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Sally Lea Richmond Sims

Death 14 Jan 1862 (aged 35)
Burial Topnot, Caswell County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 52711576 · View Source
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Daughter of Judith Clay and John Richmond
(John Richmond married twice. First to Sarah Lea in 1799 and then to Judith Clay in 1802.)

Spouse of Dr. William B. Sims, married 1858 May 20

Mother of John Richmond Sims 1861-1924 and Willie L. Sims 1862-1890

In 1850 Sally, age 22 is living with her parents, John age 74 and Judy age 69 and brother, Stephen age 28 in Caswell County NC. By 1860 Sally age 33 and husband William age 30 have a 7 month old daughter, Lenora. They are living with her parents, John Richmond age 84 and Judith Richmond age 80 in Goshen, Granville County NC.


Either Sally's death year or daughter Willie's birth date were incorrectly transcribed in 1957 or one stone was incorrectly inscribed.

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  • Created by: Carolina Caswell
  • Added: 22 May 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 52711576
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Sally Lea Richmond Sims (7 Jan 1827–14 Jan 1862), Find A Grave Memorial no. 52711576, citing Beulah Church Meeting House Cemetery, Topnot, Caswell County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Carolina Caswell (contributor 47164136) .