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James Harvey Symmonds
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Birth: Sep. 21, 1820
Hamilton
Butler County
Ohio, USA
Death: Aug. 25, 1902
Hancock County
Illinois, USA

James Harvey Symmonds is the son of John Henry Symmonds Jr. and Margaret "Peggy" Hoffman Symmonds. He was born in Ohio, moving west with his family--first to western Indiana where he married his first wife, Cassandra [alt Cassender] (Newman) Symmonds on March 14, 1844, in Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana. The couple and their older children moved further west arriving in Adams County, Illinois in 1845 in an ox-pulled wagon. James and Cassandra were the parents of nine children: Isaac, Mary Angeline, Sarah Jane, Malinda Anna, Loyal Firman, Evangilene, Benjamin F., Zeurah, and Ada. After Cassandra's death in 1865, James married Eliza Jane Clapper on January 24, 1867, in Adams County, Illinois. She gave birth to two children, Squire Alexander and Margaret, then died in 1869 at the age of 32. On December 20, 1874, James married Elizabeth "Lizzie" Thompson. Except for a brief time in Missouri, James Harvey and his family farmed in Hancock County, Illinois. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Henry Symmonds (1784 - 1872)
  Margaret Hoffman Symmonds (1788 - 1866)
 
 Spouses:
  Cassandra Newman Symmonds (1823 - 1865)*
  Elizabeth Thompson Symmonds (1830 - 1914)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Angeline Symmonds Sliger (1847 - 1915)*
  Sarah Jane Symmonds Sams (1850 - 1930)*
  Loyal Firman Symmonds (1855 - 1920)*
  Squire Alexander Symmonds (1868 - 1958)*
  Margaret Davis Symmonds Ware (1869 - 1947)*
 
 Siblings:
  Anna Symmonds Poland (1813 - 1881)*
  Isaac Henry Symmonds (1817 - 1904)*
  James Harvey Symmonds (1820 - 1902)
  Squire Little Symmonds (1824 - 1895)*
  William Symmonds (1825 - 1903)*
  Loyal F. Symmonds (1827 - 1904)*
  Delilah Symmonds Warren (1829 - 1895)*
  Benjamin F. Symmonds (1836 - 1855)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Bethel Cemetery
Hancock County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Larry and Jane
Record added: Aug 22, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15464777
James Harvey Symmonds
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James Harvey Symmonds
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