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 Godfrey Nims

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Godfrey Nims

  • Birth unknown
  • Death 1705 Deerfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Burial Deerfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Memorial ID 40659937

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.

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Gravesite Details He is likely buried in the Old Burying Ground at Albany Road.
  • Created by: Kevin Avery
  • Added: 14 Aug 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 40659937
  • Sue Downhill
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Godfrey Nims (unknown–1705), Find A Grave Memorial no. 40659937, citing Old Deerfield Burying Ground, Deerfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Kevin Avery (contributor 47024642) .