Mary Hortense Kimball

Brief Life History of Mary Hortense

When Mary Hortense Kimball was born on 31 October 1878, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, Edwin Kimball, was 46 and her mother, Geneva Ann Hartwell, was 29. She married James Cash Penney Jr. in 1919. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Park City, Summit, Utah, United States in 1880 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1910. She died on 15 February 1923, in Miami Beach, Miami-Dade, Florida, United States, at the age of 44, and was buried in New York City, New York, United States.

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James Cash Penney Jr.
Mary Hortense Kimball
Marriage: 1919
Kimball Penney

Sources (13)

  • Mary Hortense Kimball in household of Geneva A Kimball, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Mary Hortense Kimball - Published information: birth:
  • Mary Kimball Penney, "Florida Deaths, 1877-1939"

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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.

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.

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