Rufus Edward Sims

1887–1960 (Age 73)
Grant, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Rufus Edward

When Rufus Edward Sims was born on 18 January 1887, in Grant, Arkansas, United States, his father, Archibald Leroy Sims, was 28 and his mother, Malinda Cornelia Horn, was 26. He married Nancy Elizabeth Threet on 30 November 1911, in Hot Springs, Garland, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Gifford, Hot Spring, Arkansas, United States in 1910 and Saline Township, Hot Spring, Arkansas, United States in 1930. He died on 7 February 1960, in Benton, Saline, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

Rufus Edward Sims
Nancy Elizabeth Threet
Marriage: 30 November 1911
Nelia Ruby Sims
Eunice F Sims

Spouse & Children

30 November 1911
Hot Springs, Garland, Arkansas, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Archibald Leroy Sims


  • Malinda Cornelia Horn




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World Events (8)

1888 · Bauxite Mining Began

Age 1

Bauxite a rock with relatively high aluminum content, is the main source of aluminum for the world. When it was discovered in Arkansas it changed the state. The city of Bauxite, Arkansas was the site of the discovery.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 20

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Sim .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Edd Sims, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ed R Sims in household of Lee A Sims, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Rufus E Sims in household of Archible L Sims, "United States Census, 1900"

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