Francis Simons was born 7 December 1697 - St. Thomas and St Denis Parish, Berkeley, South Carolina.  He was the son of Benjamin Simons and Mary Esther Simons (born Dupre) who had 14 children.
Infant Son Simons,
Martha Young (born Simons),
Francis' wife was Ann Simons / Videau (born Cordes). They had children: 
Ann (b. 5 Sep 1725, m. Jonathan Collins)
Francis (b. 16 Jan 1726/7, m. Elizabeth McGregor)
Hannah (b. 26 Dec. 1728, m. John Hasell and Rene Peyre)
Esther (b. 30 Dec. 1730, m. Josias Alston)
Francis died June 8 1731 - Berkeley, South Carolina.