Seth Kimball

1849–
Michigan, United States

The Life of Seth

When Seth Kimball was born in 1849, in Michigan, United States, his father, Anson M Kimball, was 28 and his mother, Charity Tooker, was 28. He lived in Lansing, Ingham, Michigan, United States in 1850.

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Anson M Kimball
1821–
Charity Tooker
1821–1860
Seth Kimball
1849–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1854 · Creation of the Republican Party

Age 5

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.
1863

Age 14

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

Age 14

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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  • Seth Kimball in household of Anson M Kimball, "United States Census, 1850"

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