16 June 1846–13 January 1904 (Age 57)
New Mills, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom
When John William Simister was born on 16 June 1846, in New Mills, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Simister, was 24 and his mother, Mary Ann Openshaw, was 22. He married Mary Elizabeth Brierly in 1865, in England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Fernilee, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861 and Wyoming, United States in 1870. He died on 13 January 1904, in Coalville, Summit, Utah, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Coalville, Summit, Utah, United States.
This short history of John W. Simister was gathered together by his daughter Mrs. Margaret A. Simister Lee and was written in the interest of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers. Transcribed from original …
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