J. D. Sims lived in Ellis County, Texas, in 1900 and 1910. Elnora Sims was head of the family in Italy, Ellis County, Texas, in 1920 and 1930.
The estate of J. D. Sims was probated in Ellis County. Legatees: wife, Elnora Sims; son, R. D. Sims; daughters, Annie Sims, Lillie Estes, Jewel Sims, Allie A. Horn. Administrator: R. D. Sims, 26 November 1913. Witnesses: James Bracken, P. S. Park, Jr. Filed, 5 November 1918. Recorded 26 February 1919.
Child of John Dabney Sims and Mary B. “Mollie” Darrow:
+689. i. Raleigh Dabney Sims, born 11 December 1885, Italy, Ellis County, Texas, died 21 July 1958, Denton, Denton County, Texas. He married 14 December 1910, Ellis County, to Olivia Price.
Children of John Dabney Sims and Elnora Erothlo “Nora” Baucom:
690. ii. Alda Bertie Sims, born 2 September 1889, died 22 May 1890, buried Italy Cemetery, Italy, Ellis County, Texas. She was Allie’s twin.