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Augustus lived near Mount Pleasant in Maury County, Tennessee, in 1850[755] and 1860[756] with his wife Evaline. He lived in Maury County, in 1870[757] and in Lewis County, Tennessee, in 1880,[758] with his wife Rachel.

Children of Augustus C. Sims and Evalina L. Morgan:

   +232.        i.   Margaret A. Sims, born 14 February 1841, Maury County, Tennessee, died 27 March 1918, buried Spring Hill Cemetery, Dawson, Navarro County, Texas.[759] She married 14 November 1861, Maury County, Tennessee, to Joseph Calvin Matthews,[760] born 4 November 1841, died 19 May 1914, buried Spring Hill Cemetery, Dawson, Navarro County.[761]

     233.       ii.   Lucy A. Sims, born circa 1844, Maury County, Tennessee.

   +234.      iii.   Thomas J. Sims, born January 1849, Maury County, Tennessee, died 11 July 1908, buried Dawson Cemetery, Dawson, Navarro County, Texas.[762] He married 25 January 1872, Lamar County, Texas, to Elizabeth Elsa Morgan.[763]



[755] 1850 U.S. Census, Maury County, Tennessee, p. 235, #1199/1199, 18th District. Simms, Augustus, age 35, overseer; Evelina, age 30; Margaret, age 8; Lucy, age 6; Thomas J., age 3; James A., age 1. All born in Tennessee.

[756] 1860 U.S. Census, Maury County, Tennessee, p. 411, #296/296, Mount Pleasant. Simms, Augustus, age 39, farmer, $1800/$8000, born Tenn.; Eveline, age 39, born Va.; Margaret, age 18, teacher, born Tenn.; Lucy A., age 14; Thomas, age 12; Augustus, age 11; Fedrick, age 9; Gannt, age 4.

[757] 1870 U.S. Census, Maury County, Tennessee, p. 457, #166/167, P.O. Mt. Pleasant. Sims, Augustus W., age 51, male, farmer, $4950/$1500; R. E., age 36, female; G. G., age 14, male; W. D., age 6, male; S. A. or L. A., age 4, female; J.D., age 1, male. All white. All born in Tennessee.

[758] 1880 U.S. Census, Lewis County, Tennessee, S.D. 4, E.D. 114, Sheet 16. Sims, Augustus C., age 59; Rachel E., age 46, wife; William D., age 15, son; Sally E., age 13, dau.; Jeff D., age 11, son; Martha E., age 8, dau. All white. All born Tenn. Tenn. Tenn.

[759] Tombstone photograph, Spring Hill Cemetery, Dawson, Navarro County, Texas. Margaret A., wife of J. C. Matthews, born 14 February 1841, died 27 March 1918.

[760] Maury County, Tennessee, Marriage Records. James C. Matthews to Margaret A. Sims, 14 November 1861. Error: His name was Joseph C. Matthews.

[761] Tombstone photograph, Spring Hill Cemetery, Dawson, Navarro County, Texas. J. C. Matthews, born 4 November 1841, died 19 May 1914.

[762] Tombstone photograph, double marker. Dawson Cemetery, Dawson, Navarro County, Texas. Thomas Sims, born 1849, died 1908. Elizabeth Sims, born 1850, died 1923.

[763] Lamar County, Texas, Marriage Records. T. J. Simms to Eliza E. Morgan, 25 January 1872.

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