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234. Thomas J.7Sims (Augustus C.6, Thomas5, William4, Bruster3, Edward2, William1), was born January 1849, Maury County, Tennessee, died 11 July 1908. He married 25 January 1872, Lamar County, Texas, to Elizabeth Elsa Morgan,[2066] born 1850, died 1923. They are buried in Dawson Cemetery, Dawson, Navarro County, Texas.[2067]

Tom Sims worked for Thomas Foster in Mt. Pleasant, Maury County, Tennessee, in 1870.[2068] Thomas J. and Eliza E. Sims lived in Lewis County, Tennessee, in 1880.[2069] They lived in Navarro County, Texas, in 1900.[2070] Elisa E. Sims was head of the family in Dawson, Navarro County, in 1910.[2071]



[2066] Lamar County, Texas, Marriage Records. T. J. Simms to Eliza E. Morgan, 25 January 1872.

[2067] Tombstone photograph, Dawson Cemetery, Dawson, Navarro County, Texas. Thomas Sims, born 1849, died 1908. Elizabeth Sims, born 1850, died 1923.

[2068] 1870 U.S. Census, Maury County, Tennessee, p. 421, #6/6. Thomas Foster, age 52, born N.C. Tom Sims, age 21, male, white, farm labor, born Tenn.

[2069] 1880 U.S. Census, Lewis County, Tennessee, S.D. 4, E.D. 114, Sheet 16. Sims, Thos. J., age 31, born Tenn. Tenn. Va.; Eliza E., age 27, wife, born Tenn. Va. Tenn.; Alexander F., age 7, son, born Texas Tenn. Tenn.; Bulah, age 6, dau., born Texas Tenn. Tenn.; Mary C., age 4, dau., born Texas Tenn. Tenn. All white.

[2070] 1900 U.S. Census, Navarro County, Texas, S.D. 268, E.D. 104, Sheet 24. Sims, Thomas J., age 51, mar 29 yrs., born Tenn. N.C. Va.; Eliza E., wife, age 44, mar 29 yrs., born Tenn. Va. Tenn., had had 9 children, 5 living; Fleete W., son, age 27, single, born Texas Tenn. Tenn.; William A., son, age 19, born Tenn. Tenn. Tenn.; Robert L., son, age 10, born Texas Tenn. Tenn. All white.

[2071] 1910 U.S. Census, Navarro County, Texas, S.D. 6, E.D. 91, Sheet 2B. Sims, Elisa E., age 57, widow, born Tenn. Va. Tenn., own income; William A., son, age 29, mar1, mar 0 yrs., born Tenn. Tenn. Tenn.; Robert L., son, age 19, single, born Texas Tenn. Tenn.; Willie T., dau.-in-law, age 18, mar1, mar 0 yrs., born Texas Tenn. Ark. All white.

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