Kimberly, Eleazar, 1639 - 1709

Eleazar Kimberly, the son of Thomas Kimberly and Alice Atwood, was the first known male child to be born in New Haven, Connecticut. Kimberly later moved to Wethersfield, where he was headmaster of the grammar school. Kimberly married Ruth Curtis around 1680 and moved shortly her death in 1683 to Glastonbury, where he was a member and secretary of the committee overseeing the Mohegan case of 1704. He was also clerk of Glastonbury (1692-1708) and a representative from Glastonbury to the Connecticut General Court (1694, 1696, 1698) and the Secretary of the Colony (1696-1709). Gary Boyd Roberts, et al., Genealogies of Connecticut Families: From the New England Historical and Genealogical Register (Baltimore : Genealogical Publishing Company, 1983), 355-356, 358; Alonzo Bowen Chapin, Glastonbury for Two Hundred Years (Hartford: Press of Case, Tiffany and Company, 1853), 14, 111, 177, 203-204, 209.

November 17, 1639
February 3, 1709