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Pariss Sims and Keziah Royster
Robert Sims and Francis "Franky" Howard Merritt
Mathew Joseph Sims and Dorothy Turley Greeson
Zachery Sims and Sarah "Sally" Phillips
Minnie Sims and
Plenny Boynton
Hazel Garnet Boynton
and Homer Emerson Ware
Ronald Erwin Ware and Mary Elizabeth Corley
My thanks to Steve Lawson for the early Sims family information.
Pariss and Keziah (Royster) Sims
Pariss Sims and Keziah Royster
Pariss Sims - b. about 1750, belfast, Northern Ireland; d. about 1833, Giles Co., TN; bur. English Cemetery Campbellsville, Giles Co., TN.

Married
Keziah ROYSTER - b. about 1760-1770,  NC; d. about 1833, Giles Co., TN; bur. English Cemetery, Campbellsville, Giles Co., TN.

Children of Pariss and Keziah Royster Sims

Robert - b. May 14, 1783
, Salisbury District, near Salem (now Winston-Salem), NC;
d. March 21. 1842,  Hutton Hollow, Wayne Co., TN; bur. Brown Cemetery, Wayne Co., TN.

Sally - b. 1784,  Salisbury District, NC.  Married Dec. 10, 1809, William RUTLEDGE of Giles Co., TN.

Patsy - b. about 1786, Salisbury Distric, NC.  Unmarried.

Abraham - b. about 1788, Salisbury Distric, NC; d. about 1834, Muscle Shoals, AL; bur. Macon Co., TN.   Married Mar. 13, 1816, Sumner Co., TN, Nancy KEENE.  Children:  Paris Lindsey (1) Margaret TURNBO, and (2)  Margaret MCGLAMERY; Francis Marion 'Frank' married; and Edmond married.

Martin Edward - b. about 1790, Salisbury District NC; d. about 1875, Bedford Co., TN.  Married Charlotte BRYANS  Children:  John; Sally married William H. GRIFFIN; William J.; Mathew H. married Mary B. GUEST; Isabel; Edward; Martin Edward 'Mart' married (2) Sarah IRVING; James; and Mary E. C.

Matthew - b. about 1792, Salisbury District, NC.  Children:  John married  (?) MCCULLOUGH; Martha married Erastus WHITE; William married Julia COOK.

John - b. about 1794, Salisbury District, NC. Married (?) ALLEN   Children:  Rueben; James; and William Allen.

William - b. about 1800,  Salisbury District, NC.  Married (?) CARROLL of Williamson Co., TN about 1827.   Son (?):  William J. married Mary A. MOBLEY.

Judith - b. 1803, Salisbury District, NC; d. 1855, Giles Co., TN; bur. English Cemetery, Campbellsville, Giles Co., TN.  Married about 1830 Joseph BROWNLOW of Giles Co., TN.  Children include: Robert Sims.
Robert Sims and Frances Howard Merritt
Robert Sims and Frances Howard Merritt

Robert SIMS - b. May 14, 1783, near Salem (now Winston-Salem), Salisbury District, NC; d. Mar 21, 1842, Hutton Hollow, Wayne Co., TN; bur. Brown Cemetery, Wayne Co., TN.

Frances 'Franky' Howard MERRITT - b. March 7, 1797, NC; d. Nov. 28, 1871, Wayne Co., TN; bur. Sims graveyard, Wayne Co., TN.
Children of Robert and Frances 'Franky' H. Merritt Sims
Sarah M. 'Sallye' - b. Jan. 9, 1814, Stokes Co., NC; d. April 27, 1885, Muscogee, Creek Nation, Indian Territory.  Married C. M. LAWSON.

Matthew Joseph - b. June 9, 1816, Salem, NC;
d. Jan. 16, 1890, Wayne Co., TN; bur. Sims graveyard.  Married March 21, 1837 Dorothy Turley GREESON (b. Jan. 15, 1817; d. Aug. 9, 1896; bur. Sims graveyard)

Robert William - b. July 8, 1819, NC
Matthew Joseph Sims and Dorothy Turley Greeson
Matthew Joseph Sims and Dorothy Turley Greeson
Matthew Joseph - b. June 9, 1816, Salem, NC; d. Jan. 16, 1890, Wayne Co., TN; bur. Sims graveyard. 

Married March 21, 1837
Dorothy Turley GREESON (b. Jan. 15, 1817; d. Aug. 9, 1896; bur. Sims graveyard)
Children of Matthew Joseph and Dorothy Turley Greeson Sims
Hartwell Ebenezer John Shields married Edith Melinda Caroline YOUNGBLOOD

Elizabeth married (1) William G. YOUNGBLOOD, and (2) Jim MCWILLIAMS

Matthew Joseph married Lydia Hannah J. YOUNGBLOOD

Robert Henry Clay married Jemima Catharine COPELAND

Zachary Taylor married Sarah W. 'Sally' PHILLIPS

Sam Winfield Scott married (1) Mary HORTON, and (2) Alice BREWER

Dorothy A. 'Sis' married John TURMAN

Sarah Mahulda C.  married Josiah  YOUNGBLOOD

Malinda T. married (1) Frank HELTON, and (2) ? PULLEY

? Nancy E.
Zachary Taylor Sims and Sarah W. 'Sally' Phillips
Zachary Taylor Sims and Sarah W. 'Sally' Phillips
Children of Zachary Taylor and Sarah W. 'Sally' Phillips Sims
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