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Sarah Ann Wright Simmons

Death 25 Apr 1915 (aged 74)
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 84549618 · View Source
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Daughter of James and Sarah (Hamill) Wright of Mullanbrach, Ireland. She immigrated to the United States probably between 1857-1864.

Several of her siblings immigrated to Australia. Her brother, Francis and sister, Elizabeth also came to the USA. Francis went for a visit to Australia and apparently died there.

Sarah married William Simmons (an Irishman) in Philadelphia, PA. on 30 Oct 1865. They married in the Salem Methodist Episcopal Church.

They had issue, baptised in the same Church:

William James Simmons born 1867 died 1868
Mary Ann Simmons born 1868 died 1942
Francis Simmons born 1869 died 1876
John William Simmons born 1871 death date unknown

Sarah Ann, William and at least three of their children were buried at Mt. Moriah Cemetery.

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  • Created by: Sherry Harris
  • Added: 6 Feb 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 84549618
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Sarah Ann Wright Simmons (7 Nov 1840–25 Apr 1915), Find A Grave Memorial no. 84549618, citing Mount Moriah Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Sherry Harris (contributor 46634886) .