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Silas Kyle Sims
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Birth: May 21, 1844
Highland County
Virginia, USA
Death: Apr. 15, 1902
Coles County
Illinois, USA

Silas Kyle is the grandson of James Sims (1755-1818) and Sarah (Hullinger, Somers) (1760-1806). The locations of their graves is not known at this time.

Four of the five of James' sons (John, William, James Jr. & Joseph) moved to Clark, Champaign and Miami Co. OH from 1810 to 1830, while Silas remained on the home place in Pendleton (now Highland) Co, VA, where he died after 1845.
No specific burial place for Silas is known.

Silas Kyle is the son of Silas Sims (1791 - c.1846)

Silas Kyle was born and partially raised in Pendleton Co, VA. He was partially raised, married, and fathered his 10 children in Highland Co, VA. But, they had not moved! The Pendleton Co, VA property the Sims family lived on became part of Highland Co, VA in 1847 when county and state boundaries were adjusted due to increasing population.

Silas Kyle moved from Highland Co, VA to Coles Co, IL with his wife and 9 of his 10 children in 1887.
One daughter, Ida May Sims remained, settling in Pendleton Co, VA just north of the VA/WV state line after marrying Eli Bodkin in 1886.
Family links: 
  Virginia Frances (Killingsworth) Sims (1842 - 1905)
  Mary Alice Sims Crosby (1864 - 1894)*
  Ida May Sims Bodkin (1867 - 1946)*
  Silas Albert Sims (1868 - 1932)*
  Lydia Jane Sims Bayes (1870 - 1966)*
  William Howard Sims (1872 - 1960)*
  Pinckney Sims (1874 - 1957)*
  Hamilton Sims (1876 - 1961)*
  Sarah Frances Sims Duzan (1878 - 1919)*
  Esther Rebecca Sims Tomberlin (1880 - 1970)*
  Jestina Anna Sims Rhodes (1882 - 1974)*
*Calculated relationship
Hurricane Cemetery
Hutton Township
Coles County
Illinois, USA
Created by: William Harrison
Record added: Oct 03, 2009
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Silas Kyle Sims
Added by: William Harrison
Silas Kyle Sims
Added by: William Harrison
Silas Kyle Sims
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Highland Recorder (Monterey, Va) May 2, 1902More definite information as to death of Silas K. Sims of Dion, Illinois has been received by his nephew,S.W. Crummett. Mr. Sims first contracted smallpox, but was recovering when from a slight scratch on his an...(Read more)
- Kent
 Added: Jul. 5, 2014
Silas Kyle is my g grandfather.
- William Harrison
 Added: Dec. 2, 2012

- jeny willoughbyjeny
 Added: Oct. 8, 2010

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