|i.||JOHN WESLEY4 LAKIN, d. Greencastle, Putnam County, IN.|
|i.||JAMES SIMMONS4 DEBRULER, d. Moscow, Clermont County, OH.|
|ii.||MARY ANN DEBRULER.|
|iii.||SALLY B. DEBRULER, d. August 23, 1818.|
|iv.||ELIZABETH DEBRULER, b. July 15, 1822; d. July 15, 1829.|
|30.||i.||JOHN HATTON4 SIMMONS, b. September 22, 1815; d. December 22, 1884.|
|31.||ii.||ELIZABETH JANE SIMMONS, b. August 23, 1817; d. September 08, 1849.|
|iii.||NANCY HITCH SIMMONS, m. (1) E. T. SMALL; m. (2) CYRUS WRIGHT, November 05, 1859.|
Notes for NANCY HITCH SIMMONS:|
Nancy H. m. 1. Dr. E.T. Small, son of Daniel and Lois Small. He was born in 1818 and died Dec 24, 1857 of lung infection in Fairfield, Shelby County, Ind. He was a grad. of Medical college and licensed to practice in Indiana 1852.
2. Cyrus Wright Nov 5, 1859. He was born Feb 16, 1814, and died in Oct 22, 1875. Nancy was his second wife. He was a lawyer and was admitted to Indiana bar in 1841, having come to Indiana in either 1828 or 1835.(Conflicting dates in 2 news stories.) He was commissioned by Gov. Joseph A. Wright (a relative?) on Oct 1, 1852. His first wife was Elizabeth Glenn whom he married on Apr 20, 1841. She died on Jun 7, 1859. They lived in Shelbyville.
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Cause of Death: Lung infection
Occupation: 1852, Licensed to practice medicine in Indiana
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Occupation: 1841, Admited to Indiana bar
|iv.||WILLIAM LEROY SIMMONS, b. January 10, 1822; d. July 05, 1901.|
Notes for WILLIAM LEROY SIMMONS:|
William Leroy Simmons was born January 10, 1822, in Clermont County, Ohio. He emigrated to Jefferson County, Iowa, when he was twenty years old, arriving May 1, 1842, and purchased a farm there. After clearing the land, which was "only wilderness", he returned to Clermont County. He made the trip to Ohio on horseback, spending the winter in Illinois, probably with Simmons relatives living there.
He married Sarah Weaver in Clermont County in 1849 (Fulton) or 1852 (Margaret Hoerner.) Sarah was the daughter of Samuel and Catherine (Robinson) Weaver. Samuel was the son of John Weaver of Virginia. (Rockey, p. 247.) Sarah was born Jan 31, 1825, Cler. Co.
William L.F. Simmons brought his bride back to Jefferson County to live, and all their children were born there. His farm was six miles north of Fairfield, near Brooksville.
He and Sarah returned to Clermont County in April, 1861, and remained there until the spring of 1863, when they once again returned to Iowa. William was elected to the State Legislature in 1875. He was prominent in the public life of his community, was a Methodist and a Republican. He farmed and also taught school. In later life he moved into Fairfield, where he died July 5, 1901.
Children of William L.F. and Sarah (Weaver) Simmons:
107= i. Eben Frank b. Mar 10, 1855 d. Apr 23, 1927
ii. Charles Walter b. Dec 8, 1857 d. 1946
Graduate of Iowa Wesleyan College. Methodist Minister; lived in Plateau City, Colorado.
iii. Sarah Belle b. 1864
Did not marry. Teacher and in home mission work. Lived in Utah.
iv. Nancy Wright b. Sep 18, 1867
Did not marry. Teacher and home mission work. Lived in Chicago.
Three infants died.
(Fulton.p. 89; Simmons Scrapbook, letter from Margaret Hoerner, daughter of Eben-107.)
|v.||MARY E. SIMMONS, m. J. E. RITCHIE, Shellbyville, IN.|
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|vi.||DAUGHTER SIMMONS, m. WILLIAMS.|
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|i.||ADAM SIMMONS4 LAKIN, b. 1810, Clermont County, OH; d. 1875.|
Notes for ADAM SIMMONS LAKIN:|
Adam Simmons Lakin, the son of Sarah (Simmons) and Thomas Lakin was born in 1810. He married Mary Clound Matson, daughter of Aaron and Elizabeth (Gatch) Matson. Her sisters, Euphemia and Elizabeth married Simmons brothers. (James-40 and Benjamin-41.) Mary Cloud Matson was born February 22, 1818, and died in 1862 in Rushville, Indiana.
Adam S. Lakin died in 1875 in Rushville, Indiana.
Children of Adam Simmons and Mary (Matson) Lakin;
i. Thomas Matson b. 1843
d. 1862 at Frankfort, Kentucky, of wounds received in Civil War.
108= ii. Laura Lois b. Feb 5, 1845 d. Jul 20, 1934
iii. George b. Dec 4, 1847 d. Nov 25, 1848
109= iv. Mary Elizabeth b. Feb 2, 1850 d. Nov 14, 1889
110= v. Charles Austin S. b. Aug 21, 1852 d. Mar 9, 1911
vi. Sarah Viola b. 1854 d. 1857
vii. Minnie Gatch b. Dec 27, 1858
m. James T. Beatty. No children.
d. January 10, 1947. James Beatty
was banker in Ft. Scott, Kansas
(V.G. Markham, pp.53,90.)
|ii.||JOSEPH HATTON LAKIN, b. February 29, 1812; d. August 04, 1877.|
Notes for JOSEPH HATTON LAKIN:|
Joseph Lakin was born February 29, 1812, and died August 4, 1877. His first wife, E., and he had at least one child.
i. John Simmons b. Jul 7, 1835 d. Apr 13, 1868
Joseph's second wife, Sarah Jane, was born June 16, 1827, and she died May 23, 1864. Either he or Adam owned a general store.
Children of Joseph Hatton and Sarah Jane Lakin:
i. Lewis b. Jan 9, 1853 d. Nov 27, 1854
ii. Charles b. Jan 4, 1856 d. Oct 5, 1877
iii. Willis b. Oct 26, 1860 d. Jul 20, 1866
iv. Infant son b. & died May 18, 1864
(Hist. Rush County, pp. 716-7; Rushville Cem. Rec.)
|iii.||BENJAMIN W. LAKIN, b. May 10, 1815; d. August 16, 1846.|
|v.||ELIZABETH ANN LAKIN.|
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