(Possibly -Thomas Connelly 1730–1810 & Mary Magdalin Miller 1730–)
Born May 23 1756
Peter Kemmerer 1791–1866
Jacob Kemerer 1794–
(If his birth, and his wife's, are correct, she was 6 years older than him)
Anna Age 25
Peter Age 18
Name Peter Kemerer
Home in 1820 (City, County, State) Lower Nazareth, Northampton, Pennsylvania
Enumeration Date August 7, 1820
Free White Persons - Males - Under 10 1
Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 15 1
Free White Persons - Males - 16 thru 25 1
Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 15 1
Free White Persons - Females - 26 thru 44 1
Number of Persons - Engaged in Agriculture 1
Free White Persons - Under 16 3
Free White Persons - Over 25 1
Total Free White Persons 5
Total All Persons - White, Slaves, Colored, Other 5
1833 - Land Agreement
Peter age 71
10 May 1833
Mount Joy Twp., Lancaster County, PA
Article of Agreement between Peter Kemerer Sr. and Peter Kemerer Jr. of Mount Joy Township, Lancaster County, PA, in 1833.
Peter Kemerer, Weaver, of Mount Joy Twp., Lancaster County, PA
Lancaster Deed S-1-6 Article of Agreement Peter Kemerer Sr. and Peter Kemerer Jr.
Article of Agreement made and concluded and agreed upon the 10th day of May A.D. 1833 between Peter Kemerer the Elder of Mount Joy Township, Lancaster County of the one part and Peter Kemerer Jr., son of the aforesaid Peter Kemerer the Elder, Witnesseth that the said Peter Kemerer the Elder doth hereby give, transfer, assign and set over unto the said Peter Kemerer Jr. and to his heirs and assigns, in fee simple for the consideration hereinafter mentioned, all that certain messuage or piece of land with the appurtenances situated in Mount Joy Township aforesaid, on which both said parties now reside adjoining lands of William Shaeffer, Peter Shaeffer & Jacob Meyers, containing 10 acres and the usual allowances of land be the same more or less. To hold to him the said Peter Kemerer, his heirs and assigns forever. In consideration whereof the said Peter Kemerer Jr. for himself, his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns doth hereby covenant, promise, grant and agree to and with the said Peter Kemerer the Elder, his heirs, executors and administrators, by these presents that the said Peter Kemerer jr. and his heirs and assigns shall and will keep maintain and support in good and sufficient meat, drink, clothing, washing and lodging on the said premises, the said Peter Kemerer the Elder and Catharine his present wife, for and during their and each and every of their natural life times as just, reasonable, right, and he the said Peter Kemerer Jr. doth further agree that in the said Peter his father or the said Catharine his mother, shall at any time take sick, that on request of his said father or mother that he the said Peter Kemerer Jr. shall procure at his own expense a physician and suitable medical attendance. And he the said Peter Kemerer Jr. shall cause to be decently and respectfully buried any or both of his said father & mother at their respective deaths at his the said peter Kemerer Jr. own proper cost and charges and generally all and every such other vitals as is needed or necessary for the maintenance, support, sickness and death of the said Peter Kemerer the Elder and Catharine his wife agreeable to the true intent and meaning of these presents. And the said Peter Kemerer the Elder doth further agree and direct that after the direct of him the said Peter Kemerer the Elder and Catharine his wife, and further deed or deeds of conveyance other than these presents is or should be necessary for the more fully visiting in the said Peter Kemerer Jr., his heirs and assigns a good and sufficient title for the said messuage and ten acres of land, then the competent court shall desire such title or deed to be made and executed accordingly. And the said Peter Kemerer Jr. doth further agree that a certain fifty dollars which he lent to his said father several years ago shall not or will he the said Peter Kemerer Jr. ever demand of his said father, his heirs, executors, or administrators the same or any part thereof or its interest, but the same is fully & forever discharged. And all grain now in or growing on the premises shall be the property and right, belong to the said Peter Kemerer Jr. and be considered part of the premises hereby given, granted, conveyed and transferred. And it is further agreed that Peter Kemerer the Elder and Catharine his wife shall take one half of the pears growing in said premises to and for their separate use during their & and every of their lifetimes. And it is also acknowledged by the parties that no rent is due or now owing by the said Peter Jr. to Peter the Elder for the premises, nor is there anything due to the said Peter Jr. for any repairs he has made on the premises, both are hereby fully and mutually discharged. And as to such personal goods and chattels as the said Peter the Elder now owns & has in his house and on the premises aforesaid, the said Peter the Elder and Catharine his wife shall & may have the privilege during their lives to keep and have on said premises as usual. And the said Peter Kemerer the Elder doth further give unto the said Peter Kemerer Jr., his heirs and assigns, one Weaver's loom, now in the house with the necessary gears thereto belonging, to hold the same to him the said Peter Kemerer Jr. only proper use & behoof forever, And the said Peter Kemerer the Elder doth also agree that the Dearborn wagon now belonging to him shall be for the use of both said parties during the life of the said Peter the Elder. And it is further hereby agreed by the said parties that Peter Kemerer Jr. shall and may farm & cultivate about 12 acres of land or as much thereof of the said tract belonging to Peter Kemerer the Elder adjoining lands of Isaac Eshlener & others, to have and farm the same and keep the proceeds thereof to his own the said Peter Jr.'s use so long as both parties shall agree and consent, in consideration whereof the said Peter Jr. is to keep the same in repair during the term of agreement both parties aforesaid. And for the true performance of all and singular, the covenant and agreement aforesaid, each of the said parties bind themselves, their heirs and assigns by these presents. In witness whereof the said parties have set their hands and seals the day and year first above mentioned.
Witness, and it is further agreed by the said parties that the said Peter the Elder and Catharine his present wife shall and retain for their use during their lifetimes, they think proper, in the house which they now occupy and the usual and necessary privileges, the kitchen, bake oven, water in the crock, their own meals and victuals and separately eat by themselves as long as they wish and having separate meal and provisions. The said Peter Jr. finding and providing and maintaining them & further as within mentioned all the necessities for the support of life as aforesaid. Signed: Peter Kemerer (in German), Peter Kemerer
Witnesses: William Shaeffer, Jacob Peters
Lancaster County ss
Be it remembered on the 5th day of November 1841 before me Jacob Redecker on of the Justices of the Peace in and for the said County of Lancaster, personally came William Shaeffer one of the subscribing witnesses ti the above agreement, and being duly sworn according to law doth saith that the said William Shaeffer and Jacob Peter the subscribing witnesses to the said agreement were both present and did see the above Peter Kemerer Sr. and Peter Kemerer Jr. sign and seal as their act and deed, deliver the said agreement or Indenture, and the said William Shaeffer and Jacob Peter did thereupon subscribe their names as witnesses to the same. In testimony whereof i have hereunto set my hand and seal the day and year aforesaid.
Jacob Redecker. Recorded November 13th 1841.
(See John Bender)
Translation: Two sanctioned in marriage John Bender and his house-wife Elizabeth, a born Kammerer, had a daughter born into the world by the name of Anna Benderin and in the year of our Lord 1795 on the 18th day of February at 8'oclock in the evening, in the sign of the waterman. Baptized by Father Benz the 16th day of Sept 1797. Witness Peter Kammerer and his wife Katherine, born in in Mt Joy Township, Lancaster County in America in the state of Pennsylvania While my Name must be held up before men, before God only the Soul is known. He has sealed me in Baptism, a righteous father knowing his child; In his hand he inscribed me, nothing can steal me away. Printed by Johann Valentin Schuller
Two centuries of Kemmerer family history : 1730-1929