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140. Ella7Sims (Hartwell J.6, John5, William4, Bruster3, Edward2, William1), was born circa 1862, Ashley County, Arkansas. She married 18 November 1879, Ashley County, to William Marion Crowson,[1628] born 1854, died 1925, buried Ashdown Cemetery, Ashdown, Little River County, Arkansas.[1629]

William M. Crowson was a Methodist minister. In 1877, William M. Crowson was of the Little Rock Conference.[1630] In the minutes of the Annual Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church South, in 1890, held at Monticello, Arkansas, William M. Crowson was from the North Texas Conference.

William and Ella Cowson lived in Drew County, Arkansas, in 1880. He was a clergyman.[1631] W. M. and Ellie Crowson lived in Mena, Polk County, Arkansas, in 1910. He was a minister.[1632] W. M. Crowson, Methodist minister, was also included in the household of Tom and Addie Graves, in Sevier County, Arkansas, in 1910.

Children of William Marion Crowson and Ella Sims:

     428.        i.   Addie Newton Crowson, born 1880, died 1965, married 12 May 1903, Sevier County, Arkansas, to O. Thomas Graves,[1633] born 1876, died 1931. They are buried in Ashdown Cemetery, Ashdown, Little River County, Arkansas.[1634]

[1628] Ashley County, Arkansas, Marriage Records. W. M. Crowson, age 25, to Ella Simms, age 17, 18 November 1879.

[1629] Tombstone, Ashdown Cemetery, Ashdown, Little River County, Arkansas. Rev. W. M. Crowson, born 1854, died 1925.

[1630] Horace Jewel, History of Methodism in Arkansas, 1877.

[1631] 1880 U.S. Census, Drew County, Arkansas, S.D. 1, E.D. 92, Sheet 9, Franklin Twp. Crowson, William, age 25, born Ark. - -; Ella, age 28, wife, born Ark. Tenn. Tenn. Both white.

[1632] 1910 U.S. Census, Polk County, Arkansas, S.D. 4, E.D. 103, Sheet 3, 3rd Ward, Mena. Crawson, W. M., age 54, mar1, mar 30 yrs., born Ark. Ala. Ala.; Ellie, wife, age 43, mar1, mar 30 yrs., born Ark. Tenn. Tenn.; [the names of the first two daughters are illegible, the first daughter was a sales lady of dry goods]; Ester, dau., [age illegible]; Ella, dau., age 16; Nena, dau., age 11; Thelma, dau., age 9. All white.

[1633] Sevier County, Arkansas, Marriage Records. O. T. Graves, age 26, to Addie N. Crowson, age 22, both of Lockersburg, Sevier County, 12 May 1903.

[1634] Tombstones, Ashdown Cemetery, Ashdown, Little River County, Arkansas. Addie N. Graves, born 1880, died 1965. O. T. Graves, born 1876, died 1931.

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