Born: 1816 in St. John's, New Brunswick
Married: Mary Louise Toland (m. 1853)
Children: Hugh T., William, Harry, Marian, and Howard T.
Died: October 13, 1871 in San Francisco, CA
1853: Resigned from the State Assembly on April 1.
- ELECTED TO FILL THEIR OWN VACANCIES: On April 1, 1853, John Sime, Elcan Heydenfeldt, James M. Taylor, Frederick A. Snyder, and Samuel Flower all resigned from the Assembly. All but Snyder then ran for their vacated seats in the subsequent Special Election, all were reelected, and sworn back into office on April 18th.
Source: "Death of Mr. John Sime," Daily Alta California, Volume 23, Number 7873, 14 October 1871