Gen William Henry Kimball

Gen William Henry Kimball

Birth
Mendon, Monroe County, New York, USA
Death 29 Dec 1907 (aged 81)
Coalville, Summit County, Utah, USA
Burial Coalville, Summit County, Utah, USA
Plot H_36_ 2_1
Memorial ID 20759144 · View Source
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Son of Heber Chase Kimball and Vilate Murray

Married Mary Maurine Davenport, 11 Jan 1844, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, later divorced

Married Melissa Burton, 24 Dec 1851, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah

Married Martha Jane Vance, 17 Jan 1857, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah

Married Lucy Amelia Pack, 12 Feb 1857, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, later divorced

Married Eliza Naomi Redden, 27 Mar 1891, Coalville, Summit, Utah

History - William H. Kimball was a missionary to England 1854-1857. Deputy U.S. marshal three years; sergeant-at-arms in legislature two terms; brigadier-general of Utah militia. Assisted in bringing immigrants to Utah, and went to meet the Edward Martin "frozen" handcart company. Received reward for discovering the first coal mine withn 40 miles of Salt Lake City, known as "Sprague" mine. Postmaster at Parley's Park. Captain of minutemen in early Indian troubles. Proprietor of Kimball hotel; drove mail and stage line between Salt Lake and Park City between 1870-1885. Second settler in Parley's Park. Died at Coalville, Utah on December 30, 1907.


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  • Created by: SMSmith
  • Added: 2 Aug 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20759144
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gen William Henry Kimball (10 Apr 1826–29 Dec 1907), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20759144, citing Coalville Cemetery, Coalville, Summit County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by SMSmith (contributor 46491005) .