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.
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.