Mary Jane Simpson

22 June 1839–31 December 1929 (Age 90)
Saint Francisville, Clark, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Jane

When Mary Jane Simpson was born on 22 June 1839, in Saint Francisville, Clark, Missouri, United States, her father, Thorsen Sebjornsen Simpson, was 30 and her mother, Mary Sophia Christensen, was 21. She married Jens Peter Ipsen Bendtsen on 26 December 1853, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Peoa, Summit, Utah, United States in 1880 and Vernal Utah Temple, Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 31 December 1929, in Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Vernal Memorial Park, Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Augustus Fraughton
1822–1905
Mary Jane Simpson
1839–1929
Marriage: December 1862
John Jeremiah Benson
1854–1930
Sarah Ellen Fraughton
1863–1940
Orson Alonzo Fraughton
1865–1934
Albert Fraughton
1866–
Julia Margaret Fraughton
1869–1928
George Frederick Fraughton
1870–1879
Alma William Fraughton
1875–1952
David Lorenzo Fraughton
1876–1939
Joseph Hyrum Fraughton
1879–1954
Martha Grizelda "Elda" Fraughton
1883–1961

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    December 1862Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (10)

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    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 7
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1860
    Age 21
    In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
    1863
    Age 24
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Sim
    Simson
    Sympson

    Sources (24)

    • Maria Fraughton in household of George Fraughton, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Mary Simpson in entry for Mary Elizabeth Marshall, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Mary E Sabin in household of Henry D Sabin, "United States Census, 1860"

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