Rease Sims

1892–1973 (Age 81)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Rease

When Rease Sims was born on 12 August 1892, in North Carolina, United States, his father, Thomas Ezra Sims, was 32 and his mother, Susan Hester Smith, was 20. He lived in Dundy, Nebraska, United States in 1935 and Haigler Township, Dundy, Nebraska, United States in 1940. He died on 22 November 1973, at the age of 81, and was buried in Haigler Township, Dundy, Nebraska, United States.

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Rease Sims
Marie Stayton

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  • Marie Stayton


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World Events (8)

1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 5

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 12

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 26

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Sim .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Rease Sims, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Rease Sims, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Rease Sims in household of Thomas Sims, "United States Census, 1900"

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