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 Chatham Hooe Simms

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Chatham Hooe Simms

Birth
Kentucky, USA
Death
17 Feb 1890 (aged 75)
Jacksonville, Morgan County, Illinois, USA
Burial
Jacksonville, Morgan County, Illinois, USA
Plot
A 173
Memorial ID
148003651 View Source

Was appointed to West Point Military academy in N.Y. in 1832. It was found he was hard of hearing and he had to give it up.

Married Anna Margaret Prosser on May 26, 1840 in Morgan County, Illinois.

Chatham Simms
Jacksonville, Ill, Feb 17 – Chatham Simms, an early settler of this city, died this afternoon. He was a member of the first class that entered Illinois College in 1829.

Tuesday, February 18, 1890, Chicago Herald (Chicago, Illinois), page 6

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In his last will and testament, he left everything to his wife.

Sources:
Illinois Statewide Marriage Index.
Obit and parent link sent by: FAG #47177958.

He had a brother, Samuel Simms (1812-1899) that lived in Winchester.

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Was appointed to West Point Military academy in N.Y. in 1832. It was found he was hard of hearing and he had to give it up.

Married Anna Margaret Prosser on May 26, 1840 in Morgan County, Illinois.

Chatham Simms
Jacksonville, Ill, Feb 17 – Chatham Simms, an early settler of this city, died this afternoon. He was a member of the first class that entered Illinois College in 1829.

Tuesday, February 18, 1890, Chicago Herald (Chicago, Illinois), page 6

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In his last will and testament, he left everything to his wife.

Sources:
Illinois Statewide Marriage Index.
Obit and parent link sent by: FAG #47177958.

He had a brother, Samuel Simms (1812-1899) that lived in Winchester.

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