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Families on the Frontiers of the Old South

Britton Simms

Male 1809 - 1871  (62 years)


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  • Name Britton Simms  [1
    Born 27 Mar 1809  Hancock County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1850  Division 19, Coweta, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1860  Heard, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1870  Militia District 779, Heard, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • It does not appear that Britton ever married. He is enumerated in the 1860 and 1870 U.S. censuses as a member of the household of his younger brother, William M. Simms. He is not a property holder. The 1850 U.S. census places him in the household of his parents.
    Died 16 Sep 1871  Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Simms Family Cemetery, Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Simms, Britton
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    Notes 
    • Buried in the family plot at Corinth, Coweta County, Georgia next to his father John.
    Person ID I0705  Dickinson
    Last Modified 9 Nov 2009 

    Father John Simms,   b. 9 Jun 1780, Wayne County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1863, Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Mary Connell,   d. Bef 1817, Hancock County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 24 Dec 1809  Hancock County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F0156  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 Mar 1809 - Hancock County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Sep 1871 - Coweta County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S100034] Coweta County Chronicles for One Hundred Years, Mary Gibson Jones and Lilly Reynolds, (Atlanta, Georgia: Stein Printing Co., 1928), 715.

    2. [S007837] Headstone, Simms Family Cemetery, Coweta County, Georgia.

    3. [S007856] 1850 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1850), Census Place: Division 19, Coweta, Georgia; Roll M432_66; Page: 365; Image: 541.

    4. [S014287] 1860 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1860).
      Online publication - Ancestry.com. 1860 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Eighth Census of the United States, 1860. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1860.M653, 1,438 rolls. , Heard, Georgia, post office Enon Grove, roll M653_127, page 679, image 20.

    5. [S013899] 1870 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1870).
      Online publication - Ancestry.com. 1870 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2003.Original data - 1870. United States. Ninth Census of the United States, 1870. Washington, D.C. National Archives and Records Administration. M593, RG29, 1,761 rolls. Minnesota. Minnesota Census Schedules for 1870. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration. T132, RG29, 13 rolls. Militia District 779, Heard, Georgia, post office Franklin, roll 157, page 346, image 258.