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Opening Doors in Brick Walls

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  • ID: I2350
  • Name: "black Fanny" (slave of James Sims)
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: ABT 1803 in Virginia
  • _UID: 18F9DE2607DF424A9BBFC5015E9A20D2914C
  • Note:
    "The Nutters were active in Bethel Methodist Church at Poe on Laurel Creek. This is the oldest church, 1810, in Nicholas County. According to church records, David was elected senior class leader in 1821. Per W. G. Brown History of Nicholas County, other members of the class at that time included John Dorsey, Cornelius Dorsey, Nancy Dorsey, Arie (Arah) Dorsey, Black Jude, and Black Fanny, slaves of the Simms Family."
    [Source: "David Nutter's Second Family" taken from pg. 134 of "Nicholas County West Virginia History 1985"; Summersville, West Virginia, Nicholas County Historical and Genealogical Society Inc., 1985. 975.469 N597.]
  • Change Date: 17 FEB 2017 at 15:39:04

    Father: Enslaved Population (James Sims 1754-1845)