Simmons, Perry A
Simmons, Perry A., a minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church, was born in Macon County, Tenn., Dec. 1, 1833, and united with the Church at the age of fifteen. He received license to preach in 1854, removed to Missouri in 1861, and in 1868 united with the Missouri Conference. He was superannuated in 1870, and located at his own request in 1872. In 1875 he was readmitted to the conference, but died, near Lancaster, Schuyler Co., Mo., Oct. 3, 1876. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1876, p. 77.