Dicie May Sims

24 August 1918–10 April 1985 (Age 66)
Florida, United States

The Life of Dicie May

When Dicie May Sims was born on 24 August 1918, in Florida, United States, her father, James William Sims, was 30 and her mother, Mary Magdalene Williford, was 19. She married Robert Benjamin Herring on 4 February 1935, in Jackson, Florida, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Alliance, Jackson, Florida, United States for about 10 years. She died on 10 April 1985, at the age of 66, and was buried in Altha, Calhoun, Florida, United States.

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Robert Benjamin Herring
Dicie May Sims
Marriage: 4 February 1935
Robert Houston Herring
James HERRING Lord

Spouse and Children

4 February 1935
Jackson, Florida, United States


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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Age 2

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 19

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Sim .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Dicie May Herring in household of Robert B Herring, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Dicie M Sims in household of William Sims, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Dicie Mae Sims, "Florida Marriages, 1830-1993"

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