Rufas Miles Simmons

Male26 February 1884–13 September 1943

Brief Life History of Rufas Miles

When Rufas Miles Simmons was born on 26 February 1884, in Eastaboga, Calhoun, Alabama, United States, his father, Dr. Calvin Henry Simmons, was 47 and his mother, Lavonia Elizabeth Davis, was 37. He married Ruby on 28 February 1904, in Shelby, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Election Precinct 10 Harpersville, Shelby, Alabama, United States in 1900 and Fairfield, Jefferson, Alabama, United States for about 10 years. He died on 13 September 1943, in Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States, at the age of 59.

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Rufas Miles Simmons
Marriage: 28 February 1904
Brownie Simmons

Sources (7)

  • Rufus Simons, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Rufe Simmons, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • Rufus Myles Simmons, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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  • Marriage
    28 February 1904Shelby, Alabama, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

    Age 2

    The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.

    1900 · Gold for Cash!

    Age 16

    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    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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