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30. Mildred “Milly”5Sims (William4, Bruster3, Edward2, William1), was born 15 September 1780, Hanover County, Virginia, will made 9 July 1849, died circa 1850, Yalobusha County , Mississippi.[223] She married circa 1796, Hanover County, Virginia, to Joseph Crenshaw, born 1770-1775, Virginia, died after 1830 and before 1838 in Maury County, Tennessee.

Joseph and Mildred Crenshaw came from Hanover County, Virginia, to Maury County, Tennessee, in 1808, with her parents, William and Judith Sims. Milly Crenshaw was named in the will of William Sims in 1812 in Maury County, Tennessee.

Joseph Crenshaw lived in Maury County, Tennessee, in 1820[224] and 1830. In 1830, Joseph Crenshaw was between 50 and 60 years old, born between 1770 and 1780.[225]

Mildred Crenshaw moved to Yahobusha County, Mississippi, before 1838. Mildred Crenshaw paid taxes in Yalobusha County, Mississippi, from 1838 to 1843. She lived in Yalobusha County, in 1840[226] and 1850.[227] In the 1850 census, Mildred Crenshaw’s age was 80. It should have been 70.

Children of Joseph Crenshaw and Mildred Sims:

       53.        i.   Charles Crenshaw, born in Hanover County, Virginia.



[223] Yalobusha County, Mississippi, Will Book A. Will of Mildred Crenshaw. Witnesses: A. C. Craig, Mills Pipkin.

[224] 1820 U.S. Census, Maury County, Tennessee, p. 44. Joseph Crenshaw – 1 male 10/16; 1 male 26/45; 1 female under 10; 1 female 26/45. (1 male born between 1804 and 1810; 1 male born between 1775 and 1794; 1 female born between 1810 and 1820; 1 female born between 1775 and 1794).

[225] 1830 U.S. Census, Maury County, Tennessee, p. 341. Joseph Crenshaw.

[226] 1840 U.S. Census, Yalobusha County, Mississippi, p. 276. Mildred Crenshaw, age between 50 and 60 years old.

[227] 1850 U.S. Census, Yalobusha County, Mississippi, p. 403, #382/382, 17 September 1850. Mildred Crenshaw, age 80, female, planter, $500, born Va.; M. J. Crenshaw, age 17, male, born Tenn.

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