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Maurice Simons
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Birth: Jan. 23, 1744
South Carolina, USA
Death: Nov. 12, 1785
Charleston County
South Carolina, USA

Maurice was married to Mary Mitchell and was a Colonel in the Rev. War from the state of South Carolina.

William Clay Snipes - A distinguished officer of the Revolution, of the Round O, Colleton. Fought and killed Col. Maurice Simons in a duel near Wallace's Bridge, Saturday, Nov 12, 1785, which resulted from testimony Simons gave against Snipes in a trial. Simons was buried in St. Phillip's, and Snipes was convicted of manslaughter and gave 2000 pounds bail. His sentence of confiscation and branding was later pardoned by the governor.
 
 
Burial:
Saint Philips Episcopal Church Cemetery
Charleston
Charleston County
South Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Susan Bowman
Record added: Mar 19, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49944179
Maurice Simons
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-Anonymous
 Added: Feb. 5, 2014
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- Susan Bowman
 Added: Mar. 19, 2010
 
 
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