Leonard Prince Simpson

Brief Life History of Leonard Prince

When Leonard Prince Simpson was born on 7 June 1891, in Barre City, Washington, Vermont, United States, his father, Reuben Page Simpson, was 51 and his mother, Henrietta Lucy Prince, was 44. He married Ethel Imogene Hood on 5 February 1913, in Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Bradford, Orange, Vermont, United States for about 10 years and Newbury, Orange, Vermont, United States for about 20 years. He died on 16 June 1985, in Berlin, Washington, Vermont, United States, at the age of 94.

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Leonard Prince Simpson
Ethel Imogene Hood
Marriage: 5 February 1913
Child Simpson
Alonzo H Simpson

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  • Leonard P Simpson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Leonard Prince Simpson, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Leonard Prince Simpson, "Find A Grave Index"

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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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