Amanda Trimble Gheen Kimball was born 18 January 1830 in East Whiteland, Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States to William Atkins Gheen (1798-1845) and Esther Ann Pierce (1801-1858) and died 4 November 1904 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States of unspecified causes. She married Heber Chase Kimball (1801-1868) 5 February 1846 in Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois.


  • 1830-Jan-18 : Birth at East Whiteland Twp, Chester Co, Pennsylvania, USA
  • 1846-Feb-02 : Marriage to Heber Chase Kimball (1801-1868) as Nauvoo Illinois
  • 1848-Jun : Migration to Salt Lake Valley Utah with the Heber C Kimball Wagon Train of 1848
  • 1904-Nov-04 : Died at Salt Lake City Utah

Amanda Trimble Gheen (18 January 1830 Pennsylvania-4 November 1904 Salt Lake City), younger sister of Ann Alice Gheen (1827-1879) who earlier had married Heber and was grandmother to LDS Church President Spencer Kimball.

At age 18 she traveled from Nebraska to Utah with the Heber C Kimball wagon train.

The 1904 obituary mentions her funeral services in the Salt Lake 18th Ward Building with many prominent dignitaries of the LDS Church speaking including - Bishop O.F. Whitney, Bishop George Romney and President Joseph F Smith.

Marriage and Family[]

  1. William Gheen Kimball (1851-1924) - (3 March 1851-24 March 1924)
  2. Albert Heber Kimball (1854-1944) - m. Harriet Partridge
  3. Jeremiah Heber Kimball (1857-1887) - m. Josephine Davey
  4. Moroni Heber Kimball (1861-1934) - m. Agnes Kelly


Offspring of Amanda Trimble Gheen Kimball and Heber Chase Kimball (1801-1868)
Name Birth Death Joined with
William Gheen Kimball (1851-1924)
Albert Heber Kimball (1854-1944) 12 September 1854 Bountiful, Davis County, Utah, United States 2 March 1944 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States Harriet Pamela Partridge (1858-1924)
Jeremiah Heber Kimball (1857-1887)
Moroni Heber Kimball (1861-1934)



  • Spencer Kimball Family Ancestry
  • Death of a Pioneer. Mrs. Amanda Gheen Kimball Goes to a Well-Earned Rest, Deseret Evening News, 5 Nov. 1904, 2. - Utah Digital newspapers.