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Family: John Simms / Comfort Mattox Grace (F0134)

m. 16 Sep 1816


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  • Father | Male
    John Simms

    Born  9 Jun 1780  Wayne County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1 Dec 1863  Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Simms Family Cemetery, Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  16 Sep 1816  [1]  Hancock County, Georgia  [1] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Other Spouse  Mary Connell | F0156 
    Married  24 Dec 1809  Hancock County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Robert Simms, III | F0106 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Sarah Dickinson | F0106 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Comfort Mattox Grace

    Born  26 Feb 1798   
    Died  18 Jul 1880  Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Simms Family Cemetery, Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Thomas Grace | F0029 Group Sheet 
    Mother   

    Child 1 | Male
    + Benjamin Thomas Simms

    Born  8 Aug 1817  Hancock County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  26 Oct 1886  Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Old Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilsons Store, Heard, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Nancy A. Edwards | F0518 
    Married  19 Dec 1848  Coosa County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Elizabeth Putnam Dickinson | F0145 
    Married  23 Dec 1854  Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 2 | Female
    + Almira Elizabeth Simms

    Born  24 Nov 1820  Hancock County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  25 Nov 1903  Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Oak Hill Cemetery, Newnan, Coweta, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Robert Orr | F0256 
    Married  03 Dec 1835  Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 3 | Male
    + Franklin Robert Simms

    Born  8 Mar 1823  Hancock County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1 Apr 1890  Hopkins County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Caney Cemetery, Pickton, Hopkins, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Susan Gary | F0257 
    Married  24 Oct 1844  Troup County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Mary Louisa Speer | F1072 
    Married     

    Child 4 | Male
    + James Alexander Simms

    Born  27 Apr 1825  Hancock County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Jan 1881  Ranger, Eastland, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Emily Jane Hanson | F0225 
    Married  8 Oct 1846  Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 5 | Female
    + Susan A Simms

    Born  15 Dec 1827  Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  9 Jul 1874  Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Watkins Orr | F0263 
    Married  17 Dec 1846  Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 6 | Male
    + John Dickinson Simms

    Born  19 Dec 1830  Corinth, Coweta, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  5 Mar 1921  Newnan, Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Oak Hill Cemetery, Newnan, Coweta, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Louisa Posey Hanson | F0264 
    Married  21 Dec 1848  Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location

    Sarah Margaret Tabitha SimmsChild 7 | Female
    + Sarah Margaret Tabitha Simms

    Born  12 Mar 1833  Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  03 Sep 1916  Corinth, Heard, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Ware Family Cemetery, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  James Britton Ware | F0265 
    Married  11 Oct 1849  Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 8 | Female
    + Mary Emily Simms

    Born  28 Dec 1836  Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  13 Sep 1877  Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Christopher Willis Orr | F0108 
    Married  1 Nov 1853  Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  William C. Hughens | F0362 
    Married  3 Aug 1867  Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location

  • Sources 
    1. [S007817] Georgia Marriages to 1850, Jordan R. Dodd, (Provo, Utah: The Generations Network, Inc., 1997).
      Online publication - Dodd, Jordan. Georgia Marriages to 1850 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 1997.Original data - Electronic transcription of marriage records held by the individual counties in Georgia.