Samuel Vermillian Simpson

about 1827–21 August 1877 (Age 50)
Randolph, Arkansas, United States

The Life Summary of Samuel Vermillian

When Samuel Vermillian Simpson was born about 1827, in Randolph, Arkansas, United States, his father, William Samuel Simpson, was 25 and his mother, Nancy, was 51. He married Martha Alice Cloud on 22 March 1853, in Springfield, Greene, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Chico Judicial Township, Butte, California, United States in 1860. He died on 21 August 1877, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 50.

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Samuel Vermillian Simpson
Martha Alice Cloud
Marriage: 22 March 1853
Susan A. Simpson
Mary Elizabeth Simpson
John Briggs Simpson
William Henry Simpson

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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening
Age 3
Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
Age 8
Historical Boundaries - 1835: Randolph, Arkansas Territory, United States; 1836: Randolph, Arkansas, United States
Age 19
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and northern English: patronymic from Sim .2 English: habitational name from any of three places in Devon, so named from Old English personal name Sigewine + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (4)

  • Saml V Simpson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Samuel V Simpson in entry for Mary E Newman, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Martha A Cloud in the U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900

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