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Dallas Morning News, 6 July 1936: Clarksville banker victim of heart attack during Dallas visit. Here visiting the Centennial, M. L. Sims, 64, of Clarksville, Red River County, died early Sunday morning in his room at the Hilton Hotel. Mr. and Mrs. Sims arrived in Dallas Saturday for a weekend at the fair.[1918]

Son: Joseph or Joel Smith Sims, born March 1898, Clarksville, Red River County, Texas, married 19 November 1926, Red River County, to Swan Smiley Sinley.[1919]

Daughter: Dimple Sims, born circa 1901, Clarksville, Red River County, Texas.

Marshall and Clare Sims lived in Clarksville, Red River County, Texas, in 1900,[1920] 1910,[1921] 1920,[1922] and 1930.[1923] In 1900, Marshall Sims was a bank teller. In 1920, he was assistant cashier at the bank, and in 1930 he was vice president of the bank.

     515.      vi.   Minor J. Sims, born 1874, died 1876, buried in Clarksville Cemetery, Clarksville, Red River County, Texas.[1924]



[1918] Dallas Morning News, Dallas, Texas, 6 July 1936, p. 1.

[1919] Red River County, Texas, Marriage Records. Joel Smith Sims to Swan Smiley Sinley, 19 November 1926.

[1920] 1900 U.S. Census, Red River County, Texas, S.D. 1, E.D. 103, Sheet 10. Sims, M. L., Jr., age 28, mar 4 yrs., born Texas Tenn. Texas; Clare, wife, age 23, mar 4 yrs., born Texas Ky. Ky.; Smith, son, age 2, born Texas Texas Texas. All white.

[1921] 1910 U.S. Census, Red River County, Texas, S.D. 1, E.D. 119, Sheet 24. M. L. Sims, age 38, mar1, mar 13 yrs., born Texas Tenn. Texas; Clare Sims, wife, age 33, mar1, mar 13 yrs., born Ky. Ky. Ky., had had 2 children, 2 living; Joseph Smith Sims, son, age 12; Dimple Sims, dau., age 9. All white.

[1922] 1920 U.S. Census, Red River County, Texas, S.D. 1, E.D. 145, Sheet 33B. Sims, Marshall L., age 47, mar, born Texas Tenn. Texas; Clare, wife, age 45, mar, born Ky. Ky. Ky.; Smith, son, age 21, single; Dimple, dau., age 19, single. All white.

[1923] 1930 U.S. Census, Red River County, Texas, S.D. 5, E.D. 194-4, Sheet 16B. Sims, Marshal M., age 57, mar at 25, born Texas Tenn. Texas; Clare, wife, age 53, mar at 20, born Ky. Ky. Ky. Both white.

[1924] Tombstone, Clarksville Cemetery, Clarksville, Red River County, Texas. Minor J. Sims, born 1874, died 1876.

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