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Seeking Decendents of ,Moses, Thomas and John Simmons of Colonial New Enland.Those who eventually setteled in Tennessee.

Surnames: SIMMONS
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on 2002-09-28 17:45:12

Mike_S , from Hermitage, TN, has been a Family Tree Circles member since Dec 1969. is researching the following names: SIMMONS, GRISHAM, GRESHAM and 14 other(s).

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by tutumart on 2011-03-31 09:24:29

I have two John Simmons and do not know which one is correct for my line. I am fine from my grandmother t
o Constant Simmons/Lydia Phillips. ...but from there I have 2 ways to go and cannot prove either.
1. Constant

John
Hannah Hathaway

John
Elizabeth Moore

John
Alice


2. Constant

John
Martha Shepard

Thomas
Elizabeth Nash

Moses
Lydia Hollard


Either of these...yours?
Tutumart

by tnwolf1954 on 2014-09-14 20:17:33

No sorry not in my direct line. I have a book of Simmons ancestors and when I see it again I'll look up all these for you and maybe we can run down your family line.

But look this family over and see what you think and let me know.

tnwolf


Descendants of John Simmons


First Generation


1. John Simmons 1, son of John Simmons and Alice Unknown (Simmons), was born about 1644 in England 1 and died on 11 Nov 1711 in Freetown, Bristol Co., MA 1.



John married Martha Shepherd 1. (Martha Shepherd was born about 1648 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA 1 and died in Freetown, Bristol Co., MA 1.)



Children from this marriage were:

+ 2 M i. John Simmons 1 was born on 16 Mar 1666/67 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA 1 and died before 6 Oct 1749 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA 1.


3 F ii. Mary Simmons 4 was born in 1669 in Portsmouth, Newport Co., RI 4 and died on 10 Jan 1697/98 4.


4 M iii. Remembrance Simmons 4 was born in 1670 in Taunton, Bristol Co., MA 4.


5 M iv. Edward Simmons 4 was born in 1672 in Taunton, Bristol Co., MA 4.


6 F v. Mercy Simmons 4 was born in 1675 in Taunton, Bristol Co., MA 4.


7 F vi. Abigail Simmons 4 was born in 1677 in Taunton, Bristol Co., MA 4.


8 M vii. Abraham Simmons 4 was born in 1679 in Taunton, Bristol Co., MA 4 and died on 22 May 1749 in Freetown, Bristol Co., MA 4.


9 F viii. Deliverance Simmons 4 was born in Taunton, Bristol Co., MA 4.


10 F ix. Martha Simmons 4 was born in 1685 in Taunton, Bristol Co., MA 4.


11 F x. Sarah Simmons 4 was born on 31 Aug 1687 in Taunton, Bristol Co., MA 4.


Second Generation (Children)

2. John Simmons 1 (John1) was born on 16 Mar 1666/67 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA 1 and died before 6 Oct 1749 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA 1.


John married Hannah Hathaway 5, daughter of John Hathaway and Hannah Burt, on 14 Dec 1697 in Taunton, Bristol Co., MA 2 3. (Hannah Hathaway was born on 22 Dec 1671 in Freetown, Bristol Co., MA 5 and died in 1765 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA 5.)


Documented events in their marriage were:

1. VR - Marriage; 14 Dec 1697; Taunton, Bristol Co., MA 2.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 12 M i. Constant Simmons 6 was born on 7 May 1713 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA.


13 M ii. John Simmons 8 was born about 1700 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA 4 and died on 18 Aug 1733 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA 8.


Documented events in his life were:

1. VR - Marriage; 4 Jun 1730; Dighton, Bristol Co., MA 9. Married Patience Fisher [listed as part of John Simmons death record]

2. VR - Death; 18 Aug 1733; Dighton, Bristol Co., MA 8. John Simmons, son of John Simmons & Hannah Hathaway

14 M iii. Oliver Simmons 4 was born about 1702 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA 4 and died in Mar 1773 4.


15 F iv. Patience Simmons 4 was born in 1703 in Freetown, Bristol Co., MA 4.


16 M v. Noble Simmons 4 was born about 1704 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA 4 and died on 16 Mar 1784 4.


17 F vi. Hannah Simmons 4 was born about 1707 in Freetown, Bristol Co., MA 4.


18 F vii. Martha Simmons 4 was born about 1715 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA 4.


19 F viii. Rebecca Simmons 4 was born on 6 Feb 1718/19 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA 4.


20 M ix. Edward Simmons 4 was born on 15 Jan 1719/20 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA 4 and died on 8 Dec 1721 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA 4.


Third Generation (Grandchildren)

12. Constant Simmons 6 (John2, John1) was born on 7 May 1713 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA.

Documented events in his life were:

1. Something doesn't add up. Double check birth & death dates

Constant married Lydia Phillips 6, daughter of Joshua Phillips and Hannah Jones, on 12 Apr 1739 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA 7. (Lydia Phillips was born about 1720 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA 10 and died on 23 Oct 1748 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA.)

Documented events in their marriage were:

1. VR - Marriage; 12 Apr 1739; Dighton, Bristol Co., MA 11. Book 1, p 93; both of Dighton

Children from this marriage were:

+ 21 M i. John Simmons 6 12 13 was born on 16 Jul 1739 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA 12 and died on 22 Apr 1790 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA.


22 F ii. Hannah Simmons 15 was born on 1 Dec 1740 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA 15.


Documented events in her life were:

1. VR - Birth; 1 Dec 1740; Dighton, Bristol Co., MA 15. Book 1, p 132; all children entered on the same page suggests that they might have been entered at the same time.

23 M iii. Constant Simmons 15 was born on 5 Feb 1742/43 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA 15 and died on 27 Jun 1831 in Bristol, Ontario Co., NY.


Documented events in his life were:

1. VR - Birth; 5 Feb 1742/43; Dighton, Bristol Co., MA 15. Book 1, p 132; all children entered on the same page suggests that they might have been entered at the same time.

24 M iv. Joshua Simmons 15 was born on 22 Oct 1743 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA 15.


Documented events in his life were:

1. VR - Birth; 22 Oct 1743; Dighton, Bristol Co., MA 15. Book 1, p 132; all children entered on the same page suggests that they might have been entered at the same time.

25 F v. Lydia Simmons 15 was born on 11 Sep 1746 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA 15.


Documented events in her life were:

1. VR - Birth; 11 Sep 1746; Dighton, Bristol Co., MA 15. Book 1, p 132; all children entered on the same page suggests that they might have been entered at the same time.

26 M vi. David Simmons 15 was born on 28 Jun 1748 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA 15.


Documented events in his life were:

1. VR - Birth; 28 Jun 1748; Dighton, Bristol Co., MA 15. Book 1, p 132; all children entered on the same page suggests that they might have been entered at the same time.

27 F vii. Rebecca Simmons 15 was born on 15 Jun 1753 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA 15.


Documented events in her life were:

1. VR - Birth; 15 Jun 1753; Dighton, Bristol Co., MA 15. Book 1, p 132; all children entered on the same page suggests that they might have been entered at the same time.

28 M viii. Seth Simmons was born about 1755 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA.


29 M ix. Asa Simmons was born about 1757 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA.


30 M x. Gilford Simmons was born about 1759 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA.


31 M xi. Ephraim Simmons was born in 1760 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA.


Fourth Generation (Great Grandchildren)

21. John Simmons 6 12 13 (Constant12, John2, John1) was born on 16 Jul 1739 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA 12 and died on 22 Apr 1790 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA.

Documented events in his life were:

1. VR - Birth; 6 Jul 1739; Dighton, Bristol Co., MA 12 15. Book 1, p 132; all children entered on the same page suggests that they might have been entered at the same time.


John married Hannah Bullock 6 13 16, daughter of Elkanah Bullock and Sarah Eddy, on 5 Jan 1766 in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA 14. (Hannah Bullock was born on 7 May 1745 in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA 16 17 and died on 18 Dec 1804 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA 18.)



Documented events in her life were:

1. VR - Birth; 6 May 1745; Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA 17.

2. VR - Death; 18 Dec 1804; Dighton, Bristol Co., MA 18.



Documented events in their marriage were:

1. VR - Marriage; 5 Jan 1766; Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA 11 14.



Children from this marriage were:

32 F i. Lydia Simmons 19 20 was born on 21 Apr 1787 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA 20 21, died before 9 May 1859 in Armada Twp., Macomb Co., MI 22 and was buried on 9 May 1859 in Willow Grove Cemetery, Armada, Macomb Co., MI 23.





Documented events in her life were:

1. VR - Birth; 21 Apr 1787; Dighton, Bristol Co., MA 20 21. Book 2, p 231; all children entered on the same page suggests that they might have been entered at the same time.

2. Gravestone; 9 May 1859; Willow Grove Cemetery, Armada, Macomb Co., MI 24. Small stone with the initials L.S. engraved on one side, situated next to the large monument for Dr. John Smith & his wife Lyndia.



Lydia married Asa Smith 19 26, son of Asa Smith and Sibbel Anthony, on 27 Jan 1820 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA 25. (Asa Smith was born on 5 Mar 1796 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA 19 26, died in Armada Twp., Macomb Co., MI and was buried on 31 Mar 1865 in Willow Grove Cemetery, Armada, Macomb Co., MI 23.)




Documented events in his life were:

1. VR - Birth; 5 Mar 1796; Taunton, Bristol Co., MA 15. Book B2, p 139; all the children are listed on the same page suggesting that they were all entered at one time into the town records.

2. Census; 1850; Bristol, Ontario Co., NY 27.

3. Gravestone; 31 Mar 1865; Willow Grove Cemetery, Armada, Macomb Co., MI 24. Stone is small with only A.S. engraved on one side, situated next to the large monument for Dr. John Smith & his wife Lyndia.




Documented events in their marriage were:

1. VR - Marriage; 27 Jan 1820; Dighton, Bristol Co., MA 28. Asa from Dighton, Lydia from Wellington

33 U ii. Simmons 21 was born on 12 Feb 1766 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA 21.





Documented events in his/her life were:

1. VR - Birth; 12 Feb 1766; Dighton, Bristol Co., MA 21.

34 M iii. John Simmons 15 21 was born on 7 Sep 1768 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA 15 21.





Documented events in his life were:

1. VR - Birth; 7 Sep 1768; Dighton, Bristol Co., MA 15 20 21. Book 2, p 231; all children entered on the same page suggests that they might have been entered at the same time.

35 M iv. Elkanah Simmons 20 21 was born on 9 Nov 1770 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA 20 21.





Documented events in his life were:

1. VR - Birth; 9 Nov 1770; Dighton, Bristol Co., MA 20 21. Book 2, p 231; all children entered on the same page suggests that they might have been entered at the same time.

36 M v. Constant Simmons 21 was born on 7 May 1773 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA 21 and died on 18 Jan 1861 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA 29.





Documented events in his life were:

1. VR - Birth; 7 May 1773; Dighton, Bristol Co., MA 20 21. Book 2, p 231; all children entered on the same page suggests that they might have been entered at the same time.

2. VR - Death of Spouse; 11 Jan 1858; Dighton, Bristol Co., MA 30. Book 4, p 5: Lydia (Briggs) Simmons; Constant (M) int. 1 Feb 1799 Lydia (Briggs); dau of George Briggs & Lydia Goff, Dighton, b. 12 Apr 1780

3. VR - Death; 18 Jan 1861; Dighton, Bristol Co., MA 29. Book 4, p 8: Constant Simmons; Constant (M) int. Feb 1, 1799 Lydia (Briggs); John Simmons / Hannah Bullock.

37 M vi. Philip Simmons 20 21 was born on 29 Mar 1775 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA 20 21.





Documented events in his life were:

1. VR - Birth; 29 Mar 1775; Dighton, Bristol Co., MA 20 21. Book 2, p 231; all children entered on the same page suggests that they might have been entered at the same time.

38 M vii. Gamaliel Simmons 20 21 was born on 24 Dec 1779 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA 20 21.





Documented events in his life were:

1. VR - Birth; 24 Dec 1779; Dighton, Bristol Co., MA 20 21. Book 2, p 231; all children entered on the same page suggests that they might have been entered at the same time.

39 F viii. Hannah Simmons 20 21 was born on 18 May 1782 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA 20 21.





Documented events in her life were:

1. VR - Birth; 18 May 1782; Dighton, Bristol Co., MA 20 21. Book 2, p 231; all children entered on the same page suggests that they might have been entered at the same time.

40 M ix. Nathan Simmons 20 21 was born on 7 Nov 1784 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA 20 21.





Documented events in his life were:

1. VR - Birth; 7 Nov 1784; Dighton, Bristol Co., MA 20 21. Book 2, p 231; all children entered on the same page suggests that they might have been entered at the same time.

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