Daniel Simper

30 April 1848–27 October 1935 (Age 87)
Chedworth, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Daniel

When Daniel Simper was born on 30 April 1848, in Chedworth, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas William Simper, was 29 and his mother, Elizabeth Esther Massey, was 29. He married Mary Ann Panter on 27 July 1873, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1880 and Election Precinct 11, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 27 October 1935, in Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Murray Cemetery, Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Simper
Mary Ann Panter
Marriage: 27 July 1873
Ernest Daniel Simper
Rosella Susannah Simper
George William Simper
Raymond Massey Simper
Mary Ann Simper
Thomas Robert Simper
Pearl Althea Simper
Ralph Simper
Katie Amelia Simper
Ethel Leona Simper

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 July 1873Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1851 · The First Schoolhouse in Murray
    Age 3
    A small, single room, adobe schoolhouse was built in Murray was built in 1851. A centrally located stove was used for heat. During the cold months, the students sat near the stove according to their age with the youngest children nearest the heat. Helen Holmes was the school's first teacher.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 6
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    1883 · The Post Office Names Murray
    Age 35
    The South Cottonwood Post Office changed its name to Murray Post Office in 1883. The post office chose the name Murray, after Eli Murray, the territorial governor from 1880-1886.

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin) and German: habitational name from any of various places in northern France called Saint-Pierre, from the dedication of their churches to Saint Peter.

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

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    Added by Tim Allen Picture of Added by Blaine & Elaine Berger Daniel Simper BIRTH 30 Apr 1848 England DEATH 27 Oct 1935 (aged 87) Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA BURIAL Murray City Cemetery M …

    Sources (54)

    • Daniel Simper in entry for Katie Amelia Gordon, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Daniel Simper in household of Thomas Simper, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Daniel Simper in entry for Rosella Simper McMillan, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"

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