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    239. Rebecca5Hardeman (John Marr4, Constantine3, Thomas2, John1), was born 21 July 1842, Washington County, Texas, died 19 January 1919, Ellis County, Texas, buried Italy Cemetery, Italy, Ellis County. She married first, 8 December 1858, Ellis County, to William James Sims.1694 She married second, 24 November 1872, Ellis County, to Charles Columbus Snow,1695 born 23 October 1848, Tennessee, died 12 July 1910, buried Italy Cemetery, Italy, Ellis County.1696
    The death certificate of Rebecca Snow was recorded in Ellis County. She died in Italy, Ellis County, white, female, widow, died 19 January 1919, born 21 July 1842, Washington County, Texas. Father - John Hardeman. She was aged 76 years, 5 months, 28 days old. Informant: Monroe Snow. Burial, Italy Cemetery.
    William James Sims was born in 1836 in Lafayette County, Mississippi, died 26 November 1864, between Monroe, Louisiana, and Vicksburg, Mississippi, while serving in the Civil War. He was the son of John Dabney Sims and Elizabeth C. Elliott1697 of Ellis County, Texas.1698
    William J. Sims served in the Confederate Army. He enlisted in Company C, 19th Texas Cavalry, 26 March 1862. He was a private in Captain Benjamin W. Watson’s Company. He was age 26, on the roll in Dallas, Texas, 26 March 1862. He was 5’ 10 ½” tall, had black eyes and black hair. He enlisted at Chambers Creek, Texas.1699
    W. J. and Rebecca Sims lived in Ellis County, Texas, in 1860, at Chambers Creek Post Office.1700 Rebecca Sims and her two children, John

    1694 Ellis County, Texas, Marriage Book B, p. 20. William J. Sims to Rebecca Hardeman, 8 December 1858.
    1695 Ellis County, Texas, Marriage Book C, p. 13. C. C. Snow to R. S. Sims, 24 November 1872.
    1696 Tombstone, Italy Cemetery, Italy, Ellis County, Texas.
    1697 Virginia Wood Alexander and Rose Harris, Maury County, Tennessee, Marriage Records 1807-1837, p. 41. John D. Sims to Elizabeth C. Elliott.
    1698 Ellis County, Texas, Will Book A, p. 182. Will of J. D. Sims, made 27 August 1873, filed 22 April 1878, recorded 27 June 1878. Will named grandson, John D. Sims. Ellis County, Texas, Will Book A, p. 212. Will of Elizabeth C. Sims, made 27 August 1873, filed 19 November 1880, recorded 29 April 1881. Legatees: children of W. J. Sims, deceased.
    1699 National Archives. Compiled Service Records.
    1700 1860 U.S. Census, Ellis County, Texas, p. 13, P.O. Chambers Creek, #113/106. Sims, W. J., age 24, male, farmer, /$2680, born Miss.; R., age 19, female, born Texas; J. Dab, age 5/12, male, born Texas.