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117. Sarah Frances7Sims (John Dabney6, John5, William4, Bruster3, Edward2, William1), was born 15 January 1828, Maury County, Tennessee, died 10 December 1905, Ellis County, Texas, buried Bethel Cemetery, Ellis County, Texas.[1300] She married first, circa 1850, Lafayette County, Mississippi, to Andrew C. Lowe, born circa 1825, Tennessee, probably died circa 1855, Ellis County, Texas. She married second, 12 November 1857, Ellis County, Texas, to Henry G. Brewer,[1301] born circa 1825, Tennessee, died 13 July 1860, Ellis County.[1302] She married third, 21 September 1881, Ellis County, Texas, to O. B. Edmondson,[1303] born March 1814, died 10 November 1902, Ellis County, age 88 years.[1304]

In 1850, Lafayette County, Mississippi, Sarah Frances Sims, age 20, born Tennessee, lived with her parents, John D. and Elizabeth C. Sims.[1305] Andrew C. Lowe, age 25, born Tennessee, was overseer for Naoma Caruthers in the same neighborhood in Lafayette County.[1306] Andrew C. Lowe moved to Ellis County, Texas, in 1851, with the Sims family.

A. C. Lowe witnessed two deeds in Ellis County, Texas, 28 September 1852: E. M. Brack to P. C. Sims and P.C. Sims to E. M. Brack.[1307] A. C. Lowe witnessed a deed from E. M. Brack to Nicholas P. Sims in Ellis County, 20 September 1852.[1308]

[1300] Tombstone, Bethel Cemetery, Ellis County, Texas. Francis Edmondson, born 15 January 1828, died 10 December 1905.

[1301] Ellis County, Texas, Marriage Book B, p. 1. Henry G. Brewer to Sarah F. Lowe, 12 November 1857. Rev. James W. Lloyd.

[1302] Texas Christian Advocate, issue 23 August 1860.

[1303] Ellis County, Texas, Marriage Records. O. B. Edmonson to Francis Brewer, 21 September 1881.

[1304] Tombstone, Bethel Cemetery, Ellis County, Texas. O. B. Edmondson, died 10 November 1902, aged 88 years.

[1305] 1850 U.S. Census, Lafayette County, Mississippi, p. 254, #399. John D. Sims, age 48, born Va., head of family.

[1306] 1850 U.S. Census, Lafayette County, Mississippi, p. 255, #420. Naoma Caruthers, age 54, born S.C., head of family. Andrew C. Lowe, age 25, overseer, born Tennessee.

[1307] Ellis County, Texas, Deed Book A, p. 410 and 411.

[1308] Ellis County, Texas, Deed Book A, p. 447.

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