I'm hoping someone can shine some light on this family member of mine. I'm trying to find GGGG grandparents. My family went by the name of SIMINGTON, but, many times records had the name of SIMONTON. This is the info I have. (My GGG Grandparents)
George SIMINGTON/SIMONTON born 1798/1800 in PA or OH.
He died March 19,1863 Neosho, Newton Co. MO, after the Battle of Maysville, AR. He was a Corporal in the Union Army. He married July 4, 1818 in Archer Harrison Co. OH.
Lydia LeMASTERS born 1800/1802, OH. Daughter of Issac LeMASTERS b. VA and Jane "SPRAQUE" LeMASTERS b. New Jersey.
George and Lydia Simington/Simonton had the following children:
Eliza J.Simington b. 1820 OH, married Johnathan MILLER
George Simington b. 1828 OH, married Margaret Ann ?
John Simington b. 1835 OH, married about 1853 in IL Francis Priscilla MORRIS/MORSE? (My GG grandparents)
William Simington b. 1836 OH.
By 1851/52 the SIMINGTON family migrated to Ziff Township, Wayne Co. IL.
By 1853 John Simington married Francis Priscilla Morris/Morse Their children:
George A. b. 1854 IL
Emma b. 1857 IL
Laura b. 1863 IL
Abraham Lincoln b. 1870, KS
Isaac LeMasters b. 7-18-1873 MO (My G. grandfather)
John W. b. 1875 MO
Texas Morris (Tek) b. 1878 TX
Civil War Census Wayne Co. IL shows
George Simonton 59
John Simonton 27
Harvey Morse 17 (Francis Priscilla's brother)
enlisted. George went to the 3rd Kansas Battery
John and Harvey went with the 42 Illinois Infantry.
If anyone one recognizes this family PLEASE reply.
Thank You Carole Mobley
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