Zella B Simpson

15 May 1889–4 April 1964 (Age 74)
Stanly, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Zella B

When Zella B Simpson was born on 15 May 1889, in Stanly, North Carolina, United States, her father, James C Simpson, was 40 and her mother, Sarah Elizabeth Helms, was 37. She married Samuel Johnson Kepley on 29 January 1905, in Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Township 11 Central Cabarrus, Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States in 1930 and Concord, Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States in 1964. She died on 4 April 1964, in Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Dulins Grove Advent Christian Church Cemetery, Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Johnson Kepley
1881–1964
Zella B Simpson
1889–1964
Marriage: 29 January 1905
Roy Lee Kepley
1906–1974
Dewey William Kepley
1907–1970
Marshall Vaughn Kepley
1911–1981
Zula Roberta Kepley
1913–1996
Randolph Kepley
1915–1917
Eugene Kepley
1920–1921
Baxter Henry Kepley
1921–1995
Beulah Isabelle Kepley
1925–1998

Spouse and Children

Children

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Parents and Siblings

Siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
Age 1
This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage
Age 8
In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1909 · The NAACP is formed
Age 20
Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sim
Sympson

Sources (22)

  • Estelle Kepler in household of Samuel Kepler, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Zellie Kepler in household of Sam J Kepler, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Zela Kepley in household of Sam Kepley, "United States Census, 1930"

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