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Michael Kettering

Male 1735 - 1814  (78 years)


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  • Name Michael Kettering 
    Notes 1000 
    Born 29 Sep 1735  Hesse Darmstadt, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1755 
    Arrival 9 September 1765  Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Migration 1772  Fincastle, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Military June 1774  Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Accusation 5 May 1779  Montgomery County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Oath 20 May 1779  Montgomery County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Land Grant 1782  Wythe County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Tax List 1782  Montgomery County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Tax List 1787  Montgomery County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Tax List 1789/90  Montgomery County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Land Entires 8 October 1794  Wythe County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Migration 1809  Sullivan County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 16 January 1814  Sullivan County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age 78 years 
    Siblings 3 siblings 
    Notes 
    Person ID P4928  Burress Genealogy of Virginia | My Ancestors

    Father Balthasar Kettering
              b. 29 Oct 1694, Landsthul, Pfalz, Bayern, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1 February 1746, Salwoog, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Mother Anna Margarethä Zimmer
              b. 11 March 1704, Oberabach, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 8 November 1748, Salwoog, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Married 1719  Landstuhl, Pfalz, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1578  Group Sheet

    Wife Mary Magdalene Marguardt
              b. 15 Aug 1747, Bavaria, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 15 Nov 1841, Sullivan County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Married 29 July 1766  Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 12 children 
    Family ID F1573  Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsMilitary - Michael Kettenring was a private in Robert Doaks Co. Militia, Cherokee Expedition, during the Revolutionary War. (National DAR # 572718A645, application verified and approved 7/13/1984). - June 1774 - Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsAccusation - From "Early Adventures on the Western Waters" Vol I by Mary Kegley "...the jury heard evidence against Peter Kettering, Michael Kettering and Henry Wyrick. They were all bound to their good behavior (meaning they were free'd a long as they behaved.) - 5 May 1779 - Montgomery County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOath - Oath of allegiance to the "Commonwealth of Virginia as a free and independent State", promising to refuse all allegiance to George the Third, King of Great Britain. (Guess he was tired of being accused of being a Tory). - 20 May 1779 - Montgomery County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Grant - Received 400 acres on Tates Run South Fork of Reed Creek. It was part of 500a surveyed for Martin Stailey in 1775. Land joined Michael Crigger & Nicholas Cline on waters of Reed Crk. He is also called Michael Kettering, the stocking weaver. - 1782 - Wythe County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTax List - This area of Montgomery later became Wythe. 1 tithe, no slaves, 4 horses, 10 cattle. - 1782 - Montgomery County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTax List - 1 male over 16, 5 horses/mules, and 12 cattle. - 1787 - Montgomery County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTax List - 2 males 16 to 21 and 7 horses. He was on Reed Creek/Cedar Run. - 1789/90 - Montgomery County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Entires - Michael Walters 87a on entries made in 1782 & 1791 on treasury warrants in 1781 & 1783, on Reed Crk near Tates Run, in line of Michael Kettern's land and Jacob Kettern, and Nicholas Cline. - 8 October 1794 - Wythe County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMigration - Migrated to Tennessee around 1809 - 1809 - Sullivan County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 January 1814 - Sullivan County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
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