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357. Oscar Benedict8Sims (Mary Ann7, John Dabney6, John5, William4, Bruster3, Edward2, William1), was born 17 March 1858, Bethel, Ellis County, Texas, died 26 January 1930, Waxahachie, Ellis County, Texas, buried Waxahachie.[2531] He married first, 3 July 1879, Ellis County, to Mollie C. Crockett,[2532] born 26 April 1863, died 16 April 1884, buried Bethel Cemetery, Ellis County.[2533] He married second, 16 January 1885, McLennan County, Texas, to Jessie Lea Buchanan,[2534] born 14 June 1868, Cuthbert, Randolph County, Georgia, died 3 February 1936, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas,[2535] buried Waxahachie City Cemetery, Ellis County.[2536]

O. B. Sims lived in Ellis County, Texas, in 1880,[2537] 1900,[2538] 1910,[2539] and 1920.[2540] He was a cotton buyer and lived on Main Street in Waxahachie.



[2531] Texas Death Record. Oscar Benedict Sims, died 26 January 1930, Waxahachie, Ellis County, Texas, male, white, age 71 years, 10 months, 9 days, born 17 March 1858, Bethel, Ellis County, Texas, married. Father: Pinkney Sims, born Virginia. Mother: Mary Sims, born Tennessee. Occupation: cotton broker. Burial: Waxahachie, Texas.

[2532] Ellis County, Texas, Marriage Book D, p. 135. Oscar B. Sims to Mollie C. Crockett, 3 July 1879. W. D. Robinson, M.G.

[2533] Tombstone, Bethel Cemetery, Ellis County, Texas. Mollie C. Sims, born 26 April 1863, died 16 April 1884.

[2534] McLennan County, Texas, Marriage Records. Oscar B. Sims to Jessie L. Buchanan, 16 January 1885.

[2535] Texas Death Record. Jessie Lea Sims, born 1 June 1868, Cuthbert, Georgia, died 3 February 1936, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas. Parents: J. B. Buchanan, Sallie E. Anthony. Spouse: O. B. Sims. Female, white, age 67 years, 8 months, 2 days, widowed. Father, born Cuthbert, Georgia. Mother, born Washington, Georgia. Place of residence: Waxahachie. Burial: Waxahachie.

[2536] Tombstone, Waxahachie City Cemetery, Ellis County, Texas. Jessie Lea Sims, wife of O. B. Sims, born 14 June 1865, died 3 February 1936.

[2537] 1880 U.S. Census, Ellis County, Texas, S.D. 3, E.D. 51, Sheet 22. O. B. Sims, white, male, age 22, born Texas S.C. Tenn.; Mollie, white, female, age 17, wife, born Texas Tenn. Tenn.

[2538] 1900 U.S. Census, Ellis County, Texas, S.D. 6, E.D. 12, Sheet 12A. Sims, O. B., male, age 42, mar 15 years, born Texas S.C. S.C.; Jessie, wife, age 31, mar 15 years, born Ga. Ga. Ga., had had 4 children, 2 living; Oscar, son, age 16, born Texas Texas Texas; Neal, son, age 14, born Texas Texas Ga.; Hugh, son, age 11. All white.

[2539] 1910 U.S. Census, Ellis County, Texas, S.D. 5, E.D. 122, Sheet 6. Sims, O. B., male, age 52, mar2, mar 25 years, born Texas S.C. Tenn.; Jessie, wife, age 43, mar1, mar 25 years, born Ga. Scotland Ga., had had 7 children, 4 living; Neil, son, age 24, mar1, mar 0 years, born Texas Texas Ga.; Augusta, dau-in-law, age 21, mar1, mar 0 years, born Texas Ind. Ky., 0 children; Hugh, son, age 21, single, born Texas Texas Ga.; Jessie Lee, dau., age 9; Mary Elizabeth, dau., age 5. All white.

[2540] 1920 U.S. Census, Ellis County, Texas, S.D. 5, E.D. 122, Sheet 2A. Sims, Oscar B., age 60, mar, born Texas N.C. Tenn.; Jessie L., wife, age 51, mar, born Ga. Ga. Ga.; Hugh, son, age 31, single, born Texas Texas Ga., cotton buyer; Jessie Lou, dau., age 19, single; Mary E., dau., age 15. All white.

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