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Simon Philemon Degree (1857 - 1930)

Simon Philemon Degree
Born in New Haven, VTmap
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Husband of — married 10 Feb 1892 [location unknown]
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Died at age 72 in Essex Junction, Vermontmap
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When Simon Philemon Degree was born on October 16, 1857, in New Haven, Vermont, his father, Timothy, was 24 and his mother, Harriet, was 22. He married Alace Lamos and they had one son together. He then married Myra Taft and they had five children together. He died on September 7, 1930, in Essex Junction, Vermont, at the age of 72, and was buried in Hinesburg, Vermont.


1860 United States Federal Census

Name: Simeon Degree Age: 2 Birth Year: abt 1858 Gender: Male Birth Place: Vermont Home in 1860: New Haven, Addison, Vermont Post Office: New Haven Dwelling Number: 410 Family Number: 225 Timothy Degree 28 Harriet Degree 24 Simeon Degree 2 Timothy Degree 7 Months John Ash 15 Joseph Degne 83 Mary Degne 67

1910 United States Federal Census

Name: Simon P Degree [Simon P Degon] Age in 1910: 52 Birth Year: abt 1858 Birthplace: Vermont Home in 1910: Hinesburg, Chittenden, Vermont Race: White Gender: Male Relation to Head of House: Head Marital Status: Married Spouse's Name: Myra T Degree Father's Birthplace: New York Mother's Birthplace: Vermont Native Tongue: English Occupation: Blacksmith Industry: Own Shop Employer, Employee or Other: Own Account Home Owned or Rented: Own Home Free or Mortgaged: Mortgaged Farm or House: House Able to Read: Yes Able to Write: Yes Years Married: 18 Neighbors: View others on page Household Members: Name Age Simon P Degree 52 Myra T Degree 38 Walker T Degree 14 Darwin M Degree 7

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Simon and Myra died when son Robert (Bob) Degree was a teen.
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