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John Simms
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Birth: Jun. 9, 1780
Wayne County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Dec. 1, 1863
Coweta County
Georgia, USA

John Simms was one of the early pioneers of Coweta County, Georgia. Shortly after the Treaty of Indian Springs (1825) opened West Georgia to white settlement, John and his brother Britton arrived in the region from Hancock County, Georgia. John Simms was married to (1) Mary Connell on December 24, 1809 and (2) Comfort Mattox Grace on September 16, 1816. Simms was the son of Robert Simms III and Sarah Dickinson. 
 
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 Parents:
  Robert Simms (1760 - 1815)
  Sarah Dickinson Simms (1762 - 1850)
 
 Spouse:
  Comfort Mattox Grace Simms (1798 - 1880)
 
 Children:
  Britton Simms (1809 - 1871)*
  William M. Simms (1811 - 1878)*
  Benjamin Thomas Simms (1817 - 1888)*
  Almira Elizabeth Simms Orr (1820 - 1903)*
  Franklin Robert Simms (1823 - 1890)*
  James A. Simms (1825 - 1902)*
  John Dickinson Simms (1830 - 1921)*
  Sarah M Simms Ware (1833 - 1916)*
  Mary Emily Simms Hughen (1836 - 1877)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Simms Family Cemetery
Coweta County
Georgia, USA
 
Created by: John Dickinson
Record added: Mar 04, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25067232
John Simms
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John Simms
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- Nancy Jane Faulk White Adams
 Added: Sep. 5, 2016
=NEWNAN HERALD =October 7, 1865===John W. Powell, Admr. and Ann E. Sims, Adm'x will sell personal property belonging to late John M. Sims.
- Dianne Wood
 Added: Jul. 25, 2014

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