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Deerfield in Franklin County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Godfrey Nims

 
 
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By Brandon D Cross, September 17, 2019
1. Godfrey Nims Marker
Inscription.  
Godfrey Nims
Ancestor of All of the
Name of Nims
Settled in Deerfield 1674
Fought under Capt. Turner 1676
Bought this Home Lot 1692
His House Burned, His Wife
and Seven Children Captured
or Killed by Indians in 1704.
This New Hampshire Boulder was
Erected as a Memorial by the
Nims Family Association
1914

 
Erected 1914 by Nims Family Association.
 
Location. 42° 32.597′ N, 72° 36.177′ W. Marker is in Deerfield, Massachusetts, in Franklin County. Marker is on Memorial St 0.1 miles east of Old Main St., on the right when traveling west. Located in front of the Memorial Hall Museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8 Memorial St, Deerfield MA 01342, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Memorial Hall (a few steps from this marker); Benjamin Barrett (a few steps from this marker); Old Deerfield (approx. 0.2 miles away); Deerfield Civil War Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rev. Samuel Mather M.A.
Godfrey Nims Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, September 17, 2019
2. Godfrey Nims Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Quinton Stockwell/ Abigail Bullard Stockwell (approx. 0.2 miles away); Deerfield Massacre (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Sheldon and Hannah Stebbins (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Deerfield.
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on October 16, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 15, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 46 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 15, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
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