John M Simmons

1847–21 December 1910 (Age 63)
North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of John M

When John M Simmons was born in 1847, in North Carolina, United States, his father, John Robert Simmons, was 27 and his mother, Nancy K Elliott, was 25. He married Mary Loretta Young on 13 October 1867, in Yancey, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in South Toe Township, Yancey, North Carolina, United States in 1910. He died on 21 December 1910, in Yancey, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Yancey, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

John M Simmons
Mary Loretta Young
Marriage: 13 October 1867
James W Simmons
William A Simmons
after 1870–1948
Wood Simmons
Spencer Simmons
Julia Ann Simmons
Martha Jane Simmons
Nick Simmons
Minnie Simmons Ballew

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 October 1867Yancey, North Carolina, United States
  • Children


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    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1853 · First State Fair
    Age 6
    The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.
    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 18
    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.

    Possible Related Names


    Sources (36)

    • Jill Simmons, "United States Census, 1870"
    • J W Simmons, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
    • John Simmons im Eintrag für Spencer Simmons, „Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966“

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