Raymond Edward Sims

1891–1967 (Age 75)
Bentonville, Benton, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Raymond Edward

When Raymond Edward Sims was born on 22 October 1891, in Bentonville, Benton, Arkansas, United States, his father, William Harry Sims, was 26 and his mother, Martha Crowell, was 20. He married Doris Elvaetta Tozier on 12 November 1914, in Los Angeles, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Lynwood, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930 and Compton Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. He died on 24 February 1967, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 75.

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Raymond Edward Sims
Doris Elvaetta Tozier
Marriage: 12 November 1914
Beulan Nelson Sims

Spouse & Children

12 November 1914
Los Angeles, California, United States


  • Beulan Nelson Sims


Parents & Siblings

  • William Harry Sims


  • Martha Crowell




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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.
1904 · William H. Fuller Grows 70 Acres of Rice

Age 13

Rice is one Arkansas leading crops, in 1904 William H. Fuller planted 70 acres of rice, this act is what started the making rice the leading crop in Arkansas.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Sim .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Ray Sims in household of Harry W Kreighbaum, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ray Sims in household of William H Sims, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Raymond E Sims, "United States Census, 1920"

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