Frances Wright Simmons

18 March 1898–8 February 1963 (Age 64)

The Life Summary of Frances Wright

When Frances Wright Simmons was born on 18 March 1898, her father, Eugene Asbury Simmons, was 44 and her mother, Sarah Frances Wright, was 37. She had at least 1 son with William Eugene Shaw. She lived in Beat 5, Lauderdale, Mississippi, United States in 1910. She died on 8 February 1963, in Mississippi, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Kewanee, Lauderdale, Mississippi, United States.

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William Eugene Shaw
Frances Wright Simmons
Francis Shaw

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!
Age 2
This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop
Age 9
When the boll weevil threatened most the Mississippi Delta, it put the state’s cotton crop in peril. By the time the boll weevil reached Mississippi it had already destroyed four million bales of cotton. This added up to $238 million at the time or about 6 billion in present day. The boll weevil depends on cotton for every stage of its life.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
Age 18
Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

(1997: 63923;2007: 149693; 2010: 210182)English (southeastern): variant of Simon , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Fannie W Simmons in household of Eugene Simmons, "United States Census, 1910"

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