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    474. John Dabney6Sims (Rebecca5Hardeman, John Marr4, Constantine3, Thomas2, John1), was born 6 January 1860, Ellis County, Texas, died 29 October 1918, Italy, Ellis County.1803 He married first, 14 January 1885, Ellis County, to Mollie B. Darrow. He married second, 6 January 1889, Ellis County, to Elnora E. “Nora” Baucom, born 26 September 1868, died 23 August 1937,1804 Italy, Texas.
    J. D. Sims lived in Ellis County, in 19001805 and 1910.1806 Elnora Sims was head of the family in Italy, Ellis County, in 19201807 and 1930.1808 The estate of J. D. Sims was probated in Ellis County.1809
    Child of John Dabney Sims and Mollie B. Darrow:
+527. i. Raleigh Dabney Sims, born December 1885, Italy, Ellis County, Texas, died after 1944, Little Elm, Denton County, Texas, married circa 1912, to Olivia ——.

    1803 Tombstone, Italy Cemetery, Italy, Texas: Dabney Sims, born 6 January 1860, died 29 October 1918.
    1804 Tombstone, Italy Cemetery: Elnora Sims, born 26 September 1868, died 23 August 1937.
    1805 1900 U.S. Census, Ellis County, Texas, S.D. 6, E.D. 33, Sheet 3, Italy. Sims, John D., head, born Jan. 1860, age 40, married 11 yrs., born Texas Texas Texas; Nora, wife, born Sept. 1868, age 31, married 11 yrs., had had 5 children, 4 living, born Tenn. Tenn. Tenn.; Alice, dau., born Sept. 1889, age 10, born Texas Texas Tenn.; Annie, dau., born Aug. 1891, age 8; William, son, born July 1894, age 5; Lilly, dau., born July 1894, age 5; Raleigh Sims, boarder, born Dec. 1885, age 14, born Texas Texas Texas. All white
    1806 1910 U.S. Census, Ellis County, Texas, S.D. 5, E.D. 147, Sheet 14, Pct. 8. Sims, John D., age 50, mar2, married 21 yrs., born Texas Miss. Texas; Norah, wife, age 41, mar1, married 21 yrs., born Tenn. Tenn. Tenn., had had 7 children, 5 living; Raleigh, son, age 24, single; Annie O., dau., age 18; Lillie, dau., age 15; Jewel, dau., age 9. All white.
    1807 1920 U.S. Census, Ellis County, Texas, S.D. 329, E.D. 154, Sheet 10A, Pct. 8, Italy. Elnora Sims, own free, age 51, widow, born Tenn. Tenn. Tenn.; Jewel L. Sims, dau., age 19, single; Lillie Estes, dau., age 25, widow; Walter D. Estes, grandson, age 5; Grover C. Bruner, lodger, age 35, single. All white.
    1808 1930 U.S. Census, Ellis County, Texas, S.D. 16, E.D. 70, Sheet 3A, Italy Town, Clark Street. Eurothoels E. [sic] Sims, female, white, age 61, widow; Jewel L. Sims, dau., female, white, age 29, single; Dabney Estes, grandson, age 15, male, white.
    1809 Ellis County, Texas, Will Book 3, p. 41. Estate of J. D. Sims. Legatees: wife, Elnora Sims; son, R. D. Sims; dau., Annie Sims; dau., Lillie Estes; dau., Jewel Sims; dau., Allie A. Horn. Administrator: R. D. Sims, 26 Nov. 1918. Witnesses: James Bracken, P. S. Park, Jr. Recorded 26 Feb. 1919.