John S Simonson

8 July 1870–4 October 1948 (Age 78)
Washington, Indiana, United States

The Life of John S

When John S Simonson was born on 8 July 1870, in Washington, Indiana, United States, his father, James C Simonson, was 29 and his mother, Marticia Douthitt, was 29. He married Victoria Blocher on 3 July 1898, in Scott, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Scottsburg, Vienna Township, Scott, Indiana, United States in 1900. He died on 4 October 1948, in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Scottsburg, Vienna Township, Scott, Indiana, United States.

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John S Simonson
Victoria Blocher
Marriage: 3 July 1898
Helen Mae Simonson

Spouse and Children

3 July 1898
Scott, Indiana, United States


Parents and Siblings




    Benson P Simonson


World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 2

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 26

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

1 English and Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from Simon .2 Respelling of Simonsen or the Swedish cognate, Simonsson.

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Simonson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John Simonson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John Simonson in household of William Morton, "United States Census, 1930"

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