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Penthesilea SIMMONDS

Female 1823 - 1911  (88 years)


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  • Name Penthesilea SIMMONDS 
    Birth 24 Mar 1823  Franklin County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Born 27 Mar 1823  Franklin County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 15 Sep 1911  Franklin County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • (1) The following information from the Simmonds family Bible was provided to the compiler by Martha J. Guenin :

      Births

      Penthesilea daughter of James & Ann Simmonds was born March 27th 1823

      Deaths

      Departed this life on the 15th day of September 1911

      (2) Pentheselia (SIMMONDS) CURRY was named after Penthesilea, a Greek mythological character.

      In Greek mythology, Penthesilea was queen of the Amazons and daughter of Ares, the god of war. She was an ally of the Trojans in the war against the Greeks. The Greek warrior Achilles killed her and then mourned her death, and she appears with him as a subject in Greek art and in a play by the German dramatist Heinrich Kleist.

      (3) A household headed by Pencelia CURRY is listed in the 1900 census of Metamora Township, Franklin County, IN.

      Pencelia is listed in the 1900 census as a widow who was born in March 1824 and was then 76 years of age. According to the 1900 census, she was born in IN, and both of her parents were born in IN. According to the 1900 census, she had theretofore given birth to 7 children, 6 of whom were then living.

      Listed with Pencelia is her grandson, Thadeus MURRAY, a farmer who was born in December 1871 and was then 28 years of age. According to the 1900 census, he was born in IN, and both of his parents were born in IN.

      (4) A household headed by Pencelia CURRY is listed in the 1910 census of Metamora Township, Franklin County, IN.

      Pencelia is listed in the 1910 census as a widow who was then 84 years of age; therefore, according to the 1910 census, she was born in about 1826. According to the 1910 census, she was born in IN, her father was born in MD, and her mother's birthplace was unknown. According to the 1910 census, she had theretofore given birth to 7 children, 5 of whom were then living.

      Listed with Pencelia is her grandson, Thad MURRAY, a farmer who was then 38 years of age; therefore, according to the 1910 census, he was born in about 1872. According to the 1900 census, he was born in IN, and both of his parents were born in IN.
    Person ID I764  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 12 Nov 2017 

    Father James S. SIMMONDS,   b. 17 Oct 1797, Lexington, Fayette County, KY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1874, Rush County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ann FROST,   b. 28 Dec 1799, Hamilton County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1855, Rush County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 16 Mar 1819  Hamilton County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • (1) The following information from the Simmonds family Bible was provided to the compiler by Martha J. Guenin :

      Marriages

      James Simmonds and Ann Frost was married February the 25th 1819
    Family ID F845  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Thomas CURRY,   b. 22 Mar 1822, Franklin County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jul 1895, Franklin County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 14 Nov 1842  Franklin County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • (1) The following information from the Simmonds family Bible was provided to the compiler by Martha J. Guenin :

      Marriages

      Thomas Curray[?] and Pentheselia Simmonds Married November 17th 1842

      (2) Indiana State Library Genealogy Database: Marriages through 1850 <http://199.8.200.229/db/marriages_search.asp>:

      Last Name: SIMMONDS
      First Name: PENTHESELIA
      Spouse: Last Name: CURRY
      Spouse: First Name: THOMAS
      County: Franklin
      Date: 11-14-1842
    Children 
     1. Austell CURRY,   b. 12 Sep 1854, Franklin County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. Edith CURRY,   b. 13 Dec 1857, Franklin County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1909, Franklin County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)  [natural]
     3. Onia CURRY,   b. Abt 1863, Franklin County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     4. James T. CURRY,   b. 27 Dec 1852, Franklin County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     5. Mary Ann CURRY,   b. Abt 1844, Franklin County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     6. Lucy CURRY,   b. Aug 1845, Franklin County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1874, Franklin County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 28 years)  [natural]
     7. Jane CURRY,   b. 1849, Franklin County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1918, Franklin County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 12 Nov 2017 22:51:11 
    Family ID F1060  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart