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
1784–1859
Sarah Jane (Mary "Polly") Simpson
1792–1813
Marriage: 1808
Cynthia Jobe
1808–1847
Hiram Jobe
1809–1860
Jefferson Jobe
1810–1880
Mary Jobe
1813–
Samuel Jobe
1818–
Cynthia Jobe
1819–
Melissa Jobe
1827–
William B Jobe
1816–1870
Samuel Jobe
1818–1864
Mary Jobe
1829–1861
Melissa B. Jobe
1829–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1808
Fort Massac, Massac, Illinois, United States
children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(14)

+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.
1803

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.

Possible Related Names

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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