Sarah Jane (Mary "Polly") Simpson

about 1792–about 1813 (Age 21)
Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Sarah Jane (Mary "Polly")

When Sarah Jane (Mary "Polly") Simpson was born about 1792, her father, William Simpson Jr, was 32 and her mother, Mary Ann "Polly" Jones, was 31. She married Abraham Jobe in 1808. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Farmington, Van Buren, Iowa, United States in 1850. She died about 1813, at the age of 21.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Jobe
Sarah Jane (Mary "Polly") Simpson
Marriage: 1808
Cynthia Jobe
Hiram Jobe
Jefferson Jobe
Mary Jobe
Samuel Jobe
Cynthia Jobe
Melissa Jobe
William B Jobe
Samuel Jobe
Mary Jobe
Melissa B. Jobe

Spouse and Children

Fort Massac, Massac, Illinois, United States


+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+9 More Children

World Events (6)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 2

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 8

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Age 11

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Margaret Job in household of Abram Job, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mrs Jobe in entry for Newland, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"
  • Three wives of Abraham Jobe (1789)

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