Big changes have come to — all content is now read-only, and member subscriptions and the Shop have been discontinued.
Learn more



Family Finder
First Name:

The Nimerick/Nimrick Family Tree

Updated July 23, 2001

About Our Family Research

I've been working on the Nimerick family tree for 7 years, ever since I visited the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah. I selected the Nimerick family, my husband's side of the family, because his family was unclear on the source; they thought it was Irish. His parent's said they had never found the name in their travels.

After finding some information in the Family History Library, I determined to find out if there were other Nimericks that might be more knowledgeable about the genealogy. I went to and found Nimericks and Nimricks, so I created a form letter and sent it to each. I had probably 5 or 6 responses at the time. Over the years, as I have listed myself on various internet sites, I've had even more contacts and information.

I also contacted a certified genealogist in Staunton, Virginia, where I had found the earliest Nimerick information. She was very helpful and provided me a great deal more information and advice.

The greatest challenge we face now is tying in the various Nimericks/Nimricks. I have two complete family trees of Nimericks, one descending from a Peter Nimerick born in the late 1700s, and one descending from Jacob Nimerick, also born in the late 1700s. I have circumstantial evidence that Jacob was the son of Johann Gottfried Neimrich, who settled in Stanton where the spelling of Nimerick or Nimrick seems to have originated. I have various other instances of Nimerick or Nimrick families at certain periods of time, but have been unable to fit into the puzzle!

Contact the Author


Home | Help | About Us | Site Index | Terms of Service | PRIVACY
The content shown on this page has been submitted by a customer, and is not subject to verification by Neither nor its affiliates are responsible for the accuracy of any information contained on this page. The opinions expressed on this page are the author's alone and not the opinions of
© 2011