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7. Robert2Sims (William1), was born circa 1692. He made his will 10 April 1748 and it was proved 24 May 1748 in Louisa County, Virginia. He married Susanna ——, died after 1748, Louisa County.

28 February and 1 March 1733, Lease and Release, Thomas Carr of Caroline County, Gent., sold to Goodwin Trice of Hanover County, planter, for £30, 250 acres in Hanover County, on the south side of Little Rockey Creek, part of 3,770 acres granted to Thomas Carr by patent, 22 February 1727, adjoining Robert Sims lower white oak on the south fork of the Little Rockey Creek, running along said Sims line.[77]

3 and 4 September 1735, Lease and Release, Thomas Carr of Caroline County, Gent., sold to Richard Right of Hanover County, planter, £21, 173 acres in the fork of Little Rockey Creek, part of 3,773 acres granted to said Carr by patent, 22 February 1727, beginning at Henry Gambrill’s corner on the north fork of Little Rockey Creek, on the north side of the south fork of Little Rocky Creek, up same to Robt. Sims’s and Godwin Trice’s corner just below said Sims’s mill. Mary, wife of said Thomas, relinquished dower rights.[78]

The will of Robert Syms, made 10 April 1748, proved 24 May 1748, two sons … and James Syms. Wife, Susanna. Executor: son, Robert Syms. Witness: Robert Bickers.[79] 24 May 1748, William Syms, was heir at law of Robt. Syms, decd.[80]

Children of Robert Sims:

       16.        i.   William Sims, born circa 1718, St. Peter’s Parish, New Kent County, Virginia. He was heir at law and the eldest son of Robert Sims. William died intestate in Louisa County, Virginia, before 13 March 1769.



[77] Davis, Hanover County, Virginia, Court Records 1733-1735, Deeds, Wills, and Inventories, p. 10.

[78] Davis, Hanover County, Virginia, Court Records 1733-1735, Deeds, Wills, and Inventories, p. 76.

[79] Louisa County, Virginia, Will Book 1, p. 12. Will of Robert Syms.

[80] Nancy Chappelear and Kate Binford Hatch, Abstracts of Louisa County, Virginia, Will Books 1743-1801 (Delaplane, Virginia: privately printed, 1964), p. 4. Will Book 1, p. 12, will of Robert Syms. And, Louisa County Order Book 1742-1748, p. 267. William Syms, heir at law of Robert Syms, decd.

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