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4. Edward2Sims (William1), was born circa 1684, probably died circa 1766 in Hanover County, Virginia. He married Elizabeth ——.

In 1711, land was processioned in St. Paul’s Parish, Virginia, for John Sims, John Shelton, John Crenshaw, William Crenshaw, Edward Sims, Matthew Sims, George Brock, Burrass, George Wilkinson, David Crawford, and George Sims.[40]

9 March 1715, in St. Paul’s Parish, the land of John Shelton, John Sims, John Crenshaw, William Crenshaw, David Crawford, Edward Sims, Matthew Sims, George Brock, Burrass, George Sims, and George Wilkinson was processioned.[41]

1 February 1719 in St. Paul’s Parish, the land of John She lton, John Sims, William Crenshaw, David Crawford, Edward Sims, Matthew Sims, George Brock, Burras, George Wilkinson, and George Sims was processioned.[42]

On 28 September 1728, Edward Sims received a grant for 400 acres of new land in Hanover County, Virginia, adjoining John Hill, William Pulliam, Mr. Samuel Chamberlayne, and the lines of the Sims grant, on south side of the Little River.[43]

In 1732, land was processioned in St. Paul’s Parish, for John Sym, Edward Rice, Matthew Sims, John Sims, Edward Sims, and George Sims, Thomas Prosser, Alexr. McKenzy Kersey, Henry Tyler, Widow Archer, Joseph Row, Mansfield Blackgrove, John Crenshaw, George Butler, David Thompson, and Mary Anderson.[44]

3 April 1734 in Hanover County, George Sims was administrator of the estate of Matthew Snead, deceased. The bond was made by George Sims, Edward Sims, and James Sims.[45]

On 1 August 1734, Thomas Hardy got a land grant for 419 acres of new land in Hanover County, Virginia, adjoining Peter Harralson, Mr. William Chamberlayne, Edward Sims, and Robert Hood.[46]



[40] Chamberlayne, The Vestry Book of St. Paul’s Parish, Virginia, 1706-1786, p. 230.

[41] Chamberlayne, The Vestry Book of St. Paul’s Parish, Virginia, 1706-1786, p. 254.

[42] Chamberlayne, The Vestry Book of St. Paul’s Parish, Virginia, 1706-1786, p. 262.

[43] Nugent, Cavaliers and Pioneers, Volume III, p. 347. Patent Book 13, p. 313.

[44] Chamberlayne, The Vestry Book of St. Paul’s Parish, Virginia, 1706-1786, p. 278.

[45] Rosalie Edith Davis, Hanover County, Virginia, Court Records 1733-1735, Deeds, Wills, and Inventories (Manchester, Missouri, 1979), p. 58.

[46] Hudgins, Cavailiers and Pioneers, Volume IV, p. 41. Patent Book 15, p. 238.

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