Fonds ID163 - Ann Simonds

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Ann Simonds

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  • Source of title proper: Title based on contents.
  • Variations in title: Formerly known as the Simmonds family papers

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  • 1820-1866 (Creation)
    Simonds, Ann

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11 cm of textual records

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(b. 1785)

Biographical history

Ann Simonds was born in 1785 in Maugerville, New Brunswick, daughter of James Simonds (1735-1831), who had arrived at Saint John in 1762, and his wife, Hannah Peabody. Ann was one of 14 children. Her brothers Charles Simonds (1783-1859) and Richard (1789-1836) were members of the Legislative Council and of the Legislative Assembly. There are records of another brother, James (1768-1828), and four sisters: Mary (d.1827), who married Anthony Allaire; Sarah (1777-1857), who married Thomas Millidge; Hannah (1779-1869), who married John Millidge; and Eliza (1792-1854), who married Henry Gilbert

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This fonds consists of Ann Simonds' correspondence and financial papers and other correspondence among Simonds family members. Included are account books relating to Henry George Simonds, 1831-1848.

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Acquired from John H. Kimball (Clifton) 1946, 1947


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  • English

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