Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Griffin Simmons

Male Abt 1780 - Bef 1808  (~ 28 years)


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  • Name Griffin Simmons 
    Born Abt 1780  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 4 Jul 1808  Bullitt County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I127020  Tree1
    Last Modified 12 Jan 2022 

    Father Richard Simmons,   b. 1748, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef Dec 1810, Bullitt County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 62 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Tabitha Willett,   b. 1752, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1824, Bullitt County, Kentucky - admin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 1769  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F22856  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Verlinda Williams,   b. Abt 1785, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1850, Bullitt County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years) 
    Married 15 Jan 1801  Jefferson County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 12 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F51468  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • === Research notes from Dave Schade

      Griffin abt 1780 - bef 7/4/1808 m. 1/15/1801 Verlinda Williams abt 1785 - 12/28/1850
      (Verlinda m2. 1/19/1809 Benjamin Henson d. bef 3/11/1839)

      Griffin Simmons & Verlinda "Linny" Williams m. 1/15/1801 Jefferson Co, KY

      Griffin m. 1st cousin once removed Verlinda Williams [d/o Elizabeth Simmons & Jarrett Williams; Elizabeth is d/o Samuel Simmons & Verlinda "Linny" Willett; Elizabeth & Jarrett not shown on your website]

      Verlinda "Linny" Simmons & Benjamin Henson m. 1/19/1809 Bullitt Co, KY

      Griffin b. abt 1780 (b. after 1776 census; a.21 or older when married 1/15/1801)

      Griffin d. bef 7/4/1808 (probably bef 3/1/1808) (Bullitt Co, KY Order Bk, 7/4/1808, administration on estate of Griffin Simmons; Bullitt Co, KY Will Bk, 5/28/1810, Richard Simmons, admr of estate of Griffin Simmons, c/o Benjamin Henson & wife; to maintenance, clothing, schooling of Nancy & Humphrey Simmons, infants of decedent from 3/1/1808 until 5/28/1810)

      Verlinda b. abt 1785 (d. 12/28/1850, a.65, bur. Simmons Graveyard, Bullitt Co Cemeteries, v2, by Sabetti & Owen; d. 12/28/1850, a.65, bur. Simmons Graveyard, Bullitt Co, KY, FindAGrave; no pic of tombstone exists)

      Verlinda d. 12/28/1850 (d. 12/28/1850, a.65, bur. Simmons Graveyard, Bullitt Co Cemeteries, v2, by Sabetti & Owen; d. 12/28/1850, a.65, bur. Simmons Graveyard, Bullitt Co, KY, FindAGrave; no pic of tombstone exists)

      Benjamin d. bef 3/11/1839 (will probated 3/11/1839 Bullitt Co, KY)

      children (of Griffin & Verlinda): Nancy Simmons (m. Ignatius Livers); Humphrey Simmons (m. Elizabeth B Williams & Emily Pope)

      1810 Bullitt Co, KY census: Benjamin Henson, 1M0-10(Humphrey),1M26-45(Benjamin), 1F0-10(Nancy),1F16-26(Verlinda)

      1820 Bullitt Co, KY census: Benjamin Henson, 1M10-16(Humphrey), 1M45+(Benjamin), 1F16-26(Nancy), 1F26-45(Verlinda)

      1830 Bullitt Co, KY census: Benjamin Henson, 1M20-30(Humphrey), 1M50-60(Benjamin), 1F30-40(Verlinda) (Verlinda should be a.45)

      1840 Bullitt Co, KY census: Verlinda Henson, 1F0-5, 1F50-60(Verlinda)

      7/4/1808, administration of the estate of Griffin Simmons decd granted to Richard Simmons Jr (Bullitt Co, KY Order Bk C:25)
      " 5/28/1810, Richard Simmons, admr of the estate of Griffin Simmons, c/o Benjamin Henson & wife; to the maintenance, clothing, schooling of Nancy & Humphrey Simmons, infants of the decedent from 3/1/1808 until 5/28/1810 (Bullitt Co, KY Will Bk A:106-107)

      Verliner Henson d. 12/28/1850, a.65, bur. Simmons Graveyard (Bullitt Co Cemeteries, v2, by Sabetti & Owen); Virlinda (Williams) Simmons Henson d. 12/28/1850, a.65, bur. Simmons Graveyard, Bullitt Co, KY (FindAGrave) (no picture of tombstone exists)

      8/20/1832, It was proven in court that Jarrett Williams departed this life intestate & that John, Cynthia wife of Joseph Todd, Samuel, Verlinder wife of Benjamin Henson & Elizabeth, deceased wife of Shadrack Duncan are the children & only heirs at law of said Jarrett Williams (Bullitt Co, KY Order Bk F:109-110)

      3/11/1839, last will & testament of Benjamin Henson decd produced in court; Verlinder Henson, certificate of probate granted as extx (Bullitt Co, KY Order Bk G:32,34)

      Benjamin Henson will dated 12/13/1831, probated 3/11/1839, names wife Verlinder Henson (extx), Brittain White (extr); 150a. formerly belonged to Samuel Simmons & 50a. belonged to Humphrey Simmons Sr (Bullitt Co, KY Will Bk C:58)

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