Hans Nikolus Simmons (John Nicholas Simmons)   Anna Margaretha (some sources list her as Mary Margareta) Arrived in Philadelphia on Oct. 19, 1749, on the ship Lydia (Capt. John Randolph) from Rotterdam, Holland. Other passengers were from Wirtemberg, Dourlach, Zweybrecht, and the Palatinate. Hans and Anna settled in the Upper South Fork bottom of what is now Pendleton County, West Virginia. Simmons is likely from the German name Sieman.
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d. 1790
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There is some question about some of the Simmons line between Hans Nickolus Simmons and John Jacob Simmons/Barbara Simmons, but as far as I can tell and from the sources I have researched, this is accurate.
~James Johnson
24 June 1997
           
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John Simmons appears to have been one of the men among those in Capt. Peter Hull's Co. of Highland Militia in 1779 that had gone to Yorktown according to US GenWeb VA Highland History. John Simmons   Margaret Wimer   George Simmons   first wife unknown  
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d. 1855
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d. 1810 Pendleton Co., VA/WV
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← siblings → John Jacob Simmons   Mary Margaret Wimer   Mary Magdalena Simmons Some sources have Mary as Catherine or Catharine, Mary Magdalen, or Mary M. Simmons. Some sources have Johann as John or Jonathan Smith
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    b. 1774
d. 1850
m. b. 1775
d. 1850
  b. 1774
d. 1838 South Fork, Crummetts Run, Pendleton Co., VA/WV
m. 1794 b. 1775
d. 1826
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Barbara Simmons   Michael N. Lamb   John Simmons   Sophia Catherine Grogg   descendants  
b. 1794
d. ?
m. b. 1784
d. 1860
(Discussion which includes why date was changed from 1859 to 1860)
  b. 1804
d. ?
m. b. 1806
d. ?
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  Sarah J. Lamb  
Absalom Eckard
  Ephraim Simmons   Sarah Propst
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  b. 22 July 1825
d. 10 March 1903 in Dropsy
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m. b. 1825
d. 1898
  b. 1831
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m. b. 1822
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To the descendants of these couples  

The Lamb family settled in the Sugar Grove District of what is now Pendleton County, WV, before 1790. Lamb is a German name. ↑ up

The Grogg (Gragg) family were descendants of the Scots-Irish. They settled in 1774 in the north side of the Seneca Valley (Dolly Place). ↑ up

Hans Nickolus Simmons     +   Anna
(John Nicholas Simmons)   |   Margaretha
(1707-1790)               |   (Some sources list her as Mary Margareta)
Arrived in Philadelphia   |
on Oct. 19, 1749, on      |
the ship Lydia (Capt.     |
John Randolph) from       |
Rotterdam, Holland.       |             There is some question
Other passengers were     |             about some of the Simmons 
Wirtemberg, Dourlach,     |             line between Hans Nickolus
Zweybrecht, and the       |             Simmons and John Jacob Simmons/
Palatinate.  Hans and     |             Barbara Simmons, but as far
Anna settled in the Upper |             as I can tell and from the
South Fork bottom of what |             sources I have researched,
is now Pendleton County,  |             this is accurate. --James        
West Virginia. Simmons is +---+                             Johnson
likely from the German        |                        24 June 1997
name Sieman.                  |
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John Simmons appears to  John      Margaret                 George + (first wife unknown)
have been one of the     Simmons + Wimer                    Simmons
men among those in      (b.1750) |                          b. pre 1770 in Pendleton Co., VA/WV
Capt. Peter Hull's co.  (d.1855) |                          d. 1810 in Pendleton Co., VA/WV
of Highland Militia       +------+------+                        |
in 1779 that had gone     |             |                        ? (Is this father of this Mary?)
to Yorktown according     |             |                        |      
to US GenWeb VA           |           John      Mary       Mary Magdalena Simmons + Johann Schmidt (Smith)
Highland History.         |           Jacob     Margaret      Some sources have
                          |           Simmons + Wimer         Mary Magdalen Simmons
                          |        (1774-1850)| (1785-1850)   or Mary M. Simmons
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                       Barbara   Michael    John     Sophia
                       Simmons   N. Lamb    Simmons  Catherine
                       (b.1794)+ (1784-   (b. 1804)+ Grogg
                               |  1859)            | (b. 1806)
                               |                   | (see note below)
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                    Absalom  Sarah              Ephraim + Sarah
                    Eckard + J.                 Simmons   Propst   
                    (1825-   Lamb               b. 1831   b. 1822   
                    1898)     ^                           Picture of Sarah Propst Simmons  
                              | b. July 22, 1825
                              | d. March 10, 1903 in Dropsy
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The Lamb family settled in the Sugar Grove District of what is now
Pendleton County, WV, before 1790.  Lamb is a German name. 

The Grogg (Gragg) family were descendants of the Scots-Irish.  They
settled in 1774 in the north side of the Seneca Valley (Dolly Place).