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Children of Minor J. Sims and Melinda Cook:

   +214.        i.   Marshall Lafayette Sims, born 25 December 1835, Maury County, Tennessee, died 5 May 1905, Clarksville, Red River County, Texas,[717] buried Clarksville Cemetery.[718] He married 11 August 1863, Red River County, Texas, to Sue West.[719]

     215.       ii.   S. A. S. Sims, born circa 1837, Maury County, Tennessee, died before 1880. She is probably Sallie A. Sims who married 22 March 1860, Maury County, Tennessee, to Druz Smith Cosby.[720] D. S. and Sarah Cosby lived in Linden, Perry County, Tennessee, in 1860. He was a Cumberland Presbyterian minister.[721] D. S. Cosby lived in Leighton, Colbert County, Alabama, in 1880, with a second wife.[722]

     216.      iii.   John O. C. Sims, born circa 1841, Maury County, Tennessee. He was a school teacher and lived with his mother in Maury County, in 1860.

   +217.      iv.   Victoria J. Sims, born June 1843, Maury County, Tennessee, died 25 March 1915, Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama,[723] married 30 July 1861, Maury County, Tennessee, to James Henry Lewis.[724]



[717] Texas Death Record. M. L. Sims, died 6 May 1905, Clarksville, Red River County, Texas, male, white, age 71 years, 5 months, 9 days.

[718] Tombstone photographs. Clarksville Cemetery, Clarksville, Red River County , Texas: M. L. Sims, born 25 December 1835, died 5 May 1905. Sue West Sims, born 1842, died 1925.

[719] Red River County, Texas, Marriage Records. Marshall L. Sims to Sue West, 11 August 1863.

[720] Maury County, Tennessee, Marriage Records. Druz Smith Cosby to Sallie A. Sims, 22 March 1860.

[721] 1860 U.S. Census, Perry County, Tennessee, p. 308, #218/218, Linden, P.O. Cosby, D. S., age 23, male, preacher C.P., born Tenn.; Sarah, age 22, born Tenn.

[722] 1880 U.S. Census, Colbert County, Alabama, S.D. 1, E.D. 40, Sheet 4, Leighton, Twp. 4, R10W. D. S. Cosby, male, age 42, minister of gospel, born Tenn. N.C. N.C.; P. S. Cosby, female, age 31, wife, born Tenn. N.C. N.C. Both white.

[723] Alabama Death Record: Victoria J. Lewis, died 25 March 1915, Birmingham, Jefferson County , Alabama, age 71.

[724] Maury County, Tennessee, Marriage Records. James H. Lewis to Victoria J. Sims, 30 July 1861.

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