Phebe Kemp: Birth: 29 NOV 1797 in Fredericksburgh Tp., Addington County, Ontario, Canada. Death: 8 SEP 1867 in Wellers Bay, Hillier Tp., Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada
John J. Kemp: Death: 12 DEC 1873 in Ameliasburg Tp., Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada
James Carl Kemp: Birth: 5 DEC 1802 in Consecon, Ameliasburg Tp., Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada. Death: 8 JUN 1883 in Brighton, Northumberland County, Ontario, Canada
Note: 2: Bapt. - Jacobus, Jan. 9, 1763. NOTE: "Jacobus" is the Dutch name for James. (Parents listed as John Camp and Anna Van Vorst-- Note: Should be John Kemp).
W.O. 28, MG13, Vol. X, pt.2, St. John's, PQ, 1 Jan, 1782, King's Rangers, pg. 314: James Kemp, Country of Origin - Albany, age 22 yrs. 9 months, 5'3", having served 7 months. [This would place his time of enlistment around June 1781 & his year of birth abt Apr 1759]
Haldimand Papers, MG21, B167, pt. 2, 10 Jan., 1782, St. Johns's, PQ, Return of a Detachment of the King's Rangers Commanded by Major James Rogers in Canada, for which he is entitled to the King's Bounty, at five Dollars per Man: #57 - James Kemp.
MG13, W.O. 28, Vol. X, pp490-91, St. John's, PQ, King's Rangers, 21 Jan., 1783, Return of the names Country age Size and time of Service of a detachement of the King's Rangers Commanded by Major James Rogers Quartered at St. Johns: Jas. Kemp, 23, 5'5", having served 1 yr. 10 months. [This would place his time of enlistment around April 1781 & his year birth abt 1760)
Haldimand Papers, MG21, B166, pg. 219, Muster roll between Sept. 1782 and May/June 1784: James Kemp, 1 man, from New York County, Farmer.
Haldimand Papers, B160, (B.M. 21, 820) pp 153-6, A list of the Officers and Men of Major Roger's Company of King's Rangers together with the Number of their Families, St. John's, 27th January, 1784: James Kemp, 2.
Haldimand Papers, MG21, B168, Tp. 3 Cataraqui, October 6, 1784, Return of Disbanded Troops and Loyalists Settled in Township No. 3, Cataraqui: Ja' Kemp, 1 man, On his land.
Fredericksburgh Twp. Papers, Con. 1 Additional, Kemps & Bogarts Certificate 6536, 6537, #66 (source: Bob Kemp, Peterborough): Province of Quebec, Cataraqui 23 Sept. 1784 - The bearer hereof, James Kemp & Francis V.D. Bogart, late Soldiers in the King's Rangers, being entitled to 200 acres of land, by his Majesty's Instructions to the Governor of this Province, has drawn a Lot (NO.3 [Tp.]) consisting of 200 acres in the 1st Concession Additional, in the Seigneurie of (No.3) & having taken the Oaths, & made & signed the Declaration required by the instrucitons, he is hereby authorized to settle & improve the said Lot, without delay; & being settled thereon, he shall receive a Deed of Concession at the Expiration of Twelve Months from the date hereof.
Name: Kemp, James District: Mecklenburg Year: 1790 Description: Schedule of locations Volume: 12 Page(s): 26 Reference: RG 1 L4 Microfilm: C-14028
Name: Kemp, James District: Mecklenburg Year: 1790 Description: Schedule of locations Volume: 13 Page(s): 32, 38 Reference: RG 1 L4 Microfilm: C-14028
Ontario Archives Land Record Index by Locatee, pg. 6546: James Kemp, Con. 1 Additional, Lot 5, Fredericksburgh, 1790, Full Grant, Old Regulations, RG01-AIV, Vol. 009, pg. 025.
The Old United Empire Loyalist List, Appendix B - James Kemp, Fredericksburgh, Soldier in the King's Rangers, Petition R. Roll, Land Board of Mecklenburgh 1793, 200.
Upper Canada Land Petitions, RG1L3, James Camp, Adolphustown, 1793 U.C.L.P. C Misc./26-(1788-1795)-126-C1731, Cab. 1, Reel 54 (Toronto Archives): #26 - The memorial of James Camp, late private in the King's Rangers, humbly showeth that your Excellency's memorialist have drawn & made improvements on 100 acres of land, that land Dorchester's bounty of 200 acres is still due to be assigned to him in the Tp. of Fredericksburg, in the County of Lennox. And your Excellency's memorialist as in duty bound shall every pray. Adolphustown, 22 Jan. 1793. #26A - The memorial of James Camp, No. 46, 200 acres granted.
Ontario Archives Land Record Index by Locatee, pg. 6546: James Kemp, Con. 7, Lot 30, Thurlow Tp., March 14, 1795, Full Grant, Old Regulations, RG01-AIV, Vol. 011, pg. 123.
Crown Lands Index, Ontario Archives, Toronto: James Kemp - Lot 30 Con. 7 Thurlow Tp., pg. 102 of Alex Aitken's Index to Schedule 1796-8. RG1-C-I-4, Volume 40. James Kemp, 1/2 Lot 5 Con. 1 Fredericksburgh Tp., pg. 40 of Alex Aitken's Index to Schedule. RG1-C-I-4, Volume 40.
Ontario People 1796-1803, by E. Keith Fitzgerald, pg. 139 ( National Archives of Canada; Upper Canada District Loyalist Rolls): Midland District, Tp. of Fredericksburg, #3513, 142, James Kemp, UE.
Fredericksburgh Twp. Papers, Con. 1 Additional (Source: Bob Kemp,Peterborough)- We the within mentioned, James Kemp & Francis V.D. Bogart, do mutually agree to divide the within lot as follows--that is to say, I James Kemp agree to take the Easternmost half of said lot & I Francis V.D. Bogart agree to take the Westermost half, in witness whereupon have hereunto set our hands this 8th day May, 1797.
Ontario Archives Land Record Index by Locatee, pg. 6546: James Kemp, Con. 1, Lot 5, Fredericksburgh, 1800, Full Grant, Old Regulations, RG01-AIV, Vol. 011, pg. 042.
Fredericksburgh Twp. Papers, No. 5420 (Source: Bob Kemp, Peterborough): Grant to James Kemp of the Tp. of Fredericksburgh, Lennox & Addington County, Midland District, Tp. of Fredericksburgh Additional being the E1/2 Lot 5 in the 1st Concession., subject to a certain mortgage to Benjamin Seymore Esq. specified in the 398th Claim of the Midland Commission for the year 1803. Dec. 31, 1805.
Early Church Records of Rev. Langhorn & Rev. McDowell, Loral & Mildred Wannamaker: Marriage records: pg. 2 - James Kemp is one of the witnesses to the marriage of Gottlip Maigal & Elizabeth Lott, at Fredericksburgh, on 11 Jan. 1789. pg. 17 - Marriage -James Kemp, Fredericksburgh, bachelor, and Phebe Van Siclen, same, spinster December 26, 1790 John Kemp, John Miller, Elizabeth Finkle, Sarah Lyons. pg. 18 James & Phebe Kemp are two of the witnesses to the marriage of Wm. Fielding & Katreen Loucks, at Fredericksburgh, on Dec. 10, 1792. The baptismals of his children are shown on pp28,51,54,57,60. His second marriage is listed on pg. 20: James Kemp, Fredericksburgh, & Jane Anderson, same. 19 August 1799. Witnesses: Jacob Finkle, Thomas Mordoff, Ephras Goodsell, Eleanor Mordoff. Pg. 85: Burials: James Kemp died March 23, 1803, Fredericksburgh.
The Loyalists In Ontario, by W.D. Reid: James Kemp of Fredericskburgh (Lennox & Addington County) married: (1) Phoebe Van Siclen, 26 Dec. 1790, who was buried 3 Jan. 1798, (2) Jane Anderson, 19 Aug., 1799, who was buried Sept. 8, 1799. He was buried Mar. 23, 1803. Children: Ann, bapt. Oct. 30, 1791; m. Peter Fykes of Fredericksburgh, O.C. Feb. 17, 1807; John J. of Fredericksburgh, bapt. 27 Dec., 1795, O.C. June 13, 1818; Phoebe, bapt. Jan. 7, 1798, m. Cornelius Huyck of Ameliasburg, O.C. March 8, 1820; Elizabeth bapt. Oct. 13, 1793; Emilia, m. Thomas Pruime of Whitchurch, O.C. Feb. 18, 1824; James C. of Ameliasburg, O.C. Dec. 14, 1827.
Heir & Devisee Commission papers, Toronto Archives, Index MS657, Reel 12, Cabinet 7, Reel 58: 40-553, John Kemp, E 1/2 Lot 5, Con. 1 Fredericksburgh: John Kemp of the Tp. of Cramahe in the District of Newcastle, yeoman, maketh oath & saith that he is Brother to the late James Kemp of Fredericksburg, deceased, that this depononent's late brother James Kemp drew, settled & improved upon the East half of Lot number five in the first concession additional of Fredericksburg in the Midland District that the said James Kemp died about 17 years ago & left his only son John Kemp with two daughters his only children. That this deponent verily believes that the said James Kemp died without a will. Sworn by John Kemp, 29 August 1821. Affidavit of George Sills: George Sills of the Tp. of Fredericksburg, yeoman, maketh oath & saith that he this deponent was well acquainted with the late James Kemp of Fredericksburg, that the said James Kemp died many years ago, that the deceased left only one son, John Kemp. That having lived for many years in the neighbourhood of the late James Kemp, this deponent in acquaintance with the family never heard from any of them that the said James Kemp left any will.
Note: Genealogies of the First Settlers of Schenectady, Jonathan Pearson, pg 3
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