Robert Reuben Simmons and Frances Smith

Robert “Reuben” SIMMONS was born about 1820 to William Seldon SIMMONS. He is believed to have been born in NC, but he is also given as born in AL in the census, and Delores Tousineau reports that his son Middleton’s death certificate gives both Robert Reuben SIMMONS and Frances SMITH being born in West Virginia. […]

James Madison Simmons and Mary Elizabeth Phelps

James Madison SIMMONS (1845-1913) and Mary Elizabeth PHELPS (1841-1925). A multiple generations xerox that has been “cleaned up”. James Madison was a son of Robert Reuben SIMMONS. James M. Simmons, also known as “Red Jim” was born in Alabama July 20, 1845 and died in Pike County, Miss. Feb. 18, 1913. He married Mary E. […]