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Simonton, Charles W. (b. 1833)


Posted By: James Parsons (email)
Date: 9/21/2002 at 19:15:45

Charles W. Simonton Biography as relates to Benjamin Simonton and decendents, Cass County, Iowa
Prepared for the Cass County Iowa GenWeb Archives by James F. Pearson
The following was received from the Cass County Genealogical Society.
In Portland, Maine, on the 18th of February 1833, Charles W. Simonton was born, his father
being Benjamin Simonton, a native of Maine, who fought in the War of 1812. His mother,
Anne Buck, was born in Dorchester, New Brunswick. Charles remained in Maine until twenty
years of age (1853), when he moved to Illinois, and resided, in Henry County until the year
1872, when he came to Cass County, Iowa. His mother died in April 1883, aged eighty three
years, while his father died in January 1883, being at the time of his death about eighty
seven years old. In Illinois, Charles was united in marriage with Hannah E. Waltrous on
the 24th of April, 1869. By their union they have been blessed with five children, whose
names are; Sarah M., aged fourteen; Arthur R., aged 11; Nellie E., aged nine; Melville C.,
seven, and Eddie B., four. Mr. Simonton is the owner of one hundred and six acres of land
on section 10, in Franklin Township.

Taken from Wiota-Jameson Cemetery records - Cass County Genealogical Society.
Page 2. Simonton: Anne Sept 15,1860 - April 2-1883

Benjamin June 22,1795 - Jan 9,1883
Page 11 Willie M. Died 7/31/1875

Silas, Co. K 42nd IL. Inf., March 5,1842 - Jan 18,1928.

Cass County Early Marriages:
Simonton: William L. married Ella Griffin 2-14-1878 Ages 34 & 18
Andrews: Sarah Ann married G. Burris 8-12-1878 ages 33 & 35 Live near Wiota

Maggie I married Mahlon A Little 10-16-1878

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