Sarah Briscoe Mims1,2,3

ID# 2492, (1841 - 1855)
FatherJohn H. Mims4,5,6 (6 Jun 1806 - 11 Apr 1850)
MotherCaroline Hanson Cresap4,5,7 (6 Jul 1811 - 25 Feb 1904)

Key Events:

Birth: 8 Mar 1841, Eddyville, Caldwell Co., Kentucky8,9,10
Death: 20 Jul 1855, Eddyville, Lyon Co., Kentucky11,12
ChartsDescendants of Linah and Rebeccah (Davis) Mims
AncestryThe Linah Mims - Rebecca Davis Family

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Sarah Briscoe Mims was born on 8 Mar 1841 in Eddyville, Caldwell Co., Kentucky.8,9,10
     Her father died on 11 Apr 1850, when Sarah was 9 years old.13,14 She appeared on the 1850 Federal Census of Caldwell Co., Kentucky, in the household of her mother, Caroline Hanson Cresap.15,16
     Sarah died on 20 Jul 1855 in Eddyville, Lyon Co., Kentucky, at age 14.11,12

Citations

  1. [S2003] John Mims Family Bible, shows name as Sarah B Mims.
  2. [S736] Cresap and Cresap, History of the Cresaps, pg 322, shows name as Sarah Briscoe Mims.
  3. [S568] Caroline H. Mims household, 1850 U.S. Census, Caldwell Co., Kentucky, shows name as Sarah B. Mims.
  4. [S2003] John Mims Family Bible.
  5. [S1932] Sarah B. Mims, death register.
  6. [S736] Cresap and Cresap, History of the Cresaps, pg 322.
  7. [S568] Caroline H. Mims household, 1850 U.S. Census, Caldwell Co., Kentucky, shows them in same household, apparently as mother and child.
  8. [S2003] John Mims Family Bible, shows date, with year originally written as 1842, corrected to 1841.
  9. [S49] Freeman, Family File "David and Deborah.GED," 31 Jul 1998, shows date, town, county as Lyon, and state. However, Lyon county was not formed out of Caldwell Co. until 1854.
  10. [S568] Caroline H. Mims household, 1850 U.S. Census, Caldwell Co., Kentucky, shows age 8 and state.
  11. [S1932] Sarah B. Mims, death register, shows date, town, and county.
  12. [S2003] John Mims Family Bible, shows date.
  13. [S2003] John Mims Family Bible, shows date, as 11th.
  14. [S2082] John H. Mims grave marker, Eddyville Cemetery, shows date, as 12th, and town.
  15. [S568] Caroline H. Mims household, 1850 U.S. Census, Caldwell Co., Kentucky.
  16. [S647] Caroline H. Mims, owner, 1850 U.S. Census, Caldwell Co., Kentucky, slave schedule.