Rebecca John Mims1,2,3

ID# 2494, (1848 - 1872)
FatherJohn H. Mims4,5 (6 Jun 1806 - 11 Apr 1850)
MotherCaroline Hanson Cresap4,6,5 (6 Jul 1811 - 25 Feb 1904)

Key Events:

Birth: 21 Jun 1848, Eddyville, Caldwell Co., Kentucky7,8,9
Marriage: Jacob Peck Imboden, 21 Dec 186910,11,12
Death: 21 Sep 1872, Richmond, Virginia13
Burial: Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia14

Spouse:Jacob Peck Imboden (15 Sep 1846 - 5 Dec 1899)
     No children

ChartsDescendants of Linah and Rebeccah (Davis) Mims
AncestryThe Linah Mims - Rebecca Davis Family

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Rebecca John Mims was born on 21 Jun 1848 in Eddyville, Caldwell Co., Kentucky.7,8,9
     Her father died on 11 Apr 1850, when Rebecca was under 2 years old.15,16 She appeared on the 1850 Federal Census of Caldwell Co., Kentucky, in the household of her mother, Caroline Hanson Cresap.17,18
     Rebecca appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Eddyville, Lyon Co., Kentucky, in the household of her sister, Eudorah and her husband, Matthew Martin Lyon.19,20
     Rebecca married Jacob Peck Imboden, son of George Imboden and Isabella Wünderlich, on 21 Dec 1869.10,11,12
     Rebecca died on 21 Sep 1872 in Richmond, Virginia, at age 24.13 She was buried in Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia.14

Citations

  1. [S2003] John Mims Family Bible, shows name as Rebecca John Mims.
  2. [S736] Cresap and Cresap, History of the Cresaps, pg 322, shows name as Rebecca John Mims.
  3. [S1812] Mathew M. Lyon household, 1860 U.S. Census, Lyon Co., Kentucky, shows name as Rebecca J Mims.
  4. [S2003] John Mims Family Bible.
  5. [S736] Cresap and Cresap, History of the Cresaps, pg 322.
  6. [S568] Caroline H. Mims household, 1850 U.S. Census, Caldwell Co., Kentucky, shows them in same household, apparently as mother and child.
  7. [S2003] John Mims Family Bible, shows date, with year corrected to 1848, origninally written something different in the last digit.
  8. [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.
  9. [S568] Caroline H. Mims household, 1850 U.S. Census, Caldwell Co., Kentucky, shows age 2 and state.
  10. [S2003] John Mims Family Bible, shows date.
  11. [S736] Cresap and Cresap, History of the Cresaps, pg 322, shows year.
  12. [S2009] Couper and Gibson, The Corps Forward, pg 101, shows he married Johnnie Meems of Kentucky.
  13. [S2003] John Mims Family Bible, shows date, city, and state.
  14. [S2003] John Mims Family Bible, shows cemetery.
  15. [S2003] John Mims Family Bible, shows date, as 11th.
  16. [S2082] John H. Mims grave marker, Eddyville Cemetery, shows date, as 12th, and town.
  17. [S568] Caroline H. Mims household, 1850 U.S. Census, Caldwell Co., Kentucky.
  18. [S647] Caroline H. Mims, owner, 1850 U.S. Census, Caldwell Co., Kentucky, slave schedule.
  19. [S1812] Mathew M. Lyon household, 1860 U.S. Census, Lyon Co., Kentucky.
  20. [S842] Caroline Mims, owner, 1860 U.S. Census, Lyon Co., Kentucky, slave schedule, and Mathew M. Lyon, owner, sheet 14, lines 1 - 10 left.