Kimball Family - Ourfolk

Paul Earle Kimball 19 NOV 1916 - 22 JUL 1989

Paul was born on 19 NOV 1916 in Cornell, Ill. and died on 22 JUL 1989 (age: 72) in Indianapolis, Ind and was buried in Washington Park .
He was the son of George Walter Kimball (6 DEC 1885 - 29 SEP 1941) and May Valborg Christofersen (Kimball) (16 MAY 1888 - 17 OCT 1933).

Paul was married to Dorothy Adams Johnston (Kimball) on 17 APR 1943 in Indianapolis, Ind.

Dorothy was born on 5 JUN 1911 in Indianapolis, Ind and died on 21 AUG 1955 (age: 44) in Indianapolis, Ind. and was buried in Crown Hill Cmty .
She was the daughter of Dr. Samuel Andrew Johnston, Jr (18 JUN 1876 - 20 MAY 1921) and Stella Matildda "Dee Dee" Adams (Johnston) (31 JUL 1879 - 17 JAN 1952).
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Paul was married to Margaret Buchanan "Peggy" Morton (Kimball) .

Margaret was born on 1 MAY 1917 in Evanston, Illinois and died on 1 JAN 2005 (age: 87) in Indianapolis, Indiana .
She was the daughter of Alexander Robert "Beef" Morton (B: 7 JUN 1887) and Naomi Porter Dugan (Morton) (22 SEP 1894 - ABT 1920).
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 ParentsGrand Parents  
George Edward Kimball (22 JUN 1853 - 1 DEC 1941)
George Walter Kimball (6 DEC 1885 - 29 SEP 1941)
Alice Tower Howland (Kimball) (30 JUN 1857 - 23 NOV 1932)
Paul Earle Kimball
Christian Christofersen (11 MAR 1851 - 1901)
May Valborg Christofersen (Kimball) (16 MAY 1888 - 17 OCT 1933)
Josephine Helene Maria Larsen (Christofersen) (14 JAN 1858 - SEP 1940)

Wife - Dorothy was born on 5 JUN 1911 in Indianapolis, Ind and died on 21 AUG 1955 (age: 44) in Indianapolis, Ind.

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

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

Wife - Margaret Morton - 1968 - Margaret was born on 1 MAY 1917 in Evanston, Illinois and died on 1 JAN 2005 (age: 87) in Indianapolis, Indiana

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

Father - George Walter Kimball - photo courtesy of Robert Howland Kimball and Eliana Marcia Villela Gomes Kimball. - George was born on 6 DEC 1885 in Hingham, Mass. and died on 29 SEP 1941 (age: 55) in Flossmoor, Ill

Mother - 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

-- Paul --
Paul was a Lighting Engineer.
graduated from Univ. of Ill. in 1938 - Delta Upsilon
First appearance in Indianapolis was in 1952 - a sales correspondent for
Mallory's - in 1954 he was a production planner for American Machine
Tool - went to work for Indianapolis Power and light in 1960.

Paul met Dorothy while he was stationed at Fort Knox.
He and his buddies probably drove up from Louisville to Indianapolis
where they met.

Married at the Johnston family home - 2127 N. Delaware in Indianapolis, then lived at various army bases,
including Ft. Leonard Wood in St. Louis, where his sister Alice Jo Kimball
remembers visiting them. Also, they lived in Greely, Co when their daughter Susie was a baby.

Paul's first full time job was as sports and features editor for the La Grange
Ill. 'Citizen' Was a feature writer for the American Poultry Journal.

Lived at 2127 North Delaware in 1952 - 1955, 3830 Carrolton in 1956 and
539 N. Central Ct. in 1960 and 5866 Hillside Ave in 1980. (Source Indianapolis City Directories)

Lived in Flossmoor Illinois in 1940, when he filled out his WW-II Draft card.

-- Dorothy --
Lived in Indianapolis most of her life. Graduated from Tudor Hall School in
1929. She was a member of the Indianapolis Junior League, Dramatics Club
and the Second Presbyterian Church.

Lived with he mother, Stella, at 2127 North Delaware Street in Indianapolis in the 1930 and 1940 Census.

Dorothy was 'on top of things' - cleaning and cooking and such when she lived
in St. Louis (abt 1942), but by the time she moved to Greeley (abt 1944)
she seemed overwhelmed by housekeeping and such. (Alice Jo Kimball)

Dorothy: Birth Certificate

Birth Certificate

Paul: WWII Draft Card

WWII Draft Card

Dorothy: Census: 1950 Jacksonville, Morgan, Illinois, USA
Name: Dorothy J Kimble
Age: 39
Birth Date: abt 1911
Gender: Female
Birth Place: Indiana
Marital Status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Residence Date: 1950
Home in 1950: Jacksonville, Morgan, Illinois, USA
Occupation Category: Keeping House
Worked Last Week: No
Seeking Work: No
Employment Status: No

Household Members; Age; Relationship
Paul E Kimble; 34 Head
Dorothy J Kimble; 39 Wife
Susin M Kimble; 5 Daughter
Sally Kimble; 3 Daughter

Paul: Wedding 1943

Wedding 1943

Wedding 1943

Dorothy: Newspaper Articles
Dorothy is mentioned, literally, hundreds of times in the Indiapolis Newspapers because of her soclal standing.

Here are a few examples of travels and meals with other famous people.

Indianapolis Families Spend Summer Vacation at Rye Beach, N. H.
- Mrs. Samuel A. Johnston and her daughter. Miss Dorothy Johnston,
have motored east for visits in New York and Newport before they go
to Rye Beach. N.H. where they have spent their summers several years.

Meeting them in Newport and going to New England with them will
be Mias Ruth Bybee Milliken, of New York, formerly of Indianapolis.

Another Indianapolis family at Rye Beach this summer, Mr. and Mrs.
Alec Saxton and their daughters, the Misses Sheila. Moyra and Doreen
Saxton, will return August 9 after spending the earlier part of the season there.

(Indianapolis Star - Aug 2, 1937)

Bridal Dinner

Paul: 1950 Jacksonville, Illinois

Jacksonville, Ill. 1950

1950 Census Entry

Dorothy: Death 1955


Death Certificate

Paul: At Dramatic Club

At Dramatic Club

-- Margaret --
was living with her Grandfather, Charles Ambrose Dugan, at time of 1920 Census.
After her father remarried, she went to live with her parents in Waukasha, Wisconsin.
Moved to Indianapolis about 1942.

Margaret: Visit to Waukasha

Visit to Waukasha

Paul: Death 1989


Death Certificate

Margaret: Wedding Announcement

Wedding Announcement

Margaret: Wedding to Garver Wheeler

Wedding to Garver Wheeler

Margaret: Junior League

Junior League

Margaret: Social Security Documents
Name: Margaret Morton Moriarty
Margaret Morton Wheeler
Margaret Kimball
Margaret Morton Morton
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 1 May 1917
Birth Place: Evanston Coo, Illinois
Evanston, Illinois
Death Date: 1 Jan 2005
Father: Alexander R Morton
Mother: Naomi P Dugan
SSN: 340121976
Notes: Jan 1940: Name listed as MARGARET MORTON MORIARTY; Jul 1951: Name listed as MARGARET MORTON WHEELER; Mar 1956: Name listed as MARGARET MORTON KIMBALL; 21 Jan 2005: Name listed as MARGARET M KIMBALL

Margaret: Death Certificate

Death Certificate

Granddaughter - Boulder HS - 1984 - Michelle was born on 24 AUG 1966 in Indianapolis, Ind.

- David was born on 23 NOV 1968 in Colorado Springs, Colo. and died on 26 MAY 2012 (age: 43) in Denver, Co

Granddaughter - Cherry Creek HS - 1988 - Cara was born on 10 DEC 1970 in Bloomington, Ind

Granddaughter - Emily Anne Hart
1974- - Emily was born on 13 MAR 1974 in Englewood, Colo

Granddaughter - New Nurse - Margaret was born on 27 APR 1980 in Springfield, Mo

Granddaughter - Kristina was born on 3 MAR 1983 in Kansas City, Mo

- Courtney was born on 31 JAN 1989 in Gaithersburg, Md.

- Britney was born on 13 MAY 1991 in Gaithersburg, Md.

- Draken was born on 18 APR 2008 in Keosauqua, IA

- Nathanial was born on 9 FEB 2000 in Kansas City, Mo.

- Zachery was born on 6 FEB 2001 in Kansas City, Mo.

- Liliana was born on 27 APR 2003 in Kansas City, Mo.

- Eleyna was born on 3 FEB 2005 in Shawnee, Kansas

Sister - 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

- Arthur was born on 1908 in Washington, DC and died on 1996

- Warren was born on 11 NOV 1909 and died on ABT 2002

First Cousin - James A. Kimball, Robert H. Kimball, and James H. Kimball - photo courtesy of Robert Howland Kimball and Eliana Marcia Villela Gomes Kimball. - James was born on 25 AUG 1908 in Hingham, Mass and died on 2 SEP 1965 (age: 57) in Hingham, Mass

- Albert, Sr was born on 6 NOV 1908 in Hingham, Mass and died on 14 JAN 1980 (age: 71) in Weymouth, Mass

- Raymond was born on 14 MAR 1908 in Chicago, Cook Co., Il and died on 8 FEB 1978 (age: 69) in Wisconsin

- June was born on 14 JUN 1916

- Mabel was born on 18 NOV 1921

First Cousin - Howard was born on 9 AUG 1923 in Chicago, IL

Grandfather - 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

Grandmother - 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

Grandfather - Cristian Christofersen - taken in 1876 - Christian was born on 11 MAR 1851 in Norway and died on 1901 in Chicago, IL

Grandmother - Josephine Helene Maria Larsen - taken in 1876 - Josephine was born on 14 JAN 1858 in Norway and died on SEP 1940 in Naperville, Il

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