Biography of John W. Simons
Crawford County, PA Biographies





JOHN W. SIMONS, farmer and stock dealer, P. O. Espyville, was born in Bedford County, Penn., February 19, 1827, son of John and Rebecca (Williams) Simons, both natives of Bedford County, Penn., who removed to Columbiana County, Ohio, in 1828, and in 1833 located in Ashtabula County, Ohio. and there lived and died. The subject of this sketch located in North Shenango Township, this county, in 1862 on the farm where he now resides, and which he purcb ased of his father-in-law, Joseph Robinson, who settled there ia 1837, and cleared and improved it; he was formerly from Wethersfield, N. Y.; his wife was Abigail Strong, of the same place. They had eight children: Palmyra (deceased), Warren, Charles, Nelson (deceased), George (deceased), James (deceased), Adelia and George. Our subject was married to Adelia Robinson, June 22, 1854, by whom he has four children: Mary E., Charles M., Minnie A. and Joseph. Mr. Simons has been engaged in buying and selling stock for many years. Both he and his wife are members of the Methodist Episcopal Church. He is a F. & A. M., a member of the A. O. U. W. and the E. A. U. In politics he is a Democrat.

From:
History of Crewford County, Pennsylvania
Illustrated
Warner, Beers & Co.,
Chicago; 1895

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