Kimbers
JOHN KIMBER 1817-1892
LOUISA FLUX 1819-1908


(Parents of Eliza (Kimber) Farthing of Lander, Wyoming)

John Kimber was born 9 Nov 1817 in Wooten, Isle of Wight England & died about 1892. He was the son of John & Ann Kimber. John married Louisa Flux in East Cowes, Isle of Wight.
Louisa was born 6 Mar 1819 in East Cowes, Isle of Wight & died 10 May 1908. Her mother, Elizabeth Flux, gave birth to her out of wedlock & the name of her father is unknown.
Elizabeth later married Robert Jeffrey in 19 Nov 1823 who evidently became Louisa's step-father. Elizabeth was was born 24 May 1798 in Whippingham, Isle of Wight
& was the daughter of Robert & Hannah Flux.

1841 census (John Kimber with his mother Ann)
Ann Kember, age 50, born Hampshire, England (Charwoman)
JOHN KEMBER, age 20 (Wood Sawyer)
Maria Kember, age 15
Thomas Kember, age 12
William Kember, age 8
Civil parish: Whippingham//Hundred: Isle of Wight Division East Medina Liberty
County/Island: Hampshire//Country: England//Registration district: Isle of Wight

1841 census (Louisa Flux with her mother Elizabeth's family)
Robert Jeffrey, age 40 (Carpenter)
Elizabeth Jeffrey 40
Sarah Jeffrey 15//Richard Jeffrey 15//Elizabeth Jeffrey 15//Emma Jeffrey 13//William Jeffrey 11
Robert Jeffrey 9//Susan Jeffrey 7//George Jeffrey 2//James Jeffrey 2//John Jeffrey 1
Sarah Jeffrey 1 (Note: Sarah is probably the daughter of Louisa Flux, born out of wedlock)
LOUISA FLUX, age 20 (Charwoman) (Note: Daughter of Elizabeth-above)
Civil parish: Whippingham//Hundred: Isle of Wight Division East Medina Liberty County/Island: Hampshire//Country: England//Registration district: Isle of Wight

1851 census
John Kember, age 33, born Hants, Wootten (Sawyer)
Louisa Kember, age 32, born Hants, East Cowes
Sarah Kember, age 11, born Hants, East Cowes
John Kember, age 8, born Hants, East Cowes
Civil parish: Whippingham//Ecclesiastical parish: St James
County: Hampshire//Country: England//Registration district: Isle Of Wight
ED: 2a

1861 census
John Kimber, age 43 born Hants, Wootten, General Laborer
Louisa Kimber, age 42 born Hants, East Cowes
Eliza Kimber, age 8 born Hants, East Cowes
Emily Kimber, age 5 born Hants, East Cowes
Thomas Kimber, age 1 Mo born Hants, East Cowes
Civil parish: Whippingham//Ecclesiastical parish: St James//Town: East Cowes
County: Hampshire//Country: England//Registration district: Isle Of Wight
ED, institution, or vessel: 11//Household schedule number: 44

1871 census
John Kimber, age 53, born Hants, Wooten, General Laborer
Louisa Kimber, age 52, born Hants, East Cowes
Emily Kimber, age 26, born Hants, East Cowes
Thomas H Kimber, age 10, born Hants, East Cowes
Civil parish: Whippingham//Ecclesiastical parish: St James//Town: East Cowes
County: Hampshire//Country: England//Registration district: Isle Of Wight
ED, institution, or vessel: 11//Household schedule number: 113

1871 census (John & Louisa Kimber's daughter's Sarah Parke & Eliza Kimber-later married Farthing)
Sarah Parke, age 31, born Hants, East Cowes, Mariner's Wife
Alfred Parke, age 3, born Hants, East Cowes
Edward Parke, age 8 months, born Hants, East Cowes
ELIZA KIMBER, age 18, born Hants, East Cowes (SISTER)
William Jolliffe, age 58, born Hampshire, Newport (Lodger, General Laborer)
Civil parish: Whippingham//Ecclesiastical parish: St James//Town: East Cowes
County/Island: Hampshire//Country: England//Registration district: Isle Of Wight
ED, institution, or vessel: 11
Household schedule number: 155

1880 - United States Federal Census (John & Louisa Kimber's daughter Eliza Farthing)
EDWARD FARTHING,age 27, born England//Parents born England (Laborer)
ELIZA, age 27, born England//Parents born England
John H, age 5, born England
Edward, age 3, born England
(Salt Lake City, Utah//ED 51 Pg 19//4th East St/12th Ward)
(Moved to Lander, Fremont County, Wyoming the next year)

1881 census (Possibly??? Emily Kimber, daughter of John & Louisa Kimber)
Walter J. Sykes, age 38, born Wakefield, Yorkshire//Medical Officer Of Health For Portsmouth(M D)Edinburugh
Annie M. Sykes, age 29
Ernest A. Porter, age 18,(brother in law)(Clerk in Customs)
Julia Keeley, age 24 (Cook dom serv)
EMILY KIMBER, age 25, born East Cowes, Isle of Wight (Housemaid)
Civil parish: Portsea//County: Hampshire//Country: England
Street Address: Waverley Rd 4 St Simons Terr
Registration district: Portsea Island//Sub-registration district: Landport
ED, institution, or vessel: 57

1881 BRITISH CENSUS (UNABLE TO LOCATE ANY OTHER MEMBERS OF THIS FAMILY)

1891 census
John Kimber, age 72, born Hants, Wootten, General Laborer
Louisa Kimber, age 71, born Hants, East Cowes
Civil parish: Whippingham//Ecclesiastical parish: St James//Town: East Cowes
County/Island: Hampshire//Country: England//Registration district: Isle Of Wight
ED, institution, or vessel: 11

1891 census (John & Louisa Kimber's daughter Sarah Parke)
James Parke, age 51, born Surrey, Richmond (Licensed Victualler)
Sarah Parke, age 51, born Isle of Wight, East Cowes
Alfred Parke. age 23, born Isle of Wight, East Cowes (Yacht Steward)
Alice E Parke, age 18, born Isle of Wight, East Cowes (Dressmaker)
Civil parish: Whippingham//Ecclesiastical parish: St James//Town: East Cowes
County/Island: Hampshire//Country: England//Registration district: Isle Of Wight
ED, institution, or vessel: 11

1891 census (John & Louisa Kimber's daughter Emily Cornhill)
Robert Cornhill 39 born Devenport, Devon, England (Shipwright)
Emily Cornhill 37 born Isle of Wight, Cowes
Robert C Cornhill 6 born U.S. of America, Brit. Subj.
Mary L Cornhill 5 born Chatham, Kent
William G Cornhill 2 born Isle of Wight, Cowes
John H Cornhill 8/12 born Hants, Woolston
Civil parish: St Mary Extra//Ecclesiastical parish: St Mark//Town: Woolston
County/Island: Hampshire//Country: England//Registration district: South Stoneham
Sub-registration district: St Mary Extra//ED, institution, or vessel: 5

1901 census (John & Louisa Kimber's daughter Emily Cornhill)
Robert Carnhill, age 47, born Devonport, Devon (Shipwright)
Emily Carnhill, age 45, born Isle of Wight, Cowes
Clifton Carnhill, age 16, born America (naturalized British Subject) (Apprentice Shipwright)
Mary Carnhill, age 15, born Kent, Chatham
William Carnhill age, 12, born Isle of Wight, Cowes
Hilda Carnhill age 8, born Hants, Woolston
Civil parish: St Mary Extra//Ecclesiastical parish: Woolston St Marks
County/Island: Hampshire//Country: England//Registration district: South Stoneham
Sub-registration district: St Mary Extra//ED, institution, or vessel: 7

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Children:

Child 1: SARAH KIMBER
Born: 25 Dec 1839 East Cowes, Isle of Wight, England
Married: JAMES PARKE 8 Nov 1863 Isle of Wight, Eng
Died: 15 Jun 1905 Isle of Wight, Eng
(David John Parke of Cornwall, England is a descendant of James & Sarah Parke. His Family Tree Maker page includes photos of James & Sarah.)
David John Parke's Family Tree Maker Page

Child 2: JOHN KIMBER, Christened: 25 May 1842 East Cowes, Isle of Wight, Eng

Child 3: MARTHA LOUISA KIMBER, Christened: 2 Dec 1849 East Cowes, Isle of Wight, Eng//Died before 1851

Child 4: MARY ANN KIMBER, Christened: 28 Sep 1851 East Cowes, Isle of Wight, Eng//Died before 1861

Child 5: ELIZA ANN KIMBER
Born: 8 Dec 1853 East Cowes, Isle of Wight, England
Died: 1 Jun 1938 Lander(Fremont) Wyo
Married: EDWARD FARTHING 23 Mar 1874 Isle of Wight, Eng

Child 6: EMILY KIMBER
Born: 26 Aug 1855 East Cowes, Isle of Wight, England
Married: ROBERT CORNHILL Isle of Wight, Eng
(I am very grateful to Matt Chambers of England for his contributions. He is a descendant of Robert & Emily Cornhill. During the mid 1880's, Emily visited her sister Eliza Farthing in Wyoming where Eliza raised her family.)

Child 7: THOMAS HENRY KIMBER, Christened: 31 Mar 1861 East Cowes, Isle of Wight, Eng

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