William Ellis Simmons
William Ellis Simmons was born in Georgia on November 6,
He was one of six children of Richard L and Lillian A Simmons
both of South Carolina. His siblings were Jennie L., Colie
Mary L., and E. Van Simmons. At least two of the family
were married in Florida.
William married Jesse Williams who was born August 21, 1896 in South
Carolina. Her parents were Richard Williams born in Dover,
England and Mary Thames (Brunson?) of South Carolina. They
two other children Madgalin Campbell b. April 7, 1919 who
June 4, 1955 and Samuel Thomas Simmons b. Jun3 28, 1923 and died in
William and Jesse's daughter Winnelle Simmons was born March 30, 1921
and married James Edward Shelley born in Palatka on October 29, 1918.
They were married in Palatka. James died January
in Jacksonville, Florida and Winelle died October 23, 1961 in Daytona,
William Ellis Simmons at his home in
East Palatka Florida,
Holding hand of
granddaughter, Patricia Shelley.
Jessie Williams Simmons
Jessie Simmons and daughter Winnelle
Jessie Simmons with their 2 daughter and 1 grandchild.
Magdalin Campbell and daughter, April, and Winnelle
Jessie and W. E. Simmons
and daughter-in-law, Carolyn Jones.
furnished by Pat
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