Fred was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Dawson, Navarro County. He was a farmer and ginner in Dawson. They were members of the Presbyterian Church where Fred was an elder.
James Fred and Lou Sims lived in Dawson, Navarro County, Texas, in 1900, 1910, and 1920. His brother, Augustus H. Sims, lived with them in 1900.
Children of James Frederick Sims and Lou Ann Crews:
562. i. Corah Ella Sims, born 19 January 1878, died 21 July 1882, buried Dawson Cemetery, Dawson, Navarro County, Texas.
563. ii. Gussie Eva Sims, born 10 October 1879, Navarro County, Texas, died 26 February 1960, married 29 November 1900, Hill County, Texas, to Ed L. Walker, born 17 March 1874, died 7 May 1924.
564. iii. Audie Rufus Sims, born 18 June 1882, died 25 March 1893, buried Dawson Cemetery, Dawson, Navarro County, Texas.