James Simmons, Col., son of Abraham III Simmons, Capt. and Abigail West.
Born 1741, died Dec 1828, 86 or 87 years
Will recorded in Folio 82, January 1829, he bequeathed the Home Farm,
known as 'Hope and the Survey of Hope' Vis: the One half on which the
outbuildings were located to his eldest son and heir at law, John. The
remaining half being unimproved land to his maiden daughter, Syrena yet
at home. Mountain View which the Col. possessed under a grant from King
George III in 1760 he had ceded to Major James Simmons in 1797. The
remainder of his estate was devised to all his children, share and share
alike. Hope contained 239 1/2 acres, Mountain View 353 acres.
James is known to history as the owner of the famous Tanneyhill Mill,
which supplied the revolutionary army with flour.
Rebecca Sheckels PRIVACY FILTER
1. Druscilla Simmons PRIVACY FILTER
2. Syrena Simmons PRIVACY FILTER
3. John Simmons PRIVACY FILTER
4. Abraham IV Simmons PRIVACY FILTER
5. James Simmons, Major
A large and successful planter of Frederick county and a graduate of the
Landen Military Institute.
6. Ruth Simmons
Born Aug 11, 1789 at Montgomery Co., MD, died Mar 11, 1864, 74 years, buried at Monocacy Cemetery, MD
7. Marian A. Simmons PRIVACY FILTER
8. Isaac Simmons PRIVACY FILTER