1925 Biography - Samuel Simmons

Samuel H. Simmons was born in this county in 1840. He served in the Civil War in the 60th Illinois Co. K.; was a farmer and also the postmaster at Tunnel Hill for some time. He married (first) Nancy Webb and after her death Jennie Dalton. His children were John, Samuel, Jasper, Nimrod, the two latter were farmers of Tunnel Hill Township and Nimrod served the county as Deputy Sheriff. The daughters, Doria, married John Sutton. Lutitia married E. E. Harris and Delia married Charles Choate. Samuel H. was a member of the Latter Day Saints Church.

Extracted 08 Feb 2017 by Norma Hass from 1925 A History of Johnson County, Illinois, by Mrs. P. T. Chapman, page 429.

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