Conwelsey Simmons

Male10 August 1824–1870

Brief Life History of Conwelsey

Conwelsey Simmons was born on 10 August 1824, in Cabell, West Virginia, United States. He married Elizabeth A. Handley in 1847, in Kanawha, West Virginia, United States. He died in 1870, at the age of 46, and was buried in Barboursville, Cabell, West Virginia, United States.

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Conwelsey Simmons
Elizabeth A. Handley
Marriage: 1847

Sources (3)

  • Cornwelsey Simmons, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"
  • Conwelsey Simmons, "Find A Grave Index"
  • * Conwelsey Simmons, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"

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  • Marriage
    1847Kanawha, West Virginia, United States
  • World Events (5)

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 1

    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 6

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.


    Age 22

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    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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