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THE  NIMS FAMILY
OF
NEVADA, VERNON COUNTY, MISSOURI
AND
LAMAR, BARTON COUNTY, MISSOURI 
 

  

 Some of the following family history information is documented and some is not. As with any information on line, you should verify it yourself before accepting it as fact.

 

 

Researched by Walt Nims  nims@ipa.net

 

Descendants of Seth Nims 

 

 

Generation No. 1

 

 1. SETH NIMS ) was born August 08, 1762 in Deerfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts, and died August 05, 1831 in Deerfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts.  He married ELECTA ARMS, daughter of ELIJAH ARMS.  She was born Abt. 1763, and died April 24, 1843 in Deerfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts.

          

Children of SETH NIMS and ELECTA ARMS are:

           i.   THEODORE NIMS, b. Abt. February 23, 1795, Deerfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts; d. February 23, 1853, Hamburg, Erie County, New York.

             ii.     LUCINDA NIMS, b. September 25, 1784; d. May 29, 1857; m. UNMARRIED.

              iii.   MARY NIMS, b. May 13, 1786; m. HORACE WILLIAMS.

              iv.   ELIJAH ARMS NIMS, b. November 22, 1788.

            v.      EDWIN NIMS, b. March 19, 1791.

              vi.   ELECTA NIMS, b. May 29, 1799; m. HORACE STARKWEATHER, June 1827.

             vii.   MINERVA S. NIMS, b. March 23, 1804; d. February 05, 1807.

 

 

Generation No. 2

 

2.  THEODORE NIMS (SETH ) was born Abt. February 23, 1795 in Deerfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts, and died February 23, 1853 in Hamburg, Erie County, New York.  He married RUTH CROFF.  She was born October 31, 1812.

          

Children of THEODORE NIMS and RUTH CROFF are:

             i.       JAMES W. NIMS, b. September 20, 1833, Erie County, New York; d. July 17, 1898, Mt. Vernon, Linn County, Iowa.

            ii.       ADALINE NIMS, b. October 18, 1828; d. September 1854.

              iii.   SOPHIA NIMS, b. March 1831; d. March 1855.

              iv.   AUGUSTUS NIMS, b. March 22, 1836.

            v.      ALEXANDER NIMS, b. December 1838.

             vi.   MARETTE NIMS, b. November 01, 1841.

            vii.   AURELIA NIMS, b. March 22, 1846; d. January 1869.

           viii.   HARRIETTE NIMS, b. July 1848; d. September 1863.

 

 

Generation No. 3

 

3.  JAMES W. NIMS (THEODORE, SETH) was born September 20, 1833 in Erie County, New York, and died July 17, 1898 in Mt. Vernon, Linn County, Iowa.  He married MARIA PHOEBE WILDER August 21, 1862 in Sharon, Iowa.  She was born May 14, 1839 in Sterling, Worcester County, Massachusetts, and died July 18, 1901 in Lisbon, Linn County, Iowa.

          

Children of JAMES NIMS and MARIA WILDER are:

           i. ELI FRED NIMS, b. October 19, 1869, Marengo, Iowa County, Iowa; d. October 13, 1944, Lamar, Barton County, Missouri.

            ii.  HATTIE M. NIMS, b. December 23, 1863; d. May 5th, 1864.

             iii. JAMES W. NIMS JR., b. October 07, 1865; d. Sept. 11th, 1866.

             iv. ANZONETTA P. NIMS, b. September 15, 1867.

            v.  HERBERT R. NIMS, b. February 15, 1872; d. Jan. 10th, 1926.

            vi. JAMES C. NIMS, b. February 27, 1878.

 

 

Generation No. 4

 

4.  ELI FRED NIMS (JAMES W., THEODORE, SETH) was born October 19, 1869 in Marengo, Iowa County, Iowa, and died October 13, 1944 in Lamar, Barton County, Missouri.  He married SADIE IRENE SMITH July 25, 1900 in Mt. Vernon, Iowa, daughter of DAVID SMITH and ALICE HUGHES.  She was born June 11, 1880 in Solon, Johnson County, Iowa, and died June 13, 1949 in Lamar, Barton County, Missouri.

          

Children of ELI NIMS and SADIE SMITH are:

             i.       LLOYD ELDON NIMS, b. June 04, 1916, Walker, Linn County, Iowa; d. December 19, 1993, Lamar, Barton County, Missouri; m. BERTHA LUCILLE BAKER, January 16, 1952, Bentonvile, Arkansas; b. April 12, 1933, Nevada, Vernon County, Missouri; d. August 03, 1987, Lamar, Barton County, Missouri.

            ii.       GEORGE RAY NIMS, b. June 17, 1901, Lisbon, Linn County, Iowa; d. December 26, 1971, Lamar, Barton County, Missouri; m. ETHEL JOYCE, July 06, 1961; b. February 25, 1900; d. March 09, 1981.

             iii.    MYRTLE NIMS, b. September 02, 1903, Lisbon, Linn County, Iowa; d. March 25, 1906, Lisbon, Linn County, Iowa.

            iv.    LEONARD NIMS, b. June 01, 1907, Lisbon, Linn County, Iowa; d. April 01, 1909, Lisbon, Linn County, Iowa.

            v.     OPAL MAY NIMS, b. March 08, 1909, Lisbon, Linn County, Iowa; d. July 28, 1995, Lamar, Barton County, Missouri; m. (1) WILLIAM CRAFT, February 04, 1936; b. August 1904; m. (2) OREN K. BAYLEY, May 27, 1955; b. October 26, 1915; d. December 25, 2000, Lamar, Barton County, Missouri.

           vi.    WALTER EARLE NIMS, b. May 20, 1912, Walker, Linn County, Iowa; d. May 09, 1984, Casper, Natrona County , Wyoming; m. SUSIE A. MCCOY, April 07, 1941, Carthage, Jasper County, Missouri; b. August 22, 1920, Douglas, Converse County , Wyoming; d. March 26, 2001, Casper, Natrona County, Wyoming.

          vii.    HOWARD LEON NIMS, b. June 21, 1914, Walker, Linn County, Iowa; d. June 07, 1981, Lamar, Barton County, Missouri; m. MARY EILEEN MALLORY, May 17, 1947, Girard, Kansas; living.

         viii.    RUTH NIMS, b. May 16, 1922, Rock River, Albany County , Wyoming; d. January 11, 1923, Rock River, Albany County , Wyoming. 

 

 

James R. Baker Jr.

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