Everett E Simmons

September 1879–1953 (Age 73)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Everett E

When Everett E Simmons was born in September 1879, in Indiana, United States, his father, Nathan Simmons, was 24 and his mother, Mary Long, was 28. He lived in Larkinsburg Township, Clay, Illinois, United States for about 30 years. He died in 1953, at the age of 74, and was buried in Keen's Chapel Cemetery, Iola, Clay, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nathan Simmons
Mary Long
George Simmons
William Simmons
Everett E Simmons
Charles H Simmons
Harley Ray Simmons
Clarence D. Simmons
Jacob Simmons

Parents and Siblings

    Nathan Simmons


    Mary Long




    George Simmons


    William Simmons



    Charles H Simmons



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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 6

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 27

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.

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)

  • Everett Simmons in household of Mary Simmons, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Evirett Simmons in household of Nathan Simmons, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Evart Simmons in household of May Simmons, "United States Census, 1900"

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