Bißmeyer-Bissmeyer-Bismeyer-Bismeijer Family » James Simmons (± 1773-????)

Personal data James Simmons 

  • He was born about 1773 in Gillingham, Kent, England.
  • He was christened on December 14, 1773 in Gillingham, Kent, England.
  • A child of Lance Simmons and Sarah Smith
  • This information was last updated on July 16, 2006.

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Ancestors (and descendant) of James Simmons

John Simmons
± 1710-????
Anne Tapley
1713-1751
Lance Simmons
1746-1789
Sarah Smith
± 1748-± 1785

James Simmons
± 1773-????


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Historical events

  • The temperature on December 14, 1773 was about 3.0 °C. Wind direction mainly east. Weather type: zeer betrokken. Special wheather fenomena: ijs. Source: KNMI
  • Erfstadhouder Prins Willem V (Willem Batavus) (Huis van Oranje-Nassau) was from 1751 till 1795 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden)
  • In the year 1773: Source: Wikipedia
    • January 1 » The hymn that became known as "Amazing Grace", then titled "1 Chronicles 17:16–17" is first used to accompany a sermon led by John Newton in the town of Olney, Buckinghamshire, England.
    • May 10 » The Parliament of Great Britain passes the Tea Act, designed to save the British East India Company by reducing taxes on its tea and granting it the right to sell tea directly to North America. The legislation leads to the Boston Tea Party.
    • June 1 » Wolraad Woltemade rescues 14 sailors at the Cape of Good Hope from the sinking ship De Jonge Thomas by riding his horse into the sea seven times. He drowned on his eighth attempt.
    • June 17 » Cúcuta, Colombia, is founded by Juana Rangel de Cuéllar.
    • October 12 » America's first insane asylum opens.
    • October 14 » The first recorded ministry of education, the Commission of National Education, is formed in the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth.

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Pieter C. Bismeijer, "Bißmeyer-Bissmeyer-Bismeyer-Bismeijer Family", database, Genealogy Online (https://www.genealogieonline.nl/bismeijer-family/I53862.php : accessed April 23, 2024), "James Simmons (± 1773-????)".