Joel SIMMONS was born about 1789, possibly in Princess
Anne, to Frances_____ and _____ SIMMONS. His sibbling
was Polly SIMMONS m Thomas SMITH in NC.
Joel came to Alleghany County (then Ashe) NC about 1800, with his mother Frances and Stepfather Malachi ROBERTS. Frances and Malachi were m in Princess Anne.
Need Frances' maiden name and the given name of her
first husband, _____ SIMMONS. Any help appreciated.