Ruby Mae Sims

1903–1971 (Age 68)
Greenville, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Ruby Mae

When Ruby Mae Sims was born on 8 February 1903, in Greenville, South Carolina, United States, her father, John Mack Sims, was 20 and her mother, Georgia Ann King, was 17. She had at least 1 son and 3 daughters with Henry Earl Watson. She lived in Oak Lawn Twp, Greenville, South Carolina, United States for about 10 years and Fairview Township, Greenville, South Carolina, United States in 1940. She died on 29 August 1971, in Greenville, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Fountain Inn, Greenville, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ruby Mae Sims
Henry Earl Watson
Virginia Watson
Velma Earlene Watson
Douglas Benton Buck Watson
Martha Annette Watson

Spouse & Children

  • Female1903–1971Female

  • Henry Earl Watson




Parents & Siblings

  • John Mack Sims


  • Female1885–1974Female



+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1916 · Anthony Crawford Lynched

Age 13

South Carolina native, father to 13 children, and a local farmer, Anthony Crawford, is lynched on October 21, 1916, in Abbeyville, South Carolina. The lynching is followed after Crawford has an arguement with a white storekeeper.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 20

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Sim .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Rubie Sims in household of John M Sims, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ruby Sims in household of Mack Sims, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ruby M Watson in household of Henry E Watson, "United States Census, 1940"

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