Family: Simmons, Erastus/Daniels, Eliza Agusta (F287)

m. 1850


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  • Father | Male
    Simmons, Erastus

    Born  16 Sep 1814  Bristol, Ontario, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  12 Feb 1892  Westfield, Medina, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Friendsville Cemetery, Westfield Center, Medina, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  1850  [1]   
    Father  Simmons, Jonathan Sr. | F55 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Gooding, Ruth | F55 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Daniels, Eliza Agusta

    Born  11 Sep 1826  Palmyra, Portage, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  9 Feb 1910  Westfield, Medina, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Old Westfield Cemetery, Westfield Center, Medina, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
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    Child 1 | Female
    Simmons, Caroline F.

    Born  27 Feb 1851   
    Died     
    Buried     
    Spouse  Martin, James Wilson | F383 
    Married     

    Child 2 | Female
    Simmons, Evalina Urania

    Born  18 May 1853   
    Died     
    Buried     
    Spouse  Jones, Merrit | F382 
    Married     

    Child 3 | Female
    Simmons, Anise

    Born  1 Aug 1855   
    Died  1 Apr 1856   
    Buried    Old Westfield Cemetery, Westfield Center, Medina, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 4 | Female
    Simmons, Hariette

    Born  25 Jul 1857   
    Died     
    Buried     
    Spouse  Burkholder, Samuel | F384 
    Married     

    Child 5 | Female
    Simmons, Maryette

    Born  25 Jul 1857   
    Died  26 Jul 1857   
    Buried    Old Westfield Cemetery, Westfield Center, Medina, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 6 | Male
    Simmons, George E.

    Born  10 Jul 1859   
    Died  20 May 1932   
    Buried    Old Westfield Cemetery, Westfield Center, Medina, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Farnum, Anna | F381 
    Married     

    Child 7 | Male
    Simmons, Isaiah E.

    Born  6 Dec 1862  Westfield, Medina, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died     
    Buried    Old Westfield Cemetery, Westfield Center, Medina, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Carpenter, Minnie A. | F380 
    Married  22 Sep 1886   

    Child 8 | Male
    + Simmons, Edwin Orestus

    Born  8 Feb 1865   
    Died  25 Aug 1930  Hartville, Stark, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Old Westfield Cemetery, Westfield Center, Medina, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Hunt, Kate Louise | F379 
    Married  16 Feb 1888  Westfield, Medina, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 9 | Female
    Simmons, Lillian May

    Born  20 Jan 1867   
    Died     
    Buried     
    Spouse  Buckner, Rev. Franklin | F386 
    Married  14 May 1890  Westfield, Medina, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location

  • Documents
    Simmons Family Bible
    Simmons Family Bible
    Transcription by Ruth Simmons Stebbins. The Bible was purchased by Jonathan Simmons Sr. and repaired by Eliza Daniels Simmons, wife of Erastus. It was published in 1829 and probably purchased after 1832, when Jonathan Sr. moved to Ohio. Thus, at least some of the records were not made contemporaneously with the events. The oldest persons recorded, Constant and Silence Simmons, lived in Bristol, New York at the same time as their grandchildren.

    Histories
    The Simmons Family of Westfield Township, Medina  Co.,Ohio by Ruth Simmons Stebbins
    The Simmons Family of Westfield Township, Medina Co.,Ohio by Ruth Simmons Stebbins
    Part 1 outlines the relocation of several Simmons family members to Ohio and their lives there. It also includes some information on the founding of the Ohio Farmers Insurance Co., in which members of the Simmons family played roles. Part 2 was originally a separate document, but it is appended here because it provides more information on the extended Simmons family in addition to details on Erastus Simmons descendants and family life.

    Ruth Stebbins sent part 1 to her cousin, Lottie Tanner Martin and Patricia Vanhoose donated part 2 to the Medina County Public Library.

    Download a PDF (50 KB) of this history.
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  • Sources 
    1. [S7] Simmons Family of Westfield Township, Medina County, Ohio, Ruth Simmons Stebbins, p. 1.


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