Tabitha Simmons

Brief Life History of Tabitha

When Tabitha Simmons was born on 7 March 1849, in Louisiana, United States, her father, Solomon Jeremiah Simmons, was 30 and her mother, Clarinda Iles, was 28. She married William N Loftin on 7 November 1871, in Vernon, Louisiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. She lived in Ward 7 Sugartown, Calcasieu, Louisiana, United States in 1880 and Ward Three, Vernon, Louisiana, United States for about 30 years. She died on 9 February 1933, in Evans, Vernon, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Evans Cemetery, Evans, Vernon, Louisiana, United States.

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William N Loftin
Tabitha Simmons
Marriage: 7 November 1871
Soloman David Loftin
Albert Loftin
Benajah Loftin
William Murphy Loftin

Sources (14)

  • Fabesy Simmons in household of Salomon Simmons, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Tobitha Loftin, "Louisiana Deaths, 1850-1875, 1894-1960"
  • Tibashy Loftin in entry for Merf Loftin and Myrtle Evans, "Louisiana Parish Marriages, 1837-1957"

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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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