Bethel SIMMONS Emma SIMMONS Edna SIMMONS Elbert SIMMONS Sarah Frances WIGGINS Mini tree diagram

Eli Josephus SIMMONS1,2,3,4

22nd Jun 18771,2,3,4 - 11th Mar 19711

Life History

22nd Jun 1877

Born in Pike County, Alabama.1,2,3,4

11th Mar 1971

Died.1

after 11th Mar 1971

Buried in Banks Baptist Cemetery, Banks, Pike County, Alabama.1

Notes

  • Eli Josephus was enumerated in 1880 at age 2 under the name of Eli.In 1900, with his widowed mother, he was reprted as Joseph, age 21.

    1880 Federal Census, Pike County, Alabama, 29 June, Beat #14, District149, page 56, Hse #371, Fam #372
    Simmons, Bethel  W M 71 Head Farmer Can't Read or Write GA SC SC [babt 1809]
    Simmons, Sarah F W F 47 Wife Keeping House Can't Read or Write AL SCKY [b abt 1833]
    Simmons, Eli  W M 2 Son AL NC GA [b abt 1878]

    1910 Federal Census, Pike County, Alabama, 12 May, Spring Hill,District 142, page 18B, Hse #347, Fam #348
    Simmons, Sarah Head F W 77 Widow 11 children/6 living GA SC NC NoOccup
    Simmons, Emma Dau F W 40 Single AL AL GA No Occup
    Simmons, Joecephus Son M W 32 Single AL AL GA Farmer

    On his gravestone his name is his nickname Joe followed by hisfullname,.  The name Josephus is spelled here as Joecephus.  Thisspelling is also found on the 1910 census.

    Joe Joecephus Simmons
    Birth Jun. 22, 1877
    Death Mar. 11, 1971
    Burial Banks Baptist Cemetery, Banks, Pike County, Alabama
    Maintained by gravesearcher, Originally Created by IronGate Apr 27,2010
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #51717540,http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Simmons&GSiman=1&GScnty=80&GRid=51717540&

Sources

  • 1. Find a Grave Memorial Registry
    • Memorial #51717540,
  • 2. 1910 Federal Census, Pike County, Alabama
    • 12 May, Spring Hill, District 142, page 18B, Hse #347, Fam #348
  • 3. 1900 Federal Census, Pike County, Alabam
    • 22 June, Spring Hill, District 137, page 11B,  Hse #206, Fam #207
  • 4. 1880 Federal Census, Pickens County, South Carolina
    • 29 June, Beat #14, District 149, page 56, Hse #371, Fam #372

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