From the Afro-America Ledger (Baltimore)
19 April 1902
Mrs. Araminta Simms, aged 73, died last Saturday from a dropsical affection. Mrs. Simms leaves behind several children and an aged husband; one son Mr. Geo. L. Simms is a trustee of Morgan College. Her funeral took place Monday from Metropolitan M.E. Church. Interment being in Sharp St. Cemetery.