Hannah Simmons

13 January 1820–11 January 1898 (Age 77)
Dymock, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Hannah

When Hannah Simmons was born on 13 January 1820, in Dymock, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Simmons, was 45 and her mother, Sarah Farmer Bryan, was 28. She married Edward Phillips on 2 August 1842, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Welland, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1901. She died on 11 January 1898, in Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Kaysville City Cemetery, Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Phillips
Hannah Simmons
Marriage: 2 August 1842
Frances Sarah Phillips
William Robert Phillips VI
John Dee Phillips
Mary Ann Phillips
Edward Charles Phillips
Heber James Phillips
Rebecca Phillips
Alma Phillips
Isabella Phillips
Thomas Henry Phillips
Hannah Maria Phillips
Daniel Maisey Phillips
Willard Richard Phillips
(infant) Phillips

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 August 1842Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land
    Age 1
    A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.
    Age 3
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
    Age 23
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    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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    Story Highlight

    Edward Phillips and Hannah Simmons & Martha Annly Taylor

    Edward Phillips and Hannah Simmons & Martha Annly Taylor Born 2 April 1813, England 1. The first portion was written by Sylvia Phillips, the fourteen-year-old granddaughter of Edward Phill …

    Sources (35)

    • Hannah Phillips in household of Edward Phillips, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Hannah Simmons in entry for Edward Charles Phillips and Hannah Mortensen Nelson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Hannah Limmins in entry for Rebecca Barnes, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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