Ida Mae Bibb

Brief Life History of Ida Mae

When Ida Mae Bibb was born on 29 May 1909, in Jefferson, Kentucky, United States, her father, George Morton Bibb, was 27 and her mother, Rhoda Ellen Williams, was 21. She married Chester Sherman Simpson Sr. on 16 July 1927, in Clark, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States in 1930 and Magisterial District 3, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States in 1940. She died on 19 September 1985, at the age of 76.

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Chester Sherman Simpson Sr.
Ida Mae Bibb
Marriage: 16 July 1927
Raymond Lee Simpson
Kenneth E. Simpson

Sources (8)

  • Ida Mae Stout in household of Robert Stout, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ida Mae Bibb, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • , [1916] in entry for Simpson, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965"

World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

1912 · McCreary County Created

Named after James B. McCreary a Confederate war hero and two time Governor of Kentucky McCreary County was created in 1912.


13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

English (mainly West Midlands): from the medieval female personal name Bibbe or Bebbe, a pet form of Isabel .

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

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