Sixth Generation

1191. James Leonard KITCHEL was born on 14 September 1777 in Hanover twp., Morris Co., NJ. He died about 1835 at the age of 58 in Ottawa Lake, Monroe Co., MI. James Leonard Kitchel and his family of 8 children continued to live on Moses' home 7 acres in this section long after Piercy owned it. The home property was known as Kitchel's Corners and included the house on 3 acres and a machine shop and blacksmithing area on 4 acres on the corner across the road. The shop had been a staging area for the mil that Moses owned on the Great Miami River and later became a gunpowder factory known as Kings Island that gave its name to the amusement park now located on Moses Kitchel's original section. In 1817 Piercy, who had moved to Shelby County, Indiana, and founded the town Morristown, IN, sold the home place to James Leonard Kitchel's wife, Charity Cobb Kitchel.

James Leonard KITCHEL and Charity COBB were married on 25 January 1799 in Morris Co., NJ. Charity COBB was born on 4 October 1778 in Hanover twp., Morris Co., NJ. She died in 1835 at the age of 57 in Sylvania, Lucas Co., OH.

James Leonard KITCHEL and Charity COBB had the following children:



Calvin Bates KITCHEL was born in 1808.