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Jane was born about 1785. Jane Goslin passed away suddenly in 1851. 
Birth And Early Life
Jane Goslin was born in the state of Georgia.
Marriage to Willis Simmons
Though no known record of the marriage of Jane Goslin to Willis Simmons exists, it is thought that perhaps Willis and Jane were married in Georgia since their first two children were born in Georgia.
The Death of Jane Goslin Simmons
The death of Jane Simmons is documented in records in several different locations with all dates in agreement. HOWEVER, a more poignant description of this event is found in a letter. This letter was shown to my parents, Adrian and Wanda Fortenberry, when they were gathering information for their book, "The Fortenberry Families of Southern Mississippi" in about 1976. This letter, dated May the 19, 1851, was written by Letitia (Letty) D. Allen to her brother, William McGehee Allen who was away at school and reads in part:
* ".......Old Mrs. Simmons was (one morning last week) very suddenly snatched off by the cold hand of death. She ate a very hearty breakfast and immediately after rising from the table dropped dead upon the floor--- no one knows the cause of her death. She was in perfect health. Old Willis was from home when she died. It threw him into fits and he has been very low ever since. He prayed to die as soon as he heard it......"
Thanks to Michael Fortenberry for starting this profile.
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