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Sarah Simmons

Sarah Simmons

Female Abt 1774 - Yes, date unknown

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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Sarah Simmons was born about 1774 in Troy, Waldo County, Maine (daughter of Lebbeas Simmons and Mary Douglas); and died.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Lebbeas Simmons was born on 28 Aug 1749 in Middleborough, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA; and died.

    Notes:

    The Simmons family must descend from Moses Simmons, who arrived in America in Novemeber 1621, aboard the ship "Fortune". His name was spelled Moyses Symonson.
    I am told the Mayflower Society has the Simmons family well documented, because they married into the Mayflower passengers.

    enlisted in the Revolutionary Army, the Mass. Line, on 5-5-1775, he was discharged 8-9-1780.

    Lebbeas married Mary Douglas on 27 Jan 1774 in Middleborough, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA. Mary (daughter of John Douglas and Mary Braley) was born about 1757 in Middleborough, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA; and died. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Mary Douglas was born about 1757 in Middleborough, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA (daughter of John Douglas and Mary Braley); and died.
    Children:
    1. Elijah Simmons was born in 1772 in Plymouth, Hanover County, Massachusetts; died about 1846 in Delaware Township, Mercer County, Pennsylvania.
    2. 1. Sarah Simmons was born about 1774 in Troy, Waldo County, Maine; and died.
    3. Thaddeas Simmons was born about 1774 in Troy, Waldo County, Maine; and died.
    4. Persilla Simmons was born about 1780 in Troy, Waldo County, Maine; and died.
    5. Betsey Simmons was born about 1784 in Mercer County, Pennsylvania; died on 29 Mar 1828.
    6. Judith Simmons was born about 1784 in Troy, Waldo County, Maine; and died.
    7. Mary (Polly) Simmons was born about 1784 in Troy, Waldo County, Maine; and died.
    8. Lydia Simmons was born about 1784 in Troy, Waldo County, Maine; and died.
    9. James Simmons was born about 1785 in Troy, Waldo County, Maine; died about 1837 in Mercer County, Pennsylvania.
    10. Libeas Simmons was born in 1794 in Troy, Waldo County, Maine; and died.


Generation: 3

  1. 6.  John Douglas was born about 1722 in Middleborough, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA (son of John Douglas and Eunice Rattleleaf); died in in Middleborough, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA.

    John married Mary Braley on 15 Jun 1751 in Middleborough, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA. Mary was born about 1722; and died. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 7.  Mary Braley was born about 1722; and died.
    Children:
    1. John Douglas was born on 11 Mar 1752 in Middleborough, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA; and died.
    2. Ephraim Douglas was born about 1754 in Middleborough, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA; and died.
    3. 3. Mary Douglas was born about 1757 in Middleborough, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA; and died.
    4. Elizabeth Douglas was born about 1760.
    5. Sarah Douglas was born about 1763 in Middleborough, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA; and died.
    6. Phoebe Douglas was born about 1767 in Middleborough, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA; and died.
    7. Elisha Douglas was born on 12 Jun 1771 in Middleborough, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA; and died.


Generation: 4

  1. 12.  John Douglas was born in 1695; and died.

    Notes:

    Possibly son of William, b1640 (or 1659) (or 1695 in Douglas, Lanarkshire) in Scotland

    Is this the same man?

    John Douglass age 12, was captured in London on the wharfs by a ship that was leaving. I don't know where his folks originally came from , he had a rich Uncle with a shop in London, who offered him his inheritance if he would come live with him(as he had no issue) The ship came into Boston area , John went to Middleborough bought a farm in the sixteen shilling purchase. John's son Elijah moved to N Yarmouth (now Harpswell Maine (somewhere around Portland)) Bought Birch Island with Benjamine Winslow.

    John married Eunice Rattleleaf. Eunice was born before 1722; and died. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 13.  Eunice Rattleleaf was born before 1722; and died.

    Notes:

    Some researchers make a connection here with an 'Indian princess'.

    Possibly 'Ratcliffe'

    Children:
    1. 6. John Douglas was born about 1722 in Middleborough, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA; died in in Middleborough, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA.
    2. Elijah Douglas was born about 1722; died in 1814 in Durham, ME.
    3. Hugh Douglas was born about 1722; and died.
    4. George Douglas was born about 1722; and died.
    5. Elizabeth Douglas was born about 1722; and died.
    6. Hannah Douglas was born about 1722; and died.
    7. Elisha Douglas was born on 18 Jun 1724 in Freetown (Middleborough MA); and died.



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