October 1812–8 August 1878 (Age 65)
Prince George's, Maryland, United States
When James Alfred Simms was born in October 1812, in Prince George's, Maryland, United States, his father, Ignatius Simms, was 23 and his mother, Sarah Ann Spalding, was 22. He married Cecily O'Bryan on 26 July 1833, in Nelson, Kentucky, United States. In 1829, at the age of 21, his occupation is listed as blacksmith apprenticeship with thomas speak in Nelson, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States. He died on 8 August 1878, in LaRue, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in New Haven, Nelson, Kentucky, United States.
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