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352. Wilson Dabney8Sims (Wilson Dabney7, John Dabney6, John5, William4, Bruster3, Edward2, William1), was born 11 January 1883, between Forreston and Italy, Ellis County, Texas, died 8 October 1956 Waxahachie, Ellis County.[2452] He married circa 1908, to May Rena Cook, born 25 June 1887, Nova Scotia, Canada, died 17 November 1981, Waxahachie,[2453] Ellis County, Texas. They are buried in Waxahachie City Cemetery.[2454]

May Cook arrived in Boston, 14 October 1894, on the Yarmouth from Yarmouth, Nova Scotia.

Dabney and May Sims lived on Brown Street in Waxahachie, Ellis County, Texas, in 1910, next door to his sister and brother-in-law, Lee R. and Minnie E. Campbell, and his mother, Evelyn W. Sims.[2455] In 1920 they lived on Ferris Avenue in Waxahachie. His occupation was farmer, keeps renters. May immigrated to the United States from Nova Scotia, Canada, and was a naturalized United States citizen.[2456] They lived on Ferris Avenue in Waxahachie, in 1930.[2457]



[2452] Texas Death Record. Wilson Dabney Sims, born 11 January 1883, Italy, Texas, died 8 October 1956, Waxahachie, Ellis County, Texas. Parents: W. D. Sims, Sr., Eva Whitfield. Male, white, age 73 years, 8 months, 27 days, married. Farmer. Place of residence: Waxahachie. Burial: City Cemetery, Waxahachie.

[2453] Social Security Death Index. May Sims, born 25 June 1887, died November 1981, Waxahachie, Ellis County, Texas.

[2454] Tombstone, Waxahachie City Cemetery, Waxahachie, Ellis County, Texas. May Cook Sims, born 25 June 1887, died 17 November 1981. Wilson Dabney Sims, born 11 January 1884, died 8 October 1956.

[2455] 1910 U.S. Census, Ellis County, Texas, S.D. 5, E.D. 122. Sims, Dabney, male, white, age 27, married1, married 0 years, manager-garage, born Texas Va. Ala.; Mary R., wife, female, white, age 22, married1, married 0 years, born Canada Canada Canada.

[2456] 1920 U.S. Census, Ellis County, Texas, S.D. 5, E.D. 122, Sheet 15A. Dabney W. Sims, own free, age 36, married, born Texas Va. Ala.; Mae Sims, wife, age 32, married, born Canada Nova Scotia as were both parents; Edith Sims, dau., age 8, born Texas Texas Nova Scotia; Mae Sims, dau., age 2 2/12. All white.

[2457] 1930 U.S. Census, Ellis County, Texas, S.D. 16, E.D. 70-5, Sheet 12A. Sims, Dabney, age 45, farmer, born Texas Tenn. Ala.; May, wife, age 42, born Canada Nova Scotia; Edith, dau., age 18, born Texas Texas Nova Scotia; May, dau., age 12; Dabney, Jr., son, age 7. All white.

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