John P. Simons

16 August 1874–8 September 1962 (Age 88)
Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States

The Life Summary of John P.

When John P. Simons was born on 16 August 1874, in Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Johann Peter Simons, was 26 and his mother, Anna Maria Wirtz, was 20. He married Louisa Marie Berend on 24 January 1899, in Windthorst, Archer, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Clay, Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 1, Wichita, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 8 September 1962, in Umbarger, Randall, Texas, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Saint Mary's Cemetery, Umbarger, Randall, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

John P. Simons
1874–1962
Louisa Marie Berend
1879–1965
Marriage: 24 January 1899
August Vincent Simons
1900–1972
Anna K. Simons
1901–1973
Hilda Laura Simons
1903–1992
Thekla Maxie Simons
1905–1989
Albina M. Simons
1906–1998
Edward John Simons
1908–1977
Fridolin Henry Simons
1910–1990
Amalia Helen Simons
1912–2003
Pauline Marie Simons
1915–1997
John Peter Simons
1917–1979
Agnes Rose Simons
1919–2011
Frowin Joseph "Joe" Simons
1921–1990

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 January 1899Windthorst, Archer, Texas, United States
  • Children

    (12)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 1
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
    1895
    Age 21
    Historical Boundaries - 1895: Randall, Texas, United States
    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 24
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    Name Meaning

    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.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Simonds
    Symons
    Simon
    Semones

    Sources (24)

    • John Simons in entry for John Edward Simons, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"
    • John Simons, "United States Census, 1940"
    • John Simons, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"

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