Mary Louise Mims

Female18 June 1766–1848

Brief Life History 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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Family Time Line

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

Sources (4)

  • Mary Mims, "Virginia, Births and Christenings, 1853-1917"
  • 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"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 January 1785Goochland, Virginia, United States
  • Children (11)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    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 (Middlesex, Surrey and Norfolk): habitational name from North Mimms (Hertfordshire) and South Mimms (part in Hertfordshire, part Middlesex).

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

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