Mary Louise Mims

18 June 1766–1848 (Age 81)
Goochland, Goochland, Virginia, United States

The Life of Mary Louise

When Mary Louise Mims was born on 18 June 1766, in Goochland, Goochland, Virginia, United States, her father, Shadrach Mims, was 32 and her mother, Elizabeth Woodson, was 32. She married Samuel Hunt Allen on 1 December 1780. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She died in 1848, in Henry, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 82.

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John Gevaudan
Mary Louise Mims
Marriage: 31 January 1785
Shadrach Gevaudan
Robert M. Givauden
Henry Givoden
Martha "Patsy" Givoden
John Gevaudan
Elizabeth Gevedon
Joseph B. Gividen
Nancy Gevaudan
Thomas ( Jividen) Geveden
Josiah Gividen
Mary Ann Gevedon

Spouse and Children

31 January 1785
Goochland, Virginia, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 10

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 14

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 22

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Mimms (North and South Mimms) in Hertfordshire, most probably derived from an ancient British tribal name, Mimmas.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Gevedann in entry for John Gevedan, "United States Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Applications, 1800-1900"
  • Mary Gevedann in entry for Gividon, "United States Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Applications, 1800-1900"
  • Mary Mims, "Virginia, Births and Christenings, 1853-1917"

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