Rebecca Sims

1775–
Henry, Virginia, United States

The Life of Rebecca

When Rebecca Sims was born on 29 October 1775, in Henry, Virginia, United States, her father, Drury Sims, was 25 and her mother, Ruth, was 47. She married Tully Choice Jr. on 15 August 1791. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Rebecca Sims
1775–
Tully Choice Jr.
1753–1837
Marriage: 15 August 1791
John Choice
1793–1793
Fenton Choice
1796–1799
Nancy Ann Choice
1797–1870
William Choice
1800–
Tully Choice
1802–1803
Ruth M Choice
1804–
Jesse Choice
1806–
Catharine Choice
1810–
Martha Choice
1815–
Sarah A. Rebecca Choice
1818–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
15 August 1791
children

(10)

  • John Choice

    Male1793–1793Male

  • Fenton Choice

    Male1796–1799Male

  • Nancy Ann Choice

    Female1797–1870Female

  • William Choice

    Male1800–Male

  • Tully Choice

    Male1802–1803Male

+5 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Drury Sims

    Male1750–1799Male

  • Ruth

    Female1728–Female

siblings

(4)

  • Mildred or Milly Sims

    Female1772–1847Female

  • Female1775–Female

  • Anna Sims

    FemaleFemale

  • John Sims

    MaleMale

World Events (8)

1776

Age 1

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 5

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
1808

Age 33

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Sim .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • 1830 United States Federal Census
  • 1820 United States Federal Census
  • 1840 United States Federal Census

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