Kimble family papers
Collection number: ahc.MSS785f
Scope and Content
This collection contains a history of the Butler Van Guards, a Confederate infantry unit, and Kimble family genealogy.
- Kimble family (Family)
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This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.
John H. Kimble (1814-1875) and Bethenia Kimble (1814-1893) had six children: Mary Catherine Doles (1836-1910), James A. J. (1838-1912), John (1842-1910), Sarah Jane Sallas (1844-1915), William D. (1845-1915), and Hiram Walter (1849-1920). Both James and John enlisted in the Confederate Army and fought in the 6th Georgia Volunteer Infantry, commonly called the Butler Van Guards. James married Abigail Charity Smith (1840-1892) in 1868 and they had five children: Olia (1870-1917), Gratlan (1871-1948), Abigail (1874-?), William (1878-?), and Effie I. (1880-1967). James later married Ada Claxton (1860-1929) in 1894 and they had one child, John Claxton (1896-?).
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was processed in 2017.
- Kimble family papers
- Leah Lefkowitz
- August 2017
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- Finding aid is written in English.