John Simmons

1781 - 1828


John Simmons married Mehetabel Ann Edey in Christ Church, Barbados, 17 October 1805. He died aged 47 in St Philip, Barbados, where he was buried, 13 February 1828. His abode was given as Four Square.

He was the youngest son of Henry Peter Simmons and Anne Kirton. His half-sister was Rebecca Olton, the youngest daughter of Anne Kirton (Simmons) and John Allen Olton. She was also the wife of Sir Reynold Abel Alleyne.

John Simmons bought the Harrow Plantation from John Olton in 1811.


Caribbean Marriages, 1591-1905, FamilySearch; Burial: Barbados Church Records, 1637-1887, FamilySearch; James C. Brandow (comp), Genealogies of Barbados families: from Caribbeana and the Journal of the Barbados Museum and Historical Society (Baltimore, 1983), p. 58.

Further Information

Mehetabel Ann Edey

Associated Estates (5)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
1816 [EA] - 1828 [LA] → Owner
1817 [EA] - 1823 [LA] → Owner

Possibly a mistranscription for John Simpson.

1815 [EA] - → Owner
1812 [EA] - 1815 [LA] → Owner

Possibly the owner between 1812 and 1815: see general estate notes.

1817 [EA] - 1828 [LA] → Owner

Simmons died in 1828.

Relationships (3)

Notes →
John Simmons's half-sister was Rebecca Olton, the wife of Sir R. A. Alleyne. So, strictly, Simmons and Alleyne were not...
Husband → Wife