professor of Mathematics
Date: BET 1684 AND 1689
Place: Heidelburg University



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On June 17, 2015 at 13:10GMT Jacky Clark wrote:

Zimmerman-1329 and Zimmerman-461 appear to represent the same person because: Please collaborate and merge if a match the DOB and DOD match may be a second marriage but Zimmerman-1328 daughter of 1329 was born over 30 years past his death

On April 25, 2015 at 16:58GMT DK Clews wrote:

He is buried in 1693 in Rotterdam - the same year that he predicted calamity.<ref>"Josh Groban." Who Do You Think You Are (US) (Season 6 Episode 2). TLC. 15 March 2015. (11:24)</ref>

On April 25, 2015 at 16:29GMT DK Clews wrote:

He died ON THE WAY to Pennsylvania, either in or shortly after leaving ROTTERDAM. His wife completed the journey with their children.<ref>"Josh Groban." Who Do You Think You Are (US) (Season 6 Episode 2). TLC. 15 March 2015. (11:24)</ref>

On April 25, 2015 at 16:26GMT DK Clews wrote:

He was a Deacon at Bietigheim when he married Maria Margaretha Schaal.<ref>"Josh Groban." Who Do You Think You Are (US) (Season 6 Episode 2). TLC. 15 March 2015. (11:24)</ref>

On April 25, 2015 at 16:04GMT DK Clews wrote:

Ancestor of singer Josh Groban through his son, John.<ref>"Josh Groban." Who Do You Think You Are (US) (Season 6 Episode 2). TLC. 15 March 2015.</ref>

John is 16 degrees from Kevin Bacon, 16 degrees from AJ Jacobs, 50 degrees from Lisa Kudrow, 30 degrees from Kurt Vonnegut and 22 degrees from Queen Elizabeth II of the Commonwealth Realms on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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