Iva Belle Simons

6 December 1892–15 January 1969 (Age 76)
Genesee, Genesee, Michigan, United States

The Life of Iva Belle

When Iva Belle Simons was born on 6 December 1892, in Genesee, Genesee, Michigan, United States, her father, Charles Lewis Simons, was 37 and her mother, Eva Adella Knickerbocker, was 32. She married Bernard Edward O'Brien on 20 April 1915. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Mount Morris, Genesee, Michigan Territory, United States in 1900 and Thetford Township, Genesee, Michigan, United States in 1930. She died on 15 January 1969, at the age of 76, and was buried in Mount Morris, Genesee, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Bernard Edward O'Brien
Iva Belle Simons
Marriage: 20 April 1915
Mary Belle O'Brien
Kenneth Bernard O'Brien
Edwin O'Brien
Ruth C O'Brien

Spouse and Children

20 April 1915



    Kenneth Bernard O'Brien


    Edwin O'Brien


    Ruth C O'Brien


Parents and Siblings

    Charles Lewis Simons


    Eva Adella Knickerbocker




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 11

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 21

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

English, North German, and Dutch: patronymic from Simon .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Iva Bell O'Brien in household of Bernard E O'Brien, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Isabelle Simons in household of Charles L Simons, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Iva Belle Simons in household of Charles Simons, "United States Census, 1900"

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