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Simers & Lefevers

Beth Campbell Stemple (View posts)
Posted: 21 Aug 2000 12:00PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Simers, Lefever, Rodgers, Zimmerman, Curtis, Ray
Looking to connect with any descendants of these:

Descendants of George Simers


1 [1] George Simers b: April 20, 1802 Pennsylvania d: July 08, 1884 Harrisville, Ritchie County, West Virginia
.. +Frances (Fanny) (unknown) b: July 16, 1795 Pennsylvania d: December 12, 1868 Morgan County, Ohio m: Abt. 1825 Pennsylvania
.... 2 Joseph W. Simers b: October 07, 1827 Pennsylvania d: December 19, 1903 Jasper County, Missouri
........ +Rachel Rodgers m: September 12, 1855 Morgan County, Ohio
.... 2 Isaac LeFever Simers b: May 03, 1830 Allegheny County, Pennsylvania d: September 18, 1920 White Pine, Calhoun County, West Virginia
........ +Elizabeth Jane Zimmerman b: May 02, 1830 Homer Township, Morgan County, Ohio d: July 25, 1925 White Pine, Calhoun County, West Virginia m: May 10, 1856 Morgan County, Ohio
.... 2 Susannah Simers b: 1832 Pennsylvania
.... 2 Jacob Simers b: May 28, 1833 Allegheny County, Pennsylvania d: March 16, 1907 Ohio
.... 2 George Washington Simers b: October 25, 1836 Pennsylvania d: June 05, 1911 Stockport, Morgan County, Ohio

*2nd Wife of [1] George Simers:
.. +Dolly J. Curtis b: 1805 Vermont d: Abt. 1875 m: December 28, 1869 Morgan County, Ohio

*3rd Wife of [1] George Simers:
.. +Nancy A. Cokeley b: Bet. 1821 - 1822 Maryland m: May 30, 1876 Ritchie County, West Virginia

Note: "Wash" Simmers was living with Jacob Lefever (b. 1822 in PA, probably Butler Co), who married Emily Ray, in the 1880 Morgan Co., OH census. Wash was identified as a cousin--so could his mother Fanny have been a Lefever?

Re: Simers & Lefevers

Posted: 1 May 2004 4:43AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 12 Feb 2005 2:08AM GMT
I too am trying to solve the mystery of who Fanny Simers/Simmers was. They are living in the midst of the Samuel Lefever family in several of the censuses in Homer Twp., Morgan County, Ohio. This Samuel Lefever was born in 1792 to Isaac Lefever, Sr. who came from France and settled in Buffalo Twp., Butler County, Ohio as early as 1803. He later removed to Salt Creek Township, Muskingum County, Ohio between 1825 and 1830 with his second wife, a Widow Mary Smith, with whom he had two more sons -- Zenas Lefever and William Lefever. This Isaac Lefever died in 1854, as did his son, Samuel Lefever (b. 1792). Isaac had a son, Isaac Lefever, Jr. who lived in Trimble Township, Athens County, Ohio. Isaac Lefever, Sr. also had other children, but not one named Fanny, to my knowledge. I would like to solve the mystery of who Fanny Simers/Simmers was. "Wash Simmers was living near Jacob Lefever, son of Samuel Lefever (b. 1792) and identified as a cousin in the 1880 census. Jacob Lefever married Emily Snider of Pennsylvania and Emily's mother was living with them in the 1880 census, along with "Wash" Simmers, who is identified as a cousin.
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