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Emma Pearl "Shodie" SAXON

Female 1874 - 1962  (88 years)


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  • Name Emma Pearl "Shodie" SAXON 
    Nickname Shodie 
    Born 16 Jun 1874  Waverly, Lee County, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    _UID 023984890131478198726C71E1E0951E9D21 
    Died 29 Aug 1962  Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Waverly Cemetery, Waverly, Lee County, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • From findagrave.com:
      Emma Pearl Saxon was born in 1874 in Lee County, Alabama. Her parents were William James Saxon and Caroline Laura Minter. Her father was a Confederate Veteran, a school teacher, and farmer. Emma met John Henry Simmons from Tallapoosa County. They were married about 1890. Emma was only about 16 years of age. She lived with John and raised a family in Tallapoosa County, Alabama. She had 5 sons and 4 daughters. Her husband died in 1931 and was buried at Waverly Cemetery in Lee County, Alabama. Emma died in 1962 and was buried near her husband in Waverly, Lee County, Alabama. She was known as "Shodie" by members of the Saxon family.
    Person ID I3410  America
    Last Modified 6 Jun 2019 

    Father William James SAXON,   b. 28 Feb 1839, Troup County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1884, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Mother Caroline Laura Minter,   b. 26 Nov 1841, Upson County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1926, Dadeville, Tallapoosa County, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 24 Jun 1862  Harris County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F1472  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Henry SIMMONS,   b. 2 Apr 1869, Tallapoosa County, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1931, Lee County, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married Abt 1890  USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Eugene SIMMONS,   b. 3 Apr 1893, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 941, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Annie S SIMMONS,   b. 25 Apr 1895, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1977, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     3. William Raphael SIMMONS,   b. 9 Dec 1897, Tallapoosa County, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1980, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     4. Emma Cleo SIMMONS,   b. 10 Mar 1901, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 1965, Fulton, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     5. Murray F SIMMONS, Sr.,   b. 28 Sep 1903, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1981, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     6. George SIMMONS,   b. 10 Oct 1905,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Maggie SIMMONS,   b. 3 Nov 1907,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Edna SIMMONS,   b. 10 Nov 1911,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Clarence SIMMONS,   b. 10 Oct 1914,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 6 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F1440  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S66] findagrave.com, November 2014 and later.

    2. [S124] Georgia, Marriage Records From Select Counties, 1828-1978 at Ancestry.com, February 2015.