Naomi McPherson Mitchell

b. 13 March 1857, d. 31 August 1911
  • Naomi McPherson Mitchell was born on 13 March 1857 in South Carolina.
  • She married Augustus Taveau Simons circa 1880.
  • Naomi McPherson Mitchell became a widow at the 27 April 1900 death of her husband Augustus Taveau Simons.
  • The following appeared on 28 April 1900 in The Evening Post: Mr. Augustus Taveau Simons, a well known Charlestonian, who for several years past has done business in Georgia as a cotton buyer, died yesterday of pneumonia in Washington, D. C.
         Mr. Simmons went to Washington about two weeks ago on business and while there contracted a severe cold which developed into grippe and later in to pneumonia. He was ill at his hotel for several days and was then removed to the home of relatives in Washington. His condition became serious and his brother, Mr. Theo. J. Simons of Charleston, was summoned to his bedside and reached there just before his death. The body was brought to Charleston this morning and will be buried this afternoon. The funeral services will be held at St. Paul's church at 5 o'clock.
         Mr. Simons went to Washington about a daughter of the late Dr. Mitchell, and she, with four children, survive him.
  • Naomi McPherson Mitchell died on 31 August 1911 at age 54 in Hendersonville, Herderson County, North Carolina.
  • She was interred at Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston, South Carolina.
  • The following appeared on 1 September 1911 in The Charleston Evening Post: [Died] Naomi Simons -- years. Hendersonville. Magnolia cemetery.
  • Last Edited: 21 Sep 2016

Family: Augustus Taveau Simons b. 22 September 1847, d. 27 April 1900