|Birth*||John Sims was born at Swansea, Bristol County, Massachusetts.1|
|Marriage*||He married Marcy Bowen, daughter of Samuel Bowen and (?) Sarah, on 16 January 1752 at Swansea, Bristol County, Massachusetts.1|
|Marcy Bowen b. 22 March 1730|
- [S231] J. F. Fiske and M. F. Costello, editor, Vital Records of Swansea, Massachusetts to 1850 (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1992), page 187. Hereinafter cited as ital Records of Swansea, Mass. to 1850. (REF 231).