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George Walter Kimball 6 DEC 1888 - 29 SEP 1941

George was born on 6 DEC 1888 in Hingham, Mass. and died on 29 SEP 1941 (age: 52) in Flossmoor, Ill .
He was the son of George Edward Kimball (22 JUN 1853 - 1 DEC 1941) and Alice Tower Howland (Kimball) (30 JUN 1857 - 23 NOV 1932).

George was married to May Valborg Christofersen (Kimball) on 12 AUG 1915 in Chicago, Ill..

May was born on 16 MAY 1888 in Chicago, Ill. and died on 17 OCT 1933 (age: 45) in Elgin, Illinois and was buried in Acacia Pk Cmty, Elgin, Ill .
She was the daughter of Christian Christofersen (11 MAR 1851 - 1901) and Josephine Helene Maria Larsen (Christofersen) (14 JAN 1858 - SEP 1940).
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George was married to Marjorie Beach (Kimball) on SEP 1934 in Lincoln, Ill..

Marjorie was born in Bushmore, Ill and died on JAN 1953 in Lincoln, Ill. .
She was the daughter of William Beach (B: FEB 1856) and Jeanette L. (Beach) (B: SEP 1866).
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- George Walter Kimball (1868-1941) -
Taken in 1926

Wife - May Valborg Christofersen -
July 5, 1915 at wedding of Arthur Christofersen and Julia Rau
- May was born on 16 MAY 1888 in Chicago, Ill. and died on 17 OCT 1933 (age: 45) in Elgin, Illinois



Son - Paul Earle Kimball
1916-1989 - Paul was born on 19 NOV 1916 in Cornell, Ill. and died on 22 JUL 1989 (age: 72) in Indianapolis, Ind


Daughter - Alice Josephine Kimball (Spooner)
1922-2008 - Alice was born on 19 JUN 1922 in Lincoln, Ill. and died on 18 MAR 2008 (age: 85) in Tempe, AZ


- Marjorie was born in Bushmore, Ill and died on JAN 1953 in Lincoln, Ill.


Father - George Edward Kimball -
photo courtesy of Robert Howland Kimball
and Eliana Marcia Villela Gomes Kimball.
- George was born on 22 JUN 1853 in Woburn, Mass. and died on 1 DEC 1941 (age: 88) in Hingham, Mass


Mother - Alice Tower Howland (Kimball) 1857-1932 -
photo courtesy of Robert Howland Kimball
and Eliana Marcia Villela Gomes Kimball.
- Alice was born on 30 JUN 1857 in Cambridge, Mass. and died on 23 NOV 1932 (age: 75) in Hingham, Mass




Notes for George Walter Kimball
Played Saxophone in quartet in New England. Choir Director for 30 years.
Went to Colby Jr. College, then Amherst for a year. Then went to Portland,
Oregon and worked for Studebaker selling cars. Came back to Chicago
to go to Moody Bible Inst. and Northwestern Theo. Sem.


His first parish was at Cornell, Ill. where Paul KIMBALL was born.
Then he went to Lincoln where they were hosted by the 'Beach' family.




Notes for May Valborg Christofersen (Kimball)
She said her sisters would speak Norwegian on the phone when they
didn't want the children to know what they were talking about.
Julia, Valdine and May all quit school at 8th grade in order to support
their brother Arthur through college (Oberlin)


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May was never really well - she was hospitalized after each child was born
with Post Partum Depression. Then had a 'Nervous Breakdown' which eventually
caused her to die of Pneumonia in 1933. (Comments by Alice Jo Kimball)




George: Census: 1920 Lincoln, Illinois - 319 Eight Street

name relation age Occ.
George W. Kimball : head 34 minister P. church
May B. Kimball : wife 31
Earle P. Kimball : son 3 1/2


May: 1910 Census CHicago, Ill
Name: Josephine H Christofersen
Age in 1910: 53
Birth Year: abt 1857
Birthplace: Norway
Home in 1910: 1432 North Artesian Av
Gender: Female
Immigration Year: 1892
Marital status: Widowed
Father's Birthplace: Norway
Mother's Birthplace: Norway
Native Tongue: English
Home Owned or Rented: Own
Home Free or Mortgaged: Mortgaged
Number of Children Born: 12
Number of Children Living: 5
Household Members:
Name Age
Josephine H Christofersen: 53
Julie V Christofersen: 32
Arthur F Christofersen: 23
May V Christofersen: 21
Ruth E Christofersen: 13


George: Census: 7 1930 Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois 4451 Wrightwood Avenue

name relation age born in father born mother born Occ.
George W. Kimball : head 44 Mass Mass Mass Secy. Businessman's Organization
May Kimball : Wihe 41 Ill Norway Norway none
Earl Kimball : son 13 Ill Mass Ill none
Alice Kimball : dau 9 Ill Mass Ill none


May: Obituary


Obituary




George: Census: 1940 Census - Rich, Cook Co., Ill

Item Value
Name : George W Kimball
Age : 54
Gender : Male
Race : White
Birthplace : Mississippi
Marital status : Married
Relation to Head of House : Head
Street : Douglass Avenue
House Number : None
Inferred Residence in 1935 : Rich, Cook, Illinois
Residence in 1935 : Same House
Occupation : Secretary
House Owned or Rented : Rented
Highest Grade Completed : College, 2nd year
Household Members :
Name : Age
George W Kimball : 54
Marjorie Kimball : 46
Alice Josephine Kimball : 17


Notes for Marjorie Beach (Kimball)
Lived at 236 Eighth St. in Lincoln, Ill.
Marjorie's father and Uncle Bud (herb) BEACH owned 'ILLICO' - a gas station,
petroleum refining and tire franchise in Illinois. Owned about 100 gas
cos. - at one time operated an 'Edsel' dealership.


Mr. + Mrs. Wm E. Beach, Mrs. H.G. Beach, Miss Jacqueline Beach lived
in Lincoln, Ill. in 1943.
Jacqueline J. BEACH married Rod C. BONNER and they live in
Highland, Ind. (1992).


Walter and Marjorie adopted Alice Jo in 1938.


Granddaughter - Carol Hart, Sally Hart, Susie Erikson - Susan was born on 2 JUN 1944 in Cheyenne, Wy


Granddaughter - Shortridge HS - Indianapolis - 1965 - Sally was born on 10 JUN 1947 in Lincoln, Ill


Grandson - James Morton Kimball
1959-2001 - James was born on 27 APR 1959 and died on 1 MAY 2001 (age: 42) in Florida Gulf Coast


Granddaughter -
Tempe HS
- Alden was born on 19 MAY 1953 in Cambridge, Mass


- Anne was born on 19 MAY 1953 in Cambridge, Mass.




Sister - Helena Moriah Kimball 1878-1975 -
photo courtesy of Robert Howland Kimball
and Eliana Marcia Villela Gomes Kimball.
- Helena was born on 25 JUN 1878 and died on JUL 1975


Brother - James Howland Kimball (1880-1964) -
photo courtesy of Robert Howland Kimball
and Eliana Marcia Villela Gomes Kimball.
- James was born on 4 APR 1880 and died on 1 MAY 1964 (age: 84)


Sister - Mary Lee Kimball -
photo courtesy of Robert Howland Kimball
and Eliana Marcia Villela Gomes Kimball.
- Mary was born on 11 JUN 1882 in Hingham, Mass


Brother - Albert Melvin Kimball (1881-1930), - Albert was born on 19 MAY 1881 in Quincy, Mass and died on 15 DEC 1930 (age: 49) in Cohasset, Mass


Sister - Alice Josephine Kimball (Stoddard) 1883-1974 -
photo courtesy of Robert Howland Kimball
and Eliana Marcia Villela Gomes Kimball.
- Alice was born on 11 MAY 1883 and died on JUN 1974


- Percival was born on 9 MAR 1889 in Hingham, Mass. and died on 30 MAR 1889 (age: 0) in Hingham, Mass.


- Paul was born on NOV 1891 and died on 1917


Brother - Ruth Mildred Kimball (1891-1969) -
photo courtesy of Robert Howland Kimball
and Eliana Marcia Villela Gomes Kimball.
- Ruth was born on 11 DEC 1891 and died on 2 JUN 1969 (age: 77)


Brother - William Warren Kimball -
photo courtesy of Robert Howland Kimball
and Eliana Marcia Villela Gomes Kimball.
- William was born on MAY 1893


Brother - Arthur Reginald Kimball -
photo courtesy of fRobert Howland Kimball
and Eliana Marcia Villela Gomes Kimball.
- Arthur was born on JUN 1897


- Miriam was born on 21 AUG 1899











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