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Families on the Frontiers of the Old South

Franklin Robert Simms

Male 1823 - 1890  (67 years)


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  • Name Franklin Robert Simms 
    Nickname Frank 
    Born 8 Mar 1823  Hancock County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1880  McCords, Coosa, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Farmer 
    Died 1 Apr 1890  Hopkins County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Caney Cemetery, Pickton, Hopkins, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Simms, Franklin R.
    Simms, Franklin R.
    Person ID I0711  Dickinson
    Last Modified 17 Jun 2013 

    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 Susan Gary,   b. 11 Apr 1825, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 24 Oct 1844  Troup County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Cordera Carolina Simms,   b. 9 Oct 1845, Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    +2. Alonzo Henry Simms,   b. 13 Oct 1847, Coosa County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1906, Bimingham, Jefferson, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)  [Birth]
     3. Emily Comfort Simms,   b. 15 Apr 1850, Coosa County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     4. Nancy Catherine Simms,   b. 14 May 1852, Coosa County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1853, Coosa County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  [Birth]
     5. Susan Frances Simms,   b. 6 Jun 1854, Coosa County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1937, Wetumpka, Elmore, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)  [Birth]
     6. Ada Jane Simms,   b. 9 Oct 1856, Coosa County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1889, Coosa County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)  [Birth]
     7. Benjamin Britton Simms,   b. 4 May 1859, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1936, Talladega, Talladega, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)  [Birth]
     8. John Gary Simms,   b. 23 Mar 1862, Coosa County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1895, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 14 May 2009 
    Family ID F0257  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Louisa Speer,   b. 22 Feb 1845,   d. 26 Dec 1887, Pickton, Hopkins, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years) 
    Children 
     1. Cora Simms,   b. 1866, Coosa County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     2. Frank Simms,   b. 1869, Coosa County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     3. Ellen Simms,   b. 1871, Coosa County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     4. Milton Simms,   b. 1873, Coosa County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     5. George Leard Simms,   b. Jun 1875, Coosa County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1968, Randall County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 93 years)
     6. William Ready Simms,   b. 1880, Coosa County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     7. Jessie Beall Simms,   b. 15 May 1882, Coosa County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
    +8. Dormer Dickinson Simms,   b. 15 Sep 1885, Coosa County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1978, Honolulu, Honolulu, Hawaii Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 23 May 2009 
    Family ID F1072  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Mar 1823 - Hancock County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Oct 1844 - Troup County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Apr 1890 - Hopkins County, Texas Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • 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, Caney Cemetery, Pickton, Hopkins, Texas.

    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. [S007817] Georgia Marriages to 1850, Jordan R. Dodd, (Provo, Utah: The Generations Network, Inc., 1997).