DESCENDANTS OF JOHN SIMS

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                              Don Norman

 

1.JOHN SIMS

 

    John Sims was born in VA about 1770. He married Mary Margaret

West. Margaret was born in VA about 1777.

 

Known children of John and Mary Margaret (West) Sims.

 

  2.  (1). Martin                  b.Jun 12 1815   d.Feb 15 1882

         m.Susanna Waggoner Mar 16 1837

 

2.MARTIN SIMS    1.JOHN SIMS

 

    Martin Sims, a son of John W. and Mary Margaret (West) Sims,

was born June 12, 1815 and died in Roane County WV February 15, 1882.

He married Susanna Waggoner in Lewis County VA March 16, 1837.

Susanna, a daughter of John and Susannah (Richards) Waggoner, was born

in Harrison County VA March 16, 1814.

    The family moved to Jackson County VA by 1845. They lived in the

part of Jackson County that became Wirt County VA in 1848.

 

Children of Martin and Susanna (Waggoner) Sims.

 

  3.  (1). Granville               b.       1838

         m.Sarah K. Sheppard Mar 25 1857

 

  4.  (2). John Wesley             b.Oct 20 1839

         m.Ann E. Pickrill Dec 18 1867

         m.Sarah C. Price Sep 25 1888

 

  5.  (3). Edward J.               b.       1842

 

  6.  (4). Henry M.                b.       1844

         m.Roseline Walker Apr 27 1864

 

  7.  (5). Peregrine               b.       1846

         m.Nancy George Oct 21 1869

 

  8.  (6). Olive M.                b.       1847

         m.Lewis Full Aug 13 1868

 

  9.  (7). Mary Louisa             b.       1849

         m.William P. Price Dec 12 1872

 

 10.  (8). Minton B.               b.       1852

 

 11.  (9). Susanna Elizabeth       b.       1853

         m.A.J. Pickerill Mar 9 1873

 

 12. (10). Martin Luther           b.       1856

         m.Elizabeth C. Sleeth Jul 26 1874

 

 

4.JOHN WESLEY SIMS    2.MARTIN SIMS    1.JOHN SIMS

 

    John Wesley Sims, a son of Martin and Susanna (Waggoner) Sims, was

born in Lewis County VA October 20, 1839. He married Ann E. Pickrill

in Roane County WV December 18, 1867. Ann, a daughter of Levia and

Martha (Rader) Pickrill, was born in Jackson County VA March 11, 1849.

    John married Sarah C. Price in Wirt County WV September 25, 1888.

    John served the Union in the Civil War, enlisting in Co G 10th

W.Va. Volunteer Infantry in June 1861.

 

Children of John and Ann E. (Pickrill) Sims.

 

 13.  (1). Okey J.                 b.Sep 15 1868

 

 14.  (2). Susan B.                b.       1870   d.       1883

 

 15.  (3). Lucy C.                 b.       1872   d.       1883

 

 16.  (4). Olive M.                b.       1875   d.       1877

 

 17.  (5). Ida M.                  b.Dec  2 1877

         m.James McCroskey Jul 15 1893

 

 16.  (6). Claudius W.             b.       1881   d.       1882

 

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

 

Wagoner, Crystal V., "John Waggoner and Margaret (Bonnett) Waggoner",

Heritage Books, Inc., Bowie MD, 1995 pp.191,192

1850 Lewis County VA census