Leona J Sims

1868–1887 (Age 19)
Arkansas, United States

The Life of Leona J

When Leona J Sims was born in 1868, in Arkansas, United States, her father, George Watson Sims, was 41 and her mother, Sarah Ann Johnson, was 41. She married Luther Rice Little on 9 August 1885. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Georgia, United States in 1870 and Hardin Township, Faulkner, Arkansas, United States in 1880. She died in 1887, in Morrilton, Conway, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 19.

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Luther Rice Little
Leona J Sims
Marriage: 9 August 1885
Johnnie Franklin Little

Spouse and Children

9 August 1885


Parents and Siblings




    Joseph H Sims



    Issac T Sims


    Franklin Columbus Sims


World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 0

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1868 · The Fourteenth Amendment

Age 0

As one of the Reconstruction Amendments, the Fourteenth Amendment addresses the rights and protections that all citizens of the United States have. The amendment also limits actions of state and local officials in all states.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 7

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Sim .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Leona J Simms in household of George W Simms, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Ona Sims in household of George W Sims, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Leona J Sims, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"

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