Claiborn Houston Simpson

9 July 1852–28 January 1915 (Age 62)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Claiborn Houston

When Claiborn Houston Simpson was born on 9 July 1852, in Kentucky, United States, his father, Crittenden Houston Simpson, was 26 and his mother, Elizabeth Luraney Cato, was 23. He married Anna Leach on 1 February 1883, in Jacksboro, Jack, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Justice Precinct 4, Jack, Texas, United States in 1880 and Pima, Arizona Territory, United States in 1910. He died on 28 January 1915, in Cliff, Grant, New Mexico, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Gila, Grant, New Mexico, United States.

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Family Time Line

Claiborn Houston Simpson
1852–1915
Anna Leach
1866–1923
Marriage: 1 February 1883
Jesse Lee Simpson
1884–1884
Jessie Lee Simpson
1884–
Sherman W Simpson
John Floyd Simpson
1886–1951
Sherman W Simpson
1886–
Alpha Dorn Simpson
1890–1973
Clarence Houston Simpson
1896–1974
Sadie Emma Simpson
1897–1947
Sherman Willis Simpson
1905–1987

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 February 1883
Jacksboro, Jack, Texas, United States
children

(9)

    Jesse Lee Simpson

    Male1884–1884Male

    Jessie Lee Simpson

    Male1884–Male

    Male1886–1951Male

    Sherman W Simpson

    Male1886–Male

    Female1890–1973Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    Marinda J Simpson

    Female1848–1928Female

    Ninion Davage Simpson

    Male1850–1879Male

    Male1852–1915Male

    Drucilla Simpson

    Female1855–1920Female

    Female1857–1945Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1861

Age 9

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.
1861 · Texas Secedes from the United States

Age 9

On February 1, 1861, Texas seceded from the United States. On March 2, 1861, they had joined with the Confederate States of America.
1870 · Texas Is Restored to the Union

Age 18

Congress restored Texas to the Union on March 30, 1870, despite not yet meeting all of the requirements established for re-admittance.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Clayborn Simpson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Claborn Simpson in household of Lanne Simpson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Claiborne Simpson, "United States Census, 1880"

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