Richard Kimball

Richard KIMBALL (1595 – 1675) was Alex’s 10th Great Grandfather; one of 2,048 in this generation of the Miller line.

Immigrant Ancestor

Richard Kimball was born 10 Apr 1595 in Rattlesden, Suffolk, England.  He may be the son of Henry KEMBOLD and Sysley [__?__] of Hitcham, Suffolk, England. He married Ursula SCOTT about 1614 (23 Oct 1615 is after the birth of Henry Jr.)  in Rattlesden.

Richard and Ursula emigrated to New England aboard the Elizabeth, sailing from Ipswich, England,  on 30 Apr, 1634 with seven of their children, Ursula’s mother and brother Thomas Scott and his family, and Henry Kemball (probably Richard’s brother) and his family.  The crossing took almost three months and they landed in Boston.

The Kimballs settled in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts. Richard became a freeman there in 1635 and a proprietor in 1636/37. The family moved to Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts. Richard was a wheelwright. He married second Margaret Cole (widow of Henry Dow) 23 Oct 1661. There were no children from this marriage, although, from his will, Richard evidently held Margaret Dow’s children from her first marriage in great affection. Richard’s will was made 5 Mar 1674/75 and proved 28 Sep 1675. Richard died 22 Jun 1675 in Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts.

Richard Kimball was a Wheelwright

Ursula Scott was baptized 14 Feb 1597/98 in Rattlesden, Suffolk England.  (As Urslaye Scoote) Her parents were  Henry SCOTT and Martha WHATLOCK.  Ursula died 1 Mar 1659/60 in Ipswich Mass although another record gives her death as 17 June 1656.

Margaret Cole was born in Ormesby, Norfolk, England.  She had known Henry Dow in Ormsby, had come to America in 1639 with the Metcalfe family and had settled in Dedham. She was indentured, just as Ann Manning had been, and was younger than Henry Dow. In First Church Dedham: Margaret Koole, a maid servant, giving good satisfaction to ye church was received in ye 3rd month of this yeare, 1639.  She first married in 1641, Watertown, Middlesex, Mass to Henry Dow (b.  1605 in Runham, Norfolk, England – d. 21 APR 1659 in Hampton, Rockingham, NH)  Margaret died 1 Mar 1676 in Ipswich, Essex, Mass.

Children of Richard and Ursula:

Name Born Married Departed
1. Alexander Kimball 20 Feb 1614
Hitcham, Suffolk, England
Unmarried 1618
2. Henry Kimball Bapt.
12 Aug 1615
(As Henry Kemball)
Rattlesden, Suffolk, England
Mary Wyatt
1640 Wenham MA
Elizabeth Black (widow of William Rayner).
ca. 1673
12 Aug 1676 Wenham
3. Abigail Kimball 5 Nov 1617
Hitcham or Rattlesden, Suffolk, England
John Severans
Ipswich, Mass
17 Jun 1658
Salisbury, Essex, MA
4. Mary Kimball ca. 1625
Rattlesden, England
9 years old on voyage
Robert Dutch
12 Jul 1686 Gloucester, Mass
5. John KIMBALL ca. 1631
Rattlesden, England
3 Years old on voyage
Dollie Hoyt
Ipswich, Mass.
6 May 1655 Ipswich Mass
6 May 1698
Ipswich Mass
6. Elizabeth Kimball 1621 Rattlesden, England
13 years old on voyage
Richard Sawtelle
c. 1638
Ipswich, Mass
7. Richard Kimball ca.  1623 Rattlesden, England
11 years old on voyage
Mary Cooley
(widow of Charles Gott)
26 May 1676
Wenham, Essex, MA
26 May 1676
Wenham, Mass
8. Martha Kimball Aug 1629
Rattlesden, England
5 years old on voyage
Joseph Fowler
19 May 1677
killed by the Indians near Deerfield, Mass.
9. Thomas Kimball 1633 Rattlesden, England
1 year old on voyage
Mary Smith
bef. 1658
Ipswich, Mass
Killed by Indians
2 May 1676
Rowley,  Mass
10. Sarah Kimball 1635 Watertown, Mass. Edward Allen
24 Nov 1658
Watertown, Mass.
12 Jun 1690
Suffield, Hartford, CT
11. Benjamin Kimball 12 May 1637 Ipswich, Mass Mercy Hazeltine
Apr 1661
Salisbury, Essex, Mass.
11 Jun 1695 Bradford, Mass.
12. Caleb Kimball 1639
Anna Hazeltine
7 Nov 1660

Richard Kimball was born about 1595, presumably in a parish near Rattlesden, Suffolk, England. The family of Kymbould, Kembold or Kemball was numerous at Hitcham near Rattlesden in the sixteenth century, but Richard Kimball’s baptism is not found in the parish register, nor is that of his brother Henry Kemball. It is only after its translation to New England that the family name became Kimball. Richard Kemball married Ursula Scott of Rattlesden about 1614 and they had a child baptized in her parish in 1615. Very probably their second child was that Abigail, daughter of Richard Kemball, baptized at Hitcham in 1617, but where the six younger children whom their parents brought to New England were baptized has not been discovered.

When Richard and Ursula Kemball sailed for America in the Elizabeth of Ipswich in 1634 their home was stated to be Rattlesden. With them were Martha Scott, Ursula’s mother, Thomas Scott,, her brother, and his family, and Henry Kemball, Richard’s brother, and his family. The Scotts were Rattlesden people and Henry Kemball is also listed as from that village. On the list Richard’s age is given as thirty-nine, while the children were Henry, fifteen (probably a mistaken reading of eighteen), Elizabeth thirteen, Richard eleven, Mary nine, Martha five, John three, and the baby, Thomas, one. It was a heavy expense and no light responsibility to embark on a long voyage with such a brood.

After they landed both of the Kemball families went to Watertown, where Richard Kemball was made a freeman on May 6, 1635, and where he was a proprietor in 1636/7. His home lot is thus given by Dr. Henry Bond: “Richard Kimball, six acres, bounded on the north by Cambridge, east by the land of W. Hamlet, south by the highway, and west by land of Edward White.”

This lot was situated a long way from the centre of the town. It is now in Cambridge, which many years ago annexed the eastern part of Watertown. The lot was situated near what is now the corner of Huron avenue and Appleton street, and near springs of water.

By the latter part of 1637, he had moved his family to Ipswich where he had been granted a house lot at the west end of the town. Soon after this date he was invited to remove to Ipswich, where they were in need of a competent man to act as wheelwright to the new settlement. Here he spent the remainder of his days. The town granted him a house lot, 23 Feb 1637, “next adjoining Goodwin Simons at the west end of the town.” He was also granted at the same time “40 acres Beyond the North Riuer near the land of Robert Scott.”

Ipswich in the Massachusetts Bay Colony … By Thomas Franklin Waters, Sarah Goodhue, John Wise, Ipswich Historical Society 1927

Richard Kimball’s Ipswich Lot

Richard Kimball received a house lot, adjoining Goodman Simons in the original apportionment, and it was recorded in 1637. He may have been the original owner of the two lots, which John conveyed to Richard Kimball in 1696 (12: 114). Certainly Richard Kimball owned the lot next in order, and in his will, probated Dec. 25, 1752, he bequeathed his real estate to his son Richard and daughter Elizabeth, both minors (331: 107).

Elizabeth married Philip Lord,  and, after his death, she sold one eighth of an acre and part of her house to John Kimball Jr., Dec. 25, 1806 (186: 147); the same that John Lane Jr. sold to Benjamin Fewkes, March 21, 1832 (264: 87). This house, now owned and occupied by Mr. Nathaniel Burnham, was built probably by Philip Lord. A narrow drift-way or cowpath bounds this property on the west. It is mentioned in the deeds of this vicinity for two hundred years. Originally it turned to the right and ran along the hillside to the Cemetery, bounding the house lots on the north.

Richard Kimball sold the original Kimball house, with a half acre to Isaac Lord, felt-maker, Feb. 26, 1784 (142: 213), and Elizabeth Lord sold him a small piece, Dec. 5, 1805 (180:219). Isaac bequeathed his property to his nephew Joseph, whose heirs own the house now standing, but the original house stood on the site of Mr. Thomas H. Lord’s, and was occupied by his widow, when it had fallen into a very ruinous condition.

In 1639 he had liberty to pasture “two cows free.” On “the last day of the last month 1641” he is mentioned as “Among the Commoners of Ipswich.” He was appointed one of the seven men on 1 Mar 1645. On the “22nd day of the tenth mo. 1647” he was allowed two Pounds for killing two foxes.

His services as wheelwright were appreciated by his townspeople, for he was permitted in January, 1649, “to fell such White Oaks as he hath occasion to use about his trade for the town use.”

19 Dec 1648, he contributed with others three shillings as his annual proportion toward the sum of £27, 7s, as a rate for the service of their military leader, Major David Dennison, then commander of the military forces of Essex and Norfolk counties.

In Sep 1652, he was one of the appraisers of the estate of John Cross, one of the earliest settlers of Ipswich.

On the “25th day, 11 mo 1652,” he and his son Richard, Wheelwrights, “for £14, sold 30 acres upland bounding on the land of Mr. John Winthrop,” also another lot of land of ten acres of “medow.” 1653 he was one of a committee of three to survey fences in the common fields north of the river. His brother-in-law, Thomas SCOTT, died Feb. 1653/54 and he was joint executor with Edmund Bridges of his will. On May 25, 1654, their official position was recognized by Thomas Scott, Jr., then a resident of Stamford, Conn.

In 1660 he was granted the right “to fell 20 white oak trees to make wheels for the townsmen their use.” In 1664 he owned 43 shares in “Plumb Island.”

Either he or his son Richard, of Wenham, was on Essex county trial juries in 1658 and 1667, and grand juries of 1661, 1664, 1668 and 1669. He was seldom in legal difficulties, there being a record of a few suits of debt in which he was plaintiff or defendant and three or four actions of various types against Richard Shatswell, none of which produce information of interest.

After the death of his wife Ursula, Kemball married on October 23, 1661, widow Margaret (Cole) Dow of Hampton. He died in Ipswich June 22, 1675, and she survived only until March 1 1675/76. Administration was granted to her sons Daniel Dow and Thomas Dow on March 4, 1675/76. There were £40 due her by her marriage contract.

Richard Kimball, sr., of Ipswich made his will on March 5, 1674/5, and it was proved September 28, 1675.

He directed that his wife should live in his house, have the improvement of the land belonging thereto and the increase in the stock for a year after his decease. At the end of the year the £40 due her and the goods she brought to their marriage were to be paid to her. After that she was to have the parlor end of the house to live in, a part of the cellar, one cow, firewood and a quarter of the fruit of the orchard, but if she desired to move to her own house she was “to be sett in itt” by the executors and allowed 40 s. a year for life.

The his eldest son Henry, £90. To his son Richard, £40. To his son John £20.. to his son Thomas, £25, and to his children £7 divided equally among them as they came of age. To his son Benjamin beside two oxen already given him, £25, and to his children £6 to be divided equally among them as they married or came of age. To his son Caleb, land known as Ting’s lot, land at Wattle’s neck, marsh known as Wiat’s marsh and working tools except two axes. To Caleb’s children, £14 to be divided equally as they married or came of age. To his son-in-law John Severance, £10. To his daughter Mary £10. To his daughter Sarah, £40, and to her children £7:10:0 as they married or came of age. Also to Sarah, the bed he lay on with its furnishings.

To his wife’s children Thomas and Mary, 40s. each, and to Jeremiah, £15. To the two eldest daughters of Giles Cowes that he had by his first wife (the testator’s great-granddaughters) £8 to be equally divided when they reached sixteen. To his cousin Haniell Bosworth, £4. Executors:  his sons Richard and John Kimball. Overseer:  cousin Haniell Bosworth. Witnesses:  Moses Pengry, sr., Aaron Pengry, sr. The homestead was worth £200 and there was a good stock of animals, utensils, furnishings and linen, the total value being £737.


2. Henry Kimball

Henry’s first wife Mary Wyatt was born 1622 Assington, Suffolk, England. She was a daughter of John and Mary Wyatt, who came to America in the same ship he did. Mary died 12 Aug 1672 Watertown, Middlesex, Mass.

Henry Kimball remained at Watertown after his father removed to Ipswich, but about 1646 he also removed to Ipswich, and in 1655 to Wenham, where he lived the rest of his life. Henry was constable of Wenham in 1669.

26 Aug 1676 – Henry Kimball received £01.06.10: as wages due him for services in King Philip’s War of 1675-6, his brother Caleb serving at the same time.

Henry’s second wife Elizabeth Black was born 1632 in Salem, Essex, Mass.  She was married four times.  Elizabeth died 29 Mar 1693 in Ipswich, Essex, Mass.

  1. First she married 1655 in Ipswich, Essex, Mass to Humphrey Gilbert (b. 1615 in England – d. 13 Feb 1657)
  2. Next she married 24 Sep 1658 in Ipswich, Essex, Mass to William Rayner (b. 1615 in England – d. 26 Oct 1672 in Marblehead, Essex, Mass).
  3. Third she married about 1673 to Henry Kimball (b.1615 – d. 1676) When they married she owned a house and 12 acres of land valued at £40, which was her former husband’s.
  4. Finally she married 25 Dec 1679 in Wenham, Essex, Mass. to Daniel Kilham. Daniel was the son of Austin KILHAM and Alice GORBALL .

Henry died in Wenham 12 Aug 1676, leaving twelve children who divided the estate by agreement dated September 26, 1676. Another son Caleb, b. 1647; was in Captain Lothrop’s company at Bloody Brook, in King Philip’s war, and was killed 12 Sep 1675.

Ancestry of Charles Stinson Pillsbury and John Sargent Pillsbury (1938)

Ancestry of Charles Stinson Pillsbury and John Sargent Pillsbury (1938)

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3. Abigail Kimball

Abigail’s husband John Severans was born 1609 in England. His parents were John Severance and Mary Langley. After she died John married Susanna the widow of Henry Ambrose in 1663. John died on April 9, 1682. John died 9 Apr 1682 in Salisbury, Essex, Mass

John was a planter, “victualler”, and vinter. According to the History of Salisbury he was master of the ship George and brought a ship of emigrants to New England in 1635.

Their youngest child, Elizabeth Severans, married Samuel Eastman, of Salisbury in 1686. Her granddaughter, Abigail Eastman, was born on July 10, 1737, daughter of Thomas and Abigail (French) Eastman, married Ebenezer Webster, and was the mother of Daniel Webster, the statesman.

4. Mary Kimball

Mary’s husband Robert Dutch was born 1623 in Bridport, Dorset, England. His parents were Osmund Dutch and Margaret Haywell. Robert died 21 Aug 1686 in Gloucester, Essex, Mass.

They setled at first in Gloucester and then moved to Ipswich.

Mary and Robert’s children were John Dutch, (1646), Robert Dutch (1647), Samuel Dutch (1650), Mary Dutch (1652), Caleb Dutch (1659), and Benjamin Dutch (1665).

Robert was presented at Court in September, 1653, “for reproachfull speeches against mr wm Perkines in a publick towne meeting.” Files, Volume II. 86.

When her father died in 1675 she received “ten pounds, five pounds to be payd a year & halfe after my decease, the other five pound the year after that.”

Robert was a soldier in King Philip’s War of 1675 with Captain Moseley. In the Bloody Brook battle, he was wounded, beaten, stripped, and left for dead, but he recovered.

“As Capt Mosely came upon the Indians in the Morning, he found them stripping the Slain, amongst whom was one Robert Dutch of Ipswich having been sorely wounded by a bullet that rased to his Skull and then mauled by the Indian Hatchets, was left for dead by the Salvages, and stript by them of all but his skin…”

5. John KIMBALL (See his page)

6. Elizabeth Kimball

Elizabeth’s husband Richard Sawtelle was born 7 Apr 1611 in Somerset, England. His parents were John Sawtelle and Agnes Pittard. Richard died 2 Aug 1694 – Groton, New London.

Richard Sawtelle’s wife, named Elizabeth, was probably a daughter of one of the early Watertown settlers, but which one is unknown. Richard Kimball had a daughter, Elizabeth, of marriageable age and was living in Watertown at the time.  She was still living when her father died, but who she married is unknown. However, there were at least two other Watertown men who married Elizabeths about that time, but there is no clue as to which of these was Elizabeth Kimball, if any.

Richard Sawtell (Sawtle/Sartwell,etc.) first appears in New England records as a proprietor of Watertown, MA 25 July 1636. He was probably from Somersetshire, England where the name is numerous, but no proof of this has been established.  His parents may have been John Sawtelle and Agnes Pittard. He had a brother, Thomas, who was admitted Freeman 2 May 1649 at Boston and died there in 1651 childless and apparently unmarried. Thomas’s will of 14 May 1651 refers to brother Richard and brother and sister Kenrick of Muddy River. These are possibly John and Ann of Muddy River, now Brookline, but Savage says that Ann Kenrick was probably sister of Robert Smith; she died 15 Nov 1656. Richard administered the estate of brother Thomas. “Richard Sawtell of Watertown .

On 28 Feb 1637 at Watertown, the plowlands at Beverbroke Plains were divided and allotted out to townsmen, one acre per person and likewise for cattle vaued at 20 pounds per head. Richard was granted one acre, indicating that he was a single man. Since his first child was born 1 May 1638, he was likely married in the summer of 1637.

Richard lived at Watertown for more than 25 years and then, with sons Jonathan and Zacharish, became an original proprietor and settler of Groton, MA. He served as the first town clerk there, 1662-1664. King Philip’s War broke out in 1675 and Richard’s home, one of the 5 garrison houses in Groton, was burned on 13 Mar. 1676. Richard and most of the others, including his sons, returned to Watertown where he lived the remainder of his life. He served as a Selectman in Watertown in 1689.

Richard’s will is dated 16 May 1692 and he died “aged man” 21 Aug 1694. His estate was valued at 147 pounds, 11 shillings; real estate was located at Watertown except for a 20 acre right at Groton. (“Richard Sawtell of Watertown, MA,” NEHGS “Register,” Vol 126, pg. 3)

Elizabeth married Philip Lord,  and, after his death, she sold one eighth of an acre and part of her house to John Kimball Jr., Dec. 25, 1806 (186: 147); the same that John Lane Jr. sold to Benjamin Fewkes, March 21, 1832 (264: 87). This house, now owned and occupied by Mr. Nathaniel Burnham, was built probably by Philip Lord. A narrow drift-way or cowpath bounds this property on the west. It is mentioned in the deeds of this vicinity for two hundred years. Originally it turned to the right and ran along the hillside to the Cemetery, bounding the house lots on the north.

Children of Elizabeth and Richard include:

i. Hannah Sawtelle b. 10 Dec 1642 in Watertown,MA.;d 18 Feb 1721/22 in Woburn,Middlesex, MA.. She married Increase Winn on July 15, 1665 in Woburn,Middlesex County,MA., son of our ancestors Edward WINN and Joanna Jane SARGENT.

7. Richard Kimball

Richard’s first wife Mary Cooley was born 1612. Mary died 2 Sep 1672 in Essex, Essex, Mass.

Richard’s second wife Mary was born xx. She first married Charles Gott.

In a deposition dated Sep 1658, Richard mentions having “lived on Goodman Shatswell’s farm for seven years.” He removed to Wenham between 1652 and 1656, settled in the westerly part of the town, and was the first settler named Kimball in that town. It seems that he was the largest taxpayer among the early settlers. That he owned large amounts of lands at different times is shown by the records of numerous conveyances in the records at Salem, Nov 8, 1657, he subscribed £3 to the minister’s rate, to be paid one-half in wheat and one-half in Indian corn. The next year he was chosen selectman, and was continued in that office with the exception of three years, till 1674. December 4, 1660, he was one of a committee to see about building a new meeting house. Feb 28, 1663, the town leased two hundred acres of the best of its common land for one thousand years to Abner Ordway, Thomas Searles, John Edwards and Richard Kimball Jr. Richard Kimball was one of a committee to perfect the line between Bass River and Wenham, and Jul 18, 1673, was one of a committee to establish rates for the cost of building a meeting house.

The amount of the inventory of his estate taken after his death was £986 16s. 6d. His dwelling house and one hundred and thirty-two acres of land and one hundred and seventy acres of meadow belonging to it were appraised at £370. He also had two hundred acres at Rowley Village. The genealogist deduces from the fact that Thomas Kimball had wages due him from the county at the time of his death, as stated in his inventory, that it is possible 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.

8. Martha Kimball

Martha’s husband Joseph Fowler was born 1622 in Marlborough, Wiltshire, England. His parents were Philip Fowler and Mary Winsley. Joseph died 19 May 1676 in Deerfield, Essex, Mass.

Joseph came with his parents aboard the ship “Mary and John” from England in 1634 and arrived in Ispwich, Mass.  He was killed by the indians near Deerfiled Mass on his return from the Falls Fight.

In 1649 (7th mo.) in Essex Court records is the following: ” “We present Joseph Fowler, Thomas Cooke, Thomas Scott, and two of ye sons of Richard Kimball, for goeing into ye woods, shouting and singing, taking fire and liquors with them, all being at unseasonable time in ye night, ocasioning yr. wives and some other to go out to them.” “Joseph Fowler, Thomas Scott, John Kemball and Thomas Kemball for their presentment, had a legal admonition.” These young men probably met to celebrate the twenty-first birthday’ of Thomas Scott, who was Joseph Fowler’s cousin, and the son of Thomas SCOTT, a merchant, who came in the “Elizabeth,” 1634, from Ipswich, England, to Ipswich, New England, and afterwards married Margaret, the sister of Rev. William Hubbard, the historian of the Indian wars, and had one child, Thomas, who was killed by the Indians at Squakeheage, 08 Sep 1675.

His widow married second, Ezekiel Rogers, H. C, 1659, nephew of the Rev. Ezekiel Rogers, of Rowley, who disinherited him, as he persisted in wearing his hair long, contrary to his wish.

9. Thomas Kimball

Thomas’ wife Mary Smith

In Nov of 1666  Thomas exchanged his Ipswich farm with George HADLEY and immediately rem. there.  The Kimball farm was in the westerly part of Ipswich known as the Line Brook Parish near Topsfield.  On May 3, 1676, the house Thomas Kimball received of George Hadley was burned by the Indians, Kimball was killed and his wife and 5 children carried into captivity.

10. Sarah Kimball

Sarah’s husband Edward Allen was born 1634 in Scotland. Edward died 21 Nov 1696 in Suffield, CT.

11. Benjamin Kimball

Benjamin’s wife Mercy Hazeltine was born 16 Oct 1642 in Rowley, Mass. Her parents were Robert Hazeltine and Ann [__?__].   Mercy died 5 Jan 1707/08 in Bradford, Mass.

Benjamin Kimball 1 — Source: Ancestry of Charles Stinson Pillsbury and John Sargent Pillsbury (1938)

Benjamin Kimball 2

Benjamin Kimball 3

Benjamin Kimball 4

12. Caleb Kimball

Caleb’s wife Anna Hazeltine was born 1 Apr 1640 in Rowley, Essex, Mass. Anna died 9 Apr 1688 in Ipswich, Essex, Mass


From Phoebe Tilton, 1947 by Walter Goodwin Davis

Richard Kimball 1 Source: Ancestry of Charles Stinson Pillsbury and John Sargent Pillsbury (1938)

Richard Kimball 2

Richard Kimball 3

Richard Kimball 4

Richard Kimball 5a

Ancestry of Charles Stinson Pillsbury and John Sargent Pillsbury (1938) By Holman, Mary Lovering, 1868-1947; Pillsbury, Helen Pendleton Winston, 1878-1957

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  18. Would sure like to know the author’s name and email, and date of writing hère.

  19. Charmaine Dill Hall says:

    Dill/Kimball/Scott family…Ursula Scott & Richard Kimball are my 9th Great Grandparents.

  20. Janet says:

    Hi Just a stupid question-may not be connected or mite be made up/ This Richard Kimball-would he in the line be connected with the one on the television show??One armed man/killed Richard wife & Richard Kimball -trying to find him/the law was after Richard??????Same name-???

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  22. Dan Skinner says:

    Thank you for this informative site; I am the son of Dr. Charles Kimball Skinner (d. 2011) and grandson of Pauline Kimball Skinner (d. 1978), both of Newark, DE and descendent of Moses Kimball of the Battles of Lexington of Bunker Hill. By moving (thanks to fate) to Cambridge, MA in 2011, I have closed one family loop that began 380 yrs. ago. I was in Ipswich this past weekend and now know exactly where Richard’s apparently home once stood.

  23. This Kimball coat of arms is copyright of Please remove it, or at least add a link to our website and remove any advertising to outside companies, such as…. This amounts to you using my images to collect ad dollars for yourself. Please cease and desist. You have quite a huge number of my graphics on your site at

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  24. Sarah Gath says:

    Wikitree has this to say about Mary Wyatt, I am trying to track down the source mentioned to see what they’re talking about but it sounds as if Wyatt was not her maiden name but a surname from a previous marriage. “Many believed that Henry Kimball’s wife was Mary WYATT, but research outlined in NEHGR vol. 143 (1989):213-220 explains how Mary’s mother, Mary Unknown, was first married to a Riddlesdale. Riddlesdale died leaving his wife and three daughters. His widow then married John Wyatt and it is this family unit that travelled to and settled in New England. Mary’s daughters’ baptisms were found in British church records confirming that they were all Riddlesdale children. Mary (Unknown) (Riddlesdale) and John Wyatt had no children of their own.”

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