William Mason Simms

1769–1840 (Age 71)
Virginia, United States

The Life of William Mason

When William Mason Simms was born in 1769, in Virginia, United States, his father, Richard Simms, was 49 and his mother, Elizabeth Bridwell, was 52. He married Martha Patsy Kyle in 1805, in Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Louisa, Louisa, Virginia, United States in 1850 and Louisa, Virginia, United States in 1850. He died in 1840, in Autauga, Alabama, United States, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

William Mason Simms
1769–1840
Elizabeth "Betsy" White
1797–1880
Marriage: 1 December 1811
Felix Gilbert Sims
1815–
Ferdinand N Sims
Linsey H Sims
Sarah Sims
Lucinda Amanda Sims
1826–1870
William Sims
1828–
John D Sims
1830–1861
Elizabeth B. Sims
1832–1900
Henry V. W. Sims
1833–1880
Amanda V Sims
1835–1856
Mary P Sims
1839–

Spouse and Children

    Male1769–1840Male

    Elizabeth "Betsy" White

    Female1797–1880Female

MARRIAGE
1 December 1811
Putnam, Georgia, United States
children

(11)

    Felix Gilbert Sims

    Male1815–Male

    Female1826–1870Female

    William Sims

    Male1828–Male

    John D Sims

    Male1830–1861Male

    Elizabeth B. Sims

    Female1832–1900Female

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

    Male1751–1850Male

    James Simms

    Male1753–Male

    Benjamin Sims

    Male1755–Male

    Daniel Simms

    Male1755–Male

    Male1756–1853Male

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 7

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 11

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 19

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Sim .

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Sims, "United States Census, 1850"
  • William Simms, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"
  • William Sims, "Alabama Estate Files, 1830-1976"

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