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Submitted by: Julie Smith Oliver julie_oliver87@yahoo.com on Thu Mar 6 21:14:08 2003

Husband James Franklin SIMMONS 
Born  15 Feb 1850  Location  AL 
Married    Location   
Died  18 May 1915  Location  TX 
Cemetery  Ware Cemetery  Location  Tolosa, Kaufman Co., TX 
Father   
Mother   
Other Spouses   

Wife Lodaska SIMMONS 
Born  25 Dec 1855  Location  MS 
Died  12 Dec 1926  Location  TX 
Cemetery  Ware Cemetery  Location  Tolosa, Kaufman Co., TX 
Father  Alexander SIMMONS 
Mother  Eliza 
Other Spouses   

Children

1 Name  Oliver Judson SIMMONS 
Born  May 1876  Location  MS 
Died  Aug 1916  Location  Malakoff, TX 
Cemetery  Ware Cemetery  Location  Tolosa, Kaufman, TX 
Spouse 1  Ida Dunlap 
Married  04 April 1904  Location  Frio Co., TX 
Spouse 2   
Married    Location   

2 Name  Charles Oscar SIMMONS 
Born  16 Jul 1880  Location  Little Rock, AR 
Died  13 Apr 1938  Location  Bachelor, TX 
Cemetery    Location  TX 
Spouse 1  Jane 
Married    Location   
Spouse 2  Eunice Stovall 
Married  28 Nov 1920  Location   

3 Name  Johnnie H. SIMMONS 
Born  16 Aug 1883  Location  TX 
Died  1959  Location  TX 
Cemetery    Location   
Spouse 1  Lottie 
Married    Location   
Spouse 2   
Married    Location   

4 Name  Minnie SIMMONS 
Born  01 Aug 1885  Location  TX 
Died  02 Oct 1969  Location  TX 
Cemetery    Location   
Spouse 1  Thomas J. Wren 
Married  28 Apr 1913  Location  TX 
Spouse 2   
Married    Location   

5 Name  William Fletcher SIMMONS 
Born  13 Jul 1889  Location  Smithville, Bastrop Co. TX 
Died  07 Dec 1968  Location  Tyler, TX 
Cemetery  Elm Grove Cemetery  Location  Elm Grove, TX 
Spouse 1  Alvie Mae Hutto 
Married    Location  TX 
Spouse 2   
Married    Location   

6 Name  Dora Birdie SIMMONS 
Born  07 Feb 1894  Location  Smithville, Bastrop Co., TX 
Died  04 Sep 1966  Location  Kaufman, Kaufman Co., TX 
Cemetery  Crandall Cemetery  Location  Crandall, Kaufman Co., TX 
Spouse 1  William Thomas Wilson 
Married    Location  TX 
Spouse 2  John Harvey Benson 
Married    Location  TX 

7 Name  Pearl SIMMONS 
Born  Jan 1898  Location  TX 
Died  04 Sep 1980  Location  Dallas Co., TX 
Cemetery    Location  TX 
Spouse 1  Everett Edward Reed 
Married  28 Aug 1915  Location  Kaufman Co., TX 
Spouse 2   
Married    Location   

8 Name  Willie SIMMONS 
Born  20 Apr 1900  Location  Kaufman Co. ,TX 
Died  14 Sep 1953  Location  TX 
Cemetery  Elm Grove Cemetery  Location  Elm Grove, TX 
Spouse 1  Latisha "Tishie" Brewer 
Married    Location  TX 
Spouse 2  Abbie Jewell 
Married    Location  TX 

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Born    Location   
Died    Location   
Cemetery    Location   
Spouse 1   
Married    Location   
Spouse 2   
Married    Location   

10 Name   
Born    Location   
Died    Location   
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Spouse 1   
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Comments:

 

Lodaska was paralyzed the last 12 years of her life and
was bound to a wheel chair.  After her husbands death she lived with her
son Charles Simmons and his family.  You can view Lodaska and James
headstones via the Ware Cemetery enumeration which is linked
below.

Sources:

Itawampa Co., MS 1860 Census 58/58 (head of house
Alexander Simmons); Dora Simmons birth certificate- Bastrop Co., TX.,
Vol. 22, pg. 351; Bastrop Co., TX Land Deed, Vol. 17/ Pg. 530, Kaufman
Co., TX. 1910 Census, Precinct 2, 325/338.

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