Jonathan Golden Kimball

Male9 June 1853–2 September 1938

Brief Life History of Jonathan Golden

When Jonathan Golden Kimball was born on 9 June 1853, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Heber Chase Kimball, was 51 and his mother, Christeen Golden, was 29. He married Jane Smith Knowlton on 22 September 1887, in Meadowville, Rich, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Meadowville, Rich, Utah, United States in 1880 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 20 years. He died on 2 September 1938, in Churchill, Nevada, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jonathan Golden Kimball
Jane Smith Knowlton
Marriage: 22 September 1887
Jane Quincy Kimball
Jonathan Golden Kimball Jr.
Elizabeth Knowlton Kimball
Gladys Kimball
Richard Heber Kimball
Max Knowlton Kimball

Sources (44)

  • J. G. Kimball in household of C. G. Kimball, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Jonathan Golden Kimball birth record
  • Johnathan Golding Kimball, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 September 1887Meadowville, Rich, Utah, United States
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    World Events (8)


    Age 8

    Historical Boundaries 1861: Nez Perce, Washington Territory, United States 1863: Nez Perce, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Nez Perce, Idaho, United States


    Age 10

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

    Age 23

    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

    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

    J Golden Kimball takes tour of Salt Lake City with tourists

    There was to be an impressive tour given to some dignitaries from other lands. J. Golden Kimball was assigned to the tour as a guide. They first took a bus trip to the important historical sites in an …

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