Posted By:Joan Bakeman
Subject:Simmons of RI and NY States, 1700 - 1900
Post Date:June 30, 2003 at 17:12:48
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Forum:Madison County, NY Genealogy Forum
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CORNELIUS SIMMONS, the son of Benjamin Simmons, Sgt in the Revolutionary War in Rhode Island.
BIRTH: .date from LITTLE COMPTON FAMILIES, p.56,SLC Lib 1-93
MARRIAGE: abt.1805 in Madison Co, NY
1820 US of New York State:(M33-75,p.95) Cornelius, 26-45 yo, Mercy Ormsby, 26-45 yo,3 male children,3 female children, two of them working in agriculture(Natl.Archives, 9-92)
1825 New York State Census, FHC Film #0528870:P.170, Eaton, Madison Co Simmons, Cornelia N.50 yo, farmer Simmons, Quincy E. 58 yo, farmer Ralph, 26 farmer; Jessie 23 farm laborer; Dennis 23 farm laborer; Stella 13, Ray 10, Beulah 7.
1830 US of NY St (M19,Roll 93),p.359 Madison Co, Madison Town: Benj.Simmons 70-80yo,F.30-40 & 50-60;Benj Simmons Jr. 2Mchild.1M30-40yo,1Fchild,1F30-40 yo, 1F 60-70yo;Thom.B.Simons 3M 20-30yo,1F15-20,2F20-30.
Cornelius Simons 1M 20-30 yo, 1M50-60,1Fchild,1F15-20,1F20-30,1F40-50.
1850 US of NY State (M432,Roll 526-27)(DAR Census Lib.1994)Dwelling 1260, Family #1281, Cornelia Simmons 66yo,Farmer b.RI; Mary(Mercy Ormsby) 56 b.VT; Baxter 21 yo,b.NY; Fredrick 28 yo b.NY; Ann 19 yo b.NY; Catharine 14 yo b.NY, school.
DEATH: 3 Feb.1854,Madison, Madison Co, NY: from History of Madison & Chenango Co, p.xix, James H. Smith.and from PIONEER SETTLERS OF MADISON CO, Wm. Tuttle. Also, a death date from Otsego Co Deaths, p. 79, newspaper, Cornelius Simmons, death 9 July 1835?? (C.Simmons lived in Madison Co). Also from Colgate Univ. Library records. (Death date unclear)