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Henry Thomas Simms

Male 1870 - 1931  (60 years)


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  • Name Henry Thomas Simms 
    Nickname Tom 
    Born 22 Nov 1870  Grantville, Coweta, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Birth 28 Aug 1871  [2
    Residence 1880  Grantville, Coweta, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1900  Elmore, Elmore, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1920  Elmore, Elmore, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Died 6 Oct 1931  Clanton, Chilton, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6
    Buried 8 Oct 1931  Mount Hebron West Cemetery, Elmore, Elmore, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1169  Dickinson
    Last Modified 12 Aug 2018 

    Father Benjamin Thomas Simms,   b. 8 Aug 1817, Hancock County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Oct 1886, Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Elizabeth Putnam Dickinson,   b. 07 Nov 1836, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Aug 1929, Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 23 Dec 1854  Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Family ID F0145  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Sadie Rucker,   b. 3 Nov 1883, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 1918, Elmore, Elmore, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years) 
    Married 30 Apr 1901  Elmore County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9, 10
    Children 
    +1. Mary Bess Simms,   b. 1 Apr 1902, Elmore County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Aug 1983  (Age 81 years)  [Birth]
     2. Benjamin Rucker Simms,   b. 7 Oct 1903, Elmore County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Oct 1980, Sheffield, Colbert, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)  [Birth]
    +3. Grace Simms,   b. 4 Oct 1905, Elmore County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jul 1974, Clanton, Chilton, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)  [Birth]
     4. Henry T. Simms,   b. 1908, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Sarah Edith Simms,   b. 1910, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     6. Phillip Benson Simms,   b. 15 Sep 1911, Elmore County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1982, Clanton, Chilton, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)  [Birth]
    +7. Imogene Simms,   b. 16 Sep 1915, Elmore County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1976  (Age 61 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 12 Aug 2018 
    Family ID F0712  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
     1. Panker Simms,   b. 1904, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F0754  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Nov 1870 - Grantville, Coweta, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1880 - Grantville, Coweta, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1900 - Elmore, Elmore, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Apr 1901 - Elmore County, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1920 - Elmore, Elmore, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Oct 1931 - Clanton, Chilton, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 8 Oct 1931 - Mount Hebron West Cemetery, Elmore, Elmore, Alabama Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S336394] Alabama, Deaths and Burials Index, 1881-1974, Ancestry.com, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011).
      Name: Henry Thomas Sims
      Birth Date: 22 Nov 1870
      Birth Place: GA
      Death Date: 6 Oct 1931
      Death Place: Clanton, Chilton, Alabama
      Burial Date: 8 Oct 1931
      Cemetery Name: Mt. Hebron
      Death Age: 60
      Occupation: Retired Drugist
      Race: White
      Marital Status: Widowed
      Gender: Male
      Street address: 305 6 St.
      Father Name: Sims
      Father Birth Place: Georgia
      Mother Birth Place: Georgia
      Spouse Name: Sarah Edith Sims
      FHL Film Number: 1908492

    2. [S100034] Coweta County Chronicles for One Hundred Years, Mary Gibson Jones and Lilly Reynolds, (Atlanta, Georgia: Stein Printing Co., 1928), 769.

    3. [S014080] 1880 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1880), Census Place: Grantville, Coweta, Georgia; Roll: 142; Page: 529C; Enumeration District: 040.
      Name: Henry Sims
      Age: 8
      Birth Date: Abt 1872
      Birthplace: Georgia
      Home in 1880: Grantville, Coweta, Georgia, USA
      Dwelling Number: 142
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Relation to Head of House: Son
      Marital Status: Single
      Father's name: Bengaman T. Sims
      Father's Birthplace: Georgia
      Mother's name: Elizabeth P. Sims
      Mother's Birthplace: Georgia
      Occupation: At School
      Attended School: Yes
      Cannot Write: Yes
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      Bengaman T. Sims 62
      Elizabeth P. Sims 43
      Donesia D. Sims 14
      John B. Sims 11
      Henry Sims 8
      Clark A. Sims 5
      William P. Sims 9/12
      Comfort M. Sims 82

    4. [S013029] 1900 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration), Census Place: Elmore, Elmore, Alabama; Page: 14; Enumeration District: 0064; FHL microfilm: 1240015.
      Name: Henry F Sims
      [Henry T Simms]
      Age: 28
      Birth Date: Apr 1872
      Birthplace: Georgia
      Home in 1900: Elmore, Elmore, Alabama
      House Number: 0
      Sheet Number: 14
      Number of Dwelling in Order of Visitation: 288
      Family Number: 299
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Relation to Head of House: Brother in Law
      Marital Status: Single
      Father's Birthplace: Georgia
      Mother's Birthplace: Georgia
      Occupation: Bookkeeper
      Months not employed: 0
      Can Read: Yes
      Can Write: Yes
      Can Speak English: Yes
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      Samuel Humphries 38
      Donna Humphries 33
      Kyle Humphries 3
      Elizabeth Sims 63 [Mother-in-law]
      Henry T Sims 28
      Ella Turnor 22 [Servant]


    5. [S013317] 1920 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1920).
      Online publication - Ancestry.com. 1920 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005. For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page: NARA. Note: Enumeration Districts 819-839 on roll 323 (Chicago City.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1920.T625, 2,076 rolls. Elmore, Elmore, Alabama, ED , roll , page , image 1077.

    6. [S269] Alabama, Death Index, 1908-1959 [database on-line], (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2000).
      Name: Henry Thomas Sims
      Death Date: Oct 1931
      Death County: Chilton
      Volume: 44
      Roll: 3
      Page #: 21518

    7. [S100034] Coweta County Chronicles for One Hundred Years, Mary Gibson Jones and Lilly Reynolds, (Atlanta, Georgia: Stein Printing Co., 1928), 768.

    8. [S241] Alabama, Select Marriages, 1816-1942, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc, 2014), FHL Film Number: 1034780 Reference ID: 2:3ZLVF3D.

    9. [S313] Alabama, County Marriages, 1805-1967 [database on-line], Ancestry.com, (Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2016), Film Number: 001034780.

    10. [S309] Alabama, Marriage Indexes, 1814-1935 [database on-line], Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015).