Simmons, William Lee

Male 1864 - 1922  (57 years)


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  • Name Simmons, William Lee  
    Born 23 Aug 1864  Little Falls, Morrison, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • William's birth date given as 23 Aug 1864 in family records and as 23 Jul 1865 in his death record. His birthplace was given as Little Falls, Minnesota in his death record.
    Gender Male 
    Miscellaneous 21 Oct 1880  [3
    Willie struck his left eye with a stick of wood. His father and brother Johnny took him to St. Paul for treatment. On Nov 10th Willie and Johnny returned to St. Paul. Willie came home with a glass eye.  
    Residence 1915 - 1919  Springfield, Sangamon, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    In 1915 working for Wastern Automobile Indemnity Ass.
    In 1919 working for Eastern Automobile Indemnity Co.  
    Died 22 Feb 1922  Springfield, Sangamon, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 23 Feb 1922  Oak Ridge Cemetery & Abbey, Springfield, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Abbey Mausoleum; Crypt 5, Row A, Center Corridor [6]
    Person ID I464  Martin-Bloom
    Last Modified 1 Nov 2015 

    Father Simmons, Dr. Jonathan Oscar,   b. 12 Jan 1821, Westfield, Medina, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1890  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Lee, Harriet Hurd,   b. 26 Jan 1825, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1869, Willsons Point, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Married 14 Oct 1846  West Bloomfield, Ontario, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Photos
    Simmons, Jonathan Oscar
    Simmons, Jonathan Oscar
    Simmons, Harriet Lee
    Simmons, Harriet Lee
    Lottie Lee Martin wrote on the back "Harriet Lee Simmons - my Grandmother".
    Family ID F53  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Barrick, Dorothy Lorene 
    Married 17 Oct 1884  [7
    • Family record says marriage was in 1884, but Basche family tree (ancestry.com) says it was in 1887.
    Children 
     1. Simmons, Tod Louis,   b. 10 Jul 1888, Hudson, Douglas, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1966, King, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    Last Modified 30 Oct 2015 
    Family ID F177  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Doggett, Ada Elinore,   b. 1871, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 14 Jun 1899  Essex, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Notes 
    • Marriage record lists groom's parents as Jonathan Simmons and Harriet Lee and bride's parents as Leander[?] H. Doggett and Susan McElway[?]
    Last Modified 30 Oct 2015 
    Family ID F576  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Simmmons, William Lee
    Simmmons, William Lee

  • Sources 
    1. [S47] Simmons Family Record , Unknown author (found in family documents), FamilyRecord.pdf p. 1.

    2. [S62] Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947, FHL Film Number: 1556744.

    3. [S140] Frank Simmons' Diary, pp 117, 118.

    4. [S63] 1915 City Directory, Springfield, Illinois, (R. L. Polk and Co. ), p. 812.

    5. [S64] 1919 City Directory, Springfield, Illinois, (Jefferson), p. 1026.

    6. [S202] findagrave.com, Memorial# 56888322.

    7. [S47] Simmons Family Record , Unknown author (found in family documents), p. 2.

    8. [S140] Frank Simmons' Diary, p. 129.

    9. [S156] Marriage Record, Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1801-1928 (Ancestry.com). Source Archives of Ontario; Series: MS932; Reel: 98.


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