Lebbeus Simmons, Libbeus Simmons & Lebius Simmons families
I've been researching this family for many years, trying to prove the lineage to my Great Great Grandmother Rachel Jane Simmons.I have more info to share.
Lebbeus Simmonsb. 1749 in Massachusetts,died March 13, 1835 in Troy, Waldo Co., Maine
marriedJanuary 27, 1774in Middleborough, Plymouth Co., MA
Mary Douglasb. abt 1757, died after 1837
Their children:Elijah, Persilla, Sarah, James, Elizabeth "Betsey", Mary "Polly", Thaddeus, Judath, * Libbeus and Lydia
Libbeus Simmons b. abt 1794, Waldo, Maine, death date and location unknown
married 1) Esther Kelsey in 1815 in Maine
Esther Kelsey b. 1795, died by 1840 location unknown
Children of Libbeus & Esther:Jeremiah, David, William, * Lebius, Mary Catherine and Rosilla Douglas
married 2)Sarah ThornJuly 2, 1850 in Fulton County, Illinois
Sarahb. 1820 in South Carolina, died January 23, 1905
Children of Libbeus & Sarah:James, Charles, Lydia, Sarah Elizabeth, Mariah Antoinette "Nettie", Delila and Amos.
Sarah left Libbeus and they divorced in 1866
Libbeus Simmons MAY have also been married to Jane Hart March 29, 1840 in Fulton County, Illinois.Jane died in January, 1850.
Lebius Simmons b. 1820, Pennsylvania, died by 1854, location unknown
married to Ruth Smith about 1840
Ruth Smith b. 1820, Mercer Co., PA,died by 1866 location unknown
Their children:Rachel Jane, b. November 24, 1841 in Mercer Co., PA, Mary Rosilla, Louisa, William and Ruth Maria.
Ruth Smith remarried Cyrus WebbJuly 1, 1854 in Ritchie County, Virginia.Their children:Milbourn Uriah, Jesse Carver, Sarah and Franklin S.