Benjamin Felix Simmons

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Personal and Family Information

Benjamin was born on 9 JUN 1922 in Simmons Switch, Jackson County, Arkansas, the son of James Felix Simmons and Sallie Edwina Johnson.

He died on 30 APR 1985 in Jackson, Mississippi.

His wife was Johnnie Gray, who he married on 21 NOV 1941 in Texas. Their three known children were Benjamin Felix Jr (1944-?), Sharon S (1947-?) and Rochelle (1952-?).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


 

Benjamin Felix Simmons
(1922-1985)

 

James Felix Simmons
(1885-1968)

 

Benjamin Fletcher Simmons
(1860-1939)

 

Holman Felix Simmons
(1824-1893)

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Theodora Mary Saxon
(1834-c1917)

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Lucy James Rotenberry
(1863-1900)

 

James A Rotenberry
(1838-c1866)

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Cornelia Jane McGuire
(1838-1877)

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Sallie Edwina Johnson
(1894-1975)

 

George Johnson
(1851-c1902)

   
 
 
     
 
 
   

Maggie O Brien
(1876-1957)

 

T. A. O'Brien
(1833-?)

 
     
 
 

Events

EventDateDetailsSourceMultimediaNotes
Birth9 JUN 1922
Place: Simmons Switch, Jackson County, Arkansas
Agency: Sybil Sullards to A Bowie 6/21/2000
Death30 APR 1985
Place: Jackson, Mississippi
Census2 APR 1930
Place: Tupelo, Jackson County, Arkansas
Age: 7 b Ark
Address: dwelling 2, family 3 with parents and 2 sisters
Agency: 1930 census Ark
Census 1930 Arkansas, Jackson Cty, Tupelo, Breckenridge Twp ED 34 -6 and 34 -8
Source: Census 1930 Arkansas, Jackson Cty, Tupelo, Breckenridge Twp ED 34 -6 and 34 -8

Census17 APR 1940
Place: Breckenridge Township, Jackson County, Arkansas
Age: 17
Address: Simmons Switch Road to Cashe River, Dwelling 187 Simmons, Felix 54, wife Sallie 46, Felix Jr 17, Dyble 11, Jane 9, Lippman Maggie mother in law 63 widow practical nurse
Burial1985
Place: Lee County, Mississippi
Address: Lee Memorial Park , Verona Find A Grave Memorial# 149355095

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Sources

  1. Census 1930 Arkansas, Jackson Cty, Tupelo, Breckenridge Twp ED 34 -6 and 34 -8
    Source: Census 1930 Arkansas, Jackson Cty, Tupelo, Breckenridge Twp ED 34 -6 and 34 -8