Delphia Simpson

about 1849–
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Delphia

When Delphia Simpson was born about 1849, in Kentucky, United States, her father, Burton Simpson, was 31 and her mother, Sarah Records, was 28.

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Family Time Line

Burton Simpson
1818–1869
Sarah Records
1821–1903
Sarah Delphy Simpson
1842–1873
Delphia Simpson
1849–
Mary Catherine Simpson
1846–1905
Elizabeth A Simpson
1855–1910

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World Events (3)

1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 1

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.
1863

Age 14

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 14

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

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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