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Some information on this page taken from "The Pariss Sims Family and Related Families 1765-1965" by Almon J. Sims. Keep in mind that the "Sims Book" as I refer to it, is often inaccurate in it's details.
1853-James R Sims
1861-John P. Sims
they had no children. According to the Sims Book, he was married to Tommie Murray and practiced medicine in the Bonicord area of Dyer County. Can't find him in any Dyer census after leaving his father's house.
Richard Cook & Unity
Matthew Sims & Sarah
maternal aunts & uncles:
c.1826-Richard D. Cook, c.1835-Robert A. Cook, c.1838-Pleasant? G. Cook (male), c.1841-Catherine M. Cook
paternal aunts & uncles:
John Sims, Martha Sims White
1870 census, Haywood County TN, District 12, Johnston Grove Post Office
William Sims, age 43, farmer, born Alabama, real estate value 4200, personal estate 600
Julia, age 33, keeps house, born TN
James, age 17, farm hand, born TN
William, age 13
Susan, age 11
John, age 9
Robert, age 7
Ida, age 3
Sarah, age 74, at home, born Alabama
1880 census, Crockett County TN:
William Sims, age 56, farmer
Wife Julia A. Sims, 46, keeping house
Daughter Sudia A. Sims, 21, at home
Son Jno P.G. Sims, age 19, labor
Son Robert A. Sims, 18, labor
"Ider" L or D Sims, between 10 and 19 (can't read 2nd digit) at home.
Dyer County marriages as transcribed on Rootsweb:
5-17-1894 Tommie Murray & R. A. "Simon"
Unable as yet to find any other paper trail.