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Jim 'Papa' Simmons' Legacy
Jim Simmons' name and birthdate are recorded in the Federal Census. Birthdate as 'about 1855-1858', Wilcox County Georgia; died October 1949 in Macon, GA. The husband of three; Hagar, Rena and Leila and father of 11: Norman(1888-WWI Vet); Fannie(1892); Viola(1894); Janie(1896); Mattie(1897); John(1913);Elisabeth(1915); Julia(1917); Pat(1919)and two boys, un-named who died within a few days of their birth.
Christmas 2006, six generations gathered in Macon, Georgia with Julia Simmons Halliburton, Papa's only surviving child.
Aunt Joe as she is called; is the mother of one daughter; two of her 3 grandchildren are living; 6 great-grandchildren; 14 great-great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-great-grandson.
While she has only one biolgiccal child she has been mother to many.
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