Simmons Family
William H. Tackett
and
Margaret Rosanna Simmons
Tackett Family
Mary Susanna "Susie" Simmons
and twin sister
Margaret Rosanna "Rosie" Simmons

Margaret Rosanna Simmons, and her twin sister, Mary Susanna Simmons, were born in June 1864 near London, Middlesex Co., Ontario, Canada, likely in Lobo Township where their father received a Crown Patent for 100 acres in 1854. Maggie and Mary were daughters of Erastus Simmons and Elizabeth Millard. They were living in Lobo Township near London when their father sold the family farm and the family immigrated to Missouri in the winter of 1867. They settled in DeKalb County and made one crop before moving to Saline County in the area around Sweet Springs.

Margaret and Mary were married to Tackett brothers, sons of Willis Hensley Tackett and Sydney A. Harrison. Margaret's pick was William H. Tackett, who was born in September 1856.

Margaret died on March 15, 1926, in Globe, Gila Co., Arizona. Her body was brought to Caldwell, Sumner Co., Kansas, for burial.

William H. Tackett and Margaret Rosanna Simmons had the following children:

1. Jesse Herbert Tackett [Nov. 15, 1882 - ] m. May
2. James Ernest Tackett [Apr. 4, 1885 - ] m. Mamie E.
3. Mary Tackett [Jan. 1887 - ] m.
4. Fannie E. Tackett [Oct. 22, 1889 - Nov. 1975] m. John Thomas Corn
5. Clarence L. Tackett [Sept 19, 1891 - Apr. 1976] m.
6. William Bert Tackett [July 12, 1895 - ] m. Edith Clara Forrest
7. Guy Simmons Tackett [Dec. 6, 1897 - Apr. 12, 1967] m. Myrtle Viola Stinchfield
Source Records:

1851 Census, Lobo Twp., Middlesex Co., Ontario, Canada
Margaret's parents
1861 Census, Lobo Twp., Middlesex Co., Ontario, Canada
Margaret's parents
1870 Census, Elmwood Twp., Saline Co., Missouri, p. 8 [70] Post Office Brownsville
Margaret living with parents
1880 Census, Salt Springs Precinct, Saline Co., Missouri, e. d. 61, p. 22 [394B]
Margaret'living with parents
1900 Census, Enid Twp., Garfield Co., Oklahoma, e. d. 53, sheet 12B, p. 121
26 June 1900, renting farm
232-232
67. Tackett William H, Head, W M Sept 1856 43, married 18 years; b. KS; father b. [blank]; mother b. MO; Farmer, Own
68. -------- Margarett R, Wife, W F June 1864 35, married 18 years, 7 children born, 7 living; b. Canada; parents b. Canada
69. -------- Jesse H, Son, W M Nov 1882 17, single; b. MO; father b. KS; mother b. Canada; at school
70. -------- James E, Son, W M Apr 1885 15, single; b. MO; father b. KS; mother b. Canada; at school
71. -------- Mary, Daughter, W F Jan 1887 13, single; b. MO; father b. KS; mother b. Canada; at school
72. -------- Fanny E, Daughter, W F Oct 1889 10, single; b. MO; father b. KS; mother b. Canada; at school
73. -------- Clarence L, Son, W M Sept 1891 8, single; b. MO; father b. KS; mother b. Canada; at school
74. -------- William B, Son, W M July 1894 5, single; b. MO; father b. KS; mother b. Canada
75. -------- Guy S, Son, W M Dec 1897 2, single; b. MO; father b. KS; mother b. Canada
1910 Census, Ward 2, Enid, Garfield Co., Oklahoma, e. d. Eight, sheet 6A, p. 45
19 April 1910, renting 304 South Park
112-117
10. Tackett William H, Head, M W 54, married [1] 28 years; b. KS; parents b. MO; Teamster, On street, own account
11. -------- Margaret R, Wife, F W 46, married [1] 28 years, 7 children born, 7 living; b. Canada; parents b. Canada
12. -------- Clarence L, Son, M W 18, single; b. MO; father b. KS; mother b. Canada
13. -------- William B, Son, M W 15, single; b. MO; father b. KS; mother b. Canada
14. -------- Guy S, Son, M W 12, single; b. MO; father b. KS; mother b. Canada
112-118
15. Tackett James E, Head, M W 25, married [1] less than a year; b. KS; father b. KS; mother b. MO; Teamster, On street, own account
16. -------- Mamie E, Wife, F W 20, married [1] less than a year, no children born; b. KS; parents b. US
1920 Census, Caldwell, Caldwell Twp., Sumner Co., Kansas, e. d. 166, sheet 16B, p. 50
12 January 1920, renting
359-396
58. Tackett Emma [sic] Head, F W 55, married; b. Canada; parents, Canada
59. -------- Clarence, Son, M W 28, single; b. MO; father b. KS; mother b. Canada; Teamster, own account
60. -------- Guy, Son, M W 22, single; b. MO; father b. KS; mother b. Canada; Teamster, own account

1930 Census,

Saline Co., Missouri, Marriage Records

World War I Draft Registration Cards [Jesse, James, Clarence, Bert, and Guy]

Arizona State Board of Health, Standard Certificate of Death 103-34 [Margaret Rosa Tackett]
Death certificate gives father's name as John Simmons, other information unknown. Informant was her daughter, Mrs. J. T. (Fannie) Corn.

California State Death Index [Guy S. Tackett]

Social Security Death Index [Fannie Corn, Clarence Tackett, Guy S. Tackett]