Wilbert Henry Kimple

11 December 1893–8 October 1953 (Age 59)
Marshall, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Wilbert Henry

When Wilbert Henry Kimple was born on 11 December 1893, in Marshall, West Virginia, United States, his father, William Frederick Kimple, was 38 and his mother, Mary Catherine Doty, was 23. He married Ida May Pastorius on 21 January 1913, in Benwood, Marshall, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 8 October 1953, in Moundsville, Marshall, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Mount Rose Cemetery, Moundsville, Marshall, West Virginia, United States.

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Wilbert Henry Kimple
Ida May Pastorius
Marriage: 21 January 1913
Lillian Kathryn Kimple
Margaret Irene Kimple
Wilbur Kenneth Kimple
Elsie Louella Kimple
Charles Robert Kimple
George William Kimple
James Herbert Kimple

Spouse and Children

21 January 1913
Benwood, Marshall, West Virginia, United States



    Margaret Irene Kimple


    Wilbur Kenneth Kimple



    Charles Robert Kimple


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William Frederick Kimple


    Mary Catherine Doty




    Albert Charles Kimple


    Elsie Kimple



    Gold Kimple


World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 5

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 16

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Kimpel .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Wilbert Kimple in household of Fred Kimple, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Wilbert Kimple, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Wilbert Kimple, "United States Census, 1930"

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