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Laura Pitkin was born 10 September 1790 in Somers, Tolland County, Connecticut, United States to Paul Pitkin (1759-1822) and Abigail Lathrop (1762-1824) and died 16 November 1866 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States of unspecified causes. She married Heber Chase Kimball (1801-1868) 3 February 1846 in Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois, United States. Alfred the Great (849-899)/s, Charlemagne (747-814)/s, Henry II of England (1133-1189)/s, Hugh Capet (c940-996)/s, William I of England (1027-1087)/s, Rollo of Normandy (860-932)/s.

Early Utah Mormon Pioneer

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Biography

One of two spinsters (the other being her sister, Abigail Pitkin (1797-1847)) that married Heber C Kimball, the Mormon missionary and apostle. One of four grandchildren of the Pitkin-Lathrop Family to marry him.

(10 September 1790 Connecticut-16 November 1866 Salt Lake City). Married on 3 February 1846. Frequently served as mid-wife for the Kimball family. No children herself.

Traveled across the Great Plains to Utah in 1848 in the big Heber C Kimball Wagon Train. Departure: 7 June 1848 / Arrival: 24 September 1848. 662 individuals were in the company when it began its journey from the outfitting post at Winter Quarters, Nebraska.



Siblings

#g1: Offspring of Paul Pitkin (1759-1822) and Abigail Lathrop (1762-1824)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Orrin Pitkin (1785-1869)
Leonard Pitkin (1787-1792)
Mary Pitkin (1788-1830)
Laura Pitkin (1790-1866) 10 September 1790 Somers, Tolland County, Connecticut, United States 16 November 1866 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States Heber Chase Kimball (1801-1868)
Sophia Pitkin (1792-1813)
Rebecca Pitkin (1794-1878)
Baby Pitkin (1796-1796)
Abigail Pitkin (1797-1847) 17 July 1797 Hartford, Windsor County, Vermont, United States 15 March 1847 Winters Quarters, Douglas County, Nebraska, United States Heber Chase Kimball (1801-1868)
George White Pitkin (1801-1873)



References

  • Spencer Kimball Family Ancestry
  • Heber C. Kimball: Mormon Patriarch and Pioneer - By Stanley B. Kimball - pg 312 - Free on Google Books
  • Laura Pitkin Kimball Journal - LDS Church Archives





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