Simmonds, John Archibald

Birth Name Simmonds, John Archibald
Gender male
Age at Death 91 years, 8 months, 13 days


Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Birth April 13, 1858 Western Road, Lot 2, Prince Edward Island PEI Baptismal Index; gave 31 April 1857 on the 1901 census
Death December 26, 1949 Coleman, Prince Edward Island  


Relation to main person Name Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Simmonds, Thomas
Mother Smith, Sarah Maria
    Brother     Smith, James Edward
         Simmonds, John Archibald
    Sister     Simmonds, Sarah Elizabeth
    Brother     Simmonds, Paulinus Bruce Parmines
    Sister     Simmonds, Margaret Jane
    Sister     Simmonds, Emily Emeline Ann
    Sister     Simmonds, Josephine
    Sister     Simmonds, Louisa Edith
    Sister     Simmonds, Rosella Caroline Rosie
Father Simmonds, Thomas
Stepmother Murphy, Isabelle


    Family of Simmonds, John Archibald and Murphy, Margaret
Married Wife Murphy, Margaret
  1. Simmonds, Sarah Ellen Sadie
  2. Simmonds, Millie Albina
  3. Simmonds, Minnetta Bell Etta B.
  4. Simmonds, Rosaline
  5. Simmons, Arlene Beatrice
  6. Simmonds, Clara Mabel
  7. Simmonds, Edna Mae
  8. Simmonds, Orville Leslie


Death record for John Simmons of Coleman gave date of birth May 1 1857; parents Thomas, born England and Mary (Smith), born PEI. Information provided by Leslie Simmons, his son.

name: John Simonds
event: Census
event date: 31 Mar 1901
event place: I, Prince (west/ouest), Prince Edward Island, Canada
marital status: Married
relationship to head: Head
birthplace: Pe
estimated birth year: April 31 1857 - date could have been scrambled?
Household Gender Age Birthplace
head John Simonds M 42 Pe (April 31 birthdate)
wife Margret Simonds F 36 Pe - nee Margaret Murphy
daughte Sarah E Simonds F 15 Pe (Sarah Ellen 18 April)
daughte Millie A Simonds F 12 Pe - father John Archibald
daughte Etta B Simonds F 10 Pe - Minetta Bell's father was John Archibald Simmonds
daughte Rosaline Simonds F 8 Pe
daughte Aualine Simonds F 4 Pe (Arlene)
daughte Clara Simonds F 3 Pe
daughte Edna Simonds F 2 Pe
Citing this Record "Canada Census, 1901," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 12 Feb 2013), John Simonds, 1901.

Child's Full Name Millie Albina Simmonds
Birth Date 15 April 1889
Place of Birth Residence, Third Ponds
Baptismal Date 14 June 1889
Officiating Clergy T. B Reagh
Father's Name John Archibald Simmonds
Mother's Name Margaret Simmonds
Church Name St. Marks Anglican
Church Location Kensington
Record Book Number 1
Record Book Page 24

Name: Minnetta Bell Simmonds
Birth Date: 18 May 1891
Birth Place: Residence, Brae
Baptism Date: 1 Dec 1891
Baptism Place: Prince Edward Island, Canada
Father: John Archibald Simmonds
Mother: Margaret Simmonds

Name: Areline Beatrice Simmonds - m. Clifford Evins Vincent (1895-1977)
Birth Date: 23 Mar 1896 d. 23 Oct 1879
Birth Place: Brae
Baptism Date: 25 Jul 1896
Baptism Place: Prince Edward Island, Canada
Father: John A. Simmonds
Mother: Margaret Murphy

In 1911 census with Millie 22, Rosina 17, Beatrice 15, Mabel 13, Edna 11 and Orvie, age 9.

Misses Elizabeth and Lydia of Fredericton. N. B.. have been spending some time in Coleman at the home of Mrs. Smith's and Mrs. Vincent's father, Mr. John Simmons, who has been very ill.

Mr. John Simmons of Coleman celebrated his ninety-second birthday on Sunday, May 1st at his home. surrounded by his relat- ives and family.

Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Fielding. Mr. M. MacAusland, Mrs. Sadie Bannell, and Mrs. Eva Sent- ner. Mr_ and Mrs. Smith of Fred- ericton. N.B., arrived on Sept. 21st and will be the guests of Mrs. Smith's aged father, Mr. John Simmons of Coleman. who is not in good health

Mr, Simmons was a man in his nineties. He was friendly and very hospitable. a kindly husband and father, and a loyal friend.



  1. Simmonds, Thomas
    1. Smith, Sarah Maria
      1. Smith, James Edward
      2. Simmonds, John Archibald
        1. Murphy, Margaret
          1. Simmonds, Sarah Ellen Sadie
          2. Simmonds, Millie Albina
          3. Simmonds, Minnetta Bell Etta B.
          4. Simmonds, Rosaline
          5. Simmonds, Orville Leslie
          6. Simmons, Arlene Beatrice
          7. Simmonds, Clara Mabel
          8. Simmonds, Edna Mae
      3. Simmonds, Sarah Elizabeth
      4. Simmonds, Paulinus Bruce Parmines
      5. Simmonds, Margaret Jane
      6. Simmonds, Emily Emeline Ann
      7. Simmonds, Josephine
      8. Simmonds, Louisa Edith
      9. Simmonds, Rosella Caroline Rosie