Sims-Pearson Family Cemetery
CWS f BCV:Off Highway 603 in south Brunswick County. Referred to as both the Sims cemetery and the Pearson cemetery CWS f BCV, pp. 116, 423, 505.

GPS Coordinates needed.

Bettie W. Pearson Clary25 Sep 1874 —8 Aug 1899
Bettie W. Pearson, daughter of G.W. Pearson, married Robert H. Clary, CWS f BCV, pp. 116, 423.

Eugene B. Clary30 Mar 1895 —26 Dec 1896
Son of Bettie and Robert Clary, CWS f BCV, p. 116.

George Hinton Clary30 Mar 1895 —1898
Twin to Eugene, CWS f BCV, p. 116.

James H. Grant —17 Mar 1837

Ida Jane Pearson Gurkin1934 —25 Sep 2005

James Edward Gurkin Jr.17 Oct 1931 —27 Jul 1978T Sgt. US. Air Force

James Edward Gurkin III1 Feb 1955 —23 Jan 2003Born under a Wandering Star
Son, Husband, Father and Friend

George Washington Pearson2 Nov 1845 —29 Aug 1929
Pvt. George Washington Pearson purchased this property from Dr. Richard Swepson Sims, CWS f BCV, pp. 422-23.

Sarah A. Williams Pearson15 Jun 1851 —Jun 1897

Harriet William Ballard Sims Riggs3 Jan 1824 —21 Oct 1891Relict first of Dr. R.S. Sims and later Dr. E.H. Riggs
Harriet W.B. Sims married first Dr. R.S. Sims, and second, E.H. Riggs, CWS f BCV, p. 504.

B. Fitzhugh Sims4 Sep 1878 —14 Mar 1879
Richard Fitzhugh Simms, CWS f BCV, p. 505.

Ida Fitzhugh Harrison Sims2 Jan 1858 —10 Jan 1932
Ida Fitzhugh Harrison, second wife of R.H. Sims, CWS f BCV, p. 505.

Martha Asbury Sims14 Apr 1820 —Aug 1847
See CWS f BCV, p. 505. Notes: Daughter of Richard and Rebecca Sims.

Rebecca Walton Dromgoole Sims10 Feb 1783 —Aug 1847
Rebecca Walton Dromgoole married Richard Sims 6 Mar (bond) 1799, CWS f BCV, pp. 504-5.

Dr. Richard Henry Sims18 Aug 1842 —21 Feb 1919
Lt. Richard Henry Sims, CWS f BCV, pp. 504-5, 542, 589.

Richard Swepson Sims4 May 1771 —8 Aug 1859
See CWS f BCV, p. 504.

Dr. Richard Swepson Sims13 Mar 1816 —7 May 1871
See CWS f BCV, p. 423.

Sallie J. Wyche Sims Wife of Richard H. Sims
Salie J. Wyche, first wife of Dr. Sims, CWS f BCV, p. 505. Notes: Dates are unreadable, but year of death look like 1866.

Julia D. Southall20 Aug 1850 —31 May 1855

Susan Southall 

Carrie A. Pearson Taylor8 Mar 1872 —27 Mar 1898
Carrie Pearson, sister of Bettie Pearson, married William Joseph Taylor, CWS f BCV, pp. 423, 545.

Rebecca Walton Sims Westry9 Mar 1807 —17 May 1856
Notes: Rebecca Walton Sims, daughter of Richard and Rebecca Sims.

 

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