Walter James Simmons

22 March 1883–27 July 1969 (Age 86)
Franklin, Missouri, United States

The Life of Walter James

When Walter James Simmons was born on 22 March 1883, in Franklin, Missouri, United States, his father, Seth Simmons, was 28 and his mother, Eliza Catherine Northcut, was 27. He married Julie Elizabeth DeClue on 23 April 1905, in Washington, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Potosi, Washington, Missouri, United States in 1930 and Potosi, Breton Township, Washington, Missouri Territory, United States in 1940. He died on 27 July 1969, in Fredericktown, Madison, Missouri, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Potosi, Washington, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Walter James Simmons
1883–1969
Julie Elizabeth DeClue
1885–1950
Marriage: 23 April 1905
Mary Catherine Simmons
1906–2001
Russel Robert Simmons
1907–1948
Oscar Eugene Simmons
1909–1948
Gladys Lee Simmons
1911–1992
Walter Clyde Simmons
1916–1936
Arthur Edwin Simmons
1919–2004

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 April 1905
Washington, Missouri, United States
children

(6)

    Female1906–2001Female

    Russel Robert Simmons

    Male1907–1948Male

    Oscar Eugene Simmons

    Male1909–1948Male

    Gladys Lee Simmons

    Female1911–1992Female

    Walter Clyde Simmons

    Male1916–1936Male

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1886

Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 21

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 23

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

English (southern): patronymic either from the personal name Simon ( see Simon ) or, as Reaney and Wilson suggest, from the medieval personal name Simund (composed of Old Norse sig ‘victory’ + mundr ‘protection’), which after the Norman Conquest was taken as an equivalent Simon, with the result that the two names became confused.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Walter J Simmons, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Walter Simmons, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Walter J Simmons, "United States Census, 1930"

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