Alto Gordan Sims

10 June 1900–January 1981 (Age 80)
Alabama, United States

The Life Summary of Alto Gordan

When Alto Gordan Sims was born on 10 June 1900, in Alabama, United States, his father, Charlie Thomas Sims, was 26 and his mother, Della Deloach, was 23. He married Estora Campbell on 11 March 1928, in Covington, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Geneva, Alabama, United States for about 10 years and Greenville, Butler, Alabama, United States in 1940. He died in January 1981, in Florida, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Gotha, Orange, Florida, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alto Gordan Sims
Estora Campbell
Marriage: 11 March 1928
Betty Lou Sims
Harold Sims

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 March 1928Covington, Alabama, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1901 · Assassination of Mckinley
    Age 1
    President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
    1912 · Alabama Equal Suffrage Association Formed
    Age 12
    The Alabama Equal Suffrage Association was founded in Birmingham to fight for the voting rights of white women.
    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
    Age 23
    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

    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 (13)

    • Legacy NFS Source: Otto G. Sims - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Otto G. Sims
    • Alto G Sims in household of Charles T Sims, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Alto Gordan Sims in entry for C C Sessions and Betty Lou Sims, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"

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