Sim Family of Scotland History


James Monro Sim

James (Jimmy) was born October 12, 1900, in Philadelphia.  His parents were Duncan Monro Sim and Elizabeth Gormley Sim

Around 1923, James married Catherine ? (probably Ferrell).  They had four children:
Catherine, born 1924?
James, born 1925?
George, born 1926?
Elizabeth, born 1928?

Before 1930 Jimmy was spelling his last name Simms.

The U.S. Census records for 1930 list the following living at 2612 Letterly St., Philadelphia:
James Simms - age 29, Head of household, Ice puller, Ice Manufacturing
Catherine - age 27, wife
Catherine - age 6, daughter
James, age 4 1/2, son
George, age 3 1/2, son
Elizabeth, age 1 11/12, daughter
Living with them at this time was Margaret Farrell, Sister-in-Law, age 19, single, Curtain worker


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