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John Sims

Male 1840 - 1925  (85 years)


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  • Name John Sims 
    Born 31 Jul 1840  Weare, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Christened 30 Aug 1840  Weare, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Gender Male 
    Died 26 Dec 1925  Fenelon Falls, Victoria, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I946  Algonquin Highlands Settlers
    Last Modified 3 Aug 2018 

    Father Samuel Sims,   b. Abt 1813, North Cadbury, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Apr 1892, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Mother Ann White,   b. 1817, Weare, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F187  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Herron,   b. Abt 1848, Hope, Durham, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 29 Aug 1866  Lindsay, Ops, Victoria, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Samuel Sims,   b. Abt 1866, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. William Sims,   b. Abt 1871, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     3. Minnie Sims,   b. Abt 1873, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     4. Scott Sims,   b. Abt 1882, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     5. Edgar Sims,   b. Abt 1886, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     6. Percy Sims,   b. Abt 1888, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     7. Albert Sims,   b. Abt 1891, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 10 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F995  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S10] 1851 England Census, Class: HO107; Piece: 1936; Folio: 210; Page: 4; GSU roll: 221095.
      Birth date: abt 1841 Birth place: Weare, Somerset, England Residence date: 1851 Residence place: Weare, Somerset, England
      http://search.ancestry.ca/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=uki1851&h=7390485&ti=5543&indiv=try&gss=pt


    2. [S4] 1861 Census of Canada, Canada West / Peterborough / Minden & Stanhope / Page 5, Line 28.

    3. [S24] Ontario Death Registrations, Archives of Ontario; Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Series: MS935; Reel: 329.

    4. [S86] Somerset, England, Church of England Baptisms.