James Gibson Kettle and family moved to Montgomery County,
Mo about 1853 from Ohio County, Indiana. Other Ohio County, In names are
found in Montgomery County as well; Lotton, Rodgers Stewart, Blue, etc. They
must have traveled together, because of land taken up/settled on same dates and
in Bear Creek Township.
James Gibson Kettle
[he was the 1st born child] born the 22nd of August 1813
Ferry, Virginia to Solomon Kittle and Sarah Ann Gibson, and died the 8th of
November, 1897 in Callaway County, Missouri.
He married September 18, 1834 in Dearborn County,
Indiana to Charlotte Stewart [born 22 August, 1815, Hamilton Co., Ohio, died 20
April 1889 in Callaway County, Missouri].
[They were the parents of : 1.Mary Desdamonia "Molly"
Kettle/Kittle; 2. Sarah E. "Sallie" Kettle/Kittle; 3. Solomon Kettle/Kittle; 4.
Solomon Kettle/Kittle; 5. Syntha (Sarah) Kettle/Kittle; 6.James E.
Kettle/Kittle; 7. Israel S. Kettle/Kittle; 8. Eugene Albert Kettle/Kittle and
John W. C. Kettle/Kittle.
James G. Kettle enlisted in Regiment E. M. M., Company F
& S., [ Union ] with the
rank of Colonel December 12th, 1862 at Danville, Montgomery County, Missouri,
and went into active service that day. He served 140 days in service and was
relieved from duty, April 30, 1863. His son, Stephen S., served in the same
Note: the name of Kittle was changed in Missouri to
Kettle. The will of James Gibson Kettle is signed with an "i".
[father of James G Kettle] born 16th September, 1793 in Wood County, Virginia
[now West Va.], and died 28 March 1879 at Rising Sun, Ohio County, Indiana. He
is buried at Cedar Grove Cemetery, plot # 1, Rising Sun. Solomon was the son of
Daniel Kittle and Catherine Crow?. Solomon Kittle married the 27th of May, 1813
to Sarah Ann [Sallie] Gibson, daughter of James B Gibson and Sarah B. [Sally]
Ireland. [ she was born 21 September 1795 in Ky., and died 04 November 1885 at
Rising Sun, Ohio]. they were the parents of the following children:
James Gibson Kittle was
born 22 Aug 1813 in Harpers Ferry, VA (now WV). He died 8 Nov 1897 in
Prairie Fork, Callaway, MO.
Catherine Kittle was
born 1815 in Rising Sun, Ohio, IN. She died 1885 in Rising Sun, Ohio,
Abraham was a veteran of the American Revolutionary
War,in Captain Anthony Shimer's Company, Colonel Jacob Stroud's, 6th
Battalion of the Northampton County, PA militia in 1778, according to
the muster roll for May 14th of that year he was a Lieutenant in this
company. Pennsylvania Archives Fifth Series, Vol 8, p, 428. He is maybe
buried at Sullivan's Crossing or Arnold Hill.
Jeremy Kittle, father of Rutsjert [Dirck](parent
Joachim Ketel) was born Bef 1643 in Grimmen, Mecklenburg, Germany.
He died 1705/1706 in Marbletown, Ulster, NY.
Note: This line back on the Ketel/Von Ketel family
line is NOT proven, onlyspeculation at this point. All the evidence
points to a link but nothing can be found to prove this connection. This
information is provided only as aPOSSIBLE link and every effort is being
made to research this connection.Nothing in the records in New York
State or the early Dutch records of NewAmsterdam indicate a ship
manifest with Jeremy or Jeremiah Kittle/Kittel/Ketel on it. It is
possible that his father's name was Jurrian Kittle.
This information from Mike Holland's information with
from the emigrant Juriaen Westfall
to Christina, wife of Abraham Kittle
Juriaen Westfall (Westvael) was born 1629 in
Luyderdorp, Netherlands (Holland). He died Oct 1667 in Kingston, Ulster,
The first of this family to come to this Country was
Juriaen Westvael. Hearrived in "New Amsterdam" at the age of thirteen
aboard the ship Dehoutwun on August 4, 1642. He then went up the river
135 miles arriving at Fort Orange (Albany ,New York) on August 11, 1642.
He arrived as an indentured servant to Kiliaen Van Reasselaer. He was
placed in the home of Michael Jansen.
Juriaen moved south of Albany to Esopus (Kingston)with his friend and
fellow indentured servant Evert Pels in about 1653.