Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Symmeses in:
 • Congress Green Cemetery
 • North Bend
 • Hamilton County
 • Ohio
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
John Cleves Symmes
Birth: Jul. 21, 1742
Long Island City
New York, USA
Death: Feb. 26, 1814
Cincinnati
Ohio, USA

Symmes landed in Miami Township (Hamilton County, Ohio) in 1789 and platted out the town of North Bend, originally comprising 48 lots. One of his daughters, Anna, was married to President William Henry Harrison. Symmes' tombstone reads " Here rest the remains of John Cleves Symmes, who at the foot of these hills, made the first settlement between the Miami Rivers." 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Timothy Symmes (1715 - 1756)
  Mary Cleves Symmes (1746 - 1746)
 
 Spouses:
  Anna Tuthill Symmes (1741 - 1776)*
  Susannah Livingston Symmes (1748 - 1840)*
 
 Children:
  Maria Symmes Short (1765 - 1802)*
  Anna Tuthill Symmes Harrison (1775 - 1864)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Cleves Symmes (1742 - 1814)
  Timothy Symmes (1744 - 1797)*
  Timothy Symmes (1744 - 1797)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Congress Green Cemetery
North Bend
Hamilton County
Ohio, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Aug 23, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 11842
John Cleves Symmes
Added by: Gregory Spesh
 
John Cleves Symmes
Added by: James (Jim) F. Kelly
 
John Cleves Symmes
Added by: Michael Cummiskey
 
There are 2 more photos not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- R I P
 Added: Nov. 30, 2014

- Dana Meeks
 Added: Feb. 15, 2014
with respect
- Goddess
 Added: Dec. 20, 2012
There are 21 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
 
This page is sponsored by: James (Jim) F. Kelly

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service