Lydia Elizabeth Sims

20 September 1884–7 March 1966 (Age 81)
Fairbanks, Van Buren, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Lydia Elizabeth

When Lydia Elizabeth Sims was born on 20 September 1884, in Fairbanks, Van Buren, Arkansas, United States, her father, Joseph Franklin Sims, was 21 and her mother, Elizabeth Lloyd, was 23. She married Alvin Jethro Brown on 29 May 1905, in Damascus, Van Buren, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Bee Branch, Van Buren, Arkansas, United States in 1900 and Barnett Township, Van Buren, Arkansas, United States for about 30 years. She died on 7 March 1966, in Faulkner, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Faulkner, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alvin Jethro Brown
1883–1958
Lydia Elizabeth Sims
1884–1966
Marriage: 29 May 1905
Carl Andrew Brown
1906–1991
William Carthie Brown
1907–1986
Flossie Brown
1912–
George L Brown
1915–2002
Doyce Sims Brown
1916–2006
Alvin J Brown
1919–
howard brown
1922–1993
Clara Maxine Brown
1923–2012
Joseph E Brown
1925–2014

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
29 May 1905
Damascus, Van Buren, Arkansas, United States
children

(9)

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Franklin Sims

    Male1862–1935Male

    Female1861–1943Female

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1886

Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1905

Age 21

Historical Boundaries - 1905: Van Buren, Arkansas, United States
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 22

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Sim .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Liddie E Sims in household of Joseph F Sims, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Liddie E Brown in household of Alvin J Brown, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Liddie in household of Alvin J Brown, "United States Census, 1920"

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