Alma Alice Futch

17 November 1902–24 December 1994 (Age 92)
Mississippi, United States

The Life of Alma Alice

When Alma Alice Futch was born on 17 November 1902, in Mississippi, United States, her father, Wade Horrington Futch, was 25 and her mother, Mary Eunice Johnston, was 21. She married Marion Francis Sims on 19 October 1919, in West Monroe, Ouachita, Louisiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Ward Eight, Ouachita, Louisiana, United States for about 30 years. She died on 24 December 1994, in Ouachita, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Lapine, Ouachita, Louisiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Marion Francis Sims
Alma Alice Futch
Marriage: 19 October 1919
Alton Ralph Sims
Leon Russell Sims
Percy Lee Sims

Spouse and Children

19 October 1919
West Monroe, Ouachita, Louisiana, United States


    Alton Ralph Sims


    Leon Russell Sims


    Percy Lee Sims


Parents and Siblings



    Mack H Futch


    Mary Eva Futch



    Hope James Futch


    Stewart Futch


+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

Age 5

When the boll weevil threatened most the Mississippi Delta, it put the state’s cotton crop in peril. By the time the boll weevil reached Mississippi it had already destroyed four million bales of cotton. This added up to $238 million at the time or about 6 billion in present day. The boll weevil depends on cotton for every stage of its life.

Age 25

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Perhaps an altered form of English Fudge . In the U.S., it is heavily concentrated in FL and GA and to a lesser extent in LA and TX.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Alma Sims in household of Marian Sims, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Alma Sims in household of Marion F Sims, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Alma Sims in household of William R Sims, "United States Census, 1920"

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