Doddridge County Roots

A West Virginia Genealogy

George R. SIMONS

Male 1886 - 1975  (89 years)


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  • Name George R. SIMONS 
    Born 13 May 1886  Union District, Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1919  Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 1920  Auburn, Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1930  New Milton District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1937  Blockhouse Hill (West Union), Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 1940  Long Run, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Occupation farmer  [5
    Died Nov 1975  [2
    Buried Mt. Pisgah Cemetery, near Pullman (Co Rds 9 & 7/4), Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I82194  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 9 Jun 2016 

    Father John SIMONS,   b. 29 Oct 1855, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jun 1919, Berea, Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Mother Union Victoria SOMMERVILLE,   b. Aug 1861, Ritchie Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1943, Berea, Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years) 
    Family ID F24116  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
     1. Frederick SIMONS,   b. CA 1914
     2. Goldie Bonita Jane SIMONS,   b. 6 Oct 1917,   d. 5 Oct 2004  (Age 86 years)
    Family ID F44765  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Tensie Maude BLAKE,   b. 15 May 1890, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1937, Blockhouse Hill (West Union), Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Married 17 Sep 1919  Smithton (now Smithburg), Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 
    • 1920 Census, Ritchie Co, WV (Union District, Auburn Precinct), enumerated on Feb 6 1920:
      George Simons, 43, farm laborer; wife Maude, 26; dau Goldie, 2; son Fredrick, 5

      1930 Census, Doddridge Co, WV (New Milton District):
      George Simons, 42, farmer; wife Maud, 38; son Howard, 10; dau Nora, 8; dau Lota, 5; dau Ruth, 2 yr 5 mo; son John, 5 mo.
      NOTE: Daughter Goldie was found with her paternal grandmother in Ritchie County:
      1930 Census, Ritchie Co, WV (Union District, town of Auburn), enumerated on Apr 5 1930:
      Victoria Simons, 69, widowed; granddau Goldie Simons, 12; lodger Mash A. Williams, 30, single, occupation house wrecker.

      1940 Census, Doddridge Co, WV (Central District), enumerated on Apr 2 1940 at Long Run:
      George Simons, 54, farmer, widowed; son Howard B, 20, W.P.A. laborer, single; dau Lota M, 15; dau Ruth E, 13; son John, 10; dau Ruby V, 7.
    Children 
     1. Howard B. SIMONS,   b. 22 Feb 1920, Oxford, Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jul 1982  (Age 62 years)
     2. Mathias SIMONS
     3. Nora SIMONS,   b. CA 1922
     4. Lota Mae "Lottie" SIMONS,   b. 2 Sep 1924, Smithburg, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Ruth Edna SIMONS,   b. 5 Oct 1927, West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    +6. John Carl SIMONS,   b. 21 Nov 1929, Blandville, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jun 1988  (Age 58 years)
     7. Ruby V. SIMONS,   b. CA 1933
    Family ID F35127  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Sep 1919 - Smithton (now Smithburg), Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1920 - Auburn, Ritchie Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1937 - Blockhouse Hill (West Union), Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mt. Pisgah Cemetery, near Pullman (Co Rds 9 & 7/4), Ritchie Co, WV Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    82194_SIMONS_George_1886-1975_MtPisgahCem_nearPullman_RitchieCoWV.jpg
    82194_SIMONS_George_1886-1975_MtPisgahCem_nearPullman_RitchieCoWV.jpg

    Documents
    82194_GeorgeRSimons_TensieMaudeBlake_MarriageRecord_17Sep1919.jpg
    82194_GeorgeRSimons_TensieMaudeBlake_MarriageRecord_17Sep1919.jpg

  • Sources 
    1. [S2569] West Virginia Births Index, 1853-1969 [database on-line], (Ancestry.com).

    2. [S15] Social Security Death Index.

    3. [S1554] Doddridge County Marriage Records, West Union, WV.

    4. [S692] Obituary of wife.

    5. [S2642] 1940 Census, Doddridge County, WV (Central District).

    6. [S934] Findagrave.com.