George Edward Sims

1902–November 1985 (Age 83)
Elkin, Clark, Kentucky, United States

The Life of George Edward

When George Edward Sims was born in 1902, in Elkin, Clark, Kentucky, United States, his father, John William Sims, was 42 and his mother, Lucy Jane Monroe, was 37. He married Racheal Short in 1929, in Kentucky, United States. He died in November 1985, at the age of 83.

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George Edward Sims
Racheal Short
Marriage: 1929

Spouse and Children

Kentucky, United States

Parents and Siblings

    John William Sims





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World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 0

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1904 · The Black Patch War

Age 2

From 1904-1909, the Black Patch War took place. This was a war between about 30 counties in southwestern Kentucky and northwestern Tennessee. The war was mostly over the Dark Fired Tobacco that was produced in the area during this time.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 24

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Sim .

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

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Sources (2)

  • George E Sims in household of John W Sims, "United States Census, 1910"
  • George Sims in entry for Fannie Belle Pence, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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