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Family
Marriage: Children:
  1. Martin Sims: Birth: ABT 1830 in (West) Virginia.

  2. William Thomas "Charlie" Sims: Birth: ABT 1833 in Nicholas County, (West) Virginia. Death: 15 MAY 1870 in Fayette County, West Virginia

  3. Sarah Jane Sims: Birth: ABT 1835 in Fayette County, (West) Virginia.

  4. Virginia Sims: Birth: ABT 1838 in (West) Virginia. Death: AFT 1880

  5. Margaret A. Sims: Birth: ABT 1841 in (West) Virginia. Death: AFT 1880

  6. Jenetta Sims: Birth: ABT 1843 in (West) Virginia.

  7. Eunice Angelina Sims: Birth: ABT 1848 in (West) Virginia. Death: Bet. 1870-1873

  8. Samuel Sims: Birth: ABT 1850 in (West) Virginia. Death: 28 FEB 1869


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

Notes
a. Note:   1810 U.S. Federal Census [see father's listing]
  1820 U.S. Federal Census [see father's listing]
  1830 U.S. Federal Census Nicholas County, (West) Virginia 1 male under 5 yo (Martin) 1 male 20 & under 30 yo (Nelson) 1 female 15 & under 20 yo (Nancy) [Source: Bryant, Neva Jane Stout. USGenWeb Archives. 1830 Federal Census Nicholas County, Virginia. 25 July 2001/October 2001. Online <ftp://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/wv/nicholas/census/1830c.txt> 13 November 2001]
  He had an account with Mr. Landcraft (store owner): https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-18271-57695-21?cc=1909099&wc=M6DN-5NG:179689901,179689902
  1840 U.S. Federal Census Fayette County, (West) Virginia Nelson Sims (Page 147) 1 male 5 & under 10 yo (Thomas) 1 male 10 & under 15 yo (Martin) 1 male 30 & under 40 yo (Nelson) 1 female under 5 yo (Virginia) 1 female 5 & under 10 yo (Sarah Jane) 1 female 20 & under 30 yo (Nancy)
  1840 U.S. Federal Census Kanawha County, (West Virginia) Nelson Sims 1 male under 5 yo 1 male 20 & under 30 1 female under 5 1 female 5 & under 10 marked out?? or marked with an * 1 female 15 & under 20 marked out?? or marked with an * 1 female 20 & under 30 1 female 30 & under 40 marked out?? or marked with an * Note: this is a second listing for Nelson in 1840 and does not appear to be correct
  1850 U.S. Federal Census Fayette County, (West) Virginia 14th District Enumerated on the 2nd day of August 1850 HH # 175-175 Nelson Sims 40 M cannot read or write Nancy Sims 30 or 40 F cannot read or write Martin Sims 20 M Laborer (something written in last column has been marked out) Thomas Sims 17 M Laborer Sarah Jane Sims 15 F Virginia Sims 12 F Nancy A. Sims 9 F (sic, Margaret?) Jinnetta Sims 7 F (or Jeimetta?) Unice A. Sims 2 F
  1860 U.S. Federal Census Nicholas County, (West) Virginia HH #805-601 Nelson Sims 55 VA Farmer Nancy Sims 40 VA wife Virginia 21 VA domestic Margaret A. 18 VA domestic Eunice Sims 14 VA Samuel Sims 10 VA
  1870 U.S. Federal Census Clay County, West Virginia Henry Township, Clay Court House Post Office Enumerated the 21st day of July 1870 Sheet No. 679B HH #61-60 Sims, Nelson Sims 65 M W Farmer $0 $100 Virginia cannot write Sims, Nancy 54 F W Keeping House Virginia cannot write Sims, Margaret 28 F W Virginia cannot write


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