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Jacob Kemp and Marie Salome Büttel Family

by Jana Stokes, 2005

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Jacob Kemp was born bef 1748. He was the son of Nicolas Kemp of Frederick County, Maryland. Nicolas Kemp owned land called Waggoners Fancy that was near land called Castle Finn and near Friendship. We know he had land in Frederick County, Maryland by 1760.

Jacob had the following siblings: Anna Maria Kemp, Peter Kemp, David Kemp, and Elizabeth Kemp. Anna Maria Kemp was born 4 Jan 1755 in Maryland and about 1779 married Yost Cover (1754-1821). Yost was the brother to Christina Cover-Biddle. Anna Maria or Mary Kemp-Cover died 5 Oct 1845. Peter Kemp was born bef 1748. David Kemp is believe to have married Judah and died by 1796 in Frederick County, Maryland.


Marie Salome Büttel was bapt 20 Jan 1748 in the Evangelical Church in what is now Urphar, Mosbach, Baden, Germany. She was the daughter of George Büttel and Anna Barbara Sell. They came to Pennsylvania in 1752 when Marie Salome was about 4 years old.

In 1767 Marie Salome was a sponsor in the Evangelical Lutheran Krauter/Kreider's Church, Westminster, Maryland: Maria Salome, dau. of Abraham and Maria Magdalena Schlauch, b 24 Aug 1766, bp 25 Jan 1767. Sponsors: Johannes Wagner, Maria Salome Biddelin, both single. (Source: p. 35 Maryland German Church Records, Vol 9, Pipe Creek/Krieders.)


Jacob Kemp and Marie Salome Büttel were married aft 1767. They were probably married in Frederick County, Maryland.


Aft 1770, but bef 1778 son George Kemp is born.


Bef 1774, son Peter Kemp is born.


Abt 1774 son Jacob Kemp born.


Abt 1776, son John Kemp is born. This same year Jacob is abt age 28 and his father, Nicolas Kemp dies.


Jacob Kemp dies in Frederick County, Maryland. His wife Marie Salome doesn't die until after 1797.

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