Edward Simons

23 September 1816–31 August 1895 (Age 78)
Gelligaer, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Edward

When Edward Simons was born on 23 September 1816, in Gelligaer, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, Daniel John Simon, was 50 and his mother, Ann Gabriel Lewis, was 42. He married Jane Meredith on 18 February 1852, in Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Ebbw Vale, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom in 1851 and Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 31 August 1895, in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Bountiful Memorial Park, Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Edward Simons
Jane Meredith
Marriage: 18 February 1852
Edward D Simons
Ann Marie Simons
Joseph Taylor Simons
Mary Jane Simons
Sarah Amelia Simons
Brigham Simons
Martha E Simons
Rosabell Simons
William Henry Simons

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  • Marriage
    18 February 1852Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 3
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    Age 7
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
    Age 22
    EARLIEST RECORDED MARKER: William C Brown BIRTH 1838 DEATH 1838 (aged less–than 1 year) BURIAL Bountiful Memorial Park Bountiful, Davis County, Utah, USA Show Map MEMORIAL ID 99780931 · View Source

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Simon , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.North German, Dutch, Flemish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal name Simon . This surname is also found in France (Nord, Alsace, and Lorraine). In North America it has also absorbed various European cognates and their derivatives, e.g. Slovenian Simončič and Simonič, Slovak Šimončič and Šimonič (see Simoncic and Simonic ). Compare Simonds .History: This surname (see 2 above) is listed along with its altered form Simonds in the (US) National Huguenot Society's register of qualified Huguenot ancestors.

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

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    Edward Simons

    BIOGRAPHY OF EDWARD SIMONS Written by Emma J. Lundberg Jacobson, information supplied by daughter Ann Marie Simons Jacobsen, to Edward Simons. Written before July 24, 1947 Edward Simons was …

    Sources (29)

    • Edward Simon, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Edward Simons in entry for Joseph Simons, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • Ed Simons, "United States Census, 1860"

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