Re: William Simons m. Sarah Silvertooth
I have some information on William Simons and Sarah Silvertooth. You could also get information from The Izard County Historian PO Box 306 Pineville, Ar 72566. I was in AR this summer.William Simons 1850 Census of Izard Co. Ar. born in Tennessee about 1826.Margaret, his wife, born about 1834. They are listed with two children Jacob Hively and Jame Hively. This William Simons may have been the same that married Sarah Silvertooth with foru daugters in 1860. Homestead papers dated Jan 17,1859, give a land description of NW,NW,NE,E,SW,SW,NW,SW,Township 18,Range 12W. According to family stories, William was killed while plowing a field in March 1865,by bushwackers. Children- Mary J May 7,1852 married Dr. William H H Lackey April28 1867, Adeline Simons Aug 12,1858 is listed as Nancy married Dr.H H Lackey after her sister died.I have more on this family.