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James Nelms[1]

Male 1828 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name James Nelms  [2, 3, 4
    Born 1828  Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Gender Male 
    Resided 1860  Terrell, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Resided 1870  Sumter, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    FamilySearch ID KHK4-GFG 
    FamilySearch URL https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/KHK4-GFG 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I7208  Main
    Last Modified 26 Apr 2020 

    Father Clevers A. Nelms,   b. Abt 1791, Wilkes County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1836, Crawfordville, Taliaferro County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 45 years) 
    Mother Ann Howell,   b. Abt 1804,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 17 Feb 1824  Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2722  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Minerva Hilsman,   b. 23 Nov 1832, Hancock, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1886, Sumter, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Married 26 Dec 1849  , Hancock, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Children 
     1. Rosa Nelms,   b. 10 May 1857, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1921, Macon, Bibb, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     2. Mary Nelms,   b. Abt 1856, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. James Nelms,   b. 1863, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Ida Nelms,   b. 27 Nov 1850, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1921, Macon, Bibb, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    Last Modified 26 Apr 2020 
    Family ID F3047  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Based on Rev. Kilpatrick's notes, this James could be the son of Nancy and her second husband:

      "Nancy married Nelms and after his death, Mercer. Nancy had two more children of whom James married Minerva Hilsman and Martha married Cuthbert Alexander and finally Davenport." [9]

  • Sources 
    1. [SAuth] John Spencer Howell, Jr., John Spencer Howell, Jr., (http://www.jhowell.com/ jhowell@jhowell.com).

    2. [S1322] Thomas G. Johnson, Thomas G. Johnson, (Colorado Springs, Colorado - birddog@iex.net - http://www.familyorigins.com/users/j/o/h/Thomas-G-Johnson/FAMO1-0001/index.htm), http://www.familyorigins.com/users/j/o/h/Thomas-G-Johnson/FAMO1-0001/d11.htm#P774.

    3. [S1735] FamilySearch.org, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ((http://www.familysearch.org)), accessed 26 Apr 2020), entry for James Nelms, person ID KHK4-GFG.

    4. [S1735] FamilySearch.org, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ((http://www.familysearch.org)), accessed 20 Sep 2018), entry for James Nelms, person ID KHK4-GFG.

    5. [S1701] FamilySearch Family Tree (http://www.familysearch.org), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ((http://www.familysearch.org)), accessed 26 Apr 2020), entry for James Nelms, person ID KHK4-GFG.
      ;Contributor: Gregory Steven Pickens

    6. [S1701] FamilySearch Family Tree (http://www.familysearch.org), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ((http://www.familysearch.org)), accessed 26 Apr 2020), entry for James Nelms, person ID KHK4-GFG.
      ;811th District Georgia Militia, 1860 Census
      Contributor: Matt Compton, matthew.s.compton@gmail.com

    7. [S1701] FamilySearch Family Tree (http://www.familysearch.org), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ((http://www.familysearch.org)), accessed 26 Apr 2020), entry for James Nelms, person ID KHK4-GFG.
      ;District 1185, 1870 Census
      Contributor: Matt Compton, matthew.s.compton@gmail.com

    8. [S1701] FamilySearch Family Tree (http://www.familysearch.org), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ((http://www.familysearch.org)), accessed 20 Sep 2018), entry for James Nelms, person ID KHK4-GFG.
      ;Contributor: FamilySearch Data Admin

    9. [S1316] William Heard Kilpatrick, William Heard Kilpatrick, (Unpublished.), The Howell Family.