Hartley Kimball

22 November 1799–16 December 1874 (Age 75)
Starks, Somerset, Maine, United States

The Life of Hartley

When Hartley Kimball was born on 22 November 1799, in Starks, Somerset, Maine, United States, his father, Nicholas Kimball, was 36 and his mother, Betsey Williamson, was 36. He married Louisa Curtis about 1820, in Starks, Somerset, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Mercer, Somerset, Maine, United States in 1850 and Maine, United States in 1870. He died on 16 December 1874, at the age of 75, and was buried in Mercer Village Cemetery, Mercer, Somerset, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hartley Kimball
Louisa Curtis
Marriage: about 1820
Reuel Hartley Kimball
Roline Kimbal
Harriet N. Kimball
David Kimball
Alvin Kimball
Cyrus Gordon Kimball
John B. Kimbal
Francis L. Kimball

Spouse and Children


    Louisa Curtis


about 1820
Starks, Somerset, Maine, United States


    Reuel Hartley Kimball


    Harriet N. Kimball


    David Kimball


    Alvin Kimball


    Cyrus Gordon Kimball


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 1

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Age 10

Historical Boundaries - 1809: Somerset, Massachusetts, United States; 1820: Somerset, Maine, United States
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 20

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Middle English personal name Kimbel, Old English Cynebeal(d), composed of the elements cyne- ‘royal’ + beald ‘bold’, ‘brave’.2 English: variant spelling of Kimble .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hartley Kimball, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Hartly Kimball in household of David Kimball, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Hartley in entry for Harriet N. Kimball Greenleaf, "Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910"

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