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John L. Mimms

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John L. Mimms

Doris Cepeda (View posts)
Posted: 29 Jul 1999 11:46PM GMT
Hello,
My name is Doris Cepeda and I am the granddauther of John L. Mimms and the daughter of Doris H. Mimms-Jackson. Our family is of African-American heritage. According to John's death certificate, he was born in Richmond, VA in 1870. His father's name was John L. Mimms and his mother's maiden name was Louisa, but I suspect this might be her first name as well. He left VA around 1904 and arrived in Concord, NY where he met and married my grandmother Louise Moody. They had three children, Richard, Marjorie and Doris. My mother was 15 years old when her father died in 1934. We have no family photos; however, my mother recalls him talking of coming from Virginia. He lost all contact with his family in VA. Our family knows no members of his family and I and many others of his family would like to get to know his family. Current generations up here in MA from John have stretched out to 6 generations. Anyone with any information on John L, I would appreciate it if you contact me as each stone I have turned to date leads to a dead end. Much appreciated.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Doris Cepeda 30 Jul 1999 5:46AM GMT 
DAVID T. MIMMS 14 Aug 1999 1:44PM GMT 
Doris Cepeda 16 Aug 1999 4:40AM GMT 
Laura Mimms 10 Oct 1999 10:06PM GMT 
David T. Mimms 5 Nov 1999 8:22AM GMT 
j_wescomb 25 Oct 2012 4:19PM GMT 
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