MARRIAGE – Edward Simmons md Catharine Weyrick 25 Apr 1850 in Randolph Co., Indiana.
1850 IN CENSUS - Catherine Simmons, age 20, b. Ohio, is enumerated with Edward, age 38, occupation farmer, b. Indiana, along with John, age 12, b. Indiana.
1870 OR CENSUS - Catherine Simmons, age 40, b. Ohio, is enumerated with E. Simmons, age 54, occupation farmer, b. Indiana, along with Henry, age 16, b. Oregon, Wesley, age 15, b. Oregon, Amy, age 12, b. Oregon, Asa, age 9, b. Oregon, Geo., age 7, b. Oregon, Lucinda, age 5, b. Oregon, Tilman, age 2, b. Oregon, and Jerome, age 3 months b. Oregon.
1880 OR CENSUS - Catharine Simmons, age 48, widow, b. Indiana, is enumerated with Wesly S., age 24, occupation farmer, b. Oregon, Asa, age 19, occupation farmer, b. Oregon, George, age 17, occupation farmer, b. Oregon, Lucinda, age 16, b. Oregon, Tillman, age 12, b. Oregon, Jerome, age 9, b. Oregon, and Mary A., age 6, b. Oregon. Also enumerated with the family is Sing Kee, identified as servant, age 26, occupation farm laborer, b. China.
PROBATE – “Simmons, Catharine, File #1660. Intestate. Died 1 Apr 1896. Adm: H.W. Smith, 1 Oct 1896. Heirs: William H. Simmons, son, 42, Alsea, OR; W.S. Simmons, son, 40, Turner; Amy Robertson, dtr, 38, Ale, Marion Co.; Asa Simmons, son, 36, Wisonville; George D. Simmons, son, 34, Gervais; Tilmon H. Simmons, son, 28, Issaquah, King Co., WA; Jerome B. Simmons, son, 26, Turner; Annie Needham, dtr, 22, Salem; heirs of Lucinda Clymer, decd dtr: Harry Clymer, grandson, 5; Edith Clymer, grdtr, 4; Minnie Clymer, grdtr, 2, all of Monokay (?), Wa.”
DISCREPANCY – 1880 census gives her birthplace as Indiana, other records give her birthplace as Ohio.