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Benjamin Thomas Simms

Male 1817 - 1886  (69 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Thomas Simms 
    Born 8 Aug 1817  Hancock County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1860  Several Districts, Coweta, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farmer 
    Died 26 Oct 1886  Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Old Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilsons Store, Heard, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Simms, Benjamin Thomas
    Simms, Benjamin Thomas
    Person ID I0709  Dickinson
    Last Modified 12 Aug 2018 

    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) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Comfort Mattox Grace,   b. 26 Feb 1798,   d. 18 Jul 1880, Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 16 Sep 1816  Hancock County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F0134  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Nancy A. Edwards,   b. ca. 1833, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 19 Dec 1848  Coosa County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Children 
     1. Rigdon Edward Simms,   b. 21 Dec 1849, Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1915, Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 13 Aug 2018 
    Family ID F0518  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth Putnam Dickinson,   b. 07 Nov 1836, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Aug 1929, Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Married 23 Dec 1854  Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
    +1. Coosa Bettie Simms,   b. 16 Nov 1855, Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1931, Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    +2. Putnam Dickinson Simms,   b. 1858, Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1894, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years)
     3. Bula Bernice Simms,   b. 31 Jan 1860, Grantville, Coweta, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1862, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)  [Birth]
     4. Dorma Simms,   b. 1 Mar 1868, Grantville, Coweta, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1954, Clanton, Chilton, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)  [Birth]
     5. John Brittain Simms,   b. 2 Feb 1869, Grantville, Coweta, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1888, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 19 years)  [Birth]
     6. Henry Thomas Simms,   b. 22 Nov 1870, Grantville, Coweta, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1931, Clanton, Chilton, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)  [Birth]
     7. Clarke Alpheus Simms,   b. 10 Jul 1875, Grantville, Coweta, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Sep 1960, Montgomery, Montgomery, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     8. William Philip Simms,   b. 28 Aug 1880, Grantville, Coweta, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1957, Washington, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    Last Modified 12 Aug 2018 
    Family ID F0145  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Simms, Benjamin and Betty Dickinson
    Simms, Benjamin and Betty Dickinson
    Coweta County Chronicles, 185

  • Sources 
    1. [S007837] Headstone, Old Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery, Heard County, Georgia.

    2. [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. Several Districts, Coweta, Georgia, post office Newnan, roll M653_118, page 848, image 301.

    3. [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.

    4. [S313] Alabama, County Marriages, 1805-1967 [database on-line], Ancestry.com, (Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2016), Film Number: 001290263.

    5. [S241] Alabama, Select Marriages, 1816-1942, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc, 2014), FHL Film Number: 1290263.

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