Born: 1796-05-08 Connecticut
Died: 1872-10-25 Portland, Oregon
Flourished: 1831-1859 Sangamon County, Illinois
After spending his early life in his native state, Simeon Francis moved to Buffalo, New York, where he published the
Gravestone, River View Cemetery, Portland, OR; Mark E. Neely, Jr., "Francis, Simeon" in The Abraham Lincoln Encyclopedia (New York: DaCapo, 1982), 116-17.