Biography of John S. Kimball
Big River Township, Mendocino County, CA Biographies





John S. Kimball. Was born in Belfast, Waldo county, Maine, June 14, 1840, and received his education in the common schools of that State. March 1, 1859, he sailed from New York for California, coming via Panama, rriving in San Francisco March 23d. He went at once to the mines in El Dorado county, and remained in that and adjacent counties till the spring of 1862, when he returned to Maine, where he remained till the fall of that year. He then returned to San Francisco, and in the spring of 1863 came to Mendocino county, and was engaged as clerk for L. E. White & Co. for two years at Albion. In 1865 he began merchandising at Salmon creek and Nevarra, associating with him Charles Wintzer. In 1870 he established his present business at Cuffey's Cove, in connection with F. W. Welle In 1873 he sold this interest and located at Bridgeport, where he remained three years. He then returned to Cuffey's Cove and purchased his former business, and has since remained there. He was married, in 1869, to Miss Helen N. White, daughter of L. E. White, a native of New York. Their children are: Alice, Helen, Charles and Dorsey.

From:
History of Mendocino County, California
Alley, Bowen & Co., Publishers
San Francisco, California 1880


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