Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Herman Nimz.

Herman Nimz.

Birth: Mar. 13, 1844, Germany.
Death: Feb. 21, 1926, Riverside, Ness County, Kansas.

Wife: Catherine Simmeth Nimz (1843 - 1914).

Children: Anna Nimz Rauch (1883 - 1978).

Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Ness County, Kansas.

Mr. Nimz came to Ness county Kansas in 1875.  He settled in section 8 of Highpoint township. He lived in Francis Kansas where he was a Merchant and Postmaster, he owned 320 acers of land which Francis was built on.

Francis Kansas.

Francis, a money order post-hamlet of Ness county, is situated in Highpoint township, about 12 miles southeast of Ness City, the county seat, and in 1910 reported a population of 20. It has a general store and is a trading center for the neighborhood. Ness City and Bazine are the nearest railroad stations.

Francis Kansas Post Office open Jan. 17, 1888 and ran to Dec. 20, 1888 closed  and reopen March 30, 1888 and ran to Oct. 30, 1915.

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