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Matilda Ann Sims Pike
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Birth: Mar. 10, 1862
New Hope
Prentiss County
Mississippi, USA
Death: May 17, 1935
Booneville
Prentiss County
Mississippi, USA

MATILDA ANN SIMS is the daughter of HENRY JACKSON SIMS, JR. and wife, NANCY L. JOHNSON. She married CEPHAS JASPER PIKE on 5 Jan 1886 in Prentiss County, Mississippi. CEPH already had four children by his first wife, MARTHA JANE HOLLEY. Birth dates are recorded in her Bible and the Bible of George Washington Finch. Children of CEPH and MATILDA ANN are listed under CEPHAS JASPER PIKE's memorial.

HENRY JACKSON SIMS, JR. was born 16 July 1829 in Henderson County, Tennessee. He died on 21 July 1911 in Booneville, Prentiss County, Mississippi. NANCY L. JOHNSON was born 20 Nov 1833 in Tishomingo County, Mississippi and died 20 Nov 1899 in Prentiss County, Mississippi. Their birth and death dates according to the tombstones. HENRY AND NANCY were married 25 Dec 1851 in Tishomingo County, Mississippi.

MATILDA ANN'S SIBLINGS:
(1) William M. b. Sep 1856 in Tishomingo County, Mississippi; buried in New Hope Cemetery; d. 1943 in Prentiss County, Mississippi; dates according to Tombstone Inscription. Married Emma Davis Holley on 24 Nov 1880 Prentiss County, Mississippi. She was born 29 May 1861 in Tishomingo County; died 1921, Prentiss County; dates according to Tombstone inscription in Holley Cemetery.
(2) Robert Henry b 18 Nov 1858, Tishomingo County, Mississippi; died 10 April 1947, Corinth, Alcorn County, Mississippi; date according to Tombstone Inscription; buried in New Hope Cemetery, Prentiss County.
(3) Sarah T. P. b. 1860 in Tishomingo County, Mississippi; died in 1938, Prentiss County, Mississippi; married T. A. Shackleford on 17 Dec 1878, Prentiss County.
(4) Jessie L. b. 6 Nov 1864 in Tishomingo County, Mississippi; birth documented in the Matilda Ann Sims Pike Bible.
(5) Margaret Elizabeth "Maggie" b. Oct 1868 in Tishomingo County; died in 1952 in Prentiss County; buried in New Hope Cemetery.

Her grandfather is HENRY J. SIMS, SR., who was born about 1805 in South Carolina and probably died in Tennessee. His unknown wife was born about 1809 in North Carolina and probably died in Tennessee. Places of residence: South Carolina; Rutherford County, Tennessee; Henderson County, Tennessee and Tishomingo County, Mississippi.

Children of HENRY SIMS, SR. and unknown wife are:
(1) William b. 1826; married Menerva Hearston 11 Nov 1847 in Tishomingo County, Mississippi.
(2) Elizabeth Harwell b. 1828; married Rufus Pierce Johnson on 19 Mar 1847 in Tishomingo County, Mississippi.
(3) Henry Jackson Sims, Jr. b. 16 Jul 1829 in Henderson County, Tennessee; d. 21 Jul 21 1911, in Prentiss County, Mississippi; married Nancy L. Johnson.
(4) Robert P. W. Sims b 1832 married Fannie A. E. Riddle, on 27 Dec 1864 in Tishomingo County, Mississippi. (Could be the P. in Robert's name stands for Pariss).
(5) John A. Sims b 1834; married Mary Roden on 11 Aug 1858 in Tishomingo County, Mississippi.
(6) James Sims b. 1836; married Frances, surname unknown.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Henry Jackson Sims (1829 - 1911)
  Nancy L. Johnson Sims (1833 - 1899)
 
 Spouse:
  Cephas Jasper Pike (1852 - 1944)
 
 Children:
  Henry Harrison Pike (1888 - 1974)*
  Olen Blanchard Pike (1895 - 1973)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Marion Sims (1856 - 1943)*
  Robert Henry Sims (1858 - 1947)*
  Sarah Frances Sims Shackelford (1860 - 1938)*
  Matilda Ann Sims Pike (1862 - 1935)
  Margaret Elizabeth Sims (1868 - 1952)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Holley Cemetery
Prentiss County
Mississippi, USA
 
Created by: Patricia Michel
Record added: Apr 19, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 108771713
Matilda Ann <i>Sims</i> Pike
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Matilda Ann <i>Sims</i> Pike
Added by: Patricia Michel
 
Matilda Ann <i>Sims</i> Pike
Added by: Patricia Michel
 
 
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