Reba Sims

1901–1978 (Age 76)
Arkansas, United States

The Life of Reba

When Reba Sims was born on 9 December 1901, in Arkansas, United States, her father, James Rufus Sims, was 29 and her mother, Margaret Evangeline McNeill, was 16. She married William Dewey Dickinson on 23 September 1919, in Panola, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Lamartine, Columbia, Arkansas, United States in 1910. She died on 21 January 1978, in Bellaire, Harris, Texas, United States, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Reba Sims
William Dewey Dickinson
Marriage: 23 September 1919
James Howard Dickinson

Spouse & Children

23 September 1919
Panola, Texas, United States


Parents & Siblings



  • Female1901–1978Female

  • Mary Sims


  • Female1906–1957Female

  • James R Sims


  • Margaret "Margie" Sims


World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1904 · William H. Fuller Grows 70 Acres of Rice

Age 3

Rice is one Arkansas leading crops, in 1904 William H. Fuller planted 70 acres of rice, this act is what started the making rice the leading crop in Arkansas.
1922 · The First Radio Station WOK Begins Broadcasting

Age 21

In 1922, Harvey C. Couch Sr. started WOK the first radio station in Arkansas. After a trip to Pittsburgh and the KDKA radio he came up with the idea for Workers of Killowatts (WOK). WOK had no commercials which was nice for the listeners.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Sim .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Rita Sims in household of James R Sims, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Reba Sims Dickinson, "Texas Deaths, 1977-1986"

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