George McIntosh Troupe Simmons


Personal and Family Information

George was born in 1836 in Alabama, the son of Holman Freeman Simmons and Sarah Eliza Hawkins Burns.

He died on 14 Apr 1897 in Bushnell, Flordia.

His wife was Anne Eliza Gough, who he married on 11 Feb 1864 in Sumner County, Florida. Their six known children were Mary Eliza Theresa (1865-1959), James Robert (1869-1928), Felix Emmett (1872-1936), Susan Agnes (1874-1901), Annie (Snow) Belle (1877-1965) and Troupe Augustine (1880-1911).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


George McIntosh Troupe Simmons


Holman Freeman Simmons


John W. Simmons


James Simmons


Assume Mary Waters


Ann Freeman


Holman Freeman


Sally Ann Cox


Sarah Eliza Hawkins Burns


Robert Burns


Robert Burns


unknown McIntosh



Place: Alabama
Death14 APR 1897
Place: Bushnell, Flordia
Census21 DEC 1850
Place: Tallediga, Talladega, Alabama
Age: 14 b Ala
Address: dwelling 1850, family 1896 with parents and 6 siblings
Agency: 1850 census Ala
Census 1850 Alabama, Talladega County
Source: Census 1850 Alabama, Talladega County
Date: DEC 1850
Publisher: US Federal Census

Census1 JUL 1870
Place: Sumter County, Florida
Address: Sumterville PO, dwelling 629 family 535 Simmons, George W age 30 wm farmer born Georgia __ Ann age 25 fw keeping house, born Georgia __ Jane age 4 fw keeping house born Georgia
Census4 JUN 1880
Place: Sumter County, Florida
Age: 44
Address: 7th Precinct, dwelling 40, family 42 with wife Annie E, 2 sons, 4 daughters
Place: Bushnell, Sumter County, Florida
Address: Evergreen Cemetery Find A Grave Memorial# 14044639
Will12 APR 1897
Place: Sumter County, Florida
Address: Florida, Wills and Probate Records, 1810-1974 for George M T Simmons Sumter Wills, Vol 2, 1861-1929 pages 85 thru 88. Names two sons and 3 daughters, son in law exectuor attached as Transcribed 20 Jan 2020 by Arthur F Bowie, Bentonville Ark.
Will- Simmons, George MT

Other EventABT 1865
Type: Military Service
Address: Dr & Surgeon, with Brother H Felix Co F, 8th Flordia Infantry, CSA
Military Record of Capt Felix Simmons


Occupationfirst permanent doctor in Bushnell Flordia area


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Note 1

Dr. George McIntosh Troup Simmons is named after two of his mother's relatives: George Michael Troup who was a Governor of Georgia about 1825 and William McIntosh who was a Chieftain of the Wind Clan in the Creek Nation.

George was sent to college to become a doctor and surgeon. In 1862 he went to Flordia with Henry Clay to join bother Holman Fleix Simmonss' Company F, 8th Flordia Infantry, Confederate Army. He was mustered in on May 17, 1862 and assigned to the Talladelga Hospital in Alabama as an assistant surgeon.

On February 11, 1864, on a furlough back to Florida, he married Anne Eliza Gough. After the war George returned to Flordia and his wife who was pregnant with their first child.....



  1. Census 1850 Alabama, Talladega County
    Source: Census 1850 Alabama, Talladega County
    Date: DEC 1850
    Publisher: US Federal Census