John W. Kilmer, Sr

Male Abt 1790 - 1856  (~ 66 years)


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  • Name John W. Kilmer 
    Suffix Sr 
    Born Abt 1790  New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 29 Mar 1856  Thornapple Twp Barry Co MI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I00819  Clark-Hart
    Last Modified 23 Oct 2017 

    Father George Kilmer,   b. 09 Jan 1765, Red Hook, Dutchess, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1838, Otsego Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Saloma Berner,   b. 17 Feb 1768, Rhinebeck, Dutchess Cty NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Sep 1853, Otsego Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 11 Sep 1785  Columbia Co, NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F00216  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Howard,   b. 13 Oct 1787, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Sep 1871, Nemaha, KS Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married Abt 1810 
    Last Modified 23 Oct 2017 
    Family ID F00336  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Notes 
    • NOTE: John came from a very patriotic and religious family. His father served in the War of 1812 and his grandfather in the Rev. War. from Columbia or Schoharie, NY. The family had always belonged to the German Reformed Church. In Orange Co, NY and in Pa. the family is believed to have belonged to the M.E. Church.
      In Ohio the family belonged to the Church of God.

      In 1810 John Kilmers father was living in Cobleskill Schoharie Co, NY. All of Johns brothers and sisters was living there in the family except John.

      Elizabeth had married 26 Aug 1803 to Jesse Patreick in New Rhinebec k (Now Lawyersville, Schoharie Co. NY. they had 3 children and were living near her father George Kilmer. Everyone else was living at home . John was living with family members.

      CENSUS: 1820 Deer Park, Orange, NY. At this time the rest of his family were living in Otsego and Schoharie Co NY.

      About 1824 John and Mary Kilmer moved to Nickolson, Luzerne Co (Wyoming Co Now) Penn. Some of Johns brothers later moved out to Bradford Co., P Oernn and William was visiting John in Luzerne Co in 1830. About the time his brothers moved to Bradford Co., Penn (about 1833) John again moved further to the West. This time it was to Ohio. He moved to an unknown location in Ohio and then to Tully Tew, Marion Co. Oh.

      BOOK: "The Journal of the Records of Peter I. Gumaer 1771-1869" by Lucile G. Ogden, 1983 [most entries from day book of Peter E. Gumaer for transactions on his farm and store 1 Aug 1814-1 Jun 1820):

      26 Nov 1819 John Kilmore bought 2 of my largest baskets full of corn ears and 1 bush. buckwheat. He also will owe me for pasturing a cow from this day. (p.106)
      1 Dec 1819 John Kilmore bought 1 lb. butter, 4 qts. salt, 1/4 bu sh. potatoes. (p.107)
      24 Dec 1819 John Kilmore bought 1 bush. corn, 1 bush. potatoes , 1/2 bush. corn gotten by Siperim [sic] his brother-in-law. (p.107 )
      14 Jan 1820 John Kilmore bought 5 bush. potatoes, 1 bush. corn ( p.109)
      27 Jan 1820 John Kilmore will owe me for wintering a cow till Ja nuary 27th. (p.109)
      6 Apr 1820 John Killmore bought 1 1/2 bush. potatoes. (p.111)
      15 Apr 1820 John Kilmore bought 1 1/2 bush. potatoes. (p.111)
      10 May 1820 John Kilmore and Grandis Gumaer owe me .50 for writi ng 2 articles of agreement for them [probably a lease for blacksmit h shop and tools for a year]. (p.112)
      23 May 1820 John Kilmore owes me for 1 bush. potatoes and for th e use of my oxen to fetch a load of coal. (p.112)
      29 May 1820 John Kilmore bought 1 1/2 bush. potatoes and 5 bush . potatoes for Henry Case.

      TAX: Lenox Township, Susquehanna Co, PA Tax Lists 1816-1850; FHL #199 4112.
      1834: Benjamin Howard (50 acreas), Asa Howard (68 acres, 2 house s, transferred from James Bucannon), John Killmore (50 acres, 1 house , 2 horses)

      DEED: 1838 Nov 6, John Bought land, south 1/4, of South East half 1/ 4 of Sec 17 Twp 4 Range 17. FHL 373,548 Vol 12 page 426.

      DEED: 1838, Nov 21 John bought 80 More acres, West 1/2 of the Wouth W est 1/4 of Sec 16 twp 4, Range 17, FHL 373,548 page 425.

      DEED: 1839, Sept 11 John Bought 1 3/4 Acres Lot #1 in Location #2 o n Sec 22, twp 4 south Range 16. FHL 373,549 Vol 14, pg 34-36.

      DEED: 1841 June 9 and June 23 sold the 120 Acres. Marion Co Deed Book s Vol 15, page 16 and Vol 17 page 382-383 FHL 373,550 and 373, 551.

      CENSUS: 1850 Thornapple twp, Barry Co MI. John was a farmer and owne d a blacksmith shop for in Michigan.