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Families on the Frontiers of the Old South

Philip B Simms

Male 1843 - 1890  (47 years)


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  • Name Philip B Simms 
    Born 27 Feb 1843  Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Military 31 May 1861  Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Enlisted in Co. K, Georgia 7th Infantry. Discharged (disability), corporal, 16 Jul 1862 after the Malvern Hill.  
    Veterans: Confederate
    Veterans: Confederate
    Had the South in her border
    A hero to spare,
    Or a heart at her altar,
    Lo! its life's blood was there!
    And the black battle-grime
    Might never disguise
    The smile of the South
    On the lips and the eyes
    Of her barefooted boys!
    Residence 1880  Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Atlanta, Ward 1
    Atlanta, Ward 1
    City Atlas of Atlanta, Georgia (1878)
    Died 7 Mar 1890  35 Walker St., Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Philip B. Simms Obituary
    Philip B. Simms Obituary
    Atlanta Constitution
    Buried Oakland Cemetery, Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Findagrave memorial for Philip B Simms
    Findagrave memorial for Philip B Simms
    MEMORIAL ID 135997451
    Photographed
    Person ID I8045  Dickinson
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2020 

    Father Robert W Simms,   b. Abt 1819, Hancock County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 25 Jun 1862, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 43 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Araminta Jane Orr,   b. 30 Nov 1822, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1887, Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 29 Nov 1838  Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    Family ID F2163  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Manda [Simms],   b. ca. 1850, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Jennie B Simms,   b. Feb 1867, Newnan, Coweta, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1921, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 54 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 27 Jul 2018 
    Family ID F7110  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 Feb 1843 - Coweta County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - Enlisted in Co. K, Georgia 7th Infantry. Discharged (disability), corporal, 16 Jul 1862 after the Malvern Hill. - 31 May 1861 - Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1880 - Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Mar 1890 - 35 Walker St., Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Oakland Cemetery, Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S261] Roster of the Confederate soldiers of Georgia (6 vol.), Georgia State Division of Confederate Pensions and Records, et al., (Hapeville, Ga.: Longina & Porter, 1959-1964), https://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/009535746., 1: 907 and digitized by HathiTrust at http://bit.ly/38PwULT.

    2. [S58] FamilySearch.org, (Salt Lake City, Utah: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints), 7th Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Confederate) Genealogy at http://bit.ly/2HNyn9O.

    3. [S014080] 1880 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1880), Census Place: Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia; Roll: 148; Page: 195D; Enumeration District: 091.
      Name: Phill Simms
      Age: 32
      Birth Date: Abt 1848
      Birthplace: Georgia
      Home in 1880: Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia, USA
      Street: Nelson
      House Number: 35
      Dwelling Number: 127
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)
      Marital Status: Married
      Spouse's Name: Manda Simms
      Father's Birthplace: Georgia
      Mother's Birthplace: Georgia
      Occupation: R. R. Conductor

      Phill Simms 32
      Manda Simms 30
      Jennie Simms 13

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

    5. [S100034] Coweta County Chronicles for One Hundred Years, Mary Gibson Jones and Lilly Reynolds, (Atlanta, Georgia: Stein Printing Co., 1928), 576.

    6. [S336398] Georgia Bible Records, Jeannette Holland Austin, (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1985), 175.