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George Bernard Simmers (b. 15 Oct 1861, d. 18 Feb 1916)George Bernard Simmers (son of Wilhelm Zimmer and Emma Kay Gradwell) was born 15 Oct 1861 in Schuylkill Co., Pa.2978, 2979, and died 18 Feb 1916 in Frugality, Cambria Co., Pa.2980, 2981, 2982.He married Jane Paterson on 15 Dec 1892 in Frugality, Cambria Co., Pa.2983, 2984, 2985, 2986.
Notes for George Bernard Simmers:
Federal Census of 1870
Haven't found yet.Was 8 years old.
-Federal Census of 1880 for Marcy Twp., Luzerne Co., Pa., pg3, sd 5, ed 141, sh 346.Taken on the 4th of June 1880.
Listed as George Simmers, white male, age 18, single, occupation a miner. Listed as unemployed for 6 months during the census year.Listed as born in Pennsylvania with father born in Germany and mother born in England.
Biographical and Portrait Cyclopedia of Cambria County (published in approximately 1895).
Listed as Mine Boss in Frugality.
-Federal Census of 1900 for Reade Twp., Cambria Co., Pa.., pg 165, sd 234, ed 155.Taken on the 2nd of June 1900.
Listed as George Simmers, head of household, white male, born in Oct 1863, age 36, married 7 years.Listed as born in Pennsylvania, with father born in Pennsylvania (an error) and mother born in England (an error).Can read, write and speak English.Fully occupied for the year as a miner-foreman.Wife Jane is listed along with 2 children: Bessie, age 6, and Clara, age 1.Jane is listed as the mother of 3 children of which 2 are living.There most likely was a child between Bessie and Clara unless William died before June 1900.
Federal Census of 1910 for Frugality, Reade Twp., Cambria Co., Pa.., pg 16B, sd 216, ed 150.Taken on the 27th of ??? 1910.
Listed as George Simmers, head of household, white male,age 48, married 17 years.Fully occupied for the year as a Foreman Coal mines.Listed as born in Pennsylvania, with father born in Germany and mother born in England (an error).Can readwrite and speak English.Wife Jane is listed along with 5 children: Bessie, age 16, and Clara, age 11, Frank, age 9, Walter, age 5, and George, age 1.Jane is listed as the mother of ? children of which ? are living.
Informant on death certificate was Charles Simmers of Frugality.
More About George Bernard Simmers:
Burial: Lyleville Cem, RD Coalport, Clearfield Co., Pa..2987
Occupation 1: 27 Nov 1892, Mine boss of Frugality.2988
Occupation 2: 1880, Miner.2989
More About George Bernard Simmers and Jane Paterson:
Marriage: 15 Dec 1892, Frugality, Cambria Co., Pa..2990, 2991, 2992, 2993
Marriage Fact: Married at Pastors Residence in Frugality.
Witness: 15 Dec 1892, George John Gradwell and Miss Martha Washington Gradwell were in attendance.
Children of George Bernard Simmers and Jane Paterson are:
- +Bessie M. Simmers, b. 25 Feb 1894, Frugality, Cambria Co., Pa.2994, 2995, 2996, 2997, 2998, d. 09 May 1977, Martinsburg, Blair Co., Pa.2999, 3000, 3001.
- William George Simmers, b. 22 Jul 1896, Frugality, Cambria Co., Pa.3002, d. 27 Dec 1898, Frugality, Cambria Co., Pa.3002, 3003.
- +Clare Bell Simmers, b. 05 Oct 1898, Frugality, Cambria Co., Pa.3004, 3005, 3006, d. 25 Mar 1988, Cherry Hill, NJ, Cherry Hill Convalescent Home3007, 3008.
- +Frank McFarland Simmers, b. 16 Jan 1901, Frugality, Cambria Co., Pa.3009, 3010, d. 21 Jun 1993, Altoona, Blair Co., Pa.3011.
- +Walter Raymond Simmers, b. 09 Jun 1904, Frugality, Cambria Co., Pa.3012, 3013, 3014, d. 24 Aug 1980, Tampa (Sun City), FL3015.
- +George B. Simmers, b. 07 Oct 1908, Frugality, Cambria Co., Pa.3015, 3016, d. 18 Jul 1985, Altoona, Blair Co., Pa.3017.
- +Eva M. Simmers, b. 04 Jun 1913, Frugality, Cambria Co., Pa.3017, 3018, d. 14 Jul 1976, Youngstown, Oh3019.