Sims, Peter Harvey

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Sims, Peter Harvey

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1844-1920

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Peter Harvey Sims was born May 18, 1844 in Hawkesville, Wellesley Township to the Rev. James Sims and Janet Harvey Robertson. He married Jemima Cook on May 18, 1869 and together they had two children: Harvey James and Rella May. He became a school teacher, serving for a time as principal of the Waterloo Central School. He later went in to insurance, eventually founding the Mercantile Fire Insurance Co in Waterloo, Ontario. As an adult he supported those of his family who did not flourish in Canada, including his parents James and Janet Sims and his sister Janet McQueen. At the time of his death, Sims was vice-president of the Dominion Life Assurance Co. He died November November 20, 1920 of pneumonia in Kitchener at the home of his son, Henry James Sims. He was entombed at the Forest Lawn Mausoleum in Toronto, Ontario.

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Sims family (1812-)

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family

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Sims, Janet Harvey ([ca. 1806]-1881)

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family

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Sims, Janet Harvey

is the parent of

Sims, Peter Harvey

Dates of relationship

1844-1881

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Stewart, Rella May (1877-1947)

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family

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Stewart, Rella May

is the child of

Sims, Peter Harvey

Dates of relationship

1877-?

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Sims, Harvey James (1871-1945)

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family

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Sims, Harvey James

is the child of

Sims, Peter Harvey

Dates of relationship

1871-1920

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Sims, James ([ca. 1812]-1880)

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family

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Sims, James

is the parent of

Sims, Peter Harvey

Dates of relationship

1844-1980

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Sims, William Andrew (1846-1930)

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family

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Sims, William Andrew

is the sibling of

Sims, Peter Harvey

Dates of relationship

1846-1920

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McQueen, Janet (1838-1926)

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family

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McQueen, Janet

is the sibling of

Sims, Peter Harvey

Dates of relationship

1844-1920

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Sims, James Campbell (1842-1929)

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family

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Sims, James Campbell

is the sibling of

Sims, Peter Harvey

Dates of relationship

1844-1920

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Sims, Jemima (1845-1921)

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family

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Sims, Jemima

is the spouse of

Sims, Peter Harvey

Dates of relationship

1869-1920

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  • Created JSB September 2019
  • Revised September 2021 by DR.

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