An American Family History

Ursula Scott Kimball

“Remember, remember always, that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionists."
― Franklin D. Roosevelt

Rattlesden is a village in Suffolk in eastern England. St. Nicholas church dates from the 13th century. The village was a center of Puritanism in the 16th and 17th centuries.

Children of Richard Kimball, Sr.
and Ursula Scott
  • Henry Kimball
  • Abigail Kimball Severens
  • Elizabeth Kimball
  • Richard Kimball, Jr.
  • Mary Kimball Dutch
  • Martha Kimball Fowler
  • John Kimball
  • Thomas Kimball
  • Sarah Kimball Allen
  • Cornet Benjamin Kimball
  • Caleb Kimball
  • Ursula Scott Kimball was born on February 14, 1597/98 in Rattlesden, Suffolk County, England. Her parents were Henry Scott and Martha Whatlock

    She married Richard Kimball. Their children and life together are described in detail in the section on Richard and Ursula Kimball.

    In 1634 she went to American with her family. In addition to her husband and children, her mother, Martha Scott, and brothers Roger and Thomas Scott sailed with them.

    Ursula died on March 1, 1659 in Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts.

    The ship Elizabeth sailed from Ipswich, England in April, 1634 with William Andrews, Master. On board were Richard and Ursula Kimball and their children, Ursula’s mother Martha Whatlock Scott and her brothers Roger and Thomas Scott. Humphrey and Bridget Bradstreet sailed on the same ship. They arrived in July at Boston.

    Essex County, Massachusetts was created on May 10, 1643 by the General Court of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, when it ordered "that the whole plantation within this jurisdiction be divided into four sheires."

    Children of Henry Scott
    and Martha Whatlock
    Old Style Calendar
    Before 1752 the year began on Lady Day, March 25th,. Dates between January 1st and March 24th were at the end of the year. Old Style (O.S.) and New Style (N.S.) are used to indicate whether the year has been adjusted. Often both dates are used.



    Genealogical and Family History of the State of New Hampshire by Ezra S. Stearns, William Frederick Whitcher, Lewis Publishing Company, Chicago

    Ursula Scott, was the (daughter of Martha Scott, widow of Hon. John Scott, of Scott's Hall, county of Kent, England, and daughter of Sir George Northup.

    Europeans first settled New Hampshire in the 1620s.