Thomas Kembel

1811–1850 (Age 39)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Kembel was born in 1811, in Kentucky, United States, his father, Thomas S "Isaac" Kemble, was 23 and his mother, Elizabeth Brockman, was 20. He had at least 2 sons with Elmina J. Neagle. He lived in Warren, Kentucky, United States in 1850. He died in 1850, at the age of 39.

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Thomas Kembel
Elmina J. Neagle
John Swinney Kembel
James H Kembel

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    John Swinney Kembel


    James H Kembel


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World Events (8)


Age 1

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · Kentucky Bend Created

Age 1

During the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811-1812, the Kentucky Bend or New Madrid Bend was created. It is located in the southwestern corner of Kentucky on the banks of the Mississippi River.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 14

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German kembel ‘camel’. The surname arose from the name of a house or inn zum kembel ‘at the (sign of the) camel’. Zum Kämbel is still found as an inn name in Zürich.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (2)

  • Thomas Kimble, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Thomas Kembel - Government record: birth-name: Thomas Kembel

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