James Ferrell Simmons is my 2nd great grandfather, brother of William A.J. Simmons. You will find the names on a 1850 census in Johnson County, Illinois. Or, you can contact me @; firstname.lastname@example.org
I have been doing research in Johnson Co., and Williamson Co., Illinois for more than 3 years now.
I am attaching a photo of Williams stone, he is buried in Burnside Cemetery, Johnson Co., Illinois. I cleaned his stone and took a photo about 3 years ago. His son Edward is buried next to him (he was killed in A CYCLONE in St. Louis).