Thomas Glover Simonds (parents James Martin Simonds and Tabitha Harris) was born 7 Apr 1892 in Murphy, Cherokee Co., NC. He died 1931 in Polk Co., TN.
source: 1910 Cherokee Co., NC Census (Age 17, in parent's household with 3 other siblings) source: 1920 Polk Co., TN Census (Age 30, works in copper mine [miner] head of household, wife and 2 children in household. source: 1930 Polk Co., TN Census (Age 40, head of household with wife, 3 children and 1 boarder in household)
He died in 1931 with lung disease from working in the copper mines in Copperhill, TN. leaving behind a wife, three young natural children and a step-son.
Thomas Glover married Florence Rebecca Hampton. Florence Rebecca (parents James Madison Hampton and Elizabeth M. Brown) was born 25 Mar 1893 in Cherokee Co., NC. She died 20 Aug 1989 in Plant City, Hillsborough Co., FL.
Thomas Glover Simonds and Florence Rebecca Hampton had the following children:
1. Beatrice Simonds was born 31 Dec 1918 in Isabella, Polk Co., TN. She died 29 Aug 1987 in Plant City, Hillsborough Co., FL.
2. Burlington Glover Simonds was born 31 Mar 1917 in Murphy, Cherokee Co., NC. He died 28 Jul 1999 in Dover, Hillsborough Co., FL.
3. Marvin Simonds was born 1921 in NC. He died in GA.
source: 1930 Polk Co., TN Census (Age 9 in parent's household with 2 other siblings and 1 boarder)
4. Selmer Carmel Hampton was born 29 Sep 1912 in Cherokee Co., NC. He died 21 Sep 1965 in Hillsborough Co., FL.