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     497.       ii.   William Dabney Sims, born 8 December 1874, Lafayette County, Mississippi, died 20 December 1944, Tulia, Swisher County, Texas.[1851] He married 14 November 1897, Navarro County, Texas, to Lennie Pearl Hendricks,[1852] born circa 1879, died 5 July 1957, Tulia, Swisher County, Texas, daughter of Tommie Hendricks[1853] and R. A. ——, born circa 1845, Mississippi.

William D. Sims lived in Navarro County, Texas, in 1900;[1854] Hamilton County, Texas, in 1910;[1855] McLean, Gray County, Texas, in 1920;[1856] and Tulia, Swisher County, Texas, in 1930.[1857]

Son: William Leslie Sims, born 23 July 1899, died 6 March 1970, Amarillo, Potter County, Texas,[1858] married Eunice ——, born 5 October 1889, died 23 April 1991. They are buried in Llano Cemetery, Amarillo, Potter County, Texas.[1859]



[1851] Texas Death Record. William D. Sims, died 20 December 1944, Tulia, Swisher County, Texas, age 70 years, 12 days, male, white, born 8 December 1874, Mississippi. Father: W. T. Sims. Mother: Smithers. Both parents born Mississippi. Residence: Tulia. Burial: Tulia.

[1852] Navarro County, Texas, Marriage Records. W. D. Sims to Pearl Hendricks, 14 November 1897.

[1853] Texas Death Record. Lennie Pearl Sims, died 5 July 1957, Tulia, Swisher County, Texas. Parent: Tommie Hendricks. Female, age 78 years, 2 months, 11 days.

[1854] 1900 U.S. Census, Navarro County, Texas, S.D. 9, E.D. 107, Sheet 9. William D. Sims, born December 1874, age 25, mar 3 years, born Miss. Miss. Miss.; Pearl Sims, wife, born April 1880, age 20, mar 3 years, born Miss. Ga. Miss.; Leslie Sims, son, born July 1899, age 10/12, born Texas Miss. Miss. All white.

[1855] 1910 U.S. Census, Hamilton County, Texas, S.D. 11, E.D. 67, Sheet 5B. Sims, W. D., age 34, mar1, mar 12 yrs., born Miss. Miss. Miss., farmer; Pearl, wife, age 30, mar1, mar 12 yrs., born Miss. Miss. Miss., had had 3 children, 3 living; Leslie, son, age 10, born Texas Miss. Miss.; Charles, son, age 7; Wallace Sims, son, age 2; R. A. Hendricks, mother-in-law, age 65, widow, born Miss. - -. All white.

[1856] 1920 U.S. Census, Gray County, Texas, S.D. 18, E.D. 97, Sheet 10B, McLean. Sims, William D., age 45, mar, born Miss. Miss. Miss., farmer; Lennie P., wife, age 40, mar, born Miss. Ala. Miss.; Charley N., son, age 17; Ellen P., dau., age 5. All white.

[1857] 1930 U.S. Census, Swisher County, Texas, S.D. 2, E.D. 219-1, Sheet 6A. Sims, William D., age 55, mar at 24, helper, grain elevator; Lennie P., wife, age 50, mar at 18; Ellen P., dau., age 15.

[1858] Texas Death Record. William Leslie Sims, died 6 March 1970, Amarillo, Potter County, Texas, male, age 70 years. Father: William Dabney Sims. Mother: Pearl Hendricks.

[1859] Tombstone photograph, Llano Cemetery, Amarillo, Potter County, Texas. William Leslie Sims, born 23 July 1899, died 6 March 1970. Eunice Sims, born 5 October 1889, died 23 April 1991.

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