Henry Kimball (1615 - 1676) MP

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Nicknames: "Henry Kembold"
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Birthplace: Rattlesden, Suffolk, England
Death: Died in Wenham, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
Managed by: Thomas Shirley
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About Henry Kimball

Came to America with parents in 1634. First at Watertown, then to Ipswich circa 1646, and finally to Werham circa 1655. Constable in 1669.

Biography

The Kimball family goes back several generations at Rattlesden, Suffolk Co, England. Towards the last of April 1634, Richard embarked on the ship Elizabeth (William Andrews, master). His wife Ursula, and children; Henry (15), Elizabeth (13), Richard (11), Mary (9), Martha (5), John (3) and Thomas (1) went with him. This is all recorded in Drake's Founders of New England. They landed at Watertown, New England. Martha Scott (age 60) and Thomas Scott (age 40), mother and brother of Ursula, traveled with them.

Henry married first, about 1642, Mary Wyatt, daughter of John and Mary Wyatt, of Ipsiwch, MA. She died in Wenham MA on 12-Aug-1672.

He married, second, Elizabeth, widow of William Raynor, who previously had been the second wife of Humphrey Gilbert of Ipswich.

On Aug 26, 1676, Henry received wages due him for services in King Philip's War of 1675-6, his brother Caleb served with him. His daughter Hannah, wife of James Godfrey, drew a land grant in Narragansett #4 as a reward for her father's faithful services in that war.

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Rattlesden, Suffolk, England
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Rattlesden, Suffolk, England
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Rattlesden, Suffolk, England
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Rattlesden, Suffolk, England
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Rattlesden, Suffolk, England
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