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- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Richard Kimball, in Anderson, Robert Charles; George F. Sanborn; and Melinde Lutz Sanborn. The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England, 1634-1635. (NEHGS, 1999-2011), IV:158.
Richard Kimball, b. about 1623 (aged 11 on 30 April 1634 [Hotten 282]); m. (1) Mary ----- (possibly Mary Cooley, daughter of John Cooley of Ipswich; on 6 July 1665, Richard Kimball of Wenham sold to Caleb Kimball of Ipswich "my dwelling house and land about it, containing one acre …, which was late John Coolye's deceased [ILR 4:257]); m. (2) after 2 September 1672 (when his first wife died at Wenham, Mary (Morris) Mansfield, sister of Thomas Morris of New Haven and widow of John Mansfield of Lynn [TAG 24:57-58; Hale, House 641-44].
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 Richard Kimball, in Kimball, Judith A. The History of the Kimball Family in America. (Kittery, Maine: Kimball Family Association, 1988), 27.
Richard Kimball(2) (Richard(1)) was born in Rattlesden, in the county of Suffolk, England and came to America in the ship Elizabeth with his father. He married twice, both his wives having Mary for a given name. … He had eight children that were alive at the time of his death, as is shown by an agreement made between them and his widow. … Richard was of Topsfield in 1664. He was called a wheelwright and a yeoman. He removed to Wenham between the years 1652 and 1656. He was the first settler of the name in Wenham. He settled in the western part of the town, near Ladd's hill. … (In 1658) he was chosen selectman, in which office he continued, with the exception of three years, till 1674. Richard died 26 May 1676 … The amount of his estate was £986.16s.6d. … From the circumstances that he had wages due from the country, as is stated in the inventory, it is probably that he had been engaged in the war with the Indians, and was probably with his nephew, Caleb Kimball, at the time the latter was killed at Bloody Brook.
- ↑ Wenham, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. Vital records of Wenham, Massachusetts, to the end of the year 1849. (Salem, Massachusetts: Essex Institute, 1904), 208.
Kimball, Richard, sr., May 20, 167[torn] [court record, Essex Co. Quarterly Court].
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