Biography of Mrs. Sarah L. Simmons (w/o Durfee)
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MRS. SARAH L. SIMMONS was born in Wayne county, New York, Feb. 1819 Her parents came to York, Mich., in 1832. Mrs. Simmons' brother, Sylvester Davis, was the first white man buried in the township. Durfee Simmons came to Michigan in the spring of 1836, and married October, 1837. He was a carpenter and joiner by trade. He was born at Madison, Madison county, New York, October 12, 1805, and died at Milan, Mich., November 5, 1881. Six children were born to them. At the time of Mr. Simmons' marriage he was lieutenant colonel of heavy artillery of New York, holding the appointment from Gov. Massey. He was prime mover in the organization of the Baptist church at Milan,

From:
History of Monroe County, Michigan
Talcott E. Wing, Editor
Munsell & Company, Publishers
New York 1890.

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