John Owen Simpson Sr

10 October 1880–15 December 1954 (Age 74)
Beaver Dam, Ohio, Kentucky, United States

The Life of John Owen

When John Owen Simpson Sr was born on 10 October 1880, in Beaver Dam, Ohio, Kentucky, United States, his father, John W. Simpson, was 32 and his mother, Mary C Austin, was 22. He married Lula Colburn on 7 February 1914, in Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Centertown, Ohio, Kentucky, United States in 1930 and McLean, Kentucky, United States for about 5 years. He died on 15 December 1954, in Daviess, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Livermore, Daviess, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Owen Simpson Sr
1880–1954
Lula Colburn
1893–1947
Marriage: 7 February 1914
John Owen Simpson Jr
1915–1915
Simpson
1915–1915
Sarah Catherine Simpson
1916–2008
George W Simpson
1918–1998
Thomas Harmon Simpson
1920–2006
Stella May Simpson
1922–1922
Myrtle Simpson
1923–2016
Francis Simpson
1925–2020
Earnestine Simpson
1927–1927

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 February 1914
Kentucky, United States
children

(9)

    John Owen Simpson Jr

    Male1915–1915Male

    Simpson

    Female1915–1915Female

    Sarah Catherine Simpson

    Female1916–2008Female

    George W Simpson

    Male1918–1998Male

    Male1920–2006Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John W. Simpson

    Male1847–1925Male

    Mary C Austin

    Female1858–1898Female

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1890

Age 10

Historical Boundaries - 1890: Ohio, Kentucky, United States
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 20

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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 (3)

  • John O Simpson in household of John O Simpson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Owen Simpson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Owen Simpson, "United States Census, 1930"

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