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Mary Elizabeth "Auntie Mae" Yeldell Sims
Birth: Feb. 17, 1881
Death: Apr. 4, 1953

Daughter of James Fredrick Yeldell and Mary Jane Bunn (at one time the name was O'Bunn - the O was dropped).

Married George Madison Sims.
Three sons:
John Vernon Sims
Hubert Madison Sims
Alton Yeldell "Pat" Sims

Picture of George Madison & Mae Sims upper right.

Family picture to right
Baby - John Vernon Sims
left to right kneeling:
Agness Lassiter Yeldell, George Madison Sims & Mary Elizabeth "Mae" Yeldell Sims (parents of John Vernon Sims)
1st row:
Emmett Edward Yeldell, Olie Floyd?, Anna Louise Sims, Katherine Anne "Kate" Yeldell, Beulah Reagan Stripling, Valetta Reagan (in front of Beulah), Willard Reagan, ?, Jeannette Sims Reagan (mother of Reagan children)
Back Row: Sadie Reagan, Willis C. Montgomery, Mable Sims, Beverly Reagan

Pictured lower right with brothers and sister
Emmett Edward Yeldell
George Fredrick Yeldell
Ellen Yeldell "Auntie Jones" Jones

Owned the Mer Rouge Hotel
1930 Census - Ward 6 - Village of Mer Rouge
Mary C Sims age 49 - worth $10,000 born in Louisiana
Vernon Sims age 24 born LA
Hubert Sims age 22 born LA
Boarders:
Father - James F. Yeldell age 82 born AL
Mother-Mary J. Yeldell age 76 born GA
Causey, DeWitt age 29 M born LA
Causey, Allie age 25 F born LA
Causey, Mary C. age 4 F born LA
Causey, DeWitt, Jr. age 2 M born Louisiana
Lyon, Rufus M - age 66 M born GA
Lyon, Elizabeth - age 65 born GA
Fuller, Billie - age 31 M born GA
Fuller, Audry E. age 8 F born LA
Carpenter, LeRoy - age 37 M - born AK
Harrison, Robert - age 29 M - born LA
Matthews, Martha - age 26 - born LA - worked at Hotel
Boyn, Ellen - age 29 - born LA - worked at Hotel

Info from Iris Warren, George Sims, memories of Alice Yeldell Sisson, The Family History Club and Known Burials of Morehouse Parish 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  James Fredrick Yeldell (1847 - 1931)
  Mary Jane Bunn Yeldell (1853 - 1933)
 
 Spouse:
  George Madison Sims (1875 - 1927)
 
 Children:
  John Vernon Sims (1905 - 1983)*
  Alton Yeldell Sims (1909 - 1963)*
 
 Siblings:
  Walter J. Folds (1873 - 1943)**
  Emmett Edward Yeldell (1879 - 1960)*
  Mary Elizabeth Yeldell Sims (1881 - 1953)
  Ellen Yeldell Jones (1883 - 1980)*
  George Fredrick Yeldell (1885 - 1951)*
  Katherine Ann Yeldell (1888 - 1982)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Mer Rouge Cemetery
Mer Rouge
Morehouse Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
Maintained by: Bonnie Sisson Manning
Originally Created by: RLS
Record added: Nov 10, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31268516
Mary Elizabeth Auntie Mae <i>Yeldell</i> Sims
Added by: Bonnie Sisson Manning
 
Mary Elizabeth Auntie Mae <i>Yeldell</i> Sims
Added by: Bonnie Sisson Manning
 
Mary Elizabeth Auntie Mae <i>Yeldell</i> Sims
Added by: Bonnie Sisson Manning
 
 
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- sniksnak
 Added: Oct. 22, 2012

- RLS
 Added: Nov. 10, 2008
 
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