Mary Amanda Simmons

Female27 October 1846–28 January 1915

Brief Life History of Mary Amanda

When Mary Amanda Simmons was born on 27 October 1846, in Amherst, Virginia, United States, her father, Elisha Simmons, was 28 and her mother, Matilda Payne, was 28. She married William H. Scott on 24 February 1870, in Hardinsburg, Breckinridge, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Magisterial District 1, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States in 1860 and Hardinsburg, Breckinridge, Kentucky, United States in 1880. She died on 28 January 1915, in Harned, Breckinridge, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Harned, Breckinridge, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

William H. Scott
Mary Amanda Simmons
Marriage: 24 February 1870
Peyton Elisha Scott
Edith Lee Scott

Sources (5)

  • A Mary Scott in household of H William Scott, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Amanda Simmons, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Mary A. Simmons Scott, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1962"

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  • Marriage
    24 February 1870Hardinsburg, Breckinridge, Kentucky, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1847 · Hollywood Cemetery Established

    Age 1

    Hollywood Cemetery was established in 1847 in Richmond Virginia. This is where Presidents James Monroe and John Tyler are buried. During the Civil War it became the largest military interments and a large section dedicated to military burials. Jefferson Davis a well known Confederate is also buried here. Many other notable people are also buried here.


    Age 17

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.


    Age 19

    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    English (southeastern): variant of Simon , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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