Fletcher Simmons

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Personal and Family Information

Fletcher was born in 1835 in Georgia, the son of Holman Freeman Simmons and Sarah Eliza Hawkins Burns.

He died about 1865 in Decatur, Alabama.

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


 

Fletcher Simmons
(1835-c1865)

 

Holman Freeman Simmons
(1798-<1870)

 

John Simmons
(c1760-<1835)

 

James Simmons
(1733-1823)

 
   

Assume Mary Waters
(c1735-c1830)

 
   

Ann Freeman
(1761->1850)

 

Holman Freeman
(c1714-c1783)

+
   

Sally Ann Cox
(c1715-?)

 
   

Sarah Eliza Hawkins Burns
(1800->1870)

 

Robert Burns
(<1775-?)

 

Robert Burns
(1759-1796)

+
     
 
 
   

unknown McIntosh
(<1775-?)

   
 
 
     
 
 

Events

EventDateDetailsSourceMultimediaNotes
Birth1835
Place: Georgia
DeathABT 1865
Place: Decatur, Alabama
Cause: gunshot wound at homecoming
Agency: Barbara J Daughtery
Census21 DEC 1850
Place: Tallediga, Talladega, Alabama
Age: 15
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

Other EventFROM 1862 TO 1865
Type: Military Service
Address: not found
Military Record of Capt Felix Simmons
media

Notes

Note 1

Fletcher Simmons served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War and made it through the war safely. On the day that he returned to his home in Decatur, Alabama, an irate tenant on his plantation shot him and he died from that gunshot wound. He left a widow and two children.

Is this the BF Simmons listed on Florida 8th Infantry Field and Staff?

FLOYD RICHARD F. C MAY62 RS ON ACCOUNT OF ILL HEALTH

LANG DAVID C MAY62 9APR65 CN CO. C; P TO C 17SEP62

PONS JOHN M. LC MAY62 RS

BAYA WILLIAM LC MAY62 9APR65 W, BRISTOW STATION OCT63

TURNER WILLIAM J. MJ MAY62 RS 62

CLARK THOMAS E. MJ MAY62 9APR65

DANIEL R.P. MAY62 9APR65 SURGEON

WEST THEODORE MAY62 9APR65 ASST. SURGEON

HOOPER DU P. ASST SURGEON; D ON DUTY AT FREDERICKSBURG 12DEC63

SIMMONS B.F. 1L MAY62 9APR65 ADJUTANT

Florida Civil War Pension Index:

SIMMONS Benjamin F. 8th Regt Inf Elenora (--) Escambia Co 1908 06 pgs A12235

Probably different family -- see 1860 census

Sources

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