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John (Symes) Sims, ^

Male 1515 - Bef 1563

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    Birth  May 1515  Poundsford, County Somerset, England - Barwick Manor Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  Bef 1 Sep 1563  Poundsford, County Somerset, England - Barwick Manor Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Notes for JOHN SYMES:
      Some just have the name LADY JANE.
      REF: SM Patriarch; Barwick Papers Pat Porter 98, Bill Sims 99

      DESCENDANTS OF JOHN SYMES:
      John Symes and Lady Jane owned "Barwick Manor"

      Letter of Administration grantee on 25 May 1563 to Nicholas Norden of Milverton,
      Somerset during the majority of Joan Symes, sister of defunct.
      Letter of administration granted to Jane, his wife, 1 Sept. 1563.

      John drowned in a boat
      Jane Morris 1938, Adam Symes and His Descendants, has the death date as Before September 1, 1563.

      William Symes was very wealthy as evidenced by his will which showed that he owned six manors, a mill and other property.
      Ref: WFT Vol. 3 - #6273

      Granted arms in 1591. Received pedigree in 1623.
      Estate was called Poundsford.
      Symes history found partly in "Adam Symes and His Descendents" by Jane Morris, publ. Dorrance & Company, Philadelphia 1938.
      (Ref: WFT Vol. 5 - #0683)

      WFT Vol. 2 - #5186 lists these children; however, William's Will does not list daughter Mary (Ref. WFT Vol. 7 - #3877). Will quoted in Vol. 33-1239 didn't list James, Jane, Thomas, Alice or Mary.

      Notes for ELIZABETH HILL:
      Elizabeth was living when William's will dated 6/4/1597 was proved on 7/27/1597. - WFT Vol. 7 - 3877 and 33-1239.
    Person ID  I03535  4-22-08
    Last Modified  5 Dec 2009 

    Family  Jane Petty, ^,   b. Abt 1509, County Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Bef 1550  Charde, Pitminster Parish, Sumersetshire, England - "Poundsford" Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    >1. William (Symes) Sims, ^,   b. Abt 1540, Charde, Pitminster Parish, Sumersetshire, England - "Poundsford" Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jul 1597, Charde, Pitminster Parish, Sumersetshire, England - "Poundsford" Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F00977  Group Sheet