1092. John A.9 Simkins (Arthur8, Ann7 Dunton, Elizabeth 'Betty'6 Rogers, Nathaniel Comfort5, Mary4 Marshall, Thomas3, Thomas2, John1) was born July 12, 1812. John died December 1, 1871 at 59 years of age. His body was interred in Northampton Co., VA, Shirley.
He married twice. He married Elizabeth Spady in Northampton Co., VA, 1839. Elizabeth was born June 21, 1818. Elizabeth was the daughter of Southy Spady and Ann "Nancy" Trower. Elizabeth died September 19, 1841 at 23 years of age. He married Margaret Sarah Fitchett in Northampton Co., VA, 1846. Margaret was born September 9, 1828. Margaret was the daughter of Thomas Fitchett and Hannah H. Powell. Margaret died April 30, 1876 at 47 years of age. (Bill Wilkins)
John A. Simkins and Margaret Sarah Fitchett had the following children:
1568 i. Alice A.10 Simkins was born in Northampton Co., VA March 23, 1847. Alice died May 8, 1928 at 81 years of age. She married Thomas "Tom" Henry Downes(Dr.) in Northampton Co., VA, December 17, 1868. Thomas was born in Northampton Co., VA August 12, 1845. Thomas was the son of Nathaniel G. Downes and Dianna C. Hallett. Thomas died March 7, 1895 at 49 years of age. (Bill Wilkins)
1571 iv. Sallie A. Simkins was born in Northampton Co., VA February 2, 1853. Sallie died May 14, 1900 at 47 years of age. She married Patrick W. Savage in Northampton Co., VA, April 4, 1882. Patrick was born in Accomack Co., VA January 14, 1854. Patrick was the son of George S. Savage and Margaret S. Henderson. Patrick died March 11, 1909 at 55 years of age. (Bill Wilkins)
1574 vii. Mary E. Simkins was born October 22, 1854. She married James Mallory Slater in Northampton Co., VA, December 22, 1880. James was born 1850. James was the son of James Slater and Jane(wife of James Slater). (Bill Wilkins)
1575 viii. William "Willie" J. Simkins was born in Northampton Co., VA February 7, 1859. William died October 5, 1923 in Cape Charles, Northampton Co., VA, at 64 years of age. He married Lelia Nottingham in Northampton Co., VA, August 1, 1893. Lelia was born in Northampton Co., VA February 28, 1865. Lelia was the daughter of Edward W. Nottingham(Jr.) and Ann "Annie" E. Nottingham. Lelia died December 26, 1940 at 75 years of age. (Bill Wilkins)
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