Homer S Kimball

August 1836–1906 (Age 69)
New York, United States

The Life of Homer S

When Homer S Kimball was born in August 1836, in New York, United States, his father, Solomon Farnham Kimball Jr., was 31 and his mother, Caroline Dunks, was 28. He married Sarah A. Dunshie in 1865, in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Mendon, Monroe, New York, United States for about 50 years. He died in 1906, in New York, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Mendon Cemetery, Mendon, Monroe, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Homer S Kimball
Sarah A. Dunshie
Marriage: 1865
Eva E. Kimball
Lewis H Kimball
Nettie D Kimball
Maud C. Kimball
Homer Kimball Jr

Spouse and Children

New York, United States


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World Events (7)


Age 10

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 27

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 27

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

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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Homer S. Kimball (1837 – 1906)

Son of Solomon & Caroline Kimball (1850/1860 Mendon census) Husband of Sarah A. Dunshee. Father of Eva E. (Frank Lord), Lewis H. (Nettie D.), & Maud C. (Arthur Powell) (1880 Mendon census) & Homer K …

Sources (3)

  • Homer S Kimball, "New York State Census, 1855"
  • Homer Kimball, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Hamer Kimball in household of Solomon Kimball, "United States Census, 1850"

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