Augustus Kimball

Brief Life History of Augustus

When Augustus Kimball was born on 2 July 1804, in Providence, Rhode Island, United States, his father, George Washington Kimball, was 20 and his mother, Elizabeth Keech, was 20. He married Hannah Vance on 23 April 1827. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Chicopee, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States in 1850. He died on 22 September 1863, in Glover, Orleans, Vermont, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Westlook Cemetery, Glover, Orleans, Vermont, United States.

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Augustus Kimball
Hannah Vance
Marriage: 23 April 1827
Abagail Boardman Kimball
George Washington A J Kimball
Clarissa Scott Kimball
Jefferson Lafayette Kimball
Adaline Marion Kimball

Sources (15)

  • Augustus Kimball, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Augustus Kimball, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Kimball in entry for Clara S. (Kimball) Drown, "Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910"

World Events (8)


Atlantic slave trade abolished.


Oldest grave seen in the Memorials list.

1820 · Making States Equal

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

Name Meaning


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.

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