Webster Kimball

4 May 1807–about 1859 (Age 51)
Groton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States

The Life Summary of Webster

When Webster Kimball was born on 4 May 1807, in Groton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Jonathan Kimball, was 32 and his mother, Dorcas Brooks, was 24. He lived in Elgin, Kane, Illinois, United States in 1860. He died about 1859, in Groton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 53.

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Family Time Line

Jonathan Kimball
1775–1847
Dorcas Brooks
1782–1847
Webster Kimball
1807–1859
Martha Kimball
1818–1856
Luther Madison Kimball
1822–1874
Charles Brooks Kimball
1809–1882
Russell Freeman Kimball
1810–1880
Lydia B Kimball
1812–1846
Louisa Kimball
1814–
Judith Freeman Kimball
1821–1857

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World Events (8)

1808
Age 1
Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1808 · Concord Becomes the Capital
Age 1
In 1808, Concord became the capital of New Hampshire. It was originally the Penacook Plantation given to the state by the Massachusetts Bay Colony. 
1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land
Age 14
A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.

Name Meaning

English:habitational name from Great and Little Kimble (Buckinghamshire). The placename probably derives from Old English cyne ‘royal’ + belle ‘(bell-shaped) hill’.variant of Kimble .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Kimble
Kimbel
Kimbell

Sources (3)

  • Webster Kimball, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"

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