Gender
Female
Alternate Names
Kimball, Helen Mar

Whitney, Helen Mar Kimball

Biography

22 Aug. 1828–15 Nov. 1896. Born in Mendon, Monroe Co., New York. Daughter of Heber C. Kimball and Vilate Murray. Moved to Kirtland, Geauga Co., Ohio, fall 1833. Baptized into Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by Brigham Young, 1836, in the Chagrin River, Geauga Co. Moved to Far West, Caldwell Co., Missouri, July 1838; to Atlas, Pike Co., Illinois, ca. Feb. 1839; to Quincy, Adams Co., Illinois, ca. Apr. 1839; and to Commerce (later Nauvoo), Hancock Co., Illinois, July 1839. Resided in Nauvoo Fourth Ward, ca. spring 1842. Plural wife of JS, sealed ca. May 1843. Married second Horace K. Whitney, 4 Feb. 1846. Moved to Winter Quarters, unorganized U.S. territory (later in Omaha, Douglas Co., Nebraska), ca. 13 June 1846. Migrated to Salt Lake Valley with Heber C. Kimball pioneer company, ca. Oct. 1848. Resident of Salt Lake City Eighteenth Ward, 1860. Authored two books on plural marriage. Appointed second counselor in Eighteenth Ward Relief Society, 10 Mar. 1882. Died in Salt Lake City.

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