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 James Franklin Simmons

James Franklin Simmons

Birth
Cedar County, Iowa, USA
Death 12 Apr 1936 (aged 79)
Humboldt County, Iowa, USA
Burial Humboldt, Humboldt County, Iowa, USA
Plot Sec 11 Lot 5
Memorial ID 103783349 · View Source
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James was the son of Sem Simmons and Sarah Spohn. He married Rena Morgan on February 8, 1888, in Tipton, Iowa. They were the parents of Lee, Blanche, Dwight, Darrell, Lewis, Gladys, and a daughter who died in infancy.

April 24, 1936 - Humboldt Republican - James F Simmons, son of Sam and Sarah Simmons, was born near Tipton, Iowa, Cedar County, April 19, 1856. At the age of 15 he united with the Methodist church and was a faithful and useful member and last Sunday evening he entered the fellowship of the church in heaven, April 12, 1936.

On February 8, 1888, in Tipton, Iowa, he was united in marriage to Rena Morgan. They came to Humboldt county and settled on a farm near Rutland and resided there until 1916 when they retired coming to Humboldt where they have made their home. Mr. Simmons loved the church and was a man of high aims and noble spirit. He was worthy and his life was an example of the fruits of Christian living.

Mr. and Mrs. Simmons had seven children born to them, one daughter died in infancy.

He is survived by his devoted wife and six children: Lee of Sioux Falls, S. Dak.; Mrs. Blanch Osia of Rutland; Dwight of Humboldt; Darrell of Dakota City; Lewis of Des Moines; Mrs. Gladys Bowyer of Jolley; also two brothers, George of Humboldt, and Perry of Fort Dodge; two sisters, Mrs. Nan Sphon of Bismark, N. Dak., and Mrs. Rhoda Kester of Afton, Iowa; seven grandchildren and one great grandchild, and many other relatives and friends


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  • Created by: Geo Clinton
  • Added: 19 Jan 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 103783349
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Franklin Simmons (19 Apr 1856–12 Apr 1936), Find A Grave Memorial no. 103783349, citing Union Cemetery, Humboldt, Humboldt County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Geo Clinton (contributor 46936067) .