Minna M. "Minnie" Sims: Birth: ABT 1866 in Gauley, Fayette County, West Virginia. Death: 22 MAR 1934 in 1304 9th Avenue, Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia
Irvin Evermont Sims: Birth: 3 OCT 1872. Death: 5 JUN 1929
Joseph Wyatt Simms: Birth: 17 OCT 1875 in West Virginia. Death: 20 JAN 1942 in Memorial Hospital, Huntington, Kyle District, Cabell County, West Virginia
Oleona G. "Ola" Sims: Birth: ABT 1878. Death: AFT 30 DEC 1940
Title: Nicholas County, West Virginia Marriages 1817-1933
Author: Bryant, Neva Jane Stout (abstracted and compiled by)
Note: Sims' second wife, Mary Jane Johnson, was a sister to John and William Johnson who married George's half sisters Elizabeth and Nancy Ann Sims. This is not correct as Mary J. Johnson was born between 1840-1843 which was long as the death of William Sr. who died in 1805 and his wife Amy Nelson Johnson who died in 1837). Mary Jane was not a daughter/niece of these brothers since John's daughter Mary b. 1814 md. John Kincaid bef. 1835 and William's daughter Mary b. 1820 md. David Alexander Miller 1839. This leaves the possibility of her being a granddaughter/grandniece of John and/or William Jr. John's son Harrison Johnson had a daughter Mary b. ca. 1842 and William's son Joseph Nelson Johnson had a daughter Mary A. b. ca. 1841. Marriages have been found for both of these girls and they are listed with their families in 1860. This leaves Mary J. Johnson age 18 in 1860 found in the household of Elizabeth McVey.
1850 U.S. Federal Census searching.... (not in Nicholas, check Fayette and Greenbrier) check following families: 1850 WV Greenbrier 18-64 Alexander Johnston with Mary age 10 1850 WV Greenbrier 18-65 Andrew D. Johnston with Mary age 11
1860 U.S. Federal Census Fayette County, (West) Virginia District No. 3, Page No. 64 Enumerated by me on the 5th day of July, 1860. P. Morton, ass't Marshal. Mt. Cove Post Office, Sheet No. 374 HH #473-429 Elizabeth McVey, 30 F wife (overwritten on "governess") $1000 $100 Virginia Anderson H. McVey 13 M Virginia attended school Jacob S. McVey, 10 M Virginia Thomas S. McVey 8 M Virginia Mary C. McVey 3 F Virginia Mary J. Johnson 18 F Virginia Hiram Kious 25 M Day laborer Virginia
1870 U.S. Federal Census [see husband's listing]
1880 U.S. Federal Census [see husband's listing]
1900 U.S. Federal Census Fayette County, West Virginia Mountain Cove District, Ansted Enumeration District No. 17, Sheet No. 1A Enumerated by me on the 1 day of June 1900. Geo M. Koontz, enumerator. HH #7-7 Simms, Mary J.; head; W F May 1835 65 widowed; mother of 7, 7 living, WV WV WV; can read, cannot write, speaks English; rents house Simms, Joseph; son; W M Oct 1875 24 single; WV VA WV; coal miner, unemployed 3 months in 1899; can read & write, speaks English
1910 U.S. Federal Census Fayette County, West Virginia Mountain Cove District, Precinct 1, Ansted Town Enumeration District No. 19, Sheet No. 28A Enumerated by me on the 10th day of May, 1910. Wm. T. Hamilton, enumerator. HH #500-5050 Sims, Mary J.; head; F W 69 widowed; mother of 7, 7 living; WV WV VA; speaks English; own income; can read & write; rents house
Note: George R. Penick, Jr. wrote in his compilation that George Washington
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