Simms, Melvin Chester

Simms, Melvin Chester

Male 1909 - 2004  (94 years)

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  • Name Simms, Melvin Chester  [1, 2
    Born 14 Aug 1909  Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Military Draft Registration 8 Nov 1942  Pontiac, Oakland County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 8 Nov 1942  Farmington, Oakland County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 20 Jun 2004  [3
    Buried East Lawn Palms Cemetery and Mortuary, Tucson County, Pima, Arizona, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I60291  Sackett
    Last Modified 30 Aug 2020 

    Father Simms, James B.,   d. Unknown 
    Mother Richardson, Victoria,   d. Unknown 
    Children
    +1. Simms, Melvin Chester,   b. 14 Aug 1909, Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 2004  (Age 94 years)
     
    Family ID F24463  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Cooper, Esther Euretta,   b. 18 Jul 1911, Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 2009  (Age 98 years) 
    Married 30 Sep 1933  Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
    +1. Simms, James Melvin,   b. 26 May 1937,   d. 18 Mar 1988  (Age 50 years)
     2. Living
    Last Modified 30 Aug 2020 
    Family ID F24462  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Aug 1909 - Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Sep 1933 - Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Draft Registration - 8 Nov 1942 - Pontiac, Oakland County, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 8 Nov 1942 - Farmington, Oakland County, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - East Lawn Palms Cemetery and Mortuary, Tucson County, Pima, Arizona, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend Address Cemetery Street/Feature Village/Neighborhood/Community Township/Parish City County/Shire State/Province Country Region Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S1621] Indiana, Marriages, 1810-2001, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 30 Aug 2020.
      Name: Esther E Cooper
      Gender: Female
      Age: 22
      Event Type: Marriage Registration (Marriage)
      Birth Date: 18 Jul 1911
      Birth Place: Detroit, Michigan
      Marriage Date: 30 Sep 1933
      Marriage Place: Indiana, United States
      Residence Place: Brighton, Michigan
      Father: Dewitt C Cooper
      Mother: Cora Sackett
      Spouse: Melvin Simms
      Page: 551
      FHL Film Number: 001872328

      Name: Melvin Simms
      Gender: Male
      Age: 24
      Event Type: Marriage Registration (Marriage)
      Birth Date: 14 Aug 1909
      Birth Place: Detroit, Michigan
      Marriage Date: 30 Sep 1933
      Marriage Place: Indiana, United States
      Residence Place: Detroit, Michigan
      Father: James B Simms
      Mother: Victoria Richardson
      Spouse: Esther E Cooper
      Page: 551
      FHL Film Number: 001872328

      Researched by Ted Smith

    2. [S1796] U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 30 Aug 2020.
      Name: Melvin Chester Simms
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Age: 33
      Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
      Birth Date: 14 Aug 1909
      Birth Place: Detroit, Michigan, USA
      Residence Place: Farmington, Michigan, USA
      Registration Date: 8 Nov 1942
      Registration Place: Pontiac, Oakland, Michigan, USA
      Employer: Chrysler Corporation
      Weight: 155
      Complexion: Ruddy
      Eye Color: Blue
      Hair Color: Brown
      Height: 5 10
      Next of Kin: Esther Cooper Simms (wife), Farmington, Michigan, USA

      Researched by Ted Smith

    3. [S543] Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com) (Reliability: 2), 30 Aug 2020.
      Memorial ID 93985274
      https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/93985274

      Melvin C Simms
      Birth 14 Aug 1909
      Death 20 Jun 2004 (aged 94)
      Burial
      East Lawn Palms Cemetery and Mortuary
      Tucson, Pima County, Arizona, USA
      Plot Block 57

      Melvin C. Simms

      94, died April 20, 2004. Survived by his wife, Esther Simms; daughter Kathryn (John) Bergan; five grandchildren and their spouses and seven great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his son, James M. Simms. He was a member of El Camino Baptist Church and was a dedicated family man. Funeral service 11:00 A.M. Friday, April 23, 2004 at BRING'S BROADWAY CHAPEL, 6910 E. Broadway. Burial to follow in TMP East Lawn. Friends may call from 10:00 A.M. to service time on Friday, April 23, 2004.
      found in Tucson Daily Star

      Researched by Ted Smith


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