kunkel, jacob, a wealthy business man of kresgeville..john kunkel, the 1st settler at kresgeville, who came from germany. he married elisabeth dotter and had children, 1. elizabeth married joseph serfass, 2. katie wf of _ knesht, 3. maria, w/o solomon christman, 4. bevy, w/o john shafer, 5. susan, w/o john smith, 6. margaret, wf of john winters, 7. christina, wf of _ abraham, 8. peter, 9. joseph, 10, adam, 11, john
john kunkel, subject's father was born feb. 14, 1815. member of the lutheran ch. he married sarah kresge, born sept. 16, 1818, d/o george kresge. he dieddec. 7, 1896. chilren, 1. william married elnora keller, 2. james, subect, 3. jacob, 4. george a minster, he married 1st maggie storm, 2nd sarah christman, 5. david married emma j. berlin, 6. catharine w/o sebastian kresge, 8. mary ann, wf of reuben kunkel of slatington, 9. ellen, wf of e. p. kresge, 10. emaline w/o jerome serfass
jacob kunkel, was born jan 19, 1845.