Minnie Gertrude Jones

30 May 1895–16 December 1982 (Age 87)
Gallatin, Daviess, Missouri, United States

The Life of Minnie Gertrude

When Minnie Gertrude Jones was born on 30 May 1895, in Gallatin, Daviess, Missouri, United States, her father, William Henderson Jones, was 26 and her mother, Lou Ellen Evans, was 18. She married Richard Seth Simons on 27 December 1911, in Independence, Jackson, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Blue Township, Jackson, Missouri, United States in 1920 and Independence, Jackson, Missouri, United States for about 1 years. She died on 16 December 1982, in Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

Richard Seth Simons
Minnie Gertrude Jones
Marriage: 27 December 1911
John Richard Simons
Carl Norman Simons
Francis Howard Simons
Seth J Simons
Rex Simons
Dorothy Simons
Lee Roy Simons
Mary Maxine Simons

Spouse and Children

27 December 1911
Independence, Jackson, Missouri, United States



    Carl Norman Simons


    Francis Howard Simons


    Seth J Simons


    Rex Simons


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings




    Francis M. Jones


    Virginia M. Jones



World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 9

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 23

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

English and Welsh: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Jon(e) ( see John ). The surname is especially common in Wales and southern central England. In North America this name has absorbed various cognate and like-sounding surnames from other languages. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Minnie Simons in household of Richard S Simons, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Minnie G Simons in household of Richard S Simons, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Minnie G Simons in household of Richard S Simons, "United States Census, 1940"

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