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Elizabeth Sims, widow, was administrator of William Sims’s estate in Lafayette County, Mississippi, in 1851. William’s will was written in 1850. Heirs were: John Allen Sims, William B. Sims, and Elizabeth Francis Sims.[238]

Children of William Sims and Elizabeth ——:

     +56.        i.   John Allen Sims, circa 1810, Maury County, Tennessee, died 1851, Lafayette County, Mississippi, married Lucy A. ——.[239]

     +57.       ii.   William B. Sims, born circa 1812, Maury County, Tennessee, died after 1880 and before 1884, Lafayette County , Mississippi.[240] He married first circa 1848, to Eleanor E. ——. He married second, 5 February 1857, Lafayette County, to Rachel Rebecca Moore.[241]

       58.      iii.   Elizabeth Frances Sims, born circa 1815, Maury County, Tennessee, died after 1851.

       59.      iv.   daughter, born 1815-1820, Maury County, Tennessee.

       60.       v.   Mary Ann Sims, born 8 February 1825, Maury County, Tennessee, died 31 May 1847, Lafayette County, Mississippi, aged 22 years, 3 months, 23 days.[242]

[238] Lafayette County, Mississippi, Probate Packet, William Sims.

[239] Lafayette County, Mississippi, Probate Packet. John A. Sims, decd., William B. Sims, administrator, 1851.

[240] Congressional Serial Set. W. J. Sims, exor. of W. B. Sims, decd., vs. the U.S. Lafayette County , Mississippi, 8 December 1884.

[241] Lafayette County, Mississippi, Marriage Records. Jordan Dodd, Mississippi Marriages 1826-1900. William B. Sims to Rachel R. Moore, 5 February 1857.

[242] Nashville Christian Advocate, Nashville, Tennessee, 25 June 1847 issue. Mary Ann Sims, daughter of William and Elizabeth Sims, died 31 May 1847 at her father’s residence in Lafayette County, Mississippi, aged 22 years, 3 months, 23 days. Wm. L. Bonner.

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