Biography of Jacob Kimmey
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Kimmey, Jacob, was born in Albany county, N. Y., April 13, 1813. He is a son of Jacob and Jane (Winne), both born in Albany county, he a son of Jacob, a native of Holland, who came to Albany county and there died; his father was a miller by trade and also a farmer; he died in Albany county. Mr. Kimmey was reared on a farm and educated in the common schools. In 1844 he came to Schodack and bought a farm of 159 acres to which he has added eighteen acres. He also owns another farm in East Greenbush of 190 acres of land. Mr. Kimmey was also a miller. He was married in 1839 to Sarah Coonley by whom he has had four children: Ellen (deceased), Edward (deceased), James (deceased), and Anna J., wife of Charles Van De Can of Schodack. They have one child, Sarah E. Mrs. Kimmey died December 7, 1893, aged seventy six years. Jacob Kimmey has traveled in England, France, Italy, Holland, Germany, and has twice been to California.

From:
Landmarks of Rensselaer County
BY: George Baker Aaderson
Published By: D. Mason & Co. Publishers
Syracuse, NY 1897


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