Thursday, November 29, 2018

John H. and Jane E. Nimmo

At Rest
Jane E.
Wife of
J.H. Nimmo
1867 - 1937

Oct. 21, 1866
Oct. 30, 1922

Buried Mapleview Cemetery, Marion, Crittenden County, Kentucky. Tombstone photographed 19 July 2018. Note the WOW [Woodmen of the World] symbol above J.H. Nimmo's name.

The Nimmo family lived in Benton, Marshall County, Kentucky in 1900[1] and, shortly thereafter, moved to Marion, where J.H. Nimmo was an agent for the Watkins Medicine Company.[2]

According to the 1900 Marshall County and 1920 Crittenden County census[3]  records, John H. Nimmo and Jane E.  had the following children: William C., Rubenach, John R. and Joe E. Nimmo.  Miss Rubenach Nimmo was born 15 April 1894 and died 20 July 1910 in Marion. The funeral service was at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Nimmo. She is buried in Mapleview Cemetery.

According to her death certificate, Jane Nimmo was born 15 June 1867 Trigg County, Kentucky and died 13 January 1937 Crittenden County. Her name is given as Mary Jane Nimmo on her death certificate. Her father's name was -- Fergerson and her mother's name was unknown. The informant listed on her death certificate was W.C. Nimmo of Columbus, Ohio.[4]

John H. Nimmo unsuccessfully ran for office as the Crittenden County Sheriff in the primary of 1913, but lost to Gid Taylor. [5] In September of 1916, Nimmo took office as a member of the City Council.  [6] 

[1] 1900 Marshall County, Kentucky Census, E.D. 107, p. 17, John H. Nimmo family,
[2] Advertisement, Crittenden Record-Press, Thurs., 2 June 1910, Second Edition, p. 7.
[3] 1920 Crittenden County Census, Marion Dist. 1, Roll T625_562, p. 1A, E.D. 52, John H. Nimmo family,
[4] Kentucky Death Record (Delayed) #10198, Mary Jane Nimmo,
[5] Crittenden Record-Press, Thurs., 7 August 1913, p. 1.
[6] Crittenden Record-Press, Thurs., 14 September 1916, p. 1.

Published 29 November 2018, Western Kentucky Genealogy Blog,

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