Joshua Abner Simpson

30 March 1849–1905 (Age 55)
Carroll, Missouri, United States

The Life of Joshua Abner

When Joshua Abner Simpson was born on 30 March 1849, in Carroll, Missouri, United States, his father, Joshua Simpson, was 62 and his mother, Mary "Polly" Cooper, was 33. He married Paulina Newsom in 1873, in Bosworth, Carroll, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Carroll, Carroll, Mississippi, United States in 1850. He died in 1905, at the age of 56.

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Family Time Line

Joshua Abner Simpson
1849–1905
Paulina Newsom
1832–
Marriage: 1873
William "Willie" Green Simpson
1874–1925

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1873
Bosworth, Carroll, Missouri, United States
children

(1)

    William "Willie" Green Simpson

    Male1874–1925Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1860

Age 11

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
1863

Age 14

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1865

Age 16

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

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 (1)

  • Joshua A Simpson in household of Joshua Simpson, "United States Census, 1850"

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