Southern Anthology

Families on the Frontiers of the Old South

James Alexander Simms

Male 1825 - 1881  (55 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  James Alexander Simms was born 27 Apr 1825, Hancock County, Georgia (son of John Simms and Comfort Mattox Grace); died Jan 1881, Ranger, Eastland, Texas.

    James married Emily Jane Hanson 8 Oct 1846, Heard County, Georgia. Emily (daughter of Thomas Kendrick Hanson and Creasey Grace Moseley) was born 27 Jun 1829, Georgia; died 12 Nov 1881, Hopkins County, Texas. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. Jonathan Simms was born 1848, Georgia.
    2. Uca California Simms was born Jun 1852, Georgia; died 1907, Hopkins County, Texas.
    3. Thomas Kendrick Simms was born 22 Jun 1855, Hopkins County, Texas; died 24 Jan 1935, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
    4. Amanda Simms was born 1858, Texas.
    5. Jessie Mercer Simms was born 28 Oct 1860, Hopkins County, Texas; died 28 Jul 1908, Otero County, New Mexico.
    6. Britton Brook Simms was born 18 May 1866, Hopkins County, Texas; died 10 Oct 1960, Grayson County, Texas; was buried , Fairview Cemetery, Denison, Grayson, Texas.
    7. Bianca Simms was born 1869, Texas.
    8. Kendrick D. Simms was born 1872, Texas.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  John Simms was born 9 Jun 1780, Wayne County, North Carolina (son of Robert Simms, III and Sarah Dickinson); died 1 Dec 1863, Coweta County, Georgia; was buried , Simms Family Cemetery, Coweta County, Georgia.

    John married Comfort Mattox Grace 16 Sep 1816, Hancock County, Georgia. Comfort (daughter of Thomas Grace) was born 26 Feb 1798; died 18 Jul 1880, Coweta County, Georgia; was buried , Simms Family Cemetery, Coweta County, Georgia. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Comfort Mattox Grace was born 26 Feb 1798 (daughter of Thomas Grace); died 18 Jul 1880, Coweta County, Georgia; was buried , Simms Family Cemetery, Coweta County, Georgia.
    Children:
    1. Benjamin Thomas Simms was born 8 Aug 1817, Hancock County, Georgia; died 26 Oct 1886, Coweta County, Georgia; was buried , Old Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilsons Store, Heard, Georgia.
    2. Almira Elizabeth Simms was born 24 Nov 1820, Hancock County, Georgia; died 25 Nov 1903, Coweta County, Georgia; was buried , Oak Hill Cemetery, Newnan, Coweta, Georgia.
    3. Franklin Robert Simms was born 8 Mar 1823, Hancock County, Georgia; died 1 Apr 1890, Hopkins County, Texas; was buried , Caney Cemetery, Pickton, Hopkins, Texas.
    4. 1. James Alexander Simms was born 27 Apr 1825, Hancock County, Georgia; died Jan 1881, Ranger, Eastland, Texas.
    5. Susan A Simms was born 15 Dec 1827, Georgia; died 9 Jul 1874, Georgia.
    6. John Dickinson Simms was born 19 Dec 1830, Corinth, Coweta, Georgia; died 5 Mar 1921, Newnan, Coweta County, Georgia; was buried , Oak Hill Cemetery, Newnan, Coweta, Georgia.
    7. Sarah Margaret Tabitha Simms was born 12 Mar 1833, Coweta County, Georgia; died 03 Sep 1916, Corinth, Heard, Georgia; was buried , Ware Family Cemetery, Heard County, Georgia.
    8. Mary Emily Simms was born 28 Dec 1836, Coweta County, Georgia; died 13 Sep 1877, Coweta County, Georgia.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Robert Simms, III was born 1760, Wayne County, North Carolina (son of Robert Simms, II and Mary Barnes); died 25 Mar 1815, Hancock County, Georgia.

    Robert married Sarah Dickinson 1780, Wayne County, North Carolina. Sarah (daughter of John Dickinson) was born 1762, Wayne County, North Carolina; died 25 Jun 1850, Coweta County, Georgia; was buried , Simms Family Cemetery, Coweta County, Georgia. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Sarah Dickinson was born 1762, Wayne County, North Carolina (daughter of John Dickinson); died 25 Jun 1850, Coweta County, Georgia; was buried , Simms Family Cemetery, Coweta County, Georgia.
    Children:
    1. 2. John Simms was born 9 Jun 1780, Wayne County, North Carolina; died 1 Dec 1863, Coweta County, Georgia; was buried , Simms Family Cemetery, Coweta County, Georgia.
    2. Susan Simms was born 1784, Wayne County, North Carolina; died 22 Aug 1814, Powelton, Hancock, Georgia.
    3. Elizabeth Simms was born 1786, Wayne County, North Carolina; died 1835.
    4. Mary Simms was born 1788, Wayne County, North Carolina; died 1821, Georgia.
    5. Britain Simms was born 1789, Wayne County, North Carolina; died 10 Feb 1864, Heard County, Georgia; was buried , Old Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilsons Store, Heard, Georgia.
    6. Sarah Simms was born aft. 1790, Hancock County, Georgia.
    7. Penelope Simms was born 1792, Hancock County, Georgia.
    8. Ann Simms was born 1794, Hancock County, Georgia.

  3. 6.  Thomas Grace
    Children:
    1. 3. Comfort Mattox Grace was born 26 Feb 1798; died 18 Jul 1880, Coweta County, Georgia; was buried , Simms Family Cemetery, Coweta County, Georgia.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Robert Simms, II was born 1729, Nansemond County, Virginia; died Apr 1791, Wayne County, North Carolina.

    Robert married Mary Barnes. Mary (daughter of Edward Barnes and Sara Pope) was born , Edgecombe County, North Carolina; died 1789, Wayne County, North Carolina. [Group Sheet]


  2. 9.  Mary Barnes was born , Edgecombe County, North Carolina (daughter of Edward Barnes and Sara Pope); died 1789, Wayne County, North Carolina.
    Children:
    1. Mary Simms
    2. Britton Simms
    3. Keziah Simms died 21 Sep 1811.
    4. James Simms
    5. Susanna Simms
    6. Barnes Simms
    7. Abraham Simms
    8. Benjamin Simms
    9. 4. Robert Simms, III was born 1760, Wayne County, North Carolina; died 25 Mar 1815, Hancock County, Georgia.
    10. Penelope Simms was born 4 Aug 1760.

  3. 10.  John Dickinson was born Abt. 1740, Northampton County, North Carolina (son of Daniel Dickinson); died , Hancock County, Georgia.
    Children:
    1. Joel Putnam Dickinson died 1820, Hancock County, Georgia; was buried , Family Cemetery, Taliaferro County [?], Georgia.
    2. Winborn Dickinson was born 1760, Northampton County, North Carolina; died 1852, Upson County, Georgia.
    3. 5. Sarah Dickinson was born 1762, Wayne County, North Carolina; died 25 Jun 1850, Coweta County, Georgia; was buried , Simms Family Cemetery, Coweta County, Georgia.