Biographical Sketch of George H. Nims

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George H. Nims, son of Frederick Nims, of Sullivan, was born in that town, April 19, 1840, and became largely engaged in the wood and lumber business there. In 1868 he and his brothers, Marshall W. and Francis 0., became engaged in the market business in Keene, under the firm name of Nims Brothers. He continued in this until 1874, when he retired, and has since been engaged in the wood and lumber business, now owning 900 acres of timber-land within a few miles of Keene. He has been a Democrat in politics, and, although his ward is strongly Republican, he has been chosen to many offices of trust. He married Ruthie M. Hale, of Rindge, May 17, 1866, and has one daughter, Carrie M.



MLA Source Citation:

Hurd, Duane Hamilton. History of Cheshire and Sullivan counties, New Hampshire. Philadelphia: J. W. Lewis. 1886. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 1 September 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/new-hampshire/biographical-sketch-of-george-h-nims.htm - Last updated on Aug 19th, 2012


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