Jacob Kimball, Jr.

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Jacob Kimball, Jr.

Birthplace: Topsfield, Essex, Mass
Death: Died
Place of Burial: Topsfield, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Jacob Kimball and Priscilla Kimball
Brother of Anna Hood; Benjamin Kimball; Benjamin Kimball; David Kimball; Lucy Perley and 4 others

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About Jacob Kimball, Jr.


Jacob Kimball, Jr. born on February 15, 1761 and died in Topsfield, Massachusetts July 24, 1826 was one of the first American composers. He played fife and drum in the American Revolutionary War and participated in battle of Lexington and Bunker Hill.

List of works

Invitation (1784) ("Hark! the Redeemer from on high") Sacred Harp p327
Brentwood (1800) Hesperian Harp p196
Tunbridge (1800) Hesperian Harp p88
Woburn (1793)


Woburn - Sweet Seraphic Fire New England Singing School Music
Invitation - Make A Joyful Noise: American Psalmody by American Anonymous


The Rural Harmony (1793)
The Village Harmony (1798)
The Essex Harmony (1800)


Selected Works of Samuel Holyoke (1762–1820) and Jacob Kimball (1761–1826), eds Harry Eskew and Karl Kroeger
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Jacob Kimball, Jr.'s Timeline

February 22, 1761
Topsfield, Essex, Mass
July 24, 1826
Age 65
March 15, 1898
Age 65
June 18, 1928
Age 65
June 5, 1929
Age 65
Topsfield, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States