William Ellis Simmons

Material furnished by Pat Rauh

 William Ellis Simmons was born in Georgia on November 6, 1895.  He was one of six children of Richard L and Lillian A Simmons both of South Carolina.  His siblings were Jennie L., Colie W., 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 had two other children Madgalin Campbell b. April  7, 1919 who died June 4, 1955 and Samuel Thomas Simmons b. Jun3 28, 1923 and died in 1997.

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 29, 1997 in Jacksonville, Florida and Winelle died October 23, 1961 in Daytona, Florida.

William Ellis Simmons
William Ellis Simmons



William Ellis Simmons & Patricia Shelley
William Ellis Simmons And Granddaughter Patricia Shelley
At his home in Sleepy Hollow, Palatka, Florida



Jessie Williams Simmons
Jessie (Williams) Simmons



Jessie Williams Simmons & Winnelle Simmons Shelley
Jessie (Williams) Simmons And Her Daughter Winnelle (Simmons) Shelley



Simmon's Family
William Ellis Simmons With His Wife Jessie (Williams) Simmons
Two Daughter's Magdalin (Simmons) Campbell, Winnelle (Simmons) Shelley
And Granddaughter April Campbell




Simmon's Family
William Ellis Simmons With His Wife Jessie (Williams) Simmons
 and Daughter In-Law Carolyn (Jones) Simmons



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