Whitney, Horace K. (Horace Kimball), 1823-1884
- Existence: 1823 - 1884
Horace K. Whitney (1823-1884) was a Mormon bookkeeper and clerk in Utah.
Horace Kimball Whitney was born July 25, 1823, in Kirtland, Ohio, to parents Newel Kimball Whitney and Elizabeth Ann Smith. A member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, he immigrated to Utah and settled in Salt Lake City. During his career he worked as a bookkeeper and an office clerk. Whitney had three wives, including Helen Mar Kimball whom he married on February 4, 1846 (eleven children), Lucy Amelia Bloxham (one child), and Mary Cravath (thirteen children).
He died in Salt Lake City on November 22, 1884.
Citation:Familysearch, via WWW, Nov. 7, 2001 (Horace Kimball Whitney; b. 25 Jul 1823, Kirtland, Ohio; d. 22 Nov 1884 Salt Lake City, Ut.)
Ancestry.com, via WWW, Mar. 1, 2013 (Horace K. Whitney; Horace Kimball Whitney; Horace Whitney; b. July 25, 1823 in Kirtland, Ohio; parents, Newel Kimball Whitney and Elizabeth Ann Smith; m. Dec. 1, 1856 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Mary Cravath; fourteen children; d. Nov. 22, 1884 in Salt Lake City, Utah; bookkeeper, clerk)
Familysearch, via WWW, Mar. 1, 2013 (Horace Kimball Whitney; b. July 25, 1823 in Kirtland, Ohio; d. Nov. 22, 1884; spouses: m. 1846 in Nauvoo, Ill. to Helen Mar Kimball (1828-1896), m. Oct. 5, 1850 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Lucy Amelia Bloxham (1834-1851), m. Dec. 1, 1856 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Mary Cravath (1838-1895))
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Materials include keepsakes, letters, and poems collected by Horace K. Whitney and Helen Mar Kimball. Includes cards and a woven envelope that were made by or given to Helen. There is also a letter from Helen to Horace. Materials also include an envelope that belonged to Louisa Beaman, the first plural wife sealed to Joseph Smith. Dated 1847-1866.
Contains correspondence, a promissory note, and other materials related to the life of Whitney. Includes information on his personal life and business activities. Materials date from between 1847 and and 1885.
Materials include originals and transcriptions of correspondence between Orson F. Whitney and various members of his family, mostly his parents, Horace K. Whitney and Helen Mar Kimball Whitney. They contain inquiries about his family's health, information about travels, writings, daily life, missions, Church service, health, and work. Dated 1873-1883.
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 2
- Correspondence 2
- Historians -- Utah -- Correspondence 2
- Home and Family 2
- Letters 2
- Material Types 2
- Religion 2
- Utah -- History 2
- Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences 1
- Mormon Church -- Prayers and devotions 1
- Mormon missionaries 1
- Mormon pioneers 1
- Papers (Documents) 1
- Poetry 1
- Promissory notes 1
- Social Life and Customs 1
- Souvenirs (Keepsakes) 1
- Utah -- Emigration and immigration 1 + ∧ less