Simon William Wampler

Male10 August 1845–8 April 1921

Brief Life History of Simon William

When Simon William Wampler was born on 10 August 1845, in Augusta, Virginia, United States, his father, Daniel Wampler, was 40 and his mother, Susannah Long, was 34. He married Martha Jane Jones on 21 December 1871, in Spring Hill, Augusta, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Spring Hill, Augusta, Virginia, United States in 1900 and Beverly, Northampton, Virginia, United States in 1910. He died on 8 April 1921, in Augusta, Virginia, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Barren Ridge Church Of The Brethren Cemetery, Hermitage, Augusta, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Simon William Wampler
Martha Jane Jones
Marriage: 21 December 1871
John Daniel Wampler
Naomie Bell Wampler
William Benjamin Wampler
Taylor Jerome Wampler
Rosanna Wampler
Sarah Elizabeth Wampler
Lula Earl Wampler

Sources (42)

  • Simon W Wampler in entry for No Name Wampler, "Virginia, Library of Virginia State Archive, Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1853-1900"
  • Simson Wampler in household of Daniel Wampler, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Simon Wampler in entry for Rosanna Wampler, "Virginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Death Records, 1853-1912"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 December 1871Spring Hill, Augusta, Virginia, United States
  • Children (8)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    1847 · Hollywood Cemetery Established

    Age 2

    Hollywood Cemetery was established in 1847 in Richmond Virginia. This is where Presidents James Monroe and John Tyler are buried. During the Civil War it became the largest military interments and a large section dedicated to military burials. Jefferson Davis a well known Confederate is also buried here. Many other notable people are also buried here.


    Age 20

    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    Altered form of Swiss German Wampfler: unexplained.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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