Obit: Simmons, Margaret A. (1850 - 1915)

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----Source: GREENWOOD GLEANER (Greenwood, Wis.) 02/18/1915

Simmons, Margaret A. (12 FEB 1850 - 14 FEB 1915)

Margaret Ann Morgan was born in Colburn, Canada, Feb. 12, 1850. When only six months of age she went to live with her grandparents in the Second concession of Sidney, Canada. Here she grew to womanhood and in 1869 was married to P.F. Simmons. They moved to the town of Eaton, Clark County, Wis., three and one-half miles southeast of this city in 1887, where they cleared a farm home in the forest and resided there until moving to this city a short time ago. To this union were born two children, S.A. Simmons and Mrs. May Eggett of this city. Deceased having made her home with the latter a short time up to her death. This family had always held respect of whom they made acquaintances, and especially was Mrs. Simmons dear to those who personally knew her generous and kindly disposition.

Death occurred at 7:45 o’clock, Sunday evening, Feb. 14, 1915, from pneumonia.

Besides her two children she leaves to mourn her departure from this earth, a devoted husband, one brother, John Morgan, and a sister, Mrs. Jennie Weeks, both of Chilton, Wis.

Funeral services were conducted Wednesday afternoon at the M.E. Church, Rev. W.J. Willmarth officiating. Interment was made in the Greenwood Cemetery.



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