Jacob Klumph

Jacob Klumph

Submitted by Dolores Davidson, 2003.

From H. C. Taylor's Historical Sketches. "Jacob Klumph, by request, was
buried on his farm on lot 47, town 4, between two large rocks, where he
still rests.
Precise site is unknown.

there are several of this family buried in this farm cenetery according to
the family Genealogy
they are also in Westfield Portland Union, and other area resting places;
This is the family;

John Thomas KLUMPH
Occupation: Blacksmith, soldier, farmer
Birth: 1729 in Germany (north)
Death: JAN. 1818 in Springfield, N.Y.
Reference Number: Klumph Book
His father was probably a German Palatine farmer driven from his home near
Rhine river by the French army according to the Klumph book. About 1748 John
went to England, enlisted in the army as the regiment's blacksmith and went
Jamacia. In early 1758 he was sent to Albany to fight the French and in 1760
the war ended and he left the army. In 1762 he settled at the NW corner of
Otsego Lake, now Springfield, Otsego Co., 60 miles from Albany. Book F, Page
In the county history book John is called Gustavus by mistake.
Marriage 1 Margaret DAVIS b: 1743
Married: ABOUT 1762 in Albany Co., N.Y.
Margaret DAVIS Klumph was Called Peggy. Well educated.
Moved to Portland Chautauqua Co NY in 1818 to live with her son Jeremiah
Death: 1825 in Portland, Chautauqua Co., N.Y buried on the family farm

1, Jacob W. KLUMPH b: 1763 in Springfield, Otsego Co., NY died ca 1839
Portland, buried on the family farm;
JACOB, he buried Portland on farm, was married to Catherine BOWHALL or
Bauthall in Cem records
Birth: 1786 in Herkimer Co., NY
her Death: 1858 in Boone Co., IL. age72
Burial: Boone Co., IL.
Note: Married at 17, husband 40. Last name may have been Bouthall. Bauthall
a, Benson KLUMPH Children a, Benson KLUMPH b 1804 died after 1850 Illinois .
Boone . Le Roy in 1850 census there he is 46 born NY, a farmer wife Chloe?
hard to read, age 4o Ny children b NY
Klumph Benson Davis 30 Nov 1804 3 May 1897 s/o Jacob & Catherine 2a
Klumph Chloe (Hutchins) 1809 30 Jun 1873 w/o Benson 2b
Klumph Catherine (Bauthall) 1785 9 May 1855 w/o Joseph Sr 2d
Klumph Joseph (Jr) 1821 18 Mar 1886 2c
b,Jerry KLUMPH died in Portland 1833
c, Augustine D. KLUMPH Augustine D. KLUMPH b ca 1809 died after 1850 in
Illinois . Boone . Le Roy in census there he is hard to read is 40 something
Catherine (nee Bauthall) is 65 is his mother she will die here Alfred is 34
or 6 he lived beside Benson his brother bought land there 1844 and 5
d, Elizabeth KLUMPH
e Alfred B. KLUMPH
f Amelia KLUMPH unknown
gJoseph K. KLUMPH m Sardinia AUSTIN in 1850 is 29 lived beside Mother and
bro Augustine in IL Joseph Klumph, 29 b NY Sardenia 24? (* is Sardinia
Catherine 2, and son Jacob, 4 months also born later, Alfred Augustine
Birth: 14 April 1866-- Boone Co, Leroy Twp, IL
Death:29 March 1922 -- New Rockford, ND Spouse: Ruby Sarah Curtis and
probably others

2, Augustine C. KLUMPH b: 15 JUN 1768 in Springfield, Otsego Co.,N.Y.
Birth: 15 JUN 1768 in Springfield, Otsego Co.,N.Y.
Death: 16 JAN 1837 in Portland, N.Y. age 69
Burial: On farm near Portland, N.Y.
Moved to Portland, N.Y. in 1810, at age 42, living at lot 37 T5.
Served as first teacher 1810-11; joined Congregational Church 1818.
1820 census for Portland, NY shows 2 males between 16 & 26, 1 over 45; one
female between 16 & 26, 1 over 45.
Married Sarah SIMPSON, Birth: 17 JAN 1778 in N.Y.
Death: 5 APR 1828 in Portland, N.Y. age50
Burial: On farm near Portland, N.Y
Married: 31 JAN 1795 in Otsego County, N.Y.
a, Thomas S. KLUMPH b: 3 OCT 1796 in Springfield, Otsego Co.,N.Y.Death: 15
DEC 1856 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa Burial: Buffalo Cem., Monroe, Iowa Note:
Moved to Portland, N.Y. with his family in 1810, age 14.Kept 1st. store in
Portland in 1817; later kept a tavern .Moved to Ill. in 1837 where he opened
a store and tavern with his 2nd. wife; elected JP and apt. postmaster. In
1848 moved to Iowa.
M 1820 Polly COUCH, child, Hiram Thomas KLUMPH b: APR 1823 in Portland, NY
M 1824 Portland Eliza Mary EBY
Franklin KLUMPH
Thomas D. KLUMPH
Rachel Sarah KLUMPH
Alonzo Riley KLUMPH
John William KLUMPH
Harriet KLUMPH
Lila Eliza KLUMPH

b. Harriet S. KLUMPH b: 8 OCT 1800 in Springfield twp.,Otsego Co.m Asa
Death: 4 MAY 1874 in Pomfret, Chautauqua Co., N.Y. Burial: Chautauqua
Buried Westfield-Portland Union cemetery.
Portland history says married Oct. 20, 1821.
Lived in log house built by her father; built frame house in 1824 now owed
Chester Munson, N.p't lot 37,T.5. (part now used as an outhouse)
Chautauqua Co. Surrogate's Court - Administration of estate for Harriet
ANDREWS, Asa (112)
Was a bro. of James and Wilson (Nos. 110 and 111) and b. in the town of
Pompey, Onondaga county, N.Y. March 5, 1799.
He came to P. from Truxton, Cortland county, in Jun 1819. He m. Harriet,
dau. of Augustine and Sarah Simpson Klumph, Oct. 20, 1821.
Mrs. A. was b. Oct 8, 1800. They settled on the farm now owned by Chester
Munson, N, pt. lot 37, T. 5,occupying the log house built in 1824, which is
in part standing and used as an out house.
Mr. A. was a farmer and with his wife is still living in Pomfret, this
Mr. A. was for many years in town office and two years supervisor.
Politically he is a Republican.
Note: Mrs. Harriet Anderson died on 4 May 1874 in Pomfret, wife of Asa, Age
73y 5mo. 27d.- FC 27 May 1874.
**FAMILY of Mr. and Mrs. Andrews:
SARAH: m. Henry Soper Oct 1844; d. in P. July 30, 1855; buried in Evergreen
NATHANIEL W. m. Harriet Farington in Jan. 1854; lives in Stockton, this
HARRIET K.: not m.
ELIZABETH S.: m. Chauncy Mallery May 23, 1855; d. at South Haven, Mich. ,
Sept. 10, 1868.
ASA A.: m. Eliza Ely Dec. 1855. NOTE: Asa A. d, at home of his dau. Mrs.
Alonzo Ingham, on 15 Nov. 1893. also survived by son N, W, and son Henry. -
FC dated 22 Nov 1893
JAMES F. L.: m. ____; lives in Pomfret. Note: JAMES F. L. m, Emma Ives Dec.
14 1870
HELEN: not m.

3, Jeremiah KLUMPH b: 1769 in Springfield, N.Y.
JEREMIAH Klumph, Birth: 1769 in Springfield, N.Y.
Was the son of John Thomas Klumph, a German and a soldier in the English
army in the French and Indian war, and Margaret Davis, his wife, and b. at
Albany, N. Y., about 1763. He came to P. from Otsego county, this state in
June 1818, and settled on p't of lot 47, T. 4 land now owned by Wm. Finley
and others. He first located (in 1809) all of lot 19, T. 5, and in 1812 all
of lot 37, T. 5, but never occupied them. His wife was Amanda Norton. Mrs.
K. d. in Otsego in 1817. Mr. K. while a youth was in some capacity attached
to the army of Washington, then occupying a position above New York city on
the Hudson. He was a Methodist; politically a whig. In 1836 the family
removed to Detroit, Mich., where Mr. K. d. in Oct. 1855
Note: Enlisted in the American army in 1781, age 12 married Amanda NORTON
a, Margaret KLUMPH Death: 1868 in Painesville, Ohio married John BOWHALL
BOWHALL, John (122)
Was the son of Casper and Margaret Countryman Bowhall, and was b. in
Schoharie county, N.Y., March 29, 1798. He came to P. in March 1818, his
mother, a widow coming soon after. He settled on part of lot 39, T. 4, then
supposed to be the highest point of land in town, now owned by J. Kelsey and
others. Oct. 11 of that year he m. Margaret Klumph, dau. of Jeremiah Klumph.
They lived upon this farm eleven years, then removing to Fredonia, this
county, and after eight years, then removing to Springfield, Pa., afterward
to Detroit, Michigan, and in 1851 to Painesville, Ohio where Mr. B. still
lives. Mrs. B. d. there May 8, 1868. A dau. of Mr. B. gives a graphic
description of the privations and hardships of many early settlers. "It was
almost impossible to get work of any kind. Father worked one month for a Mr.
Ellsworth for thirteen dollars and board. Money was scarce and hard to get.
One year his taxes were seventy- five cents and he worked three days
splitting rails for the money to pay them. At that time he had wheat and
corn to sell and paid three bushels of wheat for jumping his ax to split
rails with.
Salt was six cents per pound, and not always to be had at that; other things
in proportion. Every one wanted to buy but few had anything to sell, but in
a few years every one had plenty of produce to sell but few wanted to buy. A
bushel of corn was worth just two pounds of salt, and five bushels of wheat
a pound of tea. Pork was plenty for it could be fattened in the woods, and
maple sugar was made in abundance. Sugar parties in their season were a
great institution. They would go miles through the woods with ox teams to
such gatherings and eat their sugar with wooden spoons made for the
occasion." Mr. B. was a cabinetmaker. In politics he is a republican.
Family of Mr. and Mrs. Bowhall -
All but the last three married.

b, Philip KLUMPH Death: 1819 in Portland, NY Burial:{Note: he died at age
17yrs. on Aug 6 1819.} on the Klumph farm
c, Elon KLUMPH b ca 1805 d. in Portland. in 1827; bu. in W. & P. U. cemetery

d Nelson KLUMPH Death: 1863 in Michigan m Miss Stevens was born 26 SEP 1807
Otsego County, NY Death: 2 AUG 1863 in Wayne County, Michigan Burial:
Newburgh Cemetery, Livonia, Wayne County, Michigan Note: Tombstone
Transcription from Newburgh Cemetery, Ann Arbor Trial West of Wayne Road,
Livonia, Michigan, Wayne County:
KLUMPH, Nelson H. died August 2, 1863 "aged 55 yrs 10 mths 6 dys"
Source: http://www.geocities.com/michhist/newburgh.html
Married Armanilla STEVENS Birth: 21 AUG 1812 in NY Death: 26 OCT 1876 in
Wayne County, Michigan 1 Burial: Newburgh Cemetery, Livonia, Wayne County,
Michigan Note:
Tombstone Transcription from Newburgh Cemetery, Ann Arbor Trial West of
Wayne Road, Livonia, Michigan, Wayne County:
KLUMPH, Aramanilla died October 24, 1876 "aged 64 yrs 2 mths 5 dys"
NELSON is Spelled CLUMP in 1850 census Michigan, Wayne Co Dearborn, he is 42
Looks like AMARILLA is 37 b MASS,
Cyrus 13 this is his daughter Mary CORRIGAN (nee KLUMPH) - Dearborn, MI -
1933 CORRIGAN, Mary (nee KLUMPH) died June 1, 1933 in Dearborn, Michigan
Mrs. Mary Corrigan, descendant of a Dutch Colonial family of New York, died
at her home, 241 York avenue, Dearborn, Thursday. She was 73 years old, and
the widow of John Corrigan. Mrs. Corrigan was the daughter of Cyrus Klumph,
whose father settled in Dearborn Township more than 100 years ago. She was
born on a farm that is now a part of the estate of Henry Ford and she
attended the Greenfield School at the same time Ford attended, he being
among the younger students at the school. Her great-grandfather owned a
farm, part of which is now the site of Navin Field. She married John
Corrigan in 1882 and went to Bay City to make her home. After living there
for 35 years the family returned to Dearborn, where Mr. Corrigan died
several years ago. She leaves three sons, Roy J., George J., and Paul C.
Corrigan, and one daughter, Mrs. Myron A. Stevens, with whom she made her
home. She also leaves a sister, Mrs. Helen Davenport, of Detroit, and a
brother Dr. C. C. Klumph, of Chicago. Funeral services will be held at
Sacred Heart Church, Dearborn, Monday at 9 a.m. Burial will be in Mt. Olivet

Other children of Nelson / Heman ? 11, Frances 8, William 4
e, Louisa KLUMPH {note: m. Phineas Willson 13 Aug 1829 in Fredonia by J.
Crane Esq. Fredonia Censor 3/19/29}

f, Mary KLUMPH d Michigan m Wilson
g, Erastus KLUMPH Birth: 17 January 1816-- Otsego Co, Springfield Twp, NY
Death:1903 -- Northville, Mid Lothian married : Lucretia Susanna Hoard
h, Amanda KLUMPH d 1839 married VANSICKLE

4 Mary KLUMPH b: 1775 She never married

5 Thomas J. KLUMPH b: DEC 1778 in Springfield, NY Death: 24 OCT 1850 in
Kingsville, Ohio Page: age71 Burial: Lake Rd. - Poor Rd. Cem., Kingsville
Note: Thomas was the first Klumph to move to Portland, N.Y. in 1808.
Portland History has sketch of his life.KLUMPH, Thomas (17)
Brother of Augustine, Jacob and Jeremiah came to P. from Springfield, Otsego
county, N.Y., in 1808, and located 200 acres of land, pt. of lot 41, T. 5,
now owned in part by H. J. Blowers. Mr. Klumph was b. in 1778; m. Sally Rice
in 1808, who was b. in Otsego county in 1791. In 1810 they removed to their
purchase in P. His log house was located near a spring east of the house now
on the farm. Two years later his house was burned and he occupied the log
school house elsewhere spoken of as the first built in town. He sold to Asa
Thornton in 1815, and located pt. of lot 32, T. 4, where he lived for about
fifteen years, then removing to Conneaut, Ohio, where he d. in 1858. Mrs. K.
is still living. Mr. K. was a Methodist; politically a Federalist.
Thomas KLUMPH died Oct. 24, 1850 Aged 71 yrs. Masonic Emblem
KLUMPH, Sarah died 8/8/1870 Wife of Thomas Klumph. Aged 83 yrs.
KLUMPH, Cornelius Nov. 24, 1860 Aged 28 yrs.
KLUMPH, Charity C. 12/1848 Dau. of T & S. Aged 25 yrs.
KLUMPH, Sally Mar 5, 1852 Wife of Dr. A.. Aged 27 yrs. (Alexis?)
Cemetery records
Family of Mr. and Mrs. Klumph -
1, ALEXIS: 6 NOV 1808 Portland Twp, Chautauqua, NY Death: 10 JAN 1893 in
Conneautville, Crawford, Pa wife Sarah RUNDELS, moved to Conneaut Twp.,
Crawford, Pa in 1853 brothers Lester and Fayette and sister Charlotte moved
there in 1851 from Otsego Co., NY. They moved to Otsego from Kingsville.
Brother John had lived in Conneaut Twp before the rest.
Almon m. Joan Thomas abt. 1857
Delos Jacob
Martha (never married)
Louisa married George Washington Foster
Harriet m. Richard Henry Williams
In 1860 still living at home were:
John 21 (Civil War) d. of fever Savaage Station, VA 7 July 1862 after
escaping from a Confederate Prison
Martha 17
Delos 13 (Civil War) in 1861 (at 14)
Albert Henry b. 18 Feb 1861 m. Clara Olive Weber, b. 1863, at East
Springfield in 1881

2 LESTER: 15 AUG 1810 Portland NY Death: 2 JAN 1882 in
Married Laura Adelia SLAYTON 8 FEB 1807 Children, Morton,31 MAR 1841Service
Record: Enlisted as a Private on 12 September 1862
Enlisted in Company Thomas', Indpt Infantry Regiment Pennsylvania on 12
September 1862.Mustered out Company Thomas', Indpt Infantry Regiment
Pennsylvania on 25 September 1862 he died 1917 Cleveland married Emma
COOPER/ had children also
Dorr 20 MAY 1847 Death:13 December 1930 -- Pompano, FL m Lillian Petteys
Had children
and Ida b: 3 APR 1849 Death:1905 -- Prob, Greenville, PA married Roy
Had children

ALMA: * is ALMON Doctor, born b: 19 FEB 1821 in Portland, NY Death: 2 MAR
1885 in Ashtabula, Ashtabula, Oh ( Fpound in 1880 census Doctor is his NAME
Ashtabula, farmer; he was born in Portland Chautauqua Co NY
Docter A. KLUMPH Self M Male W 59 NY Farmer NY NY ( in 1850 he is a Sailor
lived beside Father
A. M. KLUMPH Wife M Female W 59 NY Keeping House VT MA
Edith A. KLUMPH Dau S Female W 21 OH NY NY
Dorr S. KLUMPH Son S Male W 20 OH Laborer NY NY
Most if not all of them live near Conneautville, Pa., except the
youngest,( Cornelius) who was wrecked on Lake Erie, 1861, but succeeded in
getting ashore only to perish from the cold in the woods near the mouth of
Cattaraugus creek.
NOTE: There is a Klumph Family Genealogy available at Patterson Library in
Westfield and at the Barker Library Museum.

6 Elizabeth (BETSEY) KLUMPH m Leonard VIBBARD b: 1780
VIBBARD, Leonard Came to Portland. in 1820 from Otsego County, N. Y., with
his own conveyance as was usual in those times. He m. Betsey, a sister of
Jeremiah, Jacob and Thomas KLUMPH. He settled on p't of lot 39, T. 4, land
now owned by David Whipple, purchasing a claim from ____Light. Mr. V. d. in
1833 or '34 and his family soon removed to Tonawanda, this state.
Children from a family file
Louisa VIBBARD b: Aug 4, 1809 in , Otsego, New York
Orville VIBBARD b: Abt 1805 in , Otsego, New York
Mary VIBBARD b: Abt 1810 in , Otsego, New York
Thomas VIBBARD b: Abt 1811 in , Chautauqua, New York
Leonard VIBBARD b: Sep 15, 1820 in , Chautauqua, New York
Unknown others

7 Catherine KLUMPH married Perry HALL b: 1787
Perry was the son of Aaron, b. in Mass., and in early life emigrated to
Springfield, Otsego Co., N. Y., from whence he came to P. in 1810. He
located pt. of lot 62, T. 4, upon which he built a log house. For reasons
not known to the writer he returned with his family to Otsego County; but in
1816 or '17 he again came to P. and settled on pt. of lot 32, T. 4. He again
changed to lot 52, T, 4. He removed with a team of horses, and experienced
the usual vicissitudes of those making a home in the wilderness. It is
stated "that often on the journey they were obliged to lay their two
youngest children down at the foot of a tree while with poles they pried
their wagon out of the mud." Mr. Hall m. a dau. of Thomas Klumph, a native
of Germany. He was a carpenter, millwright and farmer. He d. in P. Sept. 4th
, 1852, aged 67, Mrs. H. d. Mar. 6th 1864, aged 66.

Klumph - Descendants (1763-1966) of John Thomas Klumph (1729-1818) and early
Klumph History, Richard Amidon Klumph. This is a rather comprehensive
genealogy with over 4610 known descendants. In addition, spouses are listed.
There are 643 different surnames listed, 7% of which are the KLUMPH surname
Census and cemetery records
Ancestry family file online
Message board postings
Ashtabula Co Ohio online data,
Ohio Genweb State Archives;