Simmons Family
Clayton Hugh Simmons
and
1) Clara Alice Wheeland 2) Sarah Lou Stafford
Clayton Hugh Simmons Family

Clayton Hugh Simmons, was born Gebruary 21, 1861, near London, Middlesex Co., Ontario, Canada, likely in Lobo Township where his father received a Crown Patent for 100 acres in 1854. Clayton was a son of Erastus Simmons and Elizabeth Millard. He was living in Lobo Township near London when his father sold the family farm and immigrated to Missouri in the winter of 1867. The family settled in DeKalb County and made one crop before moving on to Saline County in the area around Sweet Springs.

Clayton was married February, 1882, to Clara Alice Wheeland, who was born October 19, 1862, in Ohio, daughter of Ira Wheeland and Lydia Elizabeth Dowden. Clara died on November 3, 1891, in Sweet Springs after which, on February 1893, Clayton married Sarah Lou Stafford.

Clayton died September 23, 1940, in Sweet Springs.

Clayton Hugh Simmons and Clara Alice Wheeland had the following children:

1. Ezra Dowden Simmons [Nov. 9, 1883-Mar. 21, 1963]
2. Ina Malissa Simmons [Mar. 22, 1887-May 23, 1967] m. Early George Epperson
3. Mable Ann Simmons [May 2, 1891-] m.
Clayton Hugh Simmons and Sarah Lou Stafford had the following children:
1. Isaac Hugh Simmons [May 6, 1894-May 1965]
2. Raymond Cecil Simmons [July 7, 1900-] m.
Source Records:

1851 Census, Lobo Twp., Middlesex Co., Ontario, Canada
1861 Census, Lobo Twp., Middlesex Co., Ontario, Canada
1870 Census, Co., Missouri, p.
1880 Census, Co., Missouri, p. 394a
1900 Census, Co., Missouri, e. d. , sheet , p.
1910 Census, Lowell Precinct, Sioux Co., Nebraska, e.d. 228, sheet 2A, p. 226
1920 Census, Co., Missouri, e. d. , sheet , p.
1930 Census, Co., Missouri, e. d. , sheet , p.
Saline Co., Missouri, Marriage Records
Missouri State Death Certificate File No. 29036, Registered No. 32 [Charles]
Death certifcate gives birth date as Dec. 26, 1852, informant Nora Hagan.
Missouri State Death Certificate File No. -----, Registered No. ----- [Sarah Jane]