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Rev. David Simmons

Male 1748 - 1786  (37 years)


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  • Name Rev. David Simmons  [1
    Born 28 Jun 1748  Dighton, Bristol, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 7 Jun 1786  Drowned in the Taunton River, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I22601  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of GFS
    Last Modified 19 Jan 2019 

    Father Constant Simmons,   b. Abt 1710 
    Mother Lydia Phillips,   b. Abt 1720 
    Married 12 Apr 1739  Dighton, Bristol, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Family ID F13542  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lillis Richmond,   b. Mar 1746, Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 May 1808, Bristol, Ontario, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years) 
    Married 2 Nov 1768  Dighton, Bristol, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6
    Children 
    +1. Richmond Simmons,   b. 1 May 1773, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1845, Bristol, Ontario, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    Last Modified 19 Jan 2019 
    Family ID F13602  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Ordained a Baptist minister in 1781, he founded the Baptist church in Freetown, Massachusetts two years later.

  • Sources 
    1. [S479] Little Compton Families, from records compiled by Benjamin Franklin Wilbour. Little Compton, Rhode Island: Little Compton Historical Society, 1967. Fifth edition, Baltimore: Clearfield, 1997.

    2. [S2583] Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, on Ancestry.com.

    3. [S2855] History of the Simmons Family from Moses Simmons, 1st. (Moyses Symonson) by Lorenzo Albert Simmons. Lincoln, Nebraska, 1930., year only.

    4. [S2854] Find a Grave page for Lillis Richmond Simmons.

    5. [S2855] History of the Simmons Family from Moses Simmons, 1st. (Moyses Symonson) by Lorenzo Albert Simmons. Lincoln, Nebraska, 1930.

    6. [S2854] Find a Grave page for Lillis Richmond Simmons., says 8 Nov 1768.