Vitals: J. Michael III & Catherine K. Zimmerman

J. Michael (1798-1878) First of family b & r in Quemahoning Twp., Somerset Co., PA (son of John Michael, Jr. & Elizabeth Heiple Kimmel Zimmerman; farmer, Justice of the Peace, County Commissioner, State Legislator, and Associate Judge)

Michael Zimmerman

Hon. Michael Zimmerman

Catherine Kuntz (Koontz/Kuhns/Coons) (1798/9-1875) b. Brothersvalley Township, Somerset Co.; r in Quemahoning Twp. (daughter of John Kuntz, Esq., Brothersvalley Twp. (Other families had various spellings in Quemahoning Twp.)

married: 1820, purchased farmland from father in Quemahoning Township. He amassed some 1,400 acres before his death.

Catherine Zimmerman

Catherine Zimmerman

buried: IOOF Cemetery, Stoystown, Somerset Co., PA

Zimmerman monument, Stoystown, PA

Zimmerman monument, Stoystown, PA

Children: exact order unknown

1. William (1822-1885) b. Quemahoning Twp.; r. Meyersdale, PA
2. Elizabeth C(atherine?) (1823/6-before 1884) (m. Noah J. Miller – our line)
3. Mary A. (1826-1903) (m. Peter Ankeny)
-burial: IOOF Cemetery, Stoystown
4. John H. (1830-1898) (m. Susanna Zimmerman, possibly a cousin or was this her married name?)
-military: Civil War GAR, PA Vol. Inf. Co. G, 93rd Reg.
-burial: IOOF Cemetery, Stoystown
5. Susannah (1832-  ) not listed in 1884 History. Did she die in infancy or was this the wife of John H.?

Note: A Franklin Peterson, age 14, appears in the family household, 1850 Federal Census. Is he a grandson from our Baush-Peterson line?


History of Bedford, Somerset, & Fulton Counties, PA, 1884

Various Public Member Family Trees, U.S. Federal Censuses, & other documents. and

“Zimmerman Family of Quemahoning Twp.” 23 Mar. 2013



Last revised 3/19/18

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