Francis Parker Sims

about 1853–19 July 1940 (Age 87)
United States

The Life Summary of Francis Parker

When Francis Parker Sims was born about 1853, in United States, his father, Oliver Hazzard Perry Sims, was 31 and his mother, Eliza Jane Glenn, was 36. He married Rebecca Johnson on 9 February 1882, in White, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Civil District 11, White, Tennessee, United States for about 20 years and White, Tennessee, United States in 1930. He died on 19 July 1940, in Sparta, White, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in White, Morgan, Colorado, United States.

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Family Time Line

Francis Parker Sims
Rebecca Johnson
Marriage: 9 February 1882
Alice Sims
Mary Mildred Sims
William Gilmore Sims
Oscar Lee Sims
Ora J Sims
Henry Clay Sims
John Franklin Sims

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 February 1882White, Tennessee, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1861 · Denver Becomes a City
    Age 8
    In 1861, Denver City was incorporated into the territory as an official city.
    Age 10
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.
    Age 23
    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

    Name Meaning

    English (southern):variant of Sim , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.topographic name for one who lived or worked at the house of someone called Symme (Simon).

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

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    Sources (14)

    • Frank Sims in household of O H B Sims, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Frank P Sims, "Tennessee State Marriage Index, 1780-2002"
    • Frank P. Sims in entry for Alice B. Sims, "Tennessee, Death Records, 1914-1955"

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