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Children of Pinkney Coleman Sims and Mary Ann Sims:

   +354.        i.   John Coleman Sims, born 19 December 1850, Coahoma County, Mississippi, died 4 May 1924, Waxahachie, Ellis County, Texas, buried Bethel Cemetery,[1284] Ellis County.[1285] He married 12 November 1874, Ellis County, to Mildred Elizabeth Norman.[1286]

   +355.       ii.   Maria Elizabeth Sims, “Bettie,” born 31 March 1854, Ellis County, Texas, died 31 October 1939, Ellis County, Texas, buried Bethel Cemetery,[1287] Ellis County.[1288] She married 5 November 1873, Ellis County, to James T. Johnston.[1289]

     356.      iii.   Arthur T. Sims, born 30 March 1856, Ellis County, Texas, died 15 November 1866, buried Bethel Cemetery, Ellis County.[1290]

   +357.      iv.   Oscar Benedict Sims, born 17 March 1858, Bethel, Ellis County, Texas, died 26 January 1930, Waxahachie, Ellis County, Texas,[1291] buried Waxahachie City Cemetery. He married first, 3 July 1879, Ellis County, to Mollie C. Crockett.[1292] He married second, 16 January 1885, McLennan County, Texas, to Jessie Lea Buchanan.[1293]



[1284] Tombstone, Bethel Cemetery, Ellis County, Texas. John C. Sims, born 19 December 1850, died 4 May 1924.

[1285] Texas Death Record. John Coleman Sims, died 4 May 1924, Waxahachie, Ellis County, Texas, male, white, age 73 years, 4 months, 15 days, born 19 December 1850, Mississippi, married. Father: P. C. Sims, born South Carolina. Mother: Mary Sims, born Mississippi. Occupation: farmer. Burial: Bethel Cemetery.

[1286] Ellis County, Texas, Marriage Book C, p. 136. John C. Sims to M. E. Norman, 12 November 1874. F. O. Donnelly, M.G.

[1287] Tombstone, Bethel Cemetery, Ellis County, Texas. Maria Elizabeth “Bettie” Johnston, born 31 March 1854, died 31 October 1939.

[1288] Texas Death Record. Mrs. Bettie Sims Johnston, died 31 October 1939, Pct. 1, Ellis County, Texas, female, white, age 85 years, 7 months, born 31 March 1854, Ellis County, Texas, widowed. Spouse: J. T. Johnston. Father: P. C. Sims, born Alabama. Mother: Mary Sims, born Tennessee. Place of residence: Waxahachie. Burial: Bethel Cemetery.

[1289] Ellis County, Texas, Marriage Book C, p. 71. J. T. Johnston to M. E. Sims, 5 November 1873. C. H. Barker, M.G.

[1290] Tombstone, Bethel Cemetery, Ellis County, Texas. Arthur T. Sims, born 30 March 1856, died 15 November 1866.

[1291] Texas Death Record. Oscar Benedict Sims, died 26 January 1930, Waxahachie, Ellis County, Texas, male, white, age 71 years, 10 months, 9 days, born 17 March 1858, Bethel, Ellis County, Texas, married. Father: Pinkney Sims, born Virginia. Mother: Mary Sims, born Tennessee. Occupation: cotton broker. Burial: Waxahachie, Texas.

[1292] Ellis County, Texas, Marriage Book D, p. 135. Oscar B. Sims to Mollie C. Crockett, 3 July 1879. W. D. Robinson, M.G.

[1293] McLennan County, Texas, Marriage Records. Oscar B. Sims to Jessie L. Buchanan, 16 January 1885.

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