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Re: Joel Simmons son of Williamson Simmons
Posted by: Katherine Hughes (ID *****2989) Date: December 31, 2004 at 10:23:56
In Reply to: Joel Simmons son of Williamson Simmons by Bob Bryan of 583

Hello, Bob.
Here's what I have, although I don't think it's going to help you much in finding the Wood line.
Katherine Hughes

Descendants of Williamson Simmons


Generation No. 1

1. WILLIAMSON2 SIMMONS (BENJAMIN WILKS1)1 was born 09 Apr 1813 in Halifax County, Virginia, and died 1890 in near Weston, Missouri. He married DELILAH WALLACE in Indiana, daughter of UNK WALLACE and UNK. She was born Abt. 1814 in Kentucky2, and died 1903.

Notes for WILLIAMSON SIMMONS:
When Plate Purchase was opened in Missouri, Williamson and Delilah Wallace Simmons moved from Indiana to Weston, Missouri. He was a scout for wagon trains during the California gold rush. In 1853 started to California as scout for wagon train; became ill when 100 miles beyond Salt Lake and returned and wintered there. Was scout for Union army during war between the states. - Simmons records; compiled by Mattie Edna Simmons Hughes (MESH)



More About WILLIAMSON SIMMONS:
Occupation: 1880, Farmer2
Residence: 1880, Weston, Platte, Missouri

More About WILLIAMSON SIMMONS and DELILAH WALLACE:
Marriage: Indiana
       
Children of WILLIAMSON SIMMONS and DELILAH WALLACE are:
2.       i.       SAMUEL C.3 SIMMONS, d. 03 Aug 1865, St. Louis, Missouri.
3.       ii.       JOSHUA SIMMONS.
4.       iii.       JOEL ANDERSON SIMMONS, b. 26 Jun 1836; d. 1903.
5.       iv.       SARAH JANE SIMMONS, b. 1841; d. 1935.
6.       v.       WILLIAM CAPLES SIMMONS AKA. WILLIAMS, JR., b. 1856; d. 1919.
7.       vi.       UNK SIMMONS, b. Indiana.


Generation No. 2

2. SAMUEL C.3 SIMMONS (WILLIAMSON2, BENJAMIN WILKS1) died 03 Aug 1865 in St. Louis, Missouri. He married SARAH KESSINGER.
       
Children of SAMUEL SIMMONS and SARAH KESSINGER are:
8.       i.       DELILA4 SIMMONS.
       ii.       W. FRANKLIN SIMMONS, b. Abt. 1863.

Notes for W. FRANKLIN SIMMONS:
"Yet living in 1944 and 81 years of age." - MESH



3. JOSHUA3 SIMMONS (WILLIAMSON2, BENJAMIN WILKS1) He married REBECCA BONNELL.
       
Children of JOSHUA SIMMONS and REBECCA BONNELL are:
       i.       KITTIE4 SIMMONS.
       ii.       JOHN SIMMONS.
       iii.       BENJAMIN SIMMONS.
       iv.       NORA SIMMONS.
       v.       MINNIE SIMMONS.
       vi.       CHARLEY SIMMONS.


4. JOEL ANDERSON3 SIMMONS (WILLIAMSON2, BENJAMIN WILKS1) was born 26 Jun 1836, and died 1903. He married MARTHA STULTZ 03 Jan 1856, daughter of JAMES STUTLZ and MARY. She was born 14 Jan 1839.

More About JOEL SIMMONS and MARTHA STULTZ:
Marriage: 03 Jan 1856
       
Children of JOEL SIMMONS and MARTHA STULTZ are:
       i.       EDMUND L.4 SIMMONS.
       ii.       JOSHUA SIMMONS, b. 25 Feb 1863; d. 14 Mar 1866.
       iii.       MARY J. SIMMONS, b. 05 Jan 1858.
       iv.       JAMES W. SIMMONS, b. 01 Oct 1860.
       v.       JOEL A. SIMMONS, b. 07 Jan 1867.
       vi.       LOUIE A. SIMMONS, b. 07 Apr 1870.


5. SARAH JANE3 SIMMONS (WILLIAMSON2, BENJAMIN WILKS1) was born 1841, and died 1935. She married GEORGE W. ROBBINS 04 Nov 1858.

More About GEORGE ROBBINS and SARAH SIMMONS:
Marriage: 04 Nov 1858
       
Children of SARAH SIMMONS and GEORGE ROBBINS are:
       i.       INFANT4 ROBBINS.
       ii.       INFANT ROBBINS.
       iii.       INFANT ROBBINS.
       iv.       WILLIAM ROBBINS.
       v.       LYDIA FRANCIS ROBBINS, m. WILLIAM OLIPHANT.
       vi.       SALLIE DELILAH ROBBINS.
       vii.       NANNIE BELLE ROBBINS.
       viii.       SUSIE ROBBINS.
       ix.       JESSE WRIGHT KLAUS ROBBINS.
       x.       RICHARD J. ROBBINS.
9.       xi.       MATTIE CONWAY ROBBINS, b. 20 Nov 1870.


6. WILLIAM CAPLES SIMMONS AKA.3 WILLIAMS, JR. (WILLIAMSON2 SIMMONS, BENJAMIN WILKS1)3 was born 1856, and died 1919. He married LUCY MERCHANT 1889.

More About WILLIAM WILLIAMS and LUCY MERCHANT:
Marriage: 1889
       
Children of WILLIAM WILLIAMS and LUCY MERCHANT are:
       i.       MILDRED FLORENCE4 WILLIAMS, b. 13 Jul 1891.
       ii.       EGBERT THOMAS WILLIAMS, b. 10 May 1893.
       iii.       LETA DELILAH WILLIAMS, b. 06 Mar 1896.
       iv.       LESTER LEE WILLIAMS, b. 05 Feb 1898.


7. UNK3 SIMMONS (WILLIAMSON2, BENJAMIN WILKS1) was born in Indiana. He married UNK. She was born in Virginia.
       
Children of UNK SIMMONS and UNK are:
       i.       WILLIAM F.4 SIMMONS4, b. Abt. 1862, Indiana.

More About WILLIAM F. SIMMONS:
Occupation: 1880, Farm Laborer
Residence: 1880, Weston, Platte, Missour

       ii.       DALILAH B. SIMMONS, b. Abt. 18644.

More About DALILAH B. SIMMONS:
Residence: 1880, Weston, Platte, Missour


Generation No. 3

8. DELILA4 SIMMONS (SAMUEL C.3, WILLIAMSON2, BENJAMIN WILKS1) She married GEORGE QUINN 1886.

More About GEORGE QUINN and DELILA SIMMONS:
Marriage: 1886
       
Children of DELILA SIMMONS and GEORGE QUINN are:
       i.       THOMAS FRANKLIN5 QUINN.
       ii.       CHARLEY QUINN.
       iii.       LULU MAY QUINN.


9. MATTIE CONWAY4 ROBBINS (SARAH JANE3 SIMMONS, WILLIAMSON2, BENJAMIN WILKS1) was born 20 Nov 1870. She married GEORGE PECK.
       
Child of MATTIE ROBBINS and GEORGE PECK is:
       i.       MILDRED5 PECK, b. 18 Dec 1904.



Endnotes

1. Mattie Light, "Information as to families of Samuel C. and Sarah Kessinger Simmons, Joshua and Rebecca Bonnell Simmons, and George and Sarah Jane Simmons Robbins furnished by Mrs. Mattie Light" - MESH.
2. 1880 United States Census Household Records (LDS).
3. Lucy Merchant Simmons, "The above information (on William Caples Simmons) given me by Lucy Simmons, mother of the children, who is living in 1944 at Weston, Missouri." - MESH.
4. 1880 United States Census Household Records (LDS).



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