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From: "Lee and Billie Jones" <>
Subject: [SCEDGEFI] Obit of Estelle Delk Simmons / Bland/Hazel familyconnection
Date: Sat, 8 Mar 2008 14:24:59 -0500


The following obit has Old Edgefield Dist Family conections to the Bland and
Hazel family through her marriage to Victor Eugene Simmons.

Nancy Estelle Delk Simmons is one of my daughters-in-law's grandmother:

Billie Jones

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Obituary of Nancy Estelle Delk Simmons, "The State", Columbia, SC, Mar. 8,
2008
CLINTON - Nancy Estelle Delk Simmons, age 98, a longtime resident of
Clinton and widow of Victor E. Simmons, passed away Thursday, March 6th in
National Healthcare in Clinton.
She was bom in Pearson, Georgia, December 9,1909, and was a daughter of
the late William Delk and Lillie Gaskin Delk Davis.
Mrs. Simmons was a homemaker and a member of Broad Street United
Methodist Church. She was also an associate member of Aldersgate United
Methodist Church in Greenville.
She is survived by five daughters, Mrs. John (Inez) Drummond of San
Antonio, Texas, Mrs. James (Jean) Putnam of Simpsonville, Mrs. John (Nancy)
Bell of Mt. Pleasant, Mrs. Toby (Barbara) Hunter of Greenville, and Mrs. Jim
(Joyce) Farmer of Spartanburg; sixteen grandchildren, twenty-nine
great-grandchildren and seventeen great-great-grandchildren; and two
brothers, Fred Davis and Jesse Davis, both of Florida.
Mrs. Simmons was predeceased by her two sons, James "Eddie" Simmons and
Ralph V. Simmons; and one grandson, Dennis Eugene Simmons.
Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, March 9th at 4:00 p.m. at
Broad Street United Methodist Church with burial in Rosemont Cemetery.
The family will receive friends before the committal service in Hodges
Hall at the church from 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Sunday.
Memorials may be made to Broad Street United Methodist Church, 310 North
Broad Street, Clinton, SC 29325 or to Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 7
Shannon Drive, Greenville, SC 29615.
Condolences may be made to the family at www.grayfuneralhome.com. Gray
Funeral Home of Clinton.


Following is a direct line with siblings of Mrs. Simmons' husband Victor
Simmons. The direct line is preceeded by an *.


*1 John Robert Bland b: Mar 08, 1731/32 in Prince William Co, VA
.. +Ann Wormley
..... 2 [John Bland] b: Bef. 1750 d: Nov 17, 1781 in Cloud's Creek Massacre,
Old Edgefield Dist, SC,
..... 2 Presley Bland b: Feb 16, 1768 in VA d: Nov 11, 1839 in Edgefield Co,
SC
*... 2 Wormley Bland b: Feb 17, 1771 in Louden Co, VA d: Jul 07, 1800 in
Edgefield Dist, SC
......... +Sarah Turner d: Sep 06, 1848
*.......... 3 Margaret Bland b: Apr 20, 1800 d: Sep 20, 1868 Burial: Mobley
Family Cem., Saluda Co, SC
................ +Darling Hazel b: ca 1789 Father: Unknown HAZEL
.................... 4 Sarah Ann Hazel b: Nov 12, 1821 d: May 09, 1890
*.................. 4 James Wormley Hazel b: Feb 22, 1824 in Edgefield Co,
SC d: Apr 06, 1912 Burial: Bethlehem Methodist Church Cem., Saluda Co, SC
........................ +Mary Edna Bodie b: Jan 09, 1832 d: Aug 03, 1899
Burial: Bethlehem Methodist Church Cem., Saluda Co, SC Father: Nathan BODIE,
Jr Mother: Mary Edna EIDSON
........................... 5 Edney A. Hazel b: Oct 28, 1851 in Saluda
Division, Old Edgefield Dist, SC d: Jun 10, 1924 in Saluda Co, SC Burial:
Bethlehem Methodist Church Cem., Saluda Co, SC
*......................... 5 John Bland Hazel b: Mar 09, 1854 in Edgefield
Co, SC d: May 30, 1916 Burial: Bethlehem Methodist Church Cem., Saluda Co,
SC
............................... +Matilda Louisa Edwards b: Apr 06, 1858 in
Edgefield Co, SC d: Jul 06, 1936 Burial: Bethlehem Methodist Church Cem.,
Saluda Co, SC Father: Benjamin EDWARDS Mother: Julia A. SUDDATH
*................................. 6 Julia Ella Hazel b: Jun 18, 1878 in
Bethlehem section of Edgefield Co, now Saluda Co, SC d: Feb 12, 1943 in
Clinton, Newberry Co, SC Burial: Clinton Cem., Clinton, Newberry Co, SC
....................................... +Henry Arthur Simmons b: Mar 20,
1878 in SC m: Dec 18, 1898 d: Apr 11, 1959 Burial: Clinton Cem., Clinton,
Newberry Co, SC Father: John SIMMONS Mother: RACHEL [John Simmons is the
son of Joseph Brownlee Simmons & Mahala Walker]
*........................................ 7 Victor Eugene Simmons b: Nov 20,
1899 d: Apr 08, 1984
.......................................... 7 Mary Louise Simmons b: Jun 22,
1901
.......................................... 7 Frank Alvin Simmons b: Feb 23,
1903 d: Nov 13, 1981
.......................................... 7 John Simmons b: Dec 21, 1904 d:
Nov 12, 1981
.......................................... 7 Henry Arthur Simmons, Jr. b:
Oct 28, 1906 d: Mar 19, 1973
.......................................... 7 Annie Mae Simmons b: Oct 08,
1908
.......................................... 7 Joe Daker Simmons b: Aug 09,
1910 d: Jun 23, 1977
.......................................... 7 Julian Hazel 'Bo' Simmons b:
Oct 01, 1912 d: 1988
.......................................... 7 Matilda Elizabeth 'Bootsie'
Simmons b: Oct 14, 1914 d: Nov 05, 1975
.......................................... 7 Sara Frances Simmons b: Jul 14,
1916
.......................................... 7 James William Simmons b: May
08, 1918
.......................................... 7 Marvin Walker Simmons b: Dec
28, 1921
................................... 6 Mary Addie Hazel b: Jun 28, 1881 d:
Nov 11, 1882
................................... 6 John Henry Hazel b: Jul 19, 1883 in
Bethlehem Community, then Edgefield Co, now Saluda Co.,SC d: Aug 31, 1980
Burial: Bethlehem Methodist Church Cem., Saluda Co, SC
................................... 6 Alvin Edward Hazel b: Jun 26, 1885 in
Bethlehem township,Old Edgefield Dist, now Saluda Co, SC d: Oct 26, 1984
Burial: Newberry, Newberry Co, SC
................................... 6 Clarence Strother Hazel b: Dec 02,
1886 in Bethlehem Community, then Edgefield Co, now Saluda Co.,SC d: Aug 09,
1963 Burial: Rosemart Springdale Section of Newberry, SC
................................... 6 Margaret 'Maggie' Hazel b: Oct 25,
1888 in Bethlehem Community, then Edgefield Co, now Saluda Co.,SC d: Jul 12,
1952 Burial: Bethlehem Methodist Church Cem., Saluda Co, SC
................................... 6 Clara Hazel b: Mar 01, 1892 in
Bethelhem section of Old Edgefield Dist, now Saluda Co, S d: May 27, 1986
Burial: Greenlawn Cem, Columbia, Richland Co, SC
................................... 6 Irene Jemima Hazel b: Jun 21, 1893 in
Bethelhem section of Old Edgefield Dist, now Saluda Co, S d: May 17, 1958
Burial: Travis Park Cem, Saluda Co, SC
................................... 6 James Wormley Hazel b: Feb 06, 1895 in
Bethlehem section of Old Edgefield Dist, now Saluda Co, SC d: Jul 10, 1921
in Near Venice, CA Burial: Bethlehem Methodist Church Cem., Saluda Co, SC
................................... 6 Benjamin (Berryman) Lee Hazel b: Sep
01, 1897 in Saluda Co, SC d: Jan 04, 1980 Burial: Travis Park Cem, Saluda
Co, SC
........................... 5 William M. Hazel b: Sep 24, 1857 in SC d: Jan
31, 1910 Burial: Mt. of Olives Cem., Johntson, Edgefield Co, SC
........................... 5 Margaret Hazel b: Apr 10, 1857 in SC d: Sep
01, 1860 in Edgefield Co, SC
........................... 5 Nancy Ann Hazel b: ca 1858 in SC
........................... 5 Sallie C. Hazel b: 1860 in SC
........................... 5 Addie L. Hazel b: Feb 09, 1862 in SC d: Feb
17, 1930 Burial: Mt. Vernon Methodist Ch, McCormick, McCormick Co, SC
........................... 5 Tabitha H. 'Hassie' Hazel b: ca 1866 in SC
........................... 5 Eliza C. Hazel b: Feb 21, 1868 d: Jul 10, 1951
Burial: Bethlehem Methodist Church Cem. Records, Saluda Co, SC
........................... 5 James Bouschelle Hazel b: Aug 24, 1870 in SC
d: Sep 05, 1949 in Johnston, Edgefield Co, SC Burial: Bethlehem Methodist
Church Cem., Saluda Co, SC
........................... 5 Nathan B. Hazel b: Jul 13, 1872 in SC d: Jul
23, 1931 in AL. Burial: Bethlehem Methodist Church Cem., Saluda Co, SC
........................... 5 Darling C. Hazel b: ca 1876 in SC
........................... 5 Darliing Allen Hazel b: Jun 11, 1876 d: Dec
21, 1926 Burial: Bethlehem Methodist Church Cem., Saluda Co, SC
.................... 4 Amanda Hazel b: ca 1826
.................... 4 John Bland Hazel b: ca 1829 d: 1909
.................... 4 Thomas R. Hazel b: Apr 20, 1832 d: May 29, 1889
Burial: Graniteville Cem., Graniteville, SC
.................... 4 Nancy C. Hazel b: Bet. 1830 - 1835 in SC

Some of my sources:
1. Census records
2. Family interview - Mrs. Victor Simmons (of obit) and her daughters.
3. Obits found in the Scrapbook of pictures and obits kept by Ella Ruth
Hazel Trotter (1905-1963), d/o John Henry & Jamesanna Timmerman Hazel,
(Copy provided by Betty Trotter, May 2004).
4. "John Bland & Matilda Edward Family Reunion Family History," 16 pages
outline compiled for reunion, , copied and sent to me by Joyce Simmons
Farmer, May 2004, no sources give except cem. records. [Joyce is a daughter
of Nancy Estelle Delk Simmons of obit and the late Victor Eugene Simmons,
and the mother of my daughter-in-law].


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