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John Shakelford Hanson Simms

Male 1854 - 1940  (85 years)


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  • Name John Shakelford Hanson Simms  [1
    Born 2 Jun 1854  Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1900  Militia District 693, Coweta, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1910  Militia District 646, Coweta, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1930  Newnan, Coweta, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Died 25 Feb 1940  Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Buried
    Simms, John Dickinson
    Simms, John Dickinson
    Family Plot
    Notes 
    • The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Volume 162, page 40.

      Mrs. Charlie Rose Simms Farmer.
      DAR ID Number: 161129

      Born in Coweta County, Ga. Wife of J. J. Farmer.
      Descendant of Capt. John Dickinson, as follows:
      1. John Hanson Simms (b. 1854) m. 1887 Cora Stacy (b. 1861).
      See No. 161128.
    Person ID I0981  Dickinson
    Last Modified 12 Aug 2018 

    Father John Dickinson Simms,   b. 19 Dec 1830, Corinth, Coweta, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1921, Newnan, Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Louisa Posey Hanson,   b. 7 May 1831, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1913, Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 21 Dec 1848  Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F0264  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Cora Stacy,   b. 15 Oct 1860, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1947, Newnan, Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 19 Feb 1887  Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Lourette Simms,   b. 15 Jun 1888, Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jan 1973, Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     2. Charlie Rose Simms,   b. 16 Sep 1892, Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jun 1975, Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     3. John Stacy Simms,   b. 04 Sep 1899, Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1965, Broward County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
    Family ID F0371  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
    Simms, John Hanson
    Simms, John Hanson

  • Sources 
    1. [S532] Letter from William Philip Simms to daughter Phyllis Jacqueline Simms, 10 Dec 1953.

    2. [S100034] Coweta County Chronicles for One Hundred Years, Mary Gibson Jones and Lilly Reynolds, (Atlanta, Georgia: Stein Printing Co., 1928), 787.

    3. [S013029] 1900 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration).
      Online publication - Ancestry.com. 1900 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. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900.T623, 1854 rolls. Coweta, Georgia, ED , roll , page .

    4. [S013185] 1910 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1910).
      Online publication - Ancestry.com. 1910 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006. For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page: NARA.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1910.T624, 1,178 rolls. Militia District 646, Coweta, Georgia, ED , roll T624_182, part , page .

    5. [S015232] 1930 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930).
      Online publication - Ancestry.com. 1930 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2002.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930.T626, 2,667 rolls. Newnan, Coweta, Georgia, ED 6, roll 349, page , image 695.0.

    6. [S007612] Indexes of Vital Records for Georgia: Deaths, 1919-98, (Atlanta, Georgia: Georgia Health Department, Office of Vital Records, 1998).
      Certificate 11971, Indexes of Vital Records for Georgia: Deaths, 1919-98, (Georgia: Georgia Health Department, Office of Vital Records, 1998).