DESCENDANTS OF LEONARD SIMS

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                               Don Norman

 

1.LEONARD SIMS

 

        Leonard Sims was born about 1825. He married Hannah Reeder.

 

Known child of Leonard and Hannah (Reeder) Sims.

 

  2.  (1). Alfred                  b.Jan  1 1849   d.May 30 1891

          m. Minerva Hinzman Apr 4 1867

 

2.ALFRED SIMS   1.LEONARD SIMS

 

        Alfred Sims, a son of Leonard and Hannah (Reeder) Sims, was in

Harrison County VA January 1, 1849 and died in Lewis County WV May 30,

1891. He married Minerva Hinzman in Lewis County April 4, 1867. Minerva,

a daughter of William and Margaret (Wetzel) Hinzman, was born in Lewis

County VA June 15, 1847 and died there November 25, 1910.1867.

    Alfred served the Confederacy in the Civil War, enlisting in Co C

31st Virginia Infantry, commanded by Captain U. M. Turner, on May 21,

1861. He had blue eyes and light hair and was a farmer. He was wounded

in the side at the battle of Allegheny Mountain and finished the war as

a hospital orderly at Lynchburg, VA.

 

Children of Alfred and Minerva (Hinzman) Sims.

 

  3.  (1). William Leonard         b. Dec 26 1867

 

  4.  (2). Mary Luvada             b. Aug 19 1869

 

  5.  (3). Alonzo V.               b. Jul 17 1871

       m. Gertrude Arminta Chittum  nov 20 1895

 

  6.  (4). James Webster           b. Jun 26 1875

 

  7.  (5). Ivy Blanche             b. Mar  7 1877

 

  8.  (6). Rosa May                b. Aug 12 1879

 

  9.  (7). Eva Gay                 b. Aug 12 1879

 

 10.  (8). Albert Lawson           b. Sep 15 1882

 

5.ALONZO V. SIMS  2.ALFRED SIMS   1.LEONARD SIMS

 

    Alonzo V. "Lons" Sims, a son of Alfred and Minerva (Hinzman) Sims,

was born in Lewis County WV July 17 1871 and died December 27, 1955. He

married Gertrude Arminta Chittum November 20, 1895. Gertrude, a daughrer

of Wesley Taylor and Talitha (Alkire) Chittum, died December 5, 1954.

 

Children of Alonzo V. and Gertrude Arminta (Chittum) Sims.

 

 11.  (1). Beulah Madge            b. Dec 24 1896  d.Nov  6 1985

       m. Arch Clinton Stalnaker

 

 12.  (2). Audra Blanche           b. Apr 27 1899  d.  1981

       m. Aldis Clark Sep 14 1927

 

 13.  (3). Lois Leota              b. May 21 1901  d.Sep 26 1984

       m. Frank Corathers

 

 14.  (4). Herbert Webster         b. Dec 16 1903  d.Dec    1977

       m. Geraldine Mathews

 

 15.  (5). Mariet Pearl            b. Aug 27 1906  d.Jan 27 1988

       m. Carl Harrison

 

 16.  (6). Robert Byron            b. Jan 17 1913  d.Dec  4 1961

       m. Callie C. Cogar.

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

 

"Lewis County WV, Her People and Places," 2000, p. 179

Norman, Don, "Descendants of Henry Hinzman"