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Biography[]

Ann Alice Gheen Kimball was born 20 December 1827 in West Whiteland, Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States to William Atkins Gheen (1798-1845) and Esther Ann Pierce (1801-1858) and died 12 October 1879 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States of unspecified causes. She married Heber Chase Kimball (1801-1868) 10 September 1844 in Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois.

Mormon Pioneer, Plural Wife of LDS Church Leader Heber C Kimball and Grandmother of LDS Church President Spencer W Kimball

Personal Timeline[]

  • 1827-Dec-20 : Birth in West Whiteland, Chester Co, Pennslyvania, USA
  • 1844-Sep-10 : Marriage to Heber Chase Kimball (1801-1868) in Nauvoo, Hancock Co, Illinois
  • 1848 : Family Migration to Salt Lake Valley
  • 1879-Oct-12 : Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co, Utah Territory, USA

Family[]

Ann Gheen and her younger sister Amanda Trimble Gheen (1830-1904) were both plural wives to LDS Church President Heber C Kimball.

In her later years, Ann was an invalid and her daughter Alice was very devoted in taking care of her.

She bore twins to Heber C Kimball. The boy, Andrew, would later father Spencer Woolley Kimball (1895-1985) who would become the 12th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The girl, Alice, has the unique distinction to be daughter of one LDS Church President (Heber Kimball) and wife to another (Joseph F Smith).

  1. Samuel Heber Kimball (1851-1943) - m. Rosabell Thomas and Martha Schofield - in Salt Lake City, 1870. Ran successful freight busines across the Great Plans and was the LDS bishop of the Grouse Creek Ward. A rancher/farmer that pioneered Grouse Creek, northern Utah, and Alberta, Canada.
  2. Harriet Kimball (1852-1852) - died young.
  3. Daniel Heber Kimball (1856-1936) - m. Johanna Okelberry
  4. Andrew Kimball (1858-1924) - twin of Alice, LDS Pioneer and President of the LDS St Joseph Arizona Stake and father to LDS Apostle and 12th Church President, Spencer Woolley Kimball (1895-1985). m. Olive Woolley
  5. Alice Ann Kimball (1858-1946) - twin of Andrew, she was a plural wife of Joseph F Smith, 6th President of the LDS Church and bore him 7 children.
  6. Sarah Gheen Kimball (1861-1913) - m. Louis Seckels - two children



Children



Offspring of Ann Alice Gheen Kimball and Heber Chase Kimball (1801-1868)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Samuel Heber Kimball (1851-1943) 9 December 1851 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States 18 April 1943 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States Oradine Merrill Pratt (1853-1872) Martha Isadora Schofield (1852-1901) Oradine Merrill Pratt (1853-1872) Martha Isadora Schofield (1852-1901) Rosabell Thomas (1871-1946)
Harriet Kimball (1852-1852) 8 May 1852 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States 8 May 1852 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
Daniel Heber Kimball (1856-1936) 8 December 1856 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States 26 April 1936 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States Johanna Okelberry (1852-1899) Johanna Okelberry (1852-1899) Mary Alice Britt (1879-1955)
Andrew Kimball (1858-1924) 6 September 1858 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States 31 August 1924 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States Olive Woolley (1860-1906) Josephene Cluff (1860-1922) Olive Woolley (1860-1906) Josephene Cluff (1860-1922) Mary Elizabeth Connelly (1876-1937)
Alice Ann Kimball (1858-1946) 6 September 1858 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States 19 December 1946 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States David Patten Rich (1853-1930) David Patten Rich (1853-1930) Joseph Fielding Smith (1838-1918)
Sarah Gheen Kimball (1861-1913) 31 May 1861 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States 8 February 1913 Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States Louis Seckels (1855-1942)











Siblings[]

#g1: Offspring of William Atkins Gheen (1798-1845) and Esther Ann Pierce (1801-1858)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Margaret Pierce Gheen (1823-1886) , ,
Thomas Peirce Gheen (1826-1864) , ,
Ann Alice Gheen (1827-1879) 20 December 1827, West Whiteland, Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States 12 October 1879, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States Heber Chase Kimball (1801-1868)
Amanda Trimble Gheen (1830-1904) 18 January 1830, East Whiteland, Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States 4 November 1904, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States Heber Chase Kimball (1801-1868)
Mary Ann Gheen (1832-1903) , ,
Stephen Harris Gheen (1835-1907) , ,
Levi Atkins Gheen (1840-1904) , ,
Sarah Ellen Gheen (1844-1869) , ,


Residences

Vital Records[]

1860 US Census[]

Listed at age 32 in the 18th Ward of Great Salt Lake City.

Death Certificate[]

Died 12 Oct 1879 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Widow of Heber C Kimball. Birth 02 Dec 1827 in Chester Co, Pennsylvania.

References[]

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