Son of John Dickinson Simms and Louisa Hanson. Married Cora Stacy 19 Feb 1887. Children: Lourette (wife of William Yates Atkinson, Jr.), Charlie Rose (wife of John J. Farmer) and John Stacey Simms (husband of Corene Bass).
Coweta Co Chronicles page 786-7. Educated at Newnan and at Mercer University. Sucessful Farmer in Coweta Co., Ga. Retired and lived in a beautiful residence in Newnan surrounded by their family.