Elizabeth Sims

1852–
Sequatchie, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Sims was born in 1852, in Sequatchie, Tennessee, United States, her father, Thomas Sims Jr., was 39 and her mother, Rebecca Skiles, was 38. She lived in District 7, Grainger, Tennessee, United States in 1870.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Sims Jr.
1813–1898
Rebecca Skiles
1814–1907
Nancy Sims
1835–
Thaddeus Sims
1837–1876
Polly Sims
1839–
Rebecca B Sims
1840–1888
Ephriam Sims
1841–1927
Thomas Sims
1845–1927
William Taylor Sims
1847–1920
Sarah "Sally" Sims
1849–1919
Elizabeth Sims
1852–
Margaret Sims
1854–1939
Susan Elizabeth Sims
1857–1940

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 10

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.
1863

Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1886

Age 34

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Sim .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Liza Sims in household of Thomas Sims, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elizabeth Sims in household of Thomas Sims, "United States Census, 1860"

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