Moses Kemp came to Allegany county from Massachusetts about 1828 and settled in Andover, where he remained a few years and removed to Alfred. He subsequently removed to Potter county, PA., where he died. John H. Kemp, son of Moses Kemp, was born in Andover in 1834. He accompanied his father to Alfred and has since resided there. He married Miss Laura Lewis, of Andover, in 1857.