George Washington Sims

16 July 1880–21 December 1940 (Age 60)
Guy, Faulkner, Arkansas, United States

The Life of George Washington

When George Washington Sims was born on 16 July 1880, in Guy, Faulkner, Arkansas, United States, his father, Thomas Andrew Sims, was 25 and his mother, Aletha Ann Glover, was 22. He married Cora Jane Nash on 7 February 1904, in Faulkner, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in California Township, Faulkner, Arkansas, United States in 1920 and Saint Francis, Clay, Arkansas, United States in 1930. He died on 21 December 1940, in Albion, Calhoun, Michigan, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Albion, Calhoun, Michigan, United States.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

George Washington Sims
Cora Jane Nash
Marriage: 7 February 1904
Jesse Bruce Sims
Cecil Bud Sims
Bessie Sims
John Glyn Sims
Irma Faye Sims
Wilford Western Sims
Thomas Andrew " T. A." Sims
Rosie Maxine Sims
Mary Louise Sims
Edward Norman Sims

Spouse and Children

7 February 1904
Faulkner, Arkansas, United States


    Jesse Bruce Sims



    Bessie Sims



    Irma Faye Sims


+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Andrew Sims


    Aletha Ann Glover




+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1881 · Hudson's

Age 1

Clothing merchant Joseph Lowthian Hudson opened his first store inside the Detroit Opera House on April 2, 1881. Hudson was very successful with his small store and was able to move to a larger location on Woodward Avenue, far outside what was then the commercial district. Hudson's continued to grow until it became the tallest department store in the world. Hudson's 2,124,316 square foot store filled 32 floors, had 51 elevators, 48 escalators, 705 fitting rooms, and served over 16,000 meals a day.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 16

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Sim .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • George W Sims, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George W Sims, "United States Census, 1920"
  • George Washington Sims, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.