Eleanor Cornelia Simmons

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Personal and Family Information

Eleanor was born on 18 SEP 1887 in Tupelo, Jackson County, Arkansas, the daughter of Benjamin Fletcher Simmons and Lucy James Rotenberry.

She died on 24 JUN 1967 in Newport, Jackson County, Arkansas.

Her husband was Arthur Bowie, who she married on 6 AUG 1907 in Newport, Jackson County, Arkansas. Their six known children were Theodora Happy (1908-1916), Arthur James (1910-1949), Billy Saxon (1915-1989), Doris Marion (1920-1987), Bobby Bennett (1925-2003) and Max Owen (1927-1993).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


 

Eleanor Cornelia Simmons
(1887-1967)

 

Benjamin Fletcher Simmons
(1860-1939)

 

Holman Felix Simmons
(1824-1893)

 

Holman Freeman Simmons
(1798-<1870)

+
   

Sarah Eliza Hawkins Burns
(1800->1870)

+
   

Theodora Mary Saxon
(1834-c1917)

 

Benjamin Wadsworth Saxon
(1798-1861)

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Mary Collingsworth Terry
(1812-<1875)

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Lucy James Rotenberry
(1863-1900)

 

James A Rotenberry
(1838-c1866)

 

Bowen Geoff Rotenberry
(1811-c1860)

 
   

Mary A Winsett
(1814-1894)

 
   

Cornelia Jane McGuire
(1838-1877)

 

William B McGuire
(1812-1866)

 
   

Martha Peace
(-<1848)

 

Events

EventDateDetailsSourceMultimediaNotes
Birth18 SEP 1887
Place: Tupelo, Jackson County, Arkansas
Death24 JUN 1967
Place: Newport, Jackson County, Arkansas
Age: 79y 9m 6d
Obit - Cora Simmons Bowie 1967
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Census1 JUN 1900
Place: Jackson County, Arkansas
Age: 12
Address: Breckenridge Twp, east of Range line dwelling 8, family 8 with father, grandmother, 6 siblings and 3 cousins
Census 1900 Arkansas, Jackson County, Breckenridge,ED 53 Union ED 61
Source: Census 1900 Arkansas, Jackson County, Breckenridge,ED 53 Union ED 61
Publisher: Twelfth Census of the US

Census4 MAY 1910
Place: Newport, Jackson County, Arkansas
Age: 22 b Ark
Address: 321 Vine Street, Enum District 73 dweling number 188, Family number 197
Agency: 1910 Census Ark
Census 1910 Arkansas, Jackson Cty Breckendridge ED 63 and Union ED 73
Source: Census 1910 Arkansas, Jackson Cty Breckendridge ED 63 and Union ED 73
Publisher: US Department of Commerence

Census9 JAN 1920
Place: Newport, Jackson County, Arkansas
Age: 31 born Ark
Address: 213 Elm Street dwelling 165, family 186
Agency: US Census, 1920 ARK
Census 1920 Arkansas, Jackson County , ED 71 Newport, ED 181 Breckendridge Twp
Source: Census 1920 Arkansas, Jackson County , ED 71 Newport, ED 181 Breckendridge Twp
Date: JAN 1920
Publisher: US Deptartment of Commerence

Census4 APR 1930
Place: Newport, Jackson County, Arkansas
Age: 40 b Ark
Address: 213 Elm Street
Agency: 1930 Census Ark
Census 1930, Arkansas, Jackson Cty, Newport and Tuckerman
Source: Census 1930, Arkansas, Jackson Cty, Newport and Tuckerman
Date: APR 1930
Publisher: US Dept of Commerence

Census6 APR 1940
Place: Augusta, Arkansas
Age: 52 born Ark
Address: ward 1, dwelling 120 with husband, 4 children, 2 Lodgers oldest son near in Dwelling 310
Census 1940 Arkansas, Woodruff County, Augusta City
Source: Census 1940 Arkansas, Woodruff County, Augusta City
Authors: US Federal Census
Date: APR 1940

BurialJUN 1967
Place: Newport, Jackson County, Arkansas
Age: 79y 9m 6d
Address: N35° 36.852’ W91° 16.153’ Walnut Grove Cemetery, south 1/2 of lot 145, Block C, original section Find A Grave Memorial# 37178678 with husband, 2 daughters, and mother in law
Agency: tombstone A Bowie 15Jun00
Cemeteries -Jackson County Arkansas
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Grav-BowSim
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Obit - Cora Simmons Bowie 1967
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Walnut Grove, Lot description and burials, by Walter Heard
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Caniza + others
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ResidenceBET 1928 AND 1967
Place: Newport, Jackson County, Arkansas
Address: 213 Elm Street Newport, Arkansas
GraduatedABT 1906
Place: Conway, Faulkner County, Arkansas
Address: 2 year grad with Lena Harris Arkansas Central College per BBB notes

Attributes

AttributeDateDescriptionDetailsSourceMultimediaNotes
ReligionFirst Methodist Church
Place: Newport, Jackson County, Arkansas
Type: Methodist Church
Cause: Leader of various Women groups in church
Agency: First Methodist Church

Multimedia

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Gran, Miss J...
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Cora, Happy,...
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Doc-Bowie, N...
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Kay, Bobby, ...
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Sources

  1. Census 1900 Arkansas, Jackson County, Breckenridge,ED 53 Union ED 61
    Source: Census 1900 Arkansas, Jackson County, Breckenridge,ED 53 Union ED 61
    Publisher: Twelfth Census of the US
  2. Census 1910 Arkansas, Jackson Cty Breckendridge ED 63 and Union ED 73
    Source: Census 1910 Arkansas, Jackson Cty Breckendridge ED 63 and Union ED 73
    Publisher: US Department of Commerence
  3. Census 1920 Arkansas, Jackson County , ED 71 Newport, ED 181 Breckendridge Twp
    Source: Census 1920 Arkansas, Jackson County , ED 71 Newport, ED 181 Breckendridge Twp
    Date: JAN 1920
    Publisher: US Deptartment of Commerence
  4. Census 1930, Arkansas, Jackson Cty, Newport and Tuckerman
    Source: Census 1930, Arkansas, Jackson Cty, Newport and Tuckerman
    Date: APR 1930
    Publisher: US Dept of Commerence
  5. Census 1940 Arkansas, Woodruff County, Augusta City
    Source: Census 1940 Arkansas, Woodruff County, Augusta City
    Authors: US Federal Census
    Date: APR 1940