Rufus Parks Sims

1909–1948 (Age 39)
Georgia, United States

The Life of Rufus Parks

When Rufus Parks Sims was born on 15 April 1909, in Georgia, United States, his father, James Leland Sims, was 23 and his mother, Margaret Isabella Braswell, was 28. He had at least 1 daughter with Ruth Rae Edwards. He died on 23 October 1948, in his hometown, at the age of 39, and was buried in Bethlehem, Barrow, Georgia, United States.

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Rufus Parks Sims
Ruth Rae Edwards
Susie Bell Sims

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  • Susie Bell Sims


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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1910 · The Mann Act

Age 1

This Act makes engaging in transport of any woman for any immoral purpose, prostitution, illegal. Its primary intent was to address prostitution, immorality, and human trafficking, particularly where trafficking was for the purposes of prostitution.

Age 11

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Sim .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Park Sims, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Park Sims in household of James L Sims, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Park Sims, "United States Census, 1930"

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