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Mary LaFarne Kimball

Mary LaFarne Kimball

Female 1914 - 1989  (75 years)

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  • Name Mary LaFarne Kimball 
    Born 27 Jun 1914  Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Died 6 Oct 1989  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I8307  Watson Clan Tree
    Last Modified 12 Aug 2011 

    Father Ancestors Solomon Farnham Kimball, III,   b. 17 Nov 1881, Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1971, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Mother Ancestors Margaret Madden Dunn,   b. 24 Feb 1874, Tooele, Tooele, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1959, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 17 Dec 1900  Kimball, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F5159  Group Sheet

    Family Major Peter Garff,   b. 23 Feb 1909, Wallsburg, Wasatch, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Dec 2000, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 26 Aug 1936  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
    Married: 1x1. Mary LaFarne Garff,   b. 1940, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married: 1x2. Helen Garff
    Married: 1x3. Ann Garff
    Married: 1x4. LaFarne Garff
    Married: 1x5. Diana Garff
    Last Modified 22 Jun 2012 
    Family ID F5732  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Solomon Farnham Kimball, III (Left Rear), Unknown (Left Front), Jean Kimball (Right Rear), Edith Farnes Kimball (Left 2nd From Rear), Mary LaFarne Kimball (Looking Away), Farnham Heber Kimball (Left Front)
    Solomon Farnham Kimball, III (Left Rear), Unknown (Left Front), Jean Kimball (Right Rear), Edith Farnes Kimball (Left 2nd From Rear), Mary LaFarne Kimball (Looking Away), Farnham Heber Kimball (Left Front)
    Camping At Waterton
    Camping At Waterton
    Edythe Farnes Kimball, Jean Kimball, Mary LaFarne Kimball, Farnham Heber Kimball, Margaret Madden Dunn
    Edith reading to LaFarne and Heber in front of their Raymond House
    Edith reading to LaFarne and Heber in front of their Raymond House
    Edith Farnes Kimball, Mary LaFarne Kimball, Farnham Heber Kimball

  • Sources 
    1. [S109] 1930 United States Census (Reliability: 2).
      Name: La Farne Kimbal
      Event: Census
      Event Date: 1930
      Event Place: Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
      Gender: Female
      Age: 15
      Marital Status: Single
      Race: White
      Birthplace: Canada
      Estimated Birth Year: 1915
      Immigration Year: 1926
      Relationship to Head of Household: Daughter
      Father's Birthplace: Arizona
      Mother's Birthplace: Utah
      Enumeration District Number: 17
      Family Number: 470
      Sheet Number and Letter: 30A
      Line Number: 5
      NARA Publication: T626, roll 2418
      Film Number: 2342152
      Digital Folder Number: 4547816
      Image Number: 00872
      Household Gender Age
      Parent S Farnham Kimbal M 49
      Parent Margarett D Kimbal F 49
      Jean Kimbal F 22
      Edith Kimbal F 19
      La Farne Kimbal F 15
      Peter Kimbal M 13

    2. [S102] US Social Security Death Index (Reliability: 3).
      First Name: Lafarne
      Middle Name: K
      Last Name: Garff
      Name Suffix:
      Birth Date: 27 June 1914
      Social Security Number: 529-20-3233
      Place of Issuance: Utah
      Last Residence: Salt Lake, Utah
      Zip Code of Last Residence: 84106
      Death Date: 6 October 1989
      Estimated Age at Death: 75

    3. [S15] Margaret Madden Dunn Biography, Solomon Farnham Kimball, 5 (Reliability: 2).
      "We were married by brother John on the 17th day of December 1900, at Kimball, Alberta."

    4. [S177] Obituary - Various Sources (Reliability: 2).
      From Deseret News archives:
      Obituary: Major Peter Garff
      Published: Monday, Dec. 18, 2000 11:49 a.m. MST

      Major Peter Garff, beloved father, brother, grandfather and great grandfather passed away December 14, 2000.

      Born February 23, 1909 in Wallsburg, Utah to parents George Peter Garff and Tryphina Brimhall. Married Mary LaFarne Kimball August 26, 1936 in Salt Lake LDS Temple. They had five daughters. Active member of the Parleys 4th Ward, serving as high priest group leader, gospel doctrine teacher, stake missionary, and many other teaching positions.

      Major came from a large family of dedicated teachers. He was loved and

      respected as a teacher, coach, high school counselor and vice principal for many years in the Salt Lake School District.

      A gentleman athlete, and recipient of the Heber J. Grant Award for outstanding scholarship and athletics at LDS High School in 1928. Masters Degree from University of Utah. He was an avid golfer and won the All-Church Senior Golf Championship in 1966. Major enjoyed hunting, the outdoors, and fishing, and taught his many grandchildren how to bait their own hooks and clean what they caught.

      He will be remembered for his pancakes, harmonica and his strong testimony of his Creator.

      He is survived by his five daughters: Mary Garff Barnett, Helen (Bill) Stone, Ann (Scott) Jenson, LaFarne Garff Hungerford and Diana Garff Gardiner, all of Salt Lake City, 23 grandchildren and 23 great grandchildren; brothers and sister, Wayne B. Garff; J. Elmo Garff; Ina Garff Cannon. Preceded in death by wife, Mary LaFarne Kimball; brothers and sisters, Mark B. Garff; G. Lynn Garff; Minnie Garff; Thelma Garff; and Mary Garff Wells.

      Funeral services 12 Noon Monday,

      December 18, 2000 at MacKay Holladay Cottonwood Mortuary, 4670 S. Highland Drive. Friends may call Sunday 5-7 p.m. and one hour prior to services at the mortuary.

      Interment, Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, 3401 S. Highland Drive.