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Families on the Frontiers of the Old South

Family: Benjamin Thomas Simms / Elizabeth Putnam Dickinson (F0145)

m. 23 Dec 1854


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  • Father | 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
    Married  23 Dec 1854  [1]  Coweta County, Georgia  [1] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Other Spouse  Nancy A. Edwards | F0518 
    Married  19 Dec 1848  Coosa County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  John Simms | F0134 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Comfort Mattox Grace | F0134 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Elizabeth Putnam Dickinson

    Born  07 Nov 1836  Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  01 Aug 1929  Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Grantville City Cemetery, Grantville, Coweta, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Joel Putnam Dickinson | F0057 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Martha Dorma Askew | F0057 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Female
    + Coosa Bettie Simms

    Born  16 Nov 1855  Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  24 Sep 1931  Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Grantville City Cemetery, Grantville, Coweta, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Henry Abner Camp | F0392 
    Married  16 Nov 1871  Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  J Menafee Sewell | F1271 
    Married  21 Oct 1913  Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 2 | Male
    + Putnam Dickinson Simms

    Born  1858  Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1894  Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Oakland Cemetery, Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Rosa L Camp | F0393 
    Married  06 Dec 1876  Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 3 | Female
    Bula Bernice Simms

    Born  31 Jan 1860  Grantville, Coweta, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  30 Aug 1862  Heard 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

    Child 4 | Female
    Dorma Simms

    Born  1 Mar 1868  Grantville, Coweta, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  17 May 1954  Clanton, Chilton, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Grantville City Cemetery, Grantville, Coweta, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Samuel Osceola Humphries, M.D. | F0517 
    Married  18 Dec 1888  Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  James L. Prickett | F0752 
    Married     

    Child 5 | Male
    John Brittain Simms

    Born  2 Feb 1869  Grantville, Coweta, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  24 Aug 1888  Heard 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

    Child 6 | Male
    Henry Thomas Simms

    Born  22 Nov 1870  Grantville, Coweta, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  6 Oct 1931  Clanton, Chilton, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  8 Oct 1931  Mount Hebron West Cemetery, Elmore, Elmore, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Sadie Rucker | F0712 
    Married  30 Apr 1901  Elmore County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 7 | Male
    Clarke Alpheus Simms

    Born  10 Jul 1875  Grantville, Coweta, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  02 Sep 1960  Montgomery, Montgomery, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Greenwood Cemetery, Montgomery, Montgomery, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Myrtis Cotton | F0660 
    Married  29 Oct 1902   

    William Philip SimmsChild 8 | Male
    William Philip Simms

    Born  28 Aug 1880  Grantville, Coweta, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  18 Jan 1957  Washington, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Blanche Marie Grand | F0664 
    Married  7 Oct 1908  Cincinnati, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location

  • Sources 
    1. [S100034] Coweta County Chronicles for One Hundred Years, Mary Gibson Jones and Lilly Reynolds, (Atlanta, Georgia: Stein Printing Co., 1928), 768.