Elizabeth Simpson

19 October 1804–16 January 1884 (Age 79)
Wolstanton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Simpson was born on 19 October 1804, in Wolstanton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Joseph Simpson, was 28 and her mother, Letitia Marsh, was 36. She married Charles Barnes Sr on 11 November 1821, in Stone, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Saint Mary's with Holy Apostles, Scarborough, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841. She died on 16 January 1884, in Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Heber City Cemetery, Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Barnes Sr
Elizabeth Simpson
Marriage: 11 November 1821
Ann Barnes
Elizabeth Barnes
Charles Barnes Jr
Lettice Simpson Barnes

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 November 1821Stone, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    Age 11
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 21
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish (Lanarkshire) and English: patronymic from the Middle English and Older Scots personal name Sim(m), Sime (see Sim ) + -son.English: occasionally a variant of Sumsion with unrounding of the vowel before the nasal consonant, a dialect feature of southwestern England.English: habitational name from any of the three places called Simpson or one called Zemson, all in Devon. The one in Holsworthy parish derives from an uncertain first element + Old English tūn ‘farmstead, estate’, while the one in Diptford comes from the Old English personal name Sigewine (genitive Sigewines) + Old English tūn. Both the one in Torbryan and Zempson in Dean Prior probably also have the same origin as the Diptford placename.

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

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    On the afternoon of August 2nd, Charles and the other men were working in the sultry sun when a buzzing cloud formed in the sky. Legions of Rocky Mountain Locusts suddenly descended upon the valley li …

    Sources (42)

    • Elizabeth Barnes in household of Charles Barnes, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Unknown Unknown in entry for Charles Barnes, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Elizabeth Barnes in household of Charles Barnes, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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