Highland Recorder. Friday, January 5, 1894.
Mr. Jay Simmons, son of "Old Uncle Lewis," who has been in the West for 11 years,
came home last Saturday. This was a pleasant surprise for his aged parents."

Highland Recorder Jan. 17, 1896 Pg. 3, Col. 1
Died - Yesterday evening, at 6:30 o''clock, at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. S.D Simmons, near Monterey. Malinda Simmons, wife of Lewis Simmons, age 78 years. She leaves behind an aged husband whose feeble step indicates that they who have fought life's battle together through many weary years will not be separated long by the grave. The remains of the decease will be interred at the old graveyard on Mr. S.C Hevener''s farm, tomorrow morning at 11 o''clock.

Eureka Herald March 14, 1912 page 1.
Aaron Wimer, an old and well known citizen of Salt Springs Township, died at his home March 3, 1912. The deceased was born in Pendleton Co., West Virginia, in 1837. He was married to Elizabeth Simmons in 1858. To them were born eleven children, five of whom died in infancy. He is survived by the widow and six children, all of whom were present at the time of his death. They are, Ephriam Wimer of Claremore, Okla., S.K. Wimer and Mrs. David Mitchell of Fall River, Mrs. John Morgan and Mrs. W.C. Adams of Coyville, and Mrs. W.J. Richardson of Eureka. Mr. Wimer came to Kansas in 1868 and settled in Coffey County. Two years later he came to Greenwood County where he has resided since. He had been in poor health for some time. He had a congestive chill and lived but a few days afterwards. Mr. Wimer was an old soldier. He served four years in the Confederate Army and was in Pickett's command. Interment was in Caley Cemetery March 1th, 1912.