Kimball, Abraham Alonzo, 1846-1889.

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Abraham Alonzo Kimball was the son of Heber C. and Clarissa Cutler Kimball. He was born April 6, 1846 in Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois. He lived with his grandparents in Iowa until 1862, when he came to Utah. He was baptized in 1863 and served two missions. The first mission was to Iowa in 1863,the second to England from 1877-1879. Abraham practiced polygamy. He married Mary Eliza Hatton Kimball in 1866, Lucy Brown in 1874, and Laura Moody in 1882. To these three marriages were born fourteen children, Abraham Kimball, Jr. among them. Abraham kept a series of journals and personal papers which recorded his time as a missionary, as well as his experiences as a Bishop in the Kanosh ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Abraham A. Kimball, Sr. died September 24, 1889, of lung complications.

From the guide to the Abraham Alonzo Kimball family papers, 1875-1898, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

Son of LDS apostle Heber C. Kimball, a resident of Iron and Millard Counties and a prominent LDS church leader.

From the description of Papers, 1878-1889. (Utah Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 84512512

Abraham Alonzo Kimball was the son of Heber C. and Clarissa Cutler Kimball. He was born April 6, 1846 in Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois. He lived with his grandparents in Iowa until1862, when he came to Utah. He was baptized in 1863, and served two missions. The first was to Iowa in 1863, the second to England from1877-1879. Abraham practiced polygamy. He married Mary Eliza Hatton Kimball in 1866, Lucy Brown in 1874, and Laura Moody in 1882. To these three marriages were born fourteen children, Abraham Kimball, Jr. among them. Abraham kept a series of journals and personal papers which recorded his time as a missionary, as well as his experiences as a Bishop in the Kanosh ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Abraham A. Kimball, Sr. died September 24, 1889, of lung complications.

From the description of Abraham Alonzo Kimball family papers, 1875-1898. (Brigham Young University). WorldCat record id: 51598922

Adelia was a plural wife of Heber C. Kimball.

From the guide to the MS 6089 Abraham A. Kimball papers 1878-1938 (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Church History Library)

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creatorOf Kimball, Abraham Alonzo, 1846-1889. Papers, 1878-1889. Utah Division of State History, Utah Historical Society
creatorOf Kimball, Abraham Alonzo, 1846-1889. Abraham Alonzo Kimball family papers, 1875-1898. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf MS 1778, Kimball, Abraham Alonzo 1846-1889. Abraham A. Kimball reminiscences and journal 1877-1889 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf Abraham Alonzo Kimball family papers, 1875-1898 L. Tom Perry Special Collections19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
creatorOf MS 6089, Kimball, Abraham Alonzo 1846-1889. Abraham A. Kimball papers 1878-1938 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
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associatedWith British Mission corporateBody
associatedWith British Mission corporateBody
associatedWith Cannon, George Q. (George Quayle), 1827-1901. person
associatedWith Cutler, Alpheus 1784-1864 person
associatedWith Kimball, Abraham Alonzo, 1872- person
associatedWith Kimball, Heber Chase 1801-1868 person
associatedWith Smith, Joseph, 1771-1840. person
associatedWith St. George Temple (1877-1999) corporateBody
associatedWith Utah Territorial Penitentiary corporateBody
associatedWith Woodruff, Wilford, 1807-1898. person
associatedWith Young, Brigham, 1801-1877. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Millard County (Utah)
England
Millard County (Utah)
Kanosh (Utah)
Utah--Millard County
Kentucky
Washington County (Utah)
Kentucky
Ohio
Utah
Ohio
England
Millard County (Utah)
Subject
Epidemics
Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)
Mormons
Polygamy
Mormons--Utah--Millard County
Plural marriage--Prisons and prisoners
Temple work
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Muddy Mission
Education
Missions and Missionaries
Patriarchal blessings (Mormon Church)
Missionary work
Plural marriage--Family life
Religion
Indian relations
Occupation
Missionaries
Bishops
Function

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Birth 1846

Death 1889

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