Edward Simmons

1784–28 June 1867 (Age 83)
Tiverton, Newport, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Edward

When Edward Simmons was born in 1784, in Tiverton, Newport, Rhode Island, United States, his father, Thomas Simmons, was 43 and his mother, Elizabeth Manchester, was 44. He married Delia “Dillie” Macomber in Tiverton, Newport, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 28 June 1867, in Tiverton, Newport, Rhode Island, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Tiverton, Newport, Rhode Island, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Simmons
1784–1867
Delia “Dillie” Macomber
1783–1817
Marriage:
Elizabeth Simmons
1810–1900
Squire Simmons
1817–1889

Spouse and Children

    Male1784–1867Male

    Delia “Dillie” Macomber

    Female1783–1817Female

MARRIAGE
Tiverton, Newport, Rhode Island, United States
children

(2)

    Elizabeth Simmons

    Female1810–1900Female

    Squire Simmons

    Male1817–1889Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 2

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1790 · 13th State

Age 6

On May 29, 1790, Rhode Island becomes the last of the original 13 colonies to become a state.
1808

Age 24

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

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 (3)

  • Edward Simmons, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Edward Simmons, "United States Census, 1810"
  • Edward Simmons, "United States Census, 1830"

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