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John Kemmerer (1785 - 1861)

John Kemmerer
Born in Nazareth, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married 30 Nov 1806 (to 22 Jul 1822) in Easton, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 76 in Northampton, Pennsylvania, United Statesmap
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Baptismal record from Reformed and Lutheran Congregation of Dryland Church; Hecktown, PA shows birth 10 Feb 1785, baptism as 16 Mar 1785, His name as John, and parents as John and Elizabeth Kemmerer. I personally read these these church records.

Found name as Kemrer in Dryland Church records for baptism of his son Thomas

Northhampton Co., PA Wills, Vol. 7 pg. 422 John Kemerer of Lower Nazareth Twp. in Northampton Co. wife Maria first wife Catharine Children of first wife got share of grandfather’s estate Thomas Manasses Peter Jacob Enoch William Christian Aaron John Elizabeth (wife of Solomon Werkheiser) (I am unsure of spelling, due to penmanship) Susanna (wife of Reuben (Trine striked out) Trein) Lovina Sarah Will written 19 Feb 1840; executed 22 March 1861

  • Principle should be well secured and after her decease equally divided among her children

Two Centuries of Kemmerer Family History (KH) has name as Johannes; which often became John with time in the U.S. KH says first marriage had 8 children; 6 sons and 2 daughters. Second marriage had 6 children; 4 sons and 2 daughters. Riegell to Riggle A Genealogy 1390-1995 shows 9 children by John and Catherine.


  • Find a Grave, database and images (accessed 26 June 2022), memorial page for Johannes “John” Kemmerer (8 Feb 1785–6 Mar 1861), Find A Grave: Memorial #74661996, citing Dryland Reformed Cemetery, Hecktown, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Judy nee Ritter Martens (contributor 47110270) .
  • Birth and baptism from: Church records - Reformed & Lutheran Congregation of Dryland Church; Hecktown, PA
  • Death from

1) Two Centuries of Kemmerer Family History; Kemmerer Family Association, 1929. 2) Riegell to Riggle A Genealogy 1390-1995; Carl Robert Riegel and James Earl Reigle, 1996

  • Northhampton Co., PA Wills, Vol. 7 pg. 422
  • 1850 United States Federal Census

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