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228. Edward Ross7Sims (William F.6, Thomas5, William4, Bruster3, Edward2, William1), was born February 1855, Tennessee, died 6 December 1924, Houston, Harris County, Texas, buried Forest Park.[1988] He married 24 February 1886, Falls County, Texas, to Ida May Thomas,[1989] born 29 April 1863, Crystal, Mississippi, died 1 November 1928, Beaumont, Jefferson County, Texas, buried Houston, Texas.[1990]

Edward R. Sims lived in Dawson, Navarro County, Texas, in 1900,[1991] 1910,[1992] and 1920.[1993] He was a constable officer in 1900, a house painter in 1910, and a carpenter in 1920. In 1910, Jewell Sims was a telephone operator. In 1920, Harold Sims was a house carpenter and Glenn Sims was a cotton gin bailer.

Children of Edward Ross Sims and Ida May Thomas:

     533.        i.   Elmer Edward Sims, born 16 July 1887, Texas, died 20 June 1888, buried Dawson Cemetery, Dawson, Navarro County, Texas.[1994]



[1988] Texas Death Record. Edward Ross Sims, died 6 December 1924, Houston, Harris County, Texas. Male, white, age 70 years, born Tennessee, married. Residence: Houston, Texas. Burial: Forest Park Cemetery.

[1989] Falls County, Texas, Marriage Records. E. R. Sims to Ida May Thomas, 24 February 1886.

[1990] Texas Death Record. Ida May Sims, died 1 November 1928, Beaumont, Jefferson County, Texas, female, born 29 April 1863, Crystal, Mississippi. Parent: Mr. Thomas. White, age 65 years, 6 months, 3 days, widowed. Burial: Houston, Texas.

[1991] 1900 U.S. Census, Navarro County, Texas, S.D. 268, E.D. 104, Sheet 5. Sims, Edward R., age 45, mar 13 yrs., born Tenn. Tenn. Tenn.; Mary, wife, age 37, mar 13 yrs., born Miss. Miss. Miss., had had 5 children, 4 living; Weber, dau., age 10, born Texas Tenn. Miss.; Jewell, dau., age 8; Harold E., son, age 6; Glen A., son, age 4. All white.

[1992] 1910 U.S. Census, Navarro County, Texas, S.D. 6, E.D. 91, Sheet 4B. Sims, Edward R., age 55, mar1, mar 24 yrs., born Tenn. Tenn. Tenn.; Mary I, wife, age 46, mar1, mar 24 yrs., born Miss. Miss. Miss., had had 6 children, 5 living; Jewel L., dau., age 18, single; Hearald E., son, age 16; Glen A., son, age 13; Ruth T., dau., age 7.

[1993] 1920 U.S. Census, Navarro County, Texas, S.D. 6, E.D. 158, Sheet 18B. Sims, E. R., male, age 64, mar, born Tenn. Tenn. Tenn.; Ida May, wife, age 56, mar, born Miss. Miss. Miss.; Harrold, son, age 26, single; Glenn, son, age 23, single; Ruth, dau., age 16.

[1994] Tombstone, Dawson Cemetery, Dawson, Navarro County, Texas. Elmer Edward, son of E. R. and I. M. Sims, born 16 July 1887, died 20 June 1888.

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