Helen Mar Kimball (1828-1896)

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Alternate Names Helen Mar Whitney
Birth 22 August 1828
Mendon, New York, United States
Marriage Joseph Smith Jr., 1 May 1843
Horace K. Whitney, 3 February 1846
Death 13 November 1896
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Gender Female
Religious Influence Church of Christ (1830), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Authority Control
DBpedia Helen Mar Kimball
FamilySearch KWJR-BZX
MPOT 3256
Wikidata Q5702756
Wikipedia Helen Mar Kimball

Published Works

  • Plural marriage, as taught by the prophet Joseph: a reply to Joseph Smith, editor of the Lamoni (Iowa) "Herald" (1882)
  • Why we practice plural marriage (1884)
  • A woman's view: Helen Mar Whitney's reminiscences of early church history edited by Jeni Broberg Holzapfel & Richard Neitzel Holzapfel (1997)
  • A widow's tale: the 1884-1896 diary of Helen Mar Kimball Whitney transcribed and edited by Charles M. Hatch and Todd M. Compton (2003)


Primary Sources

Secondary Sources

  • Bashore, Melvin L. Index to the writings of Helen Mar Whitney in the Woman's Exponent. Salt Lake City: The Church Library, Historical Department, 1975.
  • Maxwell, Margaret F. "A Kirtland childhood: Helen Mar Kimball and the city of the saints." Lake County Heritage: a magazine of local history 2 (Dec 1991): 41-52.

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