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Text:"...HEROES AND HEROINES OF THE FORT DEARBORN MASSACRE ROMANTIC AND TRAGIC HISTORY -OFCORPORAL JOHNSIMMONS AND HIS HEROIC WIFE, THE FIRST WHITE CHILD BORN IN CHICAGO. THE LAST SURVIVOR OF THE HORRID..."
Date:1896
Place:Illinois, USA
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Text:"... Dearborn was standing on the site of one of the greatest cities on the American continent, and savage Indians held supreme sway, Susan Simmons first saw the light in that historic fort. Her father, John..."
Date:1896
Place:Illinois, USA
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Text:"...2O HEROES AND HEROINES CHAPTER IV. A TOUR THROUGH THE WILDERNESS. JohnSimmons reached Fort Dearborn early in the spring of 1810 and at once entered upon his military duties which he performed..."
Date:1896
Place:Illinois, USA
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Text:"... lands along the Miami and its tributaries in the vicinity of Troy and Dayton, JohnSimmons, Sr. , selected six quarter sections of fertile land on upper Lost Creek, six miles east of Col. Johnsons..."
Date:1896
Place:Illinois, USA
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Text:"... years. Many histories have been consulted, but they are most unsatisfactory in their treatment of the details of the Fort Dearborn massacre, while the only reference to JohnSimmons on file..."
Date:1896
Place:Illinois, USA
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Text:"... of Capt. William Wells will ever confer lustre on the list of American heroes. When the attack was made Corporal JohnSimmons, from his position near the great cottomvood, known as the Massacre Tree..."
Date:1896
Place:Illinois, USA
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Text:"...FORT DEARBORN MASSACRE. 19 sacrifice than Private JohnSimmons. A young and affectionate wife and a babe less than a year old were left behind while he went to engage in a war with fiendish savages..."
Date:1896
Place:Illinois, USA
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Text:"... that he witnessed the growing friendship between JohnSimmons and his idol. He continued to discharge his duties faithfully however, and with the exception of a disposition to ramble alone in the forest..."
Date:1896
Place:Illinois, USA
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Text:"... of the little family and the pet and play fellow of even the roughest soldiers in the camp. On that sad evening, as JohnSimmons looked upon this group confided to his protection he resolved that harm could only..."
Date:1896
Place:Illinois, USA
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Text:"... enabled the train to present a somewhat formidable aspect as each male member carried a rifle on his shoulder or strapped to his back and a serviceable knife in his belt. In the Simmons family, John..."
Date:1896
Place:Illinois, USA
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Text:"... more worthy its object, and never were noble and heroic deeds more appropriately commemorated than by the Pullman monument. Captain William Wells, Corporal JohnSimmons and the other soldiers who fell..."
Date:1896
Place:Illinois, USA
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Text:"... enclusure. As JohnSimmons unfolded the marvelous tales of the Illinois country all members of the rejoicing family listened with engrossed interest. The vast meadows covered with luxuriant grass waving..."
Date:1896
Place:Illinois, USA
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Text:"... were consulted in the selection of the homestead site. Years passed amid constant dangers from the time the emigrants crossed the Ohio river. At that time JohnSimmons was but twelve years old. Young..."
Date:1896
Place:Illinois, USA
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Text:"...IO HEROES AND HEROINES JohnSimmons was left at the head of the family, his own household consisting of six hardy sons and four daughters. To provide homes for this large family he determined to move..."
Date:1896
Place:Illinois, USA
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Text:"...88 History of Southern Methodism Ga., near the Indian Springs, March 17, 1823. His father, the Rev. JohnSimmons, was a preacher and member of the Georgia Conference; had been of the old South..."
Date:1886
Publication place:Nashville, Tennessee, USA