Simmons, Laura Ann Amanda

Female 1823 - 1912  (88 years)


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  • Name Simmons, Laura Ann Amanda  [1
    Born 4 May 1823  [2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Residence 1850  Westfield, Medina, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    In 1850, Laura and her daughter Abigail were living with her father after the death of her husband Urial Beach.  
    Died 13 Jan 1912  St. Louis, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Died at home. Information from Missouri Death Certificate
    Buried 15 Jan 1912  Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • According to Ruth Stebbins, Laura Ann Simmons was courted by Uriah Beach and Frederick Chamberlain. She first chose Uriah Beach. After he died, Frederick Chamberlain courted her again, and they married. They later moved to St. Louis, Missouri.


    Person ID I461  Martin-Bloom
    Last Modified 26 Apr 2012 

    Father Simmons, Jonathan Jr.,   b. 3 Mar 1796, Dighton, Bristol, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1863, Little Falls, Morrison, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Briggs, Abigail,   b. 5 Mar 1799,   d. 17 Feb 1846, Friendsville, Westfield Twp, Medina, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Married 9 Dec 1819  [5
    Histories
    The Simmons Family of Westfield Township, Medina  Co.,Ohio by Ruth Simmons Stebbins
    The Simmons Family of Westfield Township, Medina Co.,Ohio by Ruth Simmons Stebbins
    Part 1 outlines the relocation of several Simmons family members to Ohio and their lives there. It also includes some information on the founding of the Ohio Farmers Insurance Co., in which members of the Simmons family played roles. Part 2 was originally a separate document, but it is appended here because it provides more information on the extended Simmons family in addition to details on Erastus Simmons descendants and family life.

    Ruth Stebbins sent part 1 to her cousin, Lottie Tanner Martin and Patricia Vanhoose donated part 2 to the Medina County Public Library.

    Download a PDF (50 KB) of this history.
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    Family ID F54  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Beach, Urial Julius,   b. Abt 1820,   d. Oct 1849, Medina County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 29 years) 
    Married 4 Mar 1847  Medina County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Beach, Urial J. -- Simmons, Laura A. A., Mar 4. 1847
      W.B Disbro, Minister. [6]
    Children 
     1. Beach, Laura Abigail,   b. 31 Mar 1850,   d. 11 Oct 1934  (Age 84 years)
    Last Modified 2 Jan 2011 
    Family ID F170  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Chamberlain, Frederick Bradley,   b. 27 Dec 1818, New Hampshire, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1897, St. Louis, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 2 Nov 1852  Medina County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Chamberlain, Frederick B -- Beach, Laura A., 1852 Nov 2
      Herman Safford, Minister
      [7]
    Children 
     1. Chamberlain, William,   b. Abt 1854, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Chamberlain, Eliot Hazard,   b. 6 May 1858, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1944, St. Louis, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     3. Chamberlain, Hattie,   b. Abt 1864, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Chamberlain, Frederick Bradley Jr.,   b. 27 Nov 1866, St. Louis, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1957, St. Louis, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    Photos
    Chamberlain, Frederick Bradley
    Chamberlain, Frederick Bradley
    Brother-in law of Jonathan Oscar Simmons
    Chamberlain, Laura Ann Simmons
    Chamberlain, Laura Ann Simmons
    Jonathan Oscar Simmons sister.
    Last Modified 11 Jan 2011 
    Family ID F171  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - In 1850, Laura and her daughter Abigail were living with her father after the death of her husband Urial Beach. - 1850 - Westfield, Medina, Ohio, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Jan 1912 - St. Louis, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 15 Jan 1912 - Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Simmons, Jonathan Jr. 1850 US Census, Westfield, Medina, Ohio
    Simmons, Jonathan Jr. 1850 US Census, Westfield, Medina, Ohio
    Family Number 505: Jonathan Simmons, 54; Laura Ann Beach, 27; Abigail Beach, 0; Louisa Maxon, 15; Joseph B. Coulter, 25; William Brown, 23. Laura Ann and Abigail Beach were Jonathan's daughter and granddaughter; Laura's husband had recently died.

  • Sources 
    1. [S7] Simmons Family of Westfield Township, Medina County, Ohio, Ruth Simmons Stebbins, p. 5.

    2. [S39] Death Certificate, Missouri, file number 3098.

    3. [S47] Simmons Family Record , Unknown author (found in family documents), p.3.

    4. [S93] 1850 US Census, (National Archives and Records Administration), Westfield, Medina, Ohio; Roll: M432_709; Page: 188B; Image: 75.

    5. [S47] Simmons Family Record , Unknown author (found in family documents), p. 2.

    6. [S141] Marriage Index of Medina County, Ohio, D.A.R., Vol B, p.140.

    7. [S141] Marriage Index of Medina County, Ohio, D.A.R., Vol B, p. 329.