Edith Simpson

about 1880–
Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Edith

When Edith Simpson was born about 1880, in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Simpson, was 44 and her mother, Esther Nicholson, was 42.

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Family Time Line

William Simpson
Esther Nicholson
Ada Simpson
John Simpson
Elizabeth Simpson
Edith Simpson

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World Events (3)

Age 4
Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
Age 28
London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1915 · Zeppelin Raid
Age 35
During WWI Zeppelin raids took place all over England. The first of the raids happened from June 6-7, 1915, in Hull, East Yorkshire, England. During the attack 24 people were killed 40 injured, and 40 houses destroyed.

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 (1)

  • Edith Simpson in household of William Simpson, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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