Heber Chase Kimball

Male14 June 1801–22 June 1868

Brief Life History of Heber Chase

When Heber Chase Kimball was born on 14 June 1801, in Sheldon, Franklin, Vermont, United States, his father, Solomon Farnham Kimball, was 31 and his mother, Anna Spaulding, was 28. He married Vilate Murray on 7 November 1822, in Mendon, Monroe, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1850. He died on 22 June 1868, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Kimball-Whitney Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Heber Chase Kimball
Vilate Murray
Marriage: 7 November 1822
Judith Marvin Kimball
William Henry Kimball
Helen Mar Kimball
Roswell Heber Kimball
Heber Parley Kimball
David Patten Kimball
Charles Spaulding Kimball
Brigham Willard Kimball
Solomon Farnham Kimball
Murray Gould Kimball

Sources (200)

  • Haber C Kimball in entry for Sarah Kimball Seckels, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Heber C Kimball, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Heber C. Kimball in entry for Andrew Kimball and Mary Elizabeth Connelly, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 November 1822Mendon, Monroe, New York, United States
  • Children (10)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

    1803 · The U.S doubles in size

    Age 2

    The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 18

    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


    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

    Story Highlight

    Heber C. Kimball LDS Leader

    Birth: Jun. 14, 1801, USA Death: Jun. 22, 1868 Mormon Leader. Heber Chase Kimball was First Counselor in the First Presidency in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints from Dece …

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