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Asahel Nims
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Birth: Jun. 10, 1779
Keene
Cheshire County
New Hampshire, USA
Death: Apr. 15, 1831
Sullivan
Cheshire County
New Hampshire, USA

He was the son of David Nims and Jemima Carter. He was married to Mary Heaton on September 18, 1804 by Rev. Wm Muzzy. Mary Heaton was born May 13, 1781 at Gilsum, NH and died January 1, 1831 at Sullivan, NH. She was the daughter of Jonathan Heaton and Thankful Sawyer Clark.

He was a farmer, active in town affairs as juror & tax collector.

Asahel & Mary Nims had ten children born between 1805-1824 in Sullivan, namely: Edmund 1805, Mary 1806, Roxana 1808, James Lanman 1811, Asahel Jr. 1813, William 1815, Nancy Maria 1817-1819, Harriet Maria 1819, Seth 1822, Jemima 1824.
(Ebenezer line 5th generation, NFA# 5215 p548)

The Nims Family Seven generations of Descendants from Godfrey Nims, by Susan Outhout, John Schultz & Elizabeth Suddaby (Nims Family Association) 1990 Southern Historical Press, SC pgs 532 & 539. Used with permission. Book no longer in print.
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9. ASAHEL5 NIMS, 2d, son of David4, Jr., 1, d. in Sullivan, at Lot# 149, Apr. 15, 1831. He was a farmer and went to live, as a boy, with his uncle Eliakim4 Nims in S., at 149. He was to have inherited his uncle's estate, but he died before his uncle. The place finally passed to Asahel6 Nims, Jr. Asahel5 m., Sept. 18, 1804, Mary Heaton, b. in that part of Gilsum that is now Sullivan, May 13. 1781; d. in Sullivan, at 149, Jan. 1, 1831 ; dau. of Jonathan and Thankful (Sawyer) [Clark] Heaton. The record of this family in Hayward's Gilsum is very defective. There were ten children, all b. in Sullivan, at Lot #149:
I. Edmund6, b. , March 6, 1805, 28;
2. Mary6, b., Oct. 5, 1806; m. James Rawson;
3. Roxana6, b., Dec. 9, 1808 ; m. Ashley Mason;
4. James Lanman6 (always known as Lanmon), b., Feb. 3, 181 1, 29;
5. Asahel6, Jr., b., May 2, 1813, 30;
6. William6, b., June 19, 1815, 31 ;
7. Nancy Maria6, b., Feb. 23, 1817 ; d., Feb. 28, 1819;
8. Hariet Maria6, b., Nov. 27, 1819; m. Juhn R. Dunn, q. v.;
9. Seth6, b., July 7. 1822; d. in S., at 148, June 9, 1858; correcting the date on his gravestone.
10. Jemina6, b., Aug. 20, 1824, 32.
Source: History of Sullivan, NH by Seward, 1913. Pages 1222, 30 Nims. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  David Nims (1742 - 1826)
  Jemima Carter Nims (1747 - 1832)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Heaton Nims (1781 - 1831)*
 
 Children:
  Edmund Nims (1805 - 1864)*
  James Lanmon Nims (1811 - 1887)*
  Asahel Nims (1813 - 1869)*
  Harriet Maria Nims Dunn (1819 - 1846)*
  Seth Nims (1822 - 1858)*
 
 Siblings:
  Abigail Nims Hubbard (1771 - 1851)*
  Matthew Nims (1773 - 1849)*
  Sarah Nims Chapman (1777 - 1834)*
  Asahel Nims (1779 - 1831)
  Roswell Nims (1783 - 1855)*
  Alpheus Nims (1785 - 1824)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Ae. 52

ALSO: (Unmarked Grave) ‑ Lot of Asahel Nims: Nancy Maria, dau. of Asahel & Mary Nims, died Feb. 28, 1819, ae. 2 yrs. and 5 days. Source: Josiah Lafayette Seward, History of the Town of Sullivan, New Hampshire, (Salem: Higginson Book Co., 2001 [1921]).
 
Burial:
Four Corners Cemetery
Sullivan
Cheshire County
New Hampshire, USA
 
Maintained by: Sue Downhill
Originally Created by: Diana L. Brace
Record added: Dec 11, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 32114638
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5th Gen. Ebenezer Nims Line
- Sue Downhill
 Added: Oct. 23, 2013
 
 
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