Mary Ellen Simon

May 1852–
West Virginia, United States

The Life of Mary Ellen

When Mary Ellen Simon was born in May 1852, in West Virginia, United States, her father, Goodman Simons, was 24 and her mother, Sarah A. Hosaflook, was 22. She had at least 1 son and 8 daughters with Peter H Lemmons. She lived in Middle Fork, Randolph, West Virginia, United States in 1910 and Buckhannon, Upshur, West Virginia, United States in 1920.

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Family Time Line

Peter H Lemmons
1848–1916
Mary Ellen Simon
1852–
Alverda Lemmons
1875–1932
Olive Lemmons
1878–
Francis J. Lemmons
1880–1958
Laurie J. Lemmons
1880–
Fannie J Lemons
1881–1958
Lucretia Lemons
1883–1915
Jessie Lemmons
1885–1950
Jason W. Lemmons
1889–1907
Vella Lemmons
1893–1950

Spouse and Children

children

(9)

    Alverda Lemmons

    Female1875–1932Female

    Olive Lemmons

    Female1878–Female

    Female1880–1958Female

    Laurie J. Lemmons

    Female1880–Female

    Female1881–1958Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Goodman Simons

    Male1828–1888Male

    Sarah A. Hosaflook

    Female1830–1869Female

siblings

(6)

    Violena Simon

    Female1849–1924Female

    Female1852–Female

    William C Simons

    Male1855–1859Male

    Male1857–1922Male

    Abraham B Simons

    Male1857–1909Male

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 9

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 
1863

Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1886

Age 34

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

A name from the Normans from the scriptural name Shimón (in English Simeon), which has been variously translated as "one who hears and grants a petition," "favourable hearing," "gracious hearing," and "hearing with acceptance," from "shama," to hear. A nickname is Sim. Sìm is a Gaelic form of Simon. Sims is a male name derived from Simon.

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Sources (3)

  • Mary E Simons in household of Peter H Simons, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary Lemons, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary E Simon in household of Goodman Simon, "United States Census, 1870"

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