Biography: Robert Simonds :Alexandria, Grafton Co, New Hampshire
From Gazetteer of Grafton County, NH 1709-1886 -Alexandria Compiled & published by Hamilton Child 1886
Robert Simonds, son of William, who was one of the early settlers of this town, was born in Alexandria, and married Phebe Hastings, of Bristol.
Six of his eight children are living, one of whom is Robert JR,.
Robert, Jr., married Margaret, daughter of Caleb and Lois (Phelps) Simons. His four children now living are Scott H., of California; Emma M., Preston F. and Walter F.
The last mentioned Walter F. married twice, first Tirza Ladd, and second Sarah A., daughter of Jacob and Emily (Terrill) Sanburn.
He has two children, Perley H. and Flossie E., and resides in this town on a farm on road 15 corner 18. Mr. Simonds has been selectman two years, town collector five years, justice of the peace for the past ten years, and is now State justice.