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692. Anna Belle9Sims (John Dabney8, William James7, John Dabney6, John5, William4, Bruster3, Edward2, William1), was born 18 August 1891, Italy, Ellis County, Texas, died 18 February 1973, Italy, Ellis County, Texas.[3098] She married 14 November 1917, to Charles HarrisonCordie” Hastings,[3099] born 18 June 1891, Adamsville, McNairy County, Tennessee, died 4 February 1956, Italy, Ellis County, Texas, son of Joe W. Hastings and Amanda Vincent.[3100] Cordie and Anna Hastings are buried in Italy Cemetery, Italy, Ellis County.[3101]

Anna was visiting her aunt, Mary Hardeman Sims Martin, in Valley View, Cooke County, Texas, when she met her husband. They were married a year later. During the first year of their marriage, Anna and Cordie Hastings lived half way between Gainesville and Valley View in Cooke County.[3102]

Cordie and Anna Hastings lived in Italy, Ellis County, in 1920[3103] and 1930.[3104]

Waxahachie Daily Light, Sunday, 5 February 1956: Cordie H. Hastings, aged 64, was found dead at 8:30 Saturday morning at a barn at his home at Center Point, a community between Italy and Milford, Ellis County. Mr. Hastings had lived at Center Point for forty years. He was born 18 June 1891 in Tennessee.



[3098] Texas Death Record. Anna Belle Hastings, died 18 February 1973, Italy, Ellis County, Texas, female, age 81 years. Father: John D. Sims. Mother: Elnora Baucom.

[3099] John D. Sims bible. Sondra Fox.

[3100] Texas Death Record. Cordie H. Hastings, born 18 June 1891, Adamsville, Tennessee, died 4 February 1956, Italy, Ellis County, Texas. Residence: Italy. Parents: Joe W. Hastings, Amanda Vincent. Male, white, age 64 years, 7 months, 16 days, married. Parents born Tennessee. Burial: Italy, Texas.

[3101] Tombstone, Italy Cemetery, Italy, Ellis County, Texas. Cordie H. Hastings, born 18 June 1891, died 4 February 1956. Anna Sims Hastings, born 18 August 1891, died 18 February 1973.

[3102] Mrs. C. H. (Anna) Hastings, Italy, Texas, to Michal Martin, Lubbock, Texas, 11 July 1963.

[3103] 1920 U.S. Census, Ellis County, Texas, S.D. 329, E.D. 154, Sheet 1, Italy, Waco Street. Hastings, Cordie H., age 28, mar; Annie, wife, age 28, mar; Elnora, dau., age 1 7/12; Joe D., son, age 1/12. All white.

[3104] 1930 U.S. Census, Ellis County, Texas, S.D. 16, E.D. 70-33, Sheet 2A, Milford & Italy Road. Hastings, Chas. H., age 38, mar at 25, born Tenn. Tenn. Tenn.; Anna, wife, age 38, mar at 25, born Texas Texas Tenn.; Elnora, dau., age 11; Joe D., son, age 10; Marylyn, dau., age 6; Anna L., dau., age 4 11/12; Ellaine, dau., age 2 5/12. All white.

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