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Family
Marriage: Children:
  1. Graves Sims: Birth: bet. 1858-1859 in (West) Virginia.

  2. Araminta "Minnie" Sims: Birth: bet. 1860-1861 in Fayette County, (West) Virginia. Death: 22 FEB 1940 in Fayette County, West Virginia

  3. Alzeda Sims: Birth: ABT 1863 in West Virginia.

  4. Stephen Rigg Sims: Birth: 16 JUN 1865 in Nicholas County, West Virginia. Death: BEF 20 MAY 1896

  5. Addie P. Sims: Birth: NOV 1867 in Fayette County, West Virginia.

  6. Lida F. "Lillie" Sims: Birth: ABT 1869 in Fayette County, West Virginia. Death: Bet. 1889-1892

  7. Ida Sims: Birth: ABT 1874 in Fayette County, West Virginia. Death: 30 MAR 1923 in State Hospital, Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia


Family
Marriage: Children:
  1. George W. Sims: Birth: 15 JUN 1899 in Buchanan County, Virginia. Death: 21 MAR 1941 in Bartley, Big Creek District, McDowell County, West Virginia


Sources
1. Title:   Nicholas County, West Virginia Marriages 1817-1933
Author:   Bryant, Neva Jane Stout (abstracted and compiled by)

Notes
a. Note:   1840 U.S. Federal Census [see father's listing]
  1850 U.S. Federal Census [see father's listing]
  1860 U.S. Federal Census Nicholas County, (West) Virginia Alfred H. Sims 22 VA Farmer Mannah Sims 28 VA wife (this should be Mariah) Frances Sims 8 VA (Marion Francis from Mariah's previous marriage to Mr. Hudson) Sarah J. Sims 7 VA (Sarah J. from Mariah's previous marriage to Mr. Hudson) Graves 1 VA (male) (check image)
  Alfred Sims may have served during the Civil War. This needs to be researched. List of unclaimed Union Civil War medals M-Z at the West Virginia State Archives: Sims, Alfred; D; 4th Reg Cav Vols [Source: http://www.wvculture.org/history/medals.html]
  1870 U.S. Federal Census Nicholas County, West Virginia Jefferson Township 166A HH #51-51 Sims, Hansford 32 M W Farm laborer $0 $350 WV male U.S. citizen over 21 yo Sims, Maria 38 F W WV Sims, Mary 18 F W At Home WV Sims, Sarah 15 F W At Home WV cannot read & write Sims, Graves 12 M W At Home WV cannot read & write Sims, Minda 10 F At Home W WV cannot read & write Sims, Alzeda 7 F W WV Sims, Stephen 5 M W WV Sims, Addy 3 F W WV Sims, Lida 11/12 F W WV (check image) Note: Mary age 18 is Mariah's son Marion Francis Hudson from her first marriage.
  1880 U.S. Federal Census searching....Mariah is listed as widowed but an 1898 marriage record was located for Alfred
  1900 U.S. Federal Census Buchanan County, Virginia Sims, Alfred H. July 1841 60 married 1 yr. Sims, Rionda Aug 1881 18 married 1 yr. mother of 1, 1 living Sims, George W. June 1899 11 months (6-13 in file)


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