Jesse R. Simmons

July 1897–
Cass, Texas, United States

The Life of Jesse R.

When Jesse R. Simmons was born in July 1897, in Cass, Texas, United States, his father, George Washington Simmons, was 49 and his mother, Ansley Ella Warrington, was 36. He lived in Justice Precinct 6, Van Zandt, Texas, United States in 1900.

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Family Time Line

George Washington Simmons
1848–1928
Ansley Ella Warrington
1861–1942
Lula May Simmons
1883–1966
Samuel Scott Simmons
1885–1952
George Woodward Simmons
1887–1963
Augustus Cicero Simmons
1889–1970
Laura L. Simmons
1892–1993
David Andrew Simmons
1895–1964
Jesse R. Simmons
1897–
Ila Irene Simmons
1900–1988

Parents and Siblings

    George Washington Simmons

    Male1848–1928Male

    Ansley Ella Warrington

    Female1861–1942Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 4

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1929

Age 32

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

English (southern): patronymic either from the personal name Simon ( see Simon ) or, as Reaney and Wilson suggest, from the medieval personal name Simund (composed of Old Norse sig ‘victory’ + mundr ‘protection’), which after the Norman Conquest was taken as an equivalent Simon, with the result that the two names became confused.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Jesse R Simmons in household of George Simmons, "United States Census, 1900"

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