KAMP, Simon R.

Male 1856 - 1920  (63 years)


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  • Name KAMP, Simon R. 
    Born 8 Oct 1856  Turbotville, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census (desc) 1860  Turbotville, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census (desc) 1870  Turbotville, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census (desc) 1880  Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    single, living on S Front St. and working as a jeweler 
    Biography 1882  [1
    • S. R. KAMP - Jeweler, Front Street.

      This is the most elegant and extensive establishment of its kind in this town, and was founded by the above gentleman in 1879, near its present location. It was destroyed by the fire of May, 1880, and afterward temporarily located until November, 1880, when it was placed in the room which it now oocupies, which is 16x80 feet in dimensions. It is fitted up with eight large and handsome show-cases, which contain a fine stock of American, English and Swiss gold and silver watches, jewelry of all kinds and of the most beautiful patterns, and a good selection of diamonds, and also a large glass cabinet which contains a fine display of silver-ware. This stock is valued at from $6,000 to $8,000, and the annual sales run from $12,000 to $15,000. Mr. Kamp makes a specialty of all kinds of repairs, and gives employment to three expert jewelers. He was born in Turbotville in this county, October 8, 1856, and located in this town in 1879. He is well-known throughout the County, and is highly esteemed by everyone.
    Census (desc) 1900  Ridley Township, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    working as a jeweler 
    Census (desc) 1910  Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    boarding and working as a jeweler with his own shop 
    Census (desc) 1920  Ridley Township, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    working as a wholesale merchant jeweler 
    _UID 8AB57A85D3B2413D9A4095B2E11B3F0AA7C6 
    Died 1920  Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I10222  Milton Families
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2016 

    Father KAMP, George P.,   b. 1817, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother LANTZ, Mary Rosanna,   b. 1822, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F3291  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Susan M.,   b. 1866, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 1882 
    Children 
     1. KAMP, Bessie,   b. 1883, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. KAMP, Shindel,   b. 1885, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. KAMP, Abigail,   b. 1887, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. KAMP, Freeman,   b. 1894, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F3294  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Frances C.,   b. 1881, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F3295  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S172] Industries of Pennsylvania.