James Hugh Simpson

9 December 1858–31 March 1935 (Age 76)
Marion, Crittenden, Kentucky, United States

The Life of James Hugh

When James Hugh Simpson was born on 9 December 1858, in Marion, Crittenden, Kentucky, United States, his father, Thomas R Simpson, was 24 and his mother, Louisa Lisenbee, was 22. He married Sarah Catherine Greer on 26 March 1882, in Webster, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Magisterial District 7 Bell Mines, Crittenden, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years and Crittenden, Kentucky, United States in 1920. He died on 31 March 1935, in Alton, Madison, Illinois, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Alton, Madison, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Hugh Simpson
1858–1935
Sarah Catherine Greer
1863–1952
Marriage: 26 March 1882
Louisa Ann Simpson
1881–1937
Effie Elma Simpson
1883–1972
Virgie Dell Simpson
1885–1930
Mary Hugh Simpson
1887–1924
Herbert Floyd Simpson
1892–1909
William Thomas Simpson
1896–1971
John Franklin Simpson
1899–1983
Sarah Sylvia Simpson
1902–1928

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
26 March 1882
Webster, Kentucky, United States
children

(8)

    Louisa Ann Simpson

    Female1881–1937Female

    Female1883–1972Female

    Virgie Dell Simpson

    Female1885–1930Female

    Mary Hugh Simpson

    Female1887–1924Female

    Herbert Floyd Simpson

    Male1892–1909Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas R Simpson

    Male1834–1912Male

    Female1836–1859Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1863

Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875

Age 17

In 1875 the voters of the county of Madison adopted the township system of county government.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 23

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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 (3)

  • James H Simson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • James H Simpson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • James Simpson, "United States Census, 1900"

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