THE DOMINICK FAMILY IN EUROPE
Hans Daminig, a Carpenter by trade, was born about 1637 in Saifnitz, Austria, the son of Jacob Daminig. The town of Saifnitz was then in Austria but is now in Italy and has been renamed Camporosso in Valcanale. This area is near the present day border of Austria, Italy, and Slovenia. Daminig migrated from Austria to Machtolsheim, now Laichingen, Baden-Württemberg, where he was married on 1 February 1670 to Barbara Scheible, the daughter of Hans Scheible of Machtolsheim. They lived the remainder of their lives in Machtolsheim where Hans Daminig died on 6 June 1684 and Barbara died on 23 Feb 1722.
I. Johannes Daminig, b. 19 Aug 1670, d. 21 Aug 1670.
A. Anna Dominick, b. 26 Jan 1702.
Children of Andreas Dominick and Barbara Ruhland:
Children of Andreas Dominick and Walburga Spohn:
C. Anna Maria Dominick, b. 5 Feb 1706.
1. Johannes Dominick, b. 26 Sept 1735, d. 9 Oct 1735.
E. Barbara Dominick, b. 22 July 1710, d. 19 June 1747.
IV. Michael Daminig (Tailor), b. 7 Oct 1674, d. 9 Aug 1705, m. 21 Aug 1695, Margaretha Scholl, d. 25 Dec 1745.
A. Andreas Daminig (Farm laborer, Tailor), b. 21 Dec 1695, m. (1) 5 Oct 1717, Dorothea Gockelen, b. about 1692, d. 24 Feb 1750, dau. of Andreas Gockelen (Farmer) of Merklingen; m. (2) 1750, Maria Grässle, b. Suppingen.
Two of the children, Andreas and Johannes Dominick, migrated to SC in 1752. They
Children of Andreas Daminig and Dorothea Gockelen:
1. Andreas Dominick, b. 10 Aug 1720, m. 22 Apr 1752, Barbara Reulen, b. 13 March 1721, orphaned dau. of Andreas Reulen and Waldburga Majer. According to Gerber they married "with hastened procedure, omitting banns with magisterial permission, on account of rapid departure for America." Andreas Dominick (as Andrew Dominy) obtained a 100 acre grant on Twelve Mile Cr. of Saluda R., now in Lexington, Co. A daughter, Walburga, b. 24 July 1751 evidently died en route to SC.
2. Christoph Dominick, b. 11 Jan 1722.
3. Johannes Dominick, b. 1 June 1724, m. 8 Oct 1748, Margareta Häberlin, b. 6 Apr 1721, dau. of Johann Georg Häberlin and wife, Maria, of Machtolsheim. Johannes Dominick obtained a 150 acre grant on Crims Cr., now in Newberry Co., SC.
a. Maria Dominick, b. 23 June 1749.
4. Margaretha Dominick, b. 13 Apr 1726.
Child of Andreas Daminig and Maria Grässle:
7. Anna Dominic, b. 6 Nov 1751, d. 22 Jan 1752.
B. Barbara Damanig, b. Oct 1697.
1. Dorothea Dominick, b. 5 Dec 1723, d. 23 Apr 1724.
D. Johannes Damanig, b. 19 April 1702, d. 31 Oct 1702
THE DOMINICK FAMILY IN SOUTH CAROLINA
THE FAMILY OF JOHANNES DOMINICK
Johannes Dominick, b. 1 June 1724, m. 8 Oct 1748 in Machtolsheim, Margaretha Häberlin, b. 6 Apr 1721, daughter of Johann Georg Häberlin and wife, Maria. Johannes received a 150 acre bounty grant on Crims Cr., now in Newberry Co., SC. After the death of his first wife, John Dominick married Elizabeth Rikard, widow of Peter Rikard who had died in 1779 (Rev. War). Elizabeth Dominick died on 26 Feb 1807 and is buried in the Rikard Family Cemetery near Pomaria, SC.
John Dominick had died long before 1796. In that year, Elizabeth, the widow of John Dominick, gave a 100 acre portion of the land grant of John Dominick to son, Jacob Dominick (Nby Deeds C-857). In the following year Henry Summer, John Dominick, Andrew Holman, William Fulmer, and Elizabeth Dominick sold their rights in the entire land grant of John Dominick to Jacob, Christina, and Margaret Dominick (Nby Deeds H-33).
A. Margaret Hallman, d. 1847, m. John Enlow, d. 1840.
II. Dorothea Dominick, born 10 October 1751, born in Machtolsheim. Died before John Dominick petitioned for bounty in SC.
III. Christina Dominick, born in SC, m. Henry Summer, b. 1746, d. after 1798, s/o John Adam Summer, Sr. Henry Summer served as a First Lieutenant in the State Militia during the Rev. War, in the company of his brother, John Adam Summer, Jr. After 1790, the his family moved to the area of St. Peter’s Piney Woods Church in Lexington Co. Henry Summer was among founding members of this church (V. L. Fulmer, History of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church (Piney Woods), 1944).
Daughters of Henry Summer and Christina Dominick:
A. Mary Susanna Summer, b. about 1774, d. after 1840, m. Abrahart Fulmer, b. about 1774, d. 5 Nov 1846, son of Capt. Jacob Fulmer and Mary Lightsey.
Sons of Henry Summer and Christina Dominick:
D. George Summer. Said to have lived in Lexington Co. He may have married a daughter of John Adam Amick and wife, Christiana. Two daughters of John Adam Amick married Summer men who had died prior to the death of John Adam Amick (before 1828).
IV. John Dominick, d. 1830, wife's name not known. John Dominick is shown on later adjacent plats as owning land near St. Peter’s (Piney Woods) Church in Lexington Co.
A. Margaret Dominick, b. about 1783, m. Bartholomew (Bartley) Long, b. about 1794, son of John Thomas Long and Mary Magdalena Minick. Moved to Neshoba Co., MISS.
V. Daughter Dominick was the wife of Wm Fulmer.
VI. Jacob Dominick, d. 1831/32, m. Susan Catherine Sease, d/o John Leonard Sease & Katherine E. Rizer. They moved to Bibb Co., AL.
A. Nancy Dominick, m. 7 Jan 1829, Robert Collier.
VIII. Margaret Dominick, b. about 1785, m. John Rickard, d. 1832/33, s/o Michael Rikard, Sr. Moved to Williamson Co., TN, then to Greene Co., AL.
A. Elizabeth Rickard, b. 29 Aug 1802, d. 21 July 1856, m. 14 Feb 1820, John George LaGrone. They moved to Milam Co., TX.
Submitted by Carl Nichols with European Family by Siegbert Frick
Bio updated 20 May 2004