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Abraham Kimball

Male 1742 - 1828  (86 years)


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  • Name Abraham Kimball  [1
    Born 18 Apr 1742  Hopkinton, Merrimack, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1776  Hopkinton, Hillsborough, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census 1790  Hopkinton, Hillsborough, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1790  Hopkinton, Hillsborough, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    With three boys under age 16, a man over age 16 and three females 
    Census 1800  Hopkinton, Hillsborough, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1800  Hopkinton, Hillsborough, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    With a man age 26 to 44 and a woman over age 44 
    Census 1810  Peacham Twp., Caledonia, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 1810  Peacham Twp., Caledonia, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    With a woman over age 45 
    Census 1820  Peacham Twp., Caledonia, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence 1820  Peacham Twp., Caledonia, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    With a woman over age 45 
    Died May 1828  Peacham, Caledonia, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Cause: "Old age" 
    • Original town record gives only the month and year.
    Notes 
    • Abraham was born in Hopkinton, NH on April 8 1742 and died in Peacham, VT in May of 1828.

      He married Phebe Runnells. She was born on May 8, 1739.

      He was the first white child born in Hopkinton, NH, and received a grant of five hundred acres of pine land from the proprietors on that account.

      He was captured by the Indians on April 13, 1753, but was rescued the next day.

      It is said he was in the Battle of Bunker Hill.

      He was wounded in the knee at the Battle of Bennington, and rendered the following account to the proper officers:

      "Abraham Kimball's account, Bennington, Aug. 28, 1777.
      Hired a horse to come to Hopkinton, 130 Miles 9. 0.0
      To expenses on my way home 1.14.6
      To a horse 2 journes from Hopkinton to Andover 5.10.6
      To nursing while at Andover 1.16.0
      Expenses going to and coming from Andover 4. 5.6
      Paid Dr. John Clement 12.6
      Dr. Thomas Kitteridge 4.16.0
      --------------
      27.14.6
      Loss of time about six months occasioned by said wound. A true account errors excepted Abraham Kimball."

      "To the Honorable Council and house of representatives. These may certify that Abraham Kimball of Hopkinton in the County of Hillsborough was a soldier in Capt. Bailies Company, in Col. Stickney's Regt. in the late expedition to Bennington. Being wounded at said Bennington in the Battle there
      Attest Thomas Stickney Col.
      Nov 13, 1778."

      State of New Hampshire

      Nov. 14, 1778.

      To John T. Gilman Officer Appointed to register wounded soldiers &c.
      Persuant to a vote of Council and Assembly you are to register Abraham Kimball a soldier in Capt. Bailey's Co. Col Stickney's Rgt who was wounded in the battle of Bennington and allow him half pay (Agreeable to the Resolves of Congress) two years commencing the 18, of Sept. A.D. 1777.
      M. Weare Prest."

      His bill for the Doctors, nursing, etc of 27.14s.6d was allowed. On November 18, 1779 he received 10.
    • Not found in probate records of Caledonia Co., Vermont (21 Apr 2016)
    Person ID I2095  Wm L Gann Ancestors
    Last Modified 2 May 2018 

    Father Aaron Kimball,   b. 7 Jun 1710, Bradford, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jul 1760, Hopkinton, Merrimack, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Mother Susannah Smith,   c. 10 May 1713, Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 17 Dec 1730  Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Family ID F924  Group Sheet

    Family Phoebe Runnels,   b. 8 May 1739, Bradford, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1830, Peacham, Caledonia, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)  [8
    Married Yes, date unknown  [8
    Children 
     1. John Kimball,   b. 7 Dec 1761, Hopkinton, Merrimack, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1 Jun 1840  (Age 78 years)
     2. Aaron Kimball,   b. 18 Apr 1763, Hopkinton, Merrimack, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1 Jun 1820  (Age 57 years)
     3. Joseph Kimball
     4. Smith Kimball,   b. 9 Jan 1765, Hopkinton, Merrimack, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 6 Aug 1810  (Age 45 years)
     5. Job Runnels Kimball,   b. 19 Jan 1767, Hopkinton, Merrimack, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 6 Aug 1810  (Age 43 years)
     6. Abigail Kimball,   b. 4 May 1768, Hopkinton, Merrimack, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1848  (Age 80 years)
     7. Phoebe Kimball,   b. 20 Jan 1770, Hopkinton, Merrimack, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Abraham Kimball,   b. 16 Mar 1772, Hopkinton, Merrimack, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Isaac Kimball,   b. 9 Mar 1774, Hopkinton, Merrimack, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1 Jun 1820  (Age 46 years)
     10. Jacob Kimball,   b. 26 Feb 1776, Hopkinton, Merrimack, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 1850 - 23 Mar 1852  (Age 76 years)
     11. Benjamin Kimball,   b. 31 Aug 1778, Hopkinton, Merrimack, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jul 1842, Brown Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     12. Sarah Kimball,   b. 20 Aug 1780, Hopkinton, Merrimack, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F920  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S26865] History of Brown County, Ohio 1883, (W. H. Beers & Co. (Chicago, 1883)), 248 (Reliability: 2), 28 Nov 2009.

    2. [S26884] Inhabitants of New Hampshire, 1776, Wilson, Emily S, (Baltimore, MD, USA: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1993), 65 (Reliability: 2), 29 Sep 2010.

    3. [S40184] 1790 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010), p. 338, Hopkinton, Hillsborough, New Hampshire (Reliability: 2), 20 Sep 2010.

    4. [S40183] 1800 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010), p. 553, Hopkinton, Hillsborough, New Hampshire (Reliability: 2), 14 Sep 2010.

    5. [S40182] 1810 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010), p. 358, Peacham Twp., Caledonia, Vermont (Reliability: 2), 07 Sep 2010.

    6. [S40181] 1820 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010), p. 52, Peacham Twp., Caledonia, Vermont (Reliability: 2), 02 Sep 2010.

    7. [S168] Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005, database with images, FamilySearch, (FamilySearch: 22 May 2014), Caledonia > Peacham > Marriages, deaths 1799-1950 > image 901 of 1502 (Reliability: 3), 2 May 2018.

    8. [S26865] History of Brown County, Ohio 1883, (W. H. Beers & Co. (Chicago, 1883)), 245 (Reliability: 2), 28 Nov 2009.

    9. [S11] Vital Records of Haverhill, MA, The Massachusetts Vital Records Project, (The Massachusetts Vital Records Project (http://ma-vitalrecords.org)), Marriages, p. 294 (Reliability: 2), 30 Apr 2014.