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Roanoke College Builders

Baldwin Simms

Baldwin Simms who was likely owned by the Deyerles and later worked on campus was also known to be owned by a man named John Scott in 1860, who lived next to Joesph Deyerle. Deyerly might have owned Simms in 1850, then either gave ownership to Scott or Scott bought Simms from him, but this is still uncertain. One of the builders who worked with the Deyerles was Gustavus Sedon, who was a carpenter born in about 1820 and immigrated from Germany. He also later served on the Board of Trustees for Roanoke.