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Catalog Number HRHS-009
Collection Samuel Simmons Family Bible Record
Object Name Bible Record
Scope & Content BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE:

The first entry in the family record of marriages notes that, "Samuel Simmons was married to Mary Ann Eve Micael (Michael) on the 28th March 1844." Samuel (1823-1882) and Mary (1824-1895) had at least twelve children. Noah Daniel (1864-1931) was perhaps the youngest. On 25 September 1890, Noah married Martha "Mattie" Belle McCorkle (1868-1924). They had at least three children, the oldest of which was Marion Harvey Simmons (1891-1960).

On 24 December 1913, Marion Harvey Simmons married Winifred Rebecca Baker (1893-1953). The couple had five children, the youngest of which was the donor of this collection, Warren Thomas Simmons.

SCOPE AND CONTENT:

The Simmons family Bible record contains marriage, birth, and death information regarding Samuel Simmons and his descendants. The collection includes the title page and three pages of data from the family Bible [published in 1848], plus two pages of handwritten and typed notes regarding the Simmons, Baker and McCorkle families.

COLLECTION INVENTORY:
6 pages from family bible
Title Samuel Simmons Family Bible Record
Containers