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363. John Dabney8Sims (William James7, John Dabney6, John5, William4, Bruster3, Edward2, William1), was born 6 January 1860, Ellis County, Texas, died 29 October 1918, Italy, Ellis County, Texas. He married first, 14 January 1885, Ellis County, to Mary B. “Mollie” Darrow,[2653] probably born circa 1861, Alabama, died before 1889, Ellis County, Texas. He married second, 6 January 1889, Ellis County, to Elnora Erothlo “Nora” Baucom,[2654] born 26 September 1868, Haywood County, Tennessee, died 23 August 1937, Italy, Ellis County, Texas.[2655] John Dabney and Elnora Sims are buried in Italy Cemetery, Italy, Ellis County, Texas.[2656]

Elnora E. Baucom was the daughter of Elisha Lafayette Baucom, born 13 January 1829, Tennessee, and Mary Agnes Sowell, born 21 December 1831,[2657] Tennessee, died 22 October 1906, buried Milford Cemetery, Milford, Ellis County, Texas.[2658] Elisha Baucom and Mary A. Sowell married, 13 January 1853, in Maury County, Tennessee.[2659] E. Lafayette and Mary Baucom lived in Haywood County, Tennessee, in 1860[2660] and 1880.[2661]


[2653] Ellis County, Texas, Marriage Book E, p. 307. J. D. Sims to Mollie B. Darrow, 14 January 1885. J. H. Douglas, M.G.

[2654] Ellis County, Texas, Marriage Book F, p. 308. J. D. Sims to Nora Balkcum or Balcum, 6 January 1889. A. F. Culbertson.

[2655] Texas Death Record. Elnora Erothnlo Sims, born 26 September 1868, Italy, Texas, died 23 August 1937, Ellis County, Texas. Residence: Italy. Parents: Laffaette Baucom, Mary Sowell. Spouse: John Dabney Sims. Female, white, age 68 years, 10 months, 27 days, widowed. Burial: Italy, Texas.

[2656] Tombstone photograph, Italy Cemetery, Italy, Ellis County, Texas. Dabney Sims, born 6 January 1860, died 29 October 1918. Elnora Sims, born 26 September 1868, died 23 August 1937.

[2657] Genealogical Records, Volume 11, p. 46, Rebecca Boyce Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution. Lafayette Baucom Family Bible. E. L. Baucom married Mary A. Sowell, 13 January 1853. Birth dates for E. L. Baucom, Mary A. Baucom, and their nine children, including E. E. Baucom, born 26 September 1868.

[2658] Tombstone, Milford Cemetery. Mrs. Mary A. Baucom, wife of E. L., born 21 December 1831, died 22 October 1906.

[2659] Maury County, Tennessee, Marriage Records. Elisha J. Baucome to Mary A. Sowell, 13 January 1853.

[2660] 1860 U.S. Census, Haywood County, Tennessee, p. 461, #1548/1405. Baucum, E. L., age 32, male, $500/$400; Mary, age 28; John, age 7; Frances, age 5, female; Mary, age 2. All born in Tennessee.

[2661] 1880 U.S. Census, Haywood County, Tennessee, S.D. 5, E.D. 75, Sheet 14. Baucom, E. Lafayette, age 51, mar, born Tenn. N.C. N.C.; Mary A., wife, age 48, mar, born Tenn. Tenn. Tenn.; Martha E., age 23, dau.; Mollie, age 22, dau.; Thomas L., age 19, son; Wm. B., age 16, son; Lela H., age 14, dau.; Elnora E., age 11, dau.; Alda J., age 8, dau. All white.

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