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Dr James Marion Sims

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Dr James Marion Sims

Birth
Lancaster, Lancaster County, South Carolina, USA
Death 13 Nov 1883 (aged 70)
New York, USA
Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Plot Lot 24546, Section 182
Memorial ID 57672581 View Source
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J. Marion Sims was a surgical pioneer, considered the father of American Gynecology.

He was the son of Captain John "Jack" Sims (died 1867) and Mahala Mackey (1792-1832).

He was the grandson of Sherod S. Sims and Elizabeth Weaver.

There is a statue dedicated to Dr. Marion Sims on the lawn of the State Capital Building in Montgomery, AL, where he lived for many years.

Marion and Theresa had at least 9 children (in order): James M, Jr; Eliza Theresa; Mary Virginia; Merry Christmas; Granville Sharpe; Carrie Marion; Harry Marion; William Clay; and Florence Nightingale


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  • Maintained by: James L. Hahn
  • Originally Created by: T.V.F.T.H.
  • Added: 25 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 57672581
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/57672581/james-marion-sims : accessed ), memorial page for Dr James Marion Sims (25 Jan 1813–13 Nov 1883), Find a Grave Memorial ID 57672581, citing Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA ; Maintained by James L. Hahn (contributor 47135722) .