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Descendants of William Simmons

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Descendants of William Simmons

 

 

Generation No. 1

 

     1.  William1 Simmons died Abt. 1650.  He married Elizabeth.  She died Abt. 1655.

    

Child of William Simmons and Elizabeth is:

+  2         i. John2 Simmons.

 

 

Generation No. 2

 

     2.  John2 Simmons (William1)  He married Mary. 

    

Children of John Simmons and Mary are:

+  3         i. Benjamin Wilks3 Simmons, born Abt. 1730 in came from Halifax co, va. Abt 1815 to Washington county Kentucky,; died September 20, 1825.

+  4        ii. Charles Simmons, born Abt. 1725; died September 04, 1794 in Campbell county Virginia.

     5       iii. William Simmons.

     6      iv. Henry Simmons.

     7       v. Ann Simmons.

     8      vi. Lucy Simmons.

     9     vii. Elizabeth Simmons.

 

 

Generation No. 3

 

     3.  Benjamin Wilks3 Simmons (John2, William1) was born Abt. 1730 in came from hailfax co, va. Abt 1815 to Washington county Kentucky,, and died September 20, 1825.  He married (1) Martha Hood December 25, 1800 in hailfax county va., daughter of William Hood and Martha.  She died September 20, 1814.  He married (2) Elizabeth Landrum April 27, 1816.  She died September 25, 1822.  He married (3) Matilda Willet January 19, 1824. 

    

Children of Benjamin Simmons and Martha Hood are:

+  10      i. Thomas4 Simmons, born November 30, 1801 in hailfax county VA; died March 13, 1860 in Bartholomew county Indiana, of heart attack while rolling logs.

+  11     ii. Lucretia Simmons, born Abt. 1804; died September 1855 in both are buried in graveyard of Thomas Simmons, near hope Indiana.

+  12    iii. Joshua Simmons, born November 23, 1806 in hailfax co, va; died February 15, 1883 in emit mcdough ill.

+  13    iv. Joel Simmons, born October 25, 1808 in va.

+  14     v. Martha Patsy Simmons, born January 18, 1811.

+  15    vi. Williamson Simmons, born April 09, 1813.

    

Child of Benjamin Simmons and Matilda Willet is:

     16      i. Matilda Ann Franklin4 Simmons, born June 08, 1825.

 

     4.  Charles3 Simmons (John2, William1) was born Abt. 1725, and died September 04, 1794 in Campbell county Virginia.  He married Mary WainWright Abt. 1750. 

    

Child of Charles Simmons and Mary WainWright is:

+  17      i. Peter4 Simmons, born Abt. 1756; died January 21, 1809 in Green river, warren county Kentucky.

 

 

Generation No. 4

 

     10.  Thomas4 Simmons (Benjamin Wilks3, John2, William1) was born November 30, 1801 in Halifax county VA, and died March 13, 1860 in Bartholomew county Indiana, of heart attack while rolling logs.  He married (1) Sarah Barlow.  She died March 25, 1846.  He married (2) Prudence.    He married (3) Lucinda Hoeoady.  She was born in lived in Bartholomew county Indiana.

    

Children of Thomas Simmons and Sarah Barlow are:

+  18      i. Benjamin Franklin5 Simmons, born November 25, 1831; died December 11, 1870.

     19     ii. Martha Simmons.

     20    iii. John Wesley Simmons, born Abt. 1836.  He married Esta White.

     21    iv. Thomas Jr Simmons, born Abt. 1832; died July 20, 1864 in killed in the battle of Atlanta.

+  22     v. Missouri Simmons, born July 21, 1836.

    

Children of Thomas Simmons and Prudence are:

     23      i. George5 Simmons.

+  24     ii. Sarah Simmons.

 

     11.  Lucretia4 Simmons (Benjamin Wilks3, John2, William1) was born Abt. 1804, and died September 1855 in both are buried in graveyard of Thomas Simmons, near hope Indiana.  She married John Vaughn.  He was born August 30, 1800, and died November 01, 1855.

    

Children of Lucretia Simmons and John Vaughn are:

     25      i. Thomas5 Vaughn, born December 22, 1823.

     26     ii. Martha Ann Vaughn, born April 21, 1825.

     27    iii. Elizabeth Vaughn, born February 26, 1827.  She married Gustavis O Klipsch.

     28    iv. Mary Ellen Vaughn, born February 15, 1829.

     29     v. Benjamin Vaughn, born April 12, 1831.

     30    vi. William Vaughn, born December 04, 1833.

     31   vii. John E Vaughn, born January 23, 1836.

     32  viii. American Susannah Vaughn, born April 21, 1838.

     33    ix. Lucretia Jamie Vaughn, born April 28, 1841.

     34     x. Priscilla Vaughn, born March 17, 1843.

     35    xi. Theodore Vaughn, born October 01, 1845.

     36   xii. Harriet Vaughn, born September 21, 1846.

 

     12.  Jousha4 Simmons (Benjamin Wilks3, John2, William1) was born November 23, 1806 in hailfax co, va, and died February 15, 1883 in emit mcdough ill.  He married Mary Polly Webster December 27, 1827 in Washington county Kentucky, daughter of Zepheniah Webster and Eleanor Wedon.  She was born April 29, 1810 in Prince George md, and died January 21, 1897 in emit mcdough ill.

    

Children of Joshua Simmons and Mary Webster are:

+  37      i. Mary Hardin5 Simmons, born October 07, 1830 in Kentucky; died July 10, 1901 in Powhaten Kansas.

+  38     ii. Joel Hood Simmons, born April 20, 1847; died October 29, 1922.

     39    iii. William Wilks Simmons, born August 22, 1843; died 1863 in civil war.

+  40    iv. John Mordecai Simmons, born October 27, 1855; died June 06, 1936.

     41     v. Zephaniah Benjamin Simmons, born September 11, 1838; died May 15, 1913 in died single.

+  42    vi. Martha Eleanor Simmons, born March 01, 1832; died November 03, 1873.

+  43   vii. James Davis Simmons, born August 12, 1834 in Kentucky.

+  44  viii. Elizabeth Jane Simmons, born August 10, 1836 in ILL; died March 07, 1917.

+  45    ix. Thomas Mankin Simmons, born December 29, 1840; died April 22, 1908.

+  46     x. William Joshua Simmons, born February 24, 1852; died 1935.

     47    xi. Sarah Elizabeth Simmons, born April 14, 1845; died October 28, 1914.  She married Rowan L Simmons October 06, 1866.

+  48   xii. Matilda Ann Simmons, born September 09, 1849; died August 22, 1886.

 

     13.  Joel4 Simmons (Benjamin Wilks3, John2, William1) was born October 25, 1808 in va.  He married Lucretia Hardin January 10, 1833.  She was born July 24, 1810.

 

Notes for Lucretia Hardin:

daughter of Benjamin and Elizabeth Clark Hardin

    

Children of Joel Simmons and Lucretia Hardin are:

     49      i. Martha Jane5 Simmons.  She married (1) Frank Deforrest.  She married (2) Nicholas Sharon.

+  50     ii. Rowan L Simmons.

     51    iii. Sarah El Simmons.  She married (1) Alonzo Wollem.  She married (2) Henry Sumpter.

     52    iv. Mary Leticia Simmons.  She married Samuel Bland.

     53     v. Lydia Ann Simmons.

     54    vi. John Crittenden Simmons.  He married Carrie Soderburg.

 

     14.  Martha Patsy4 Simmons (Benjamin Wilks3, John2, William1) was born January 18, 1811.  She married M. Wm, Vaughn in lived at Unionville, mo. 

    

Children of Martha Simmons and M. Wm are:

     55      i. Sarha5 Vaugh.  She married Wesley Black.

     56     ii. Joel Vaugh.

     57    iii. Samuel Vaugh.

     58    iv. John Vaugh.

     59     v. Moses Vaugh.

     60    vi. Thomas Vaugh.

     61   vii. Lucretia Vaugh.

     62  viii. Lobesta Vaugh.

     63    ix. William Vaugh.

 

     15.  Williamson4 Simmons (Benjamin Wilks3, John2, William1) was born April 09, 1813.  He married Delila Wallace September 15, 1832 in lived near Weston mo.. 

    

Children of Williamson Simmons and Delila Wallace are:

+  64      i. Joel Anderson5 Simmons, born June 26, 1836; died 1903.

+  65     ii. Sarah Jane Simmons, born July 27, 1846 in Weston mo.; died March 20, 1935.

+  66    iii. Samuel Simmons died August 03, 1865 in civil war.

+  67    iv. Joshua Simmons.

+  68     v. Williamson Caples Simmons, born August 05, 1856; died April 08, 1919.

 

     17.  Peter4 Simmons (Charles3, John2, William1) was born Abt. 1756, and died January 21, 1809 in Green river, warren county Kentucky.  He married Sarah Sally Miles Abt. 1774.  She was born Abt. 1757 in Virginia, and died December 31, 1842.

    

Child of Peter Simmons and Sarah Miles is:

+  69      i. James A5 Simmons, born April 06, 1795 in Greenbrier county, Virginia; died August 21, 1873 in Greenbush , Warren county Illinois.

 

 

Generation No. 5

 

     18.  Benjamin Franklin5 Simmons (Thomas4, Benjamin Wilks3, John2, William1) was born November 25, 1831, and died December 11, 1870.  He married Catherine Drake September 15, 1851.  She was born November 25, 1833, and died February 16, 1911.

    

Children of Benjamin Simmons and Catherine Drake are:

+  70      i. Henry6 Simmons, born June 20, 1853.

+  71     ii. John W Simmons, born June 15, 1855; died November 03, 1937.

+  72    iii. Julia Simmons, born May 31, 1857; died December 06, 1924.

     73    iv. Simmons Sarah, born Abt. 1860; died Abt. 1869.

 

     22.  Missouri5 Simmons (Thomas4, Benjamin Wilks3, John2, William1) was born July 21, 1836.  She married Garrison. 

    

Children of Missouri Simmons and Garrison are:

     74      i. Thomas Simmons6 Garrison.

     75     ii. Mary Fuget Garrison.

     76    iii. David Abraham Garrison.

     77    iv. Martha Lynette Garrison.

     78     v. 1 Garrison.

     79    vi. 2 Garrison.

     80   vii. 3 Garrison.

     81  viii. 4 Garrison.

 

     24.  Sarah5 Simmons (Thomas4, Benjamin Wilks3, John2, William1) She married Rowan L Simmons, son of Joel Simmons and Lucretia Hardin. 

    

Children of Sarah Simmons and Rowan Simmons are:

     82      i. Gladden Farwell6 Simmons.

     83     ii. Louie W Simmons.

     84    iii. Matilda May Simmons.  She married James Carter.

     85    iv. Charles Augusta Simmons.  He married Myrtle Parent.

 

     37.  Mary Hardin5 Simmons (Jousha4, Benjamin Wilks3, John2, William1) was born October 07, 1830 in Kentucky, and died July 10, 1901 in Powhaten Kansas.  She married John Kopel Mcginnis September 16, 1847, son of Jesse Mcginnis.  He was born March 08, 1825 in read his journey in Parrie pilgrims, written bye James strickler, and died November 20, 1900.

    

Children of Mary Simmons and John Mcginnis are:

+  86      i. James Thomas6 Mcginnis, born March 11, 1855; died Abt. 1940.

+  87     ii. William Henry Mcginnis, born September 20, 1858; died December 01, 1938.

+  88    iii. Robert Joshua Mcginnis, born August 20, 1849; died March 28, 1906.

+  89    iv. John Allen Mcginnis, born February 16, 1853; died January 15, 1912.

+  90     v. Jesse Franklin Mcginnis, born June 22, 1851; died January 20, 1941.

     91    vi. Lewis Williamson Mcginnis, born August 12, 1864; died April 16, 1937 in Abilene Kansas.  He married Julia M Hostetter January 16, 1888; died in Abilene Kansas.

+  92   vii. Mary Ella Mcginnis, born April 05, 1868; died January 26, 1950.

     93  viii. Author Mcginnis, born December 15, 1870; died January 06, 1871.

     94    ix. George Samuel Mcginnis, born March 06, 1862; died October 25, 1916 in

 

 

     38.  Joel Hood5 Simmons (Jousha4, Benjamin Wilks3, John2, William1) was born April 20, 1847, and died October 29, 1922.  He married Ella Curry. 

    

Children of Joel Simmons and Ella Curry are:

     95      i. Minnie Bell6 Simmons, born November 28, 1874.  She married Edward Westerdale.

     96     ii. Florence Mabel Simmons, born August 15, 1876; died November 13, 1952.  She married Bert Barnett.

     97    iii. George Curry Simmons, born February 04, 1879; died November 03, 1952.  He married Nell Sedam.

     98    iv. Joel Simmons, born in died young.

     99     v. Maude Evelyn Simmons, born September 22, 1884.  She married Harry Wright.

     100  vi. Nellie Beatrice Simmons, born November 28, 1889.  She married Noel Williams.

     101 vii. Lucille Gertrude Simmons.

 

     40.  John Mordecai5 Simmons (Jousha4, Benjamin Wilks3, John2, William1) was born October 27, 1855, and died June 06, 1936.  He married Mary Jane Lewis January 10, 1883, daughter of Samuel Lewis and Catherine Webster.  She was born December 06, 1857, and died October 15, 1925.

    

Children of John Simmons and Mary Lewis are:

     102    i. Mary Katharine6 Simmons, born July 15, 1884.

     103   ii. Bessie Ann Simmons, born November 15, 1887.

+  104  iii. Mattie Edna Simmons, born August 29, 1890.

 

     42.  Martha Eleanor5 Simmons (Jousha4, Benjamin Wilks3, John2, William1) was born March 01, 1832, and died November 03, 1873.  She married John E Wright.  He was born December 25, 1825, and died March 15, 1863.

 

Notes for Martha Eleanor Simmons:

 Martha Eleanor Simmons b3-1-1832 Wayne co ky

Died .1908 Norton Kansas married 11-3-1853 john Enoch Wright

John Wright and Samuel Simpson Clark, ran a sawmill together, 1853, they married the Simmons and Hardin cousins in a double ceremonies, the brides mothers were sisters, the two copulas went into housekeeping in the same log house about 3 miles from Macomb, ill, Nancy Ann harden married Samuel Simpson Clark

Martha Eleanor Simmons married john Enoch Wright

                                       November    15 th 1853

After the death of john 1863 Martha Eleanor's father moved her from her and john s homestead in Wayne co ill to Macomb ill were her father Joshua built her a house to raise their five children 1 Jesse Simpson Wright 2 Joshua f Wright 3mary Ann Wright 4 Elizabeth n Wright 5 Hattie Eliza Wright

 

 

 john Enoch Wright 34 th regiment Iowa infantry mustered in at  Burlington Iowa 10 of 1862

 b 12-25-1863.John died during the War Between the States taking rebel prisoners from south to the union prison camps at rock island ill his body was brought to his finale-resting place in the little graveyard of Simmons some 3 miles from Macomb ill

 

    

Children of Martha Simmons and John Wright are:

     105    i. Jesse Simpson6 Wright.  He married (1) Carrie Beber; died March 18, 1888.  He married (2) Anna Edler.

     106   ii. Joushua F Wright, born August 16, 1849.  He married (1) Mary Reid.  He married (2) Margaret Graves.

     107  iii. Mary Ann Wright, born March 13, 1857; died March 15, 1865.

     108  iv. Elizabeth Wright, born 1861.

     109   v. Hattie Eliza Wright, born March 24, 1863.  She married George Mcdaniel; died 1854.

 

     43.  James Davis5 Simmons (Jousha4, Benjamin Wilks3, John2, William1) was born August 12, 1834 in kentucky.  He married Martha Mcdonald August 1860.  She was born April 26, 1834, and died March 31, 1910.

    

Child of James Simmons and Martha Mcdonald is:

     110    i. John Joshua6 Simmons, born June 06, 1866; died March 21, 1922.  He married Nanny Belle Adams.

 

     44.  Elizabeth Jane5 Simmons (Jousha4, Benjamin Wilks3, John2, William1) was born August 10, 1836 in ILL, and died March 07, 1917.  She married James L Cater.  He was born July 24, 1841, and died November 23, 1865 in civil war.

    

Children of Elizabeth Simmons and James Cater are:

     111    i. George Washington6 Cater.

     112   ii. Mary Ellen Cater, born September 18, 1863; died August 02, 1935.  She married Preston K Gloyd.

 

     45.  Thomas Mankin5 Simmons (Jousha4, Benjamin Wilks3, John2, William1) was born December 29, 1840, and died April 22, 1908.  He married (1) Ruth Collins December 1863.  She died April 04, 1864.  He married (2) Nancy Rosa Barns July 08, 1866. 

 

Children of Thomas Simmons and Nancy Barns are:

     113    i. Pearl6 Simmons.

     114   ii. Freddie Simmons, born April 1871.

     115  iii. Frankie Simmons.

     116  iv. Thomas Willard Simmons, born January 06, 1870.  He married (1) Clara Campell.  He married (2) Lee Van Enlow.  He married (3) Emilee Butler.

     117   v. Earl Simmons.

 

     46.  William Joshua5 Simmons (Jousha4, Benjamin Wilks3, John2, William1) was born February 24, 1852, and died 1935.  He married (1) Mary Huff.    He married (2) Emma Miller. 

    

Children of William Simmons and Mary Huff are:

     118    i. Lester Bain6 Simmons, born July 08, 1881; died May 24, 1891.

     119   ii. Oliver Wilks Simmons, born March 04, 1886; died October 29, 1907.

    

Child of William Simmons and Emma Miller is:

     120    i. Walter6 Simmons.

 

     48.  Matilda Ann5 Simmons (Jousha4, Benjamin Wilks3, John2, William1) was born September 09, 1849, and died August 22, 1886.  She married Oscar Rominger. 

    

Child of Matilda Simmons and Oscar Rominger is:

     121    i. Derrill6 Rominger.

 

     50.  Rowan L5 Simmons (Joel4, Benjamin Wilks3, John2, William1)  He married (1) Sarah Simmons, daughter of Thomas Simmons and Prudence.    He married (2) Sarah Elizabeth Simmons October 06, 1866, daughter of Joshua Simmons and Mary Webster.  She was born April 14, 1845, and died October 28, 1914.

    

Children are listed above under (24) Sarah Simmons.

 

     64.  Joel Anderson5 Simmons (Williamson4, Benjamin Wilks3, John2, William1) was born June 26, 1836, and died 1903.  He married Martha Stultz January 03, 1856.  She was born January 14, 1838.

    

Children of Joel Simmons and Martha Stultz are:

     122    i. Mary j6 Simmons, born January 05, 1858.

     123   ii. James w Simmons, born October 01, 1860.

     124  iii. Joshua Simmons, born February 25, 1856; died March 14, 1866.

     125  iv. Edmund l Simmons, born December 21, 1872.

     126   v. Joal A Simmons, born January 07, 1867.

     127  vi. Louie A Simmons.

 

     65.  Sarah Jane5 Simmons (Williamson4, Benjamin Wilks3, John2, William1) was born July 27, 1846 in Weston mo., and died March 20, 1935.  She married George Robbins. 

    

Children of Sarah Simmons and George Robbins are:

     128    i. William6 Robbins.

     129   ii. Lydia Robbins.  She married Wm Oliphant.

     130  iii. Sallie Delilah Robbins.  She married Guenther.

+  131  iv. Mattie Conway Robbins, born November 20, 1870.

     132   v. Nanny Bell Robbins.  She married Benton.

     133  vi. Susie Robbins.  She married Weigman.

     134 vii. Jessie Wright Klaus Robbins.

     135 viii. Richard J Robbins.

 

     66.  Samuel5 Simmons (Williamson4, Benjamin Wilks3, John2, William1) died August 03, 1865 in civil war.  He married Sarah Kessinger February 14, 1860. 

 

Notes for Samuel Simmons:

civil war

    

Children of Samuel Simmons and Sarah Kessinger are:

     136    i. W Franklin6 Simmons.

+  137   ii. Delilah Simmons.

 

     67.  Joshua5 Simmons (Williamson4, Benjamin Wilks3, John2, William1) He married Rebecca Bonnell February 28, 1867. 

    

Children of Joshua Simmons and Rebecca Bonnell are:

     138    i. Kittie6 Simmons.

     139   ii. John Simmons.

     140  iii. Benjamin Simmons.

     141  iv. Nora Simmons.

     142   v. Minnie Simmons.

     143  vi. Charley Simmons.

 

     68.  Williamson Caples5 Simmons (Williamson4, Benjamin Wilks3, John2, William1) was born August 05, 1856, and died April 08, 1919.  He married Lucy Merchant March 06, 1889.  She was born in was living in Weston mo in 1948.

    

Children of Williamson Simmons and Lucy Merchant are:

     144    i. Winfred Florance6 Simmons, born July 13, 1891.

     145   ii. Elbert Thomas Simmons, born May 10, 1893.

     146  iii. Leta Delilah Simmons, born March 06, 1896.

     147  iv. Lester Lee Simmons, born February 05, 1898.

 

     69.  James A5 Simmons (Peter4, Charles3, John2, William1) was born April 06, 1795 in Greenbrier County, Virginia, and died August 21, 1873 in Greenbush, Warren county Illinois.  He married Sarah Sally Stice May 17, 1815 in Green River, Warren County, Kentucky, daughter of Andrew Stice and Nancy Wilson.  She was born January 14, 1797 in Bowling Green , warren county, Kentucky, and died April 08, 1855 in Greenbush , Warren county Illinois.

    

Child of James Simmons and Sarah Stice is:

     148    i. Joanna Wallis6 Simmons, born March 12, 1833 in Greenbush, Warren county Illinois; died August 22, 1901 in Greenbush, Warren county Illinois.  She married Isaac Holeman December 30, 1852 in warren county Illinois.

 

 

Generation No. 6

 

     70.  Henry6 Simmons (Benjamin Franklin5, Thomas4, Benjamin Wilks3, John2, William1) was born June 20, 1853.  He married Jane Andrews. 

    

Child of Henry Simmons and Jane Andrews is:

     149    i. Frank7 Simmons, born August 28, 1877; died April 03, 1933.  He married Mayme Rosencrans.

 

     71.  John W6 Simmons (Benjamin Franklin5, Thomas4, Benjamin Wilks3, John2, William1) was born June 15, 1855, and died November 03, 1937.  He married Sarah Shore.  She was born Abt. 1853, and died Abt. 1936.

    

Children of John Simmons and Sarah Shore are:

     150    i. Eddie B7 Simmons, born December 24, 1880.  He married Nora Rominger; born Abt. 1883.

     151   ii. Anna C Simmons, born Abt. 1883.  She married Walter Trotter.

     152  iii. Nancy Simmons, born January 28, 1886.

     153  iv. Fannie Mae Simmons, born Abt. 1887.  She married (1) Fred Crandall.  She married (2) Ora Robertson.

     154   v. Charles Henry Simmons, born Abt. 1893.  He married Nora Nortan.

 

     72.  Julia6 Simmons (Benjamin Franklin5, Thomas4, Benjamin Wilks3, John2, William1) was born May 31, 1857, and died December 06, 1924.  She married Solomon Everroad. 

    

Children of Julia Simmons and Solomon Everroad are:

     155    i. Martha7 Everroad, born Abt. 1880.  She married Chas Ward.

     156   ii. Mary Everroad, born Abt. 1883.  She married Cecil Anderson.

     157  iii. Walter Everroad, born Abt. 1885.  He married Sallie Long.

     158  iv. Charles Everroad.

     159   v. Robert Everroad.  He married (1) Anita Finkle.  He married (2) Edith Mcfaggen.  He married (3) Leslie Stackhouse.