When Catherine Ann Simons was born on 3 February 1880, in Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Johann Peter Simons, was 32 and her mother, Anna Maria Wirtz, was 25. She married Raymund Severin Poirot on 20 November 1900, in Windthorst, Archer, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Taycheedah, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States in 1880 and Archer, Texas, United States in 1900. She died on 6 February 1955, in Wichita Falls, Wichita, Texas, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Saint Boniface Cemetery, Brunswick Township, Chariton, Missouri, United States.
English: variant of Simon , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.
North German, Dutch, Flemish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal name Simon . This surname is also found in France (Nord, Alsace, and Lorraine). In North America it has also absorbed various European cognates and their derivatives, e.g. Slovenian Simončič and Simonič, Slovak Šimončič and Šimonič (see Simoncic and Simonic ). Compare Simonds .
History: This surname (see 2 above) is listed along with its altered form Simonds in the (US) National Huguenot Society's register of qualified Huguenot ancestors.