Donald Gene Simmonds

8 December 1929–25 July 2012 (Age 82)
Anderson, Madison, Indiana, United States

The Life of Donald Gene

When Donald Gene Simmonds was born on 8 December 1929, in Anderson, Madison, Indiana, United States, his father, John Ezra Simmonds, was 40 and his mother, Eva J Jarrett, was 32. He died on 25 July 2012, in DeKalb, DeKalb, Illinois, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Sycamore Township, DeKalb, Illinois, United States.

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Donald Gene Simmonds
Juanita Jo Thornburg

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    Virginia G Simmons


    Forrest Harold Simmonds



World Events (8)


Age 2

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1932 · The Miners Union

Age 3

After a contract proposal reducing wages by $1.10 a day, employees of the United Mine Workers came together and created the Progressive Miners of America in southern Illinois. After discontent arose over the 67 years of operation, the union was dissolved.
1951 · The Twenty-Second Amendment

Age 22

Before the Twenty-second Amendment, the Presidency didn’t have a set number limit on how many times they could be elected or re-elected to the office of President of the United States. The Amendment sets that limit to two times, consecutively or not, and sets additional conditions for presidents who succeed to the unexpired terms of their predecessors.

Name Meaning

Variant of Simmons .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Donald G Simmons in household of John E Simmons, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Donald Simmonds in household of John E Simmonds, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Donald G Or Buz Simmonds, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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