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MIMS family information

1907 Florence Evelin MIMS, first graduate of IHM

Florence was born 3 Apr 1888 in Manhattan, NYC NY to George Price MIMS (b Aug 1861 TN, d 2 Jun 1920 OR) and Nellie Maud FORREST (b Nov 1865 KY, d Jan 1935 ID). Also, another WorldConnect Link for George.

CENSUS records:

In 1880, George, 18, lived in Newport, Cocke, TN with his parents and siblings.

In 1900, the family lived in Cd'A and comprised: George P, married 17 years, mine owner, owns home, no mtge; Nellie, 34, 7 births, 6 living; Florence, 12; sister Cathline (b Apr 1892 ID); brothers Percy G (Feb 1885 TN), Robert H (Sep 1894 ID), George B & Donald A (both b Feb 1898 ID). --7 Jun 1900 Cd'A, ED60, p5A/B, family 122.

in 1910, Florence, 22, lived at home (812 Indiana, with parents and Kathleen, Donald, George B, and Margaret), and taught at public school. --1910 Cd'A ED166 p6A

in 1920, Florence and Kathleen lived in Spokane, as accountant (Mtge Co) and bookkeeper (Auto Ins); Geo B in Portland (bkpr, steel foundry); Percy in Humboldt CA (bkpr Hwy contractor); father in Medford OR (postmaster). --1920 census, Spokane ED208 p10A; Portland ED8 p19B; Humboldt CA ED150 p6B; Medford ED198 p2A. George (father) died 2 Jun 1920 at Medford, Oregon, and is buried in Newport, Tennessee.

in 1930, Florence was back home, with her widowed mother, unemployed. --1930 Cd'A ED11 p4B.

FAMILY Information:

Florence died 26 May 1964 in Spokane, and is buried in St Thomas cemetery.

Her sister, Kathleen MIMS, married Walter Jason NICHOLLS, died May 1953, and is buried in St Thomas cemetery with Florence and their mother. Also buried in this plot is their brother, Robert Harvey MIMS, 1894-1919.

Her sister, Margaret Marie MIMS, b 1904, married 3 Sep 1924 at Cd'A to Milton Jacob BENJAMIN, a WW veteran and public school teacher. In 1930, Margaret (26) and Milton (31 OH) rented 5018 Smith St in Spokane, with son Robert M, b c Feb 1929 ID. --7 Apr 1930 Spokane ED11 p12B. Margaret died in August 1965 and is buried in St Thomas cemetery.

Percy Gordon MIMS, b 20 Feb 1885 TN, d 29 Dec 1964 in Sacramento CA. His wife, Vena D (GRAHAM), b 4 Jul 1891, d 4 Sep 1966 in Sacramento. In 1930, Percy, a construction bookkeeper, & Vena lived in Humboldt Co CA, with daughter Marilyn, b 28 Jan 1923 in San Francisco. Percy died 29 Dec 1964 and is buried in Fair Oaks CA.

twin Donald Anderson MIMS, b 11 Feb 1898 ID, d 26 Dec 1967, Contra Costa Co CA.

twin George B MIMS, b 11 Feb 1898 ID, d 8 Oct 1969 in Multnomah Co OR. In 1920, George was a bookkeeper in a steel foundry in Portland OR, living in a hotel at 105? 12th St. In 1930, George, 32, was a cashier at a steel corporation, and lived with his wife of 5 years, Paloma C, 30 WA (parents b WI, England) and two children: Robert, 2 OR, and Mary E, 8mo OR. --8 Apr 1930 Portland OR pct 357, ED414 p6A [155]. GB died 8 Oct 1969 in Portland OR, and is buried in Mt Calvary cemetery.


560-05-7671 = (Percy G MIMS)
545-20-9335 = (Donald A MIMS)
541-07-0966 = (George B MIMS)

6 Nov 2007, upd 17 May 2008, 1 Apr 2015