Christeen Golden

12 September 1823–30 January 1896 (Age 72)
Hopewell, Mercer, New Jersey, United States

The Life Summary of Christeen

When Christeen Golden was born on 12 September 1823, her father, Jonathan Golden, was 39 and her mother, Mary Emrod, was 39. She married Heber Chase Kimball on 3 February 1846, in Nauvoo Illinois Temple, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839. She died on 30 January 1896, at the age of 72.

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Heber Chase Kimball
Christeen Golden
Marriage: 3 February 1846
Cornelia Christine Kimball
Jonathan Golden Kimball
Elias Smith Kimball
Mary Margaret Kimball

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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act
Age 2
The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1839 · Nauvoo is Settled
Age 16
After the Saints had been chased out of Missouri they moved to a swampy area located next to the Mississippi River. Here they settled and named the place Nauvoo which translates into the city beautiful.
1845 · Oh My Father
Age 22
"In October 1845, the newspaper Times and Seasons published a poem written by Eliza R. Snow entitled ""My Father in Heaven."" It has become the well known hymn, ""Oh My Father."" The song is only one in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints hymnbook that referrs to a Heavenly Mother."

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for someone with golden hair, from Middle English gelden, golden (from Old English gylden).2 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Ualghairg ( see McGoldrick ).

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

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Sources (47)

  • C G Kimball, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Christine Golding Kimball in household of Heber C Kimball, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Christeen Golden in entry for Elias Smith Kimball, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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