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David Patten Kimball

Birthdate: (44)
Birthplace: Nauvoo, IL, United States
Death: November 21, 1883 (44)
St. David, Cochise, AZ
Place of Burial: St. David, Cochise, AZ
Immediate Family:

Son of Heber C. Kimball, Apostle, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and Vilate Kimball (Murray)
Husband of Julia (Juliet) Merrill and Caroline Marian Kimball
Father of Thomas Stephen Kimball; Heber Chase Kimball; Crozier Kimball; Viroque Kimball; David Patten Kimball and 6 others
Brother of Judith Marvin Kimball; William Henry Kimball; Helen Mar Kimball; Roswell Heber Kimball; Heber Parley Kimball and 4 others
Half brother of Samuel Chase Kimball; Joseph Smith Kimball, (Twin); Augusta Kimball, (Twin); Rosalia Kimball; Jedediah Heber Kimball and 55 others

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About David Patten Kimball

Wikipedia Biographical Summary:

"...David Patten Kimball (August 23, 1839 – November 21, 1883) was an early Mormon leader, one of the three young men of the Sweetwater handcart rescue, and the son of Heber C. Kimball. Kimball was born on August 23, 1839, in Nauvoo, Illinois. His father was an Apostle in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. In the winter of 1856, Kimball helped a company of handcart pioneers stranded near the Sweetwater River,[1] in response to a request from Brigham Young. Several accounts of the event imply that Young promised Kimball and others a guaranteed place in heaven for their efforts, although no direct evidence attributing this statement to Young exist.

Kimball served as president of the Bear Lake stake in Utah before moving to Arizona in 1877. He was a teamster, and when he died he was first counselor in the St. Johns Arizona stake. In November 1881, Kimball was making a freight run between Maricopa railroad station and Prescott when he was caught in a snowstorm near Prescott and contracted pneumonia. On the return trip, he became separated from his traveling companion and wagon and got lost in the Salt River valley south of Wickenburg. He spent four days in the desert with no food or water. During this time, he reported seeing a vision in which his deceased father warned him to get his life in order, and that he had only two years to live. Kimball had doubted Mormonism for over a decade.[3] His traveling companion assembled a search party, and they found Kimball near present-day Surprise. Kimball died at the age of 44 on November 21, 1883, in St. David, Arizona..."

SOURCE: Wikipedia contributors, 'David Patten Kimball', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 28 January 2012, 02:40 UTC, <http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=David_Patten_Kimball&oldid=473620782> [accessed 5 February 2012]

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David Patten Kimball's Timeline

August 23, 1839
Nauvoo, IL, United States
November 22, 1855
Age 16
November 22, 1855
Age 16
November 22, 1855
Age 16
November 22, 1855
Age 16
March 28, 1860
Age 20
Salt Lake City, S-Lake, Ut
August 10, 1862
Age 22
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
February 15, 1867
Age 27
Salt Lake City, S-Lake, Ut
May 4, 1869
Age 29
Salt Lake City, Sl, Ut