Clarence Grady Simmons

29 April 1919–2 December 1994 (Age 75)
South Carolina, United States

The Life of Clarence Grady

When Clarence Grady Simmons was born on 29 April 1919, in South Carolina, United States, his father, Judge Grady Simmons, was 30 and his mother, Kizzy Arnold, was 29. He lived in Pickens, Pickens, South Carolina, United States for about 10 years. He died on 2 December 1994, at the age of 75, and was buried in Griffin Baptist Church Cemetery, Pickens, Pickens, South Carolina, United States.

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Clarence Grady Simmons
Grace Elizabeth Chappell

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Parents and Siblings



    Jesse Marion Simmons


    Bertie Mae Simmons





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World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Age 1

Women are given the right to vote under the Nineteenth Amendment.

Age 22

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • Clarance Simmons in household of J Grady Simmons, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Clarence Simmons in household of J Grady Simmons, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Clarence G. Simmons, "Find A Grave Index"

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