Harry William Sims

28 June 1910–24 October 1978 (Age 68)
Milk River, Warner, Alberta, Canada

The Life of Harry William

When Harry William Sims was born on 28 June 1910, in Milk River, Warner, Alberta, Canada, his father, Howard Ralph Sims, was 27 and his mother, Minnie Christine Michaelis, was 24. He married Bernice May Walden on 28 February 1931, in Lemhi, Idaho, United States. He immigrated to Sweet Grass, Montana, United States in 1919 and lived in Alberta, Canada in 1916 and Lemhi, Idaho, United States in 1920. He died on 24 October 1978, in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Salmon, Lemhi, Idaho, United States.

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Harry William Sims
Nellie Muree Foster
Marriage: 1 April 1953

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1 April 1953
Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States

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World Events (8)

1911 · County-Busting

Age 1

In an event called the county-busting craze that took place from 1911-1925, twenty-five new counties were made in Montana
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Age 19

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Sim .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Harry Sims in household of Sam W Sims, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Harry Sims in household of Harry Sims, "Canada Census, 1916"
  • Harry Wm Sims, "Idaho, Jefferson Star, County Cemetery Records, 1800-2000"

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