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William, the earliest Sims ancestor found so far, arrived in New York City sometime before 1786 when he was married there. His surname is variously spelled Sims, Sim, Simms, etc. Very little is known about him. He may have been born in England or Scotland — in the 1870 census listing for his son William D. Sims there is a tick mark in the column "father of foreign birth".


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  1. William SIMS married 27 May 1786 Trinity Church Parish, New York City, New York County, New York, Anne HILL (born 1764 New York City, New York County, New York). Their children included:
     
  2. William Dickenson SIMS, born 30 July 1792 in New York City, New York County, New York; died after 1870. He married in November 1825 in Monroe County, Ohio, Keziah HUTCHISON (born about 1807 in Pennsylvania; died after 1870). Their children included:
     
  3. James Henry SIMS, born 24 September 1826 in Monroe County, Ohio; died 28 April 1901 in Santa Rosa County, Florida. He married (1) on 30 July 1849 in Crawford County, Ohio, Miriam ROBISON (born 1 January 1829 in Perry County, Pennsylvania; died 16 February 1870 in Willshire, Van Wert County, Ohio). Their children included:
     
  4. Margaret Louisa SIMS ,born 1 January 1869 in Van Wert, Van Wert County, Ohio; died 3 April 1939 in Bremerton, Kitsap County, Washington; buried 8 April 1939 in Tracyton, Kitsap County, Washington. She married on 30 August 1888 in Decatur, Adams County, Indiana, Heenan Sayers LHAMON (born 17 April 1861 in Adams County, Indiana; died 20 January 1937 in Manette, Kitsap County, Washington; buried 22 January 1937 in Tracyton, Kitsap County, Washington).
     
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