Murdock Middleton “Steve” Simmons and Louisa Clarinda Thigpen

Murdock Middleton SIMMONS and Louisa Clarinda THIGPEN Murdock Middleton “Steve” SIMMONS was born 4 Oct 1863 in Mississippi, 5th son and 6th of 7 children of Robert “Reuben” SIMMONS and Frances (Smith) SIMMONS. Robert married Louisa Clarinda THIGPEN. Louisa was born 7 Sept 1857 to James THIGPEN and Mary ELizabeth (Kennedy) THIGPEN. Granddaughter Ethel Lorena […]

Photo of Murdock Middleton and Clarinda Simmons and family

Original image, a multiple generations xerox. Courtesy of Delores Tousineau. An attempt I made to clean up the image a bit. And then not leave well enough (kind of) alone, though the resolution doesn’t merit it. This family photo was made the same day as the above. No children were given but I’m going to […]

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. […]