Raymond John Sims

1890–1943 (Age 52)
Newton, Indiana, United States

The Life of Raymond John

When Raymond John Sims was born on 3 September 1890, in Newton, Indiana, United States, his father, George Washington Sims, was 30 and his mother, Clara Janet Wickwire, was 30. He married Edna Mary Richert on 16 October 1912, in Newton, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Boone Township, Cass, Indiana, United States in 1940. He died on 2 March 1943, in Goodland, Newton, Indiana, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Goodland, Newton, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Raymond John Sims
Edna Mary Richert
Marriage: 16 October 1912
George Conrad Sims
Elmer Ray Sims
Mary Jeanette Sims
James Russell Sims

Spouse & Children

16 October 1912
Newton, Indiana, United States


  • Sims


  • George Conrad Sims


  • Male1927–1944Male

  • Mary Jeanette Sims


  • Male1931–1953Male

Parents & Siblings



  • Male1890–1943Male

  • Chester Clark Sims


  • Hazel Elizabeth Sims


World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 8

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 16

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Sim .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Raymond J Sims, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Raymond J Sims, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Raymond Sims in household of George Sims, "United States Census, 1900"

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