Craig Simmons

1850–1880 (Age 30)
Poinsett, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Craig

When Craig Simmons was born in 1850, in Poinsett, Arkansas, United States, his father, John Simmons, was 39 and his mother, Hulda Grinder, was 38. He married Sarah J. Simmons in 1868, in Craighead, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died in 1880, at the age of 30.

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Craig Simmons
1850–1880
Sarah J. Simmons
1848–1870
Marriage: 1868
Martha Sidney Simmons
1866–1957

Spouse and Children

    Male1850–1880Male

    Sarah J. Simmons

    Female1848–1870Female

MARRIAGE
1868
Craighead, Arkansas, United States
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (6)

1861

Age 11

Arkansas supplied an estimated 50,000 men to the Confederate Army andabout 15,000 to the Union Army.
1863

Age 13

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 17

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Name Meaning

English (southern): patronymic either from the personal name Simon ( see Simon ) or, as Reaney and Wilson suggest, from the medieval personal name Simund (composed of Old Norse sig ‘victory’ + mundr ‘protection’), which after the Norman Conquest was taken as an equivalent Simon, with the result that the two names became confused.

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

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