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Electa Nims Farley
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Birth: Sep. 5, 1790
Buckland
Franklin County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: 1860
Burr Oak
St. Joseph County
Michigan, USA

Electa Nims was born September 5, 1790 at Buckland, MA, the daughter of John Nims and Betsey Rice. On December 30, 1813, she married Rev. Benjamin Farley. He died at Burr Oak, MI in 1863. page 128

Rev. Benjamin Farley and Electa(Nims) Farley had a daughter, Mary Ann Farley, who was born January 12, 1815 at Milo, NY and died July 12, 1906 at Burr Oak, MI. Mary Ann married, as a second wife, Henry Straight Weaver, her father preforming the ceremony. page 174.

Electa had a grandchild, Charles Weaver, born Oct. 1, 1842. page 172 Charles Weaver died Sept 22, 1884 at McFarland, KS. He married Mary Kinsman, they had 9 children. The eldest, Myron Brown Weaver, born Dec 21, 1867, d Mar 17, 1945, is the person whoose SAR Application is quoted below. page 241
Source: The "Nims Family: Seven Generations of Descendants From Godfrey Nims", Edited by Elizabeth C. Suddaby, 1990.

BIRTH: BUCKLAND, MA VR to 1849: NIMS, Electa, d. John and Betsey (Rice) Sept 6, 1790, P.R.38*

MARRIAGE: COLRAIN, MA, to 1849 pg 77: NIMS, Electa, d. John and Betsy (Rice), of Conway and Buckland, and Benjamin FarIey, jr. of C., Dec. 30, 1813. P.R 14*. ~also pub~ BUCKLAND pg 81: FARLEY, Benjamin, jr. of Colrain, and Electa Nims of Buckland [d. John and Betsey (Rice). P.R.38], Dec 30, 1813.
*P.R.14-Hist. of Deerfield, MA by Sheldon
*P.R.38-fam rec. in Arms Lib. W.O.Taylor, Shelburne Falls, MA

DEATH: Per Sons of American Revolution Application for Myron Brown Weaver, dated May 26, 1960, states Electa Nims, wife of Rev. Benjamin Farley who died Aug 24, 1863, died in Burr Oak, Michigan. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Nims (1748 - 1823)
  Elizabeth Rice Nims (1751 - 1842)
 
 Spouse:
  Benjamin J Farley (1790 - 1863)
 
 Children:
  Mary Ann Farley Weaver (1815 - 1906)*
  Lydia Maria Farley Lancaster (1818 - 1911)*
  Laura Farley Whitney (1822 - 1906)*
  Cyrus J. Farley (1831 - 1861)*
 
 Siblings:
  Silas John Nims (1778 - 1862)*
  Betsy Nims Call (1779 - 1807)*
  Anna Nims Hillman (1784 - 1865)*
  Abigail Nims Steele (1786 - 1868)*
  Martha Nims Maxam (1787 - 1860)*
  Electa Nims Farley (1790 - 1860)
  Lucy Nims Coy (1793 - 1836)*
  John Nims (1795 - 1836)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Burr Oak Township Cemetery
Burr Oak
St. Joseph County
Michigan, USA
 
Created by: Sue Downhill
Record added: Jun 16, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 92010876
Electa <i>Nims</i> Farley
Added by: Sue Downhill
 
Electa <i>Nims</i> Farley
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John Line 5th Gen NFA# 1348 p 128
- Sue Downhill
 Added: Jun. 16, 2012
 
 
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