Lelan Sims

Brief Life History of Lelan

When Lelan Sims was born on 29 August 1933, in Pancake, Coryell, Texas, United States, her father, Lindsey Ammons Sims, was 19 and her mother, Ora Fay Taylor, was 18. She married Michael Brown on 21 December 1951, in Coryell, Texas, United States. She lived in Justice Precinct 8, Coryell, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 13 August 2000, in Alabama, United States, at the age of 66.

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Michael Brown
1926–1981
Lelan Sims
1933–2000
Marriage: 21 December 1951

Sources (10)

  • Lelan Fay Sims, "United States Census, 1950"
  • Lelain Fay Sims, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"
  • Lelan Faye Sims, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"

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1935 · The FBI is Established

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

1949 · 1950s Texas Drought

One of most intense, costly, and devastating droughts ever recorded in the state of Texas. The entire state was in a state of drought by the summer of 1951. Less than 30-50% of the normal rainfall was received during this period. The state was plagued with dust storms similar to those from the infamous Dust Bowl. The drought ended in a destructive manner throughout 1957; storms, hail, tornadoes, and deadly floods.

1951 · The Twenty-Second Amendment

Before the Twenty-second Amendment, the Presidency didn’t have a set number limit on how many times they could be elected or re-elected to the office of President of the United States. The Amendment sets that limit to two times, consecutively or not, and sets additional conditions for presidents who succeed to the unexpired terms of their predecessors.

Name Meaning

English (southern):

variant of Sim , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

topographic name for one who lived or worked at the house of someone called Symme (Simon).

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

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