Hi Margaret: My husband is Byron Detamore. His line goes all the way back to Jacob Detamore(Johann Christian ). He was the first Detamore here. He was a Hessian Soldier.Jacob was born abt 1756, in Hessel Kessel , Germany. After the Revolutionary War he went to McGaheysville, Virginia. He became a minister of the German Reform Church. The people that knew him, called his Old Granddad Detamore. He was very well loved. He married Elizabeth Coaler. They had six children: 1. Henry Detamore 2. Johan Jacob Detamore 3. Christian Detamore 4. Margaret Peggy Detamore 5. Maria Catherine Detamore 6. John George Detamore
Jacob died: June 3, 1822 in McGaheysville. Elizabeth died: abt. 1820 They are both buried in the cemetery at the Old Peaked Mountian Church in McGaheysville, Virginia. This is were the family had their membership.
My husbands line comes from#2Johan Jacob Detamore. If I can help, please let me know. Stephanie Detamore