Leven Simmons Jr.

1 October 1847–22 February 1922 (Age 74)
Winter Quarters, Douglas, Nebraska, United States

The Life Summary of Leven

When Leven Simmons Jr. was born on 1 October 1847, in Winter Quarters, Douglas, Nebraska, United States, his father, Leven Simmons, was 35 and his mother, Harriet Bradford, was 26. He married Luna Hannah Spencer on 18 May 1874, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 22 February 1922, in Thistle, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Spanish Fork City Cemetery, Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Leven Simmons Jr.
Luna Hannah Spencer
Marriage: 18 May 1874
Orson Spencer Simmons
Rebecca Jane Simmons
Luna Simmons
Minnie Marie Simmons
Pearl Simmons
Ruby Simmons
Reuben Simmons
George Washington Simmons
Joseph Simmons

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 May 1874Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 10
    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 20
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    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


    Leven Simmons was born on 1 October 1847 at Winter Quarters, Florence, Douglas, Nebraska to Leven and Harriet Bradford Simmons. His parents were married on 27 February 1836 in Carthage, Hancock, Ill …

    Sources (27)

    • Leven Simmons, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Leven Simmons in entry for Luna Simmons, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Leven Simmons, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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