His parentage and origins are unknown, but his was among the leading families at the settlement at Deerfield, where his family suffered greatly during the Deerfield Massacre of Feb 29,1704. Godfrey Nims died shortly after the attack. His story can be found HERE.
His first wife was Mary (Miller) Williams Nims, married at Deerfield on Nov 26,1677. His second wife was Mehitable (Smead) Hull Nims, married Jun 27,1692.
Children(by first marriage): Rebecca Nims, John Nims, Rebecca Nims Mattoon, Henry Nims, Thankful Nims Munn, and Ebenezer Nims.
Children(by second marriage): Thomas Nims, Mehitable Nims, Mary Nims, Mercy Nims, and Abigail Nims Rising/Raizenne.
Mary Miller Williams Nims (1652 - 1688)
Mehitable Smead Hull Nims (1668 - 1704)
John Nims (1679 - 1762)*
Rebecca Nims Mattoon (1679 - 1704)*
Henry Nims (1682 - 1704)*
Thankful Nims Munn (1684 - 1746)*
Ebenezer Nims (1687 - 1760)*
Mehitable Nims (1696 - 1704)*
Mary Nims (1699 - 1704)*
Mercy Nims (1699 - 1704)*
Note: He is likely buried in the Old Burying Ground at Albany Road.
Old Deerfield Burying Ground
Created by: Kevin Avery
Record added: Aug 14, 2009
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