Maude L. Sims

Female16 December 1883–November 1944

Brief Life History of Maude L.

When Maude L. Sims was born on 16 December 1883, in Shelby, Illinois, United States, her father, William Thomas Sims, was 29 and her mother, Emma Ann Slimp, was 24. She lived in Enid Township, Garfield, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. She died in November 1944, at the age of 60.

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William Thomas Sims
Emma Ann Slimp
Laura Belle Sims
Loyd Raymond Sims
Maude L. Sims

Sources (3)

  • Maude Harrison in household of Emma Briles, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Simes, "Illinois Births and Christenings, 1824-1940"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Maude L. Sims - Family genealogies: birth-name: Maude L. Sims

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World Events (8)

1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 2

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.


Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 17

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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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