Rebecca Anna Mims

21 November 1881–23 March 1953 (Age 71)
Chilton, Alabama, United States

The Life of Rebecca Anna

When Rebecca Anna Mims was born on 21 November 1881, in Chilton, Alabama, United States, her father, James Payton Mims, was 24 and her mother, Diana Kelly, was 29. She married Elijah L. Wyatt in 1900, in Chilton, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Election Precinct 16 Providence, Chilton, Alabama, United States for about 20 years. She died on 23 March 1953, in Clanton, Chilton, Alabama, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Clanton, Chilton, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elijah L. Wyatt
Rebecca Anna Mims
Marriage: 1900
Ola Beatrice Wyatt
Claudie J. Wyatt
Raymond L Wyatt

Spouse and Children

Chilton, Alabama, United States


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World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted

Age 14

Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 19

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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)

  • Anna M Wyatt in household of E L Wyatt, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Anna M Wyatt in household of Elijah Wyatt, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Rebecca A M Wyatt in household of Elijah Wyatt, "United States Census, 1910"

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