Lydia Kimball biographical information

Lydia Kimball biographical information

Dates: 1902

Photocopies of brief biographical information and the death certificate of Lydia Marden Kimball.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.08 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Kimball, Lydia Marden, 1812
  • Call Number: MSS 3993
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 3993; Lydia Kimball biographical information; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 3993, LTPSC.
Custodial History
These items were donated to Special Collections in 2007.
Acquisition Information
Donation; Peter Crawley; 2007.
Related Material
These items are part of the 19th Century Western and Mormon Archives.
Subject Terms
Pratt, Belinda Marden, 1820-1894; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion
Genre / Form
Registers of births, etc.
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Kimball (Lydia) biographical information
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-04-13T04:12-0600
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Biographical/Historical note

Lydia Marden Kimball was born 2 July 1812 in Chichester, New Hampshire to John and Rachel Shaw Marden. In 1832, she married Alvah Kimball. Her sister, Belinda, joined the LDS Church and married Parley P. Pratt. Belinda Marden Pratt's famous "Defence of Polygamy" derived from a letter she wrote to her sister Lydia, who was not an LDS convert. Lydia died in Nashua, New Hampshire on 25 April 1902.

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