Issobell Simpson

22 October 1686–
South Leith, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Issobell

When Issobell Simpson was christened on 22 October 1686, in South Leith, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, James Sympson, was 24 and her mother, Margaret Mortoune, was 20.

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Family Time Line

James Sympson
1662–
Margaret Mortoune
1666–
John Sympson
1680–
Alexander Sympson
1682–
Margaret Sympson
1683–
Issobell Simpson
1686–
Andrew Simpson
1687–
Anna Sympson
1689–
Andrew Sympson
1690–
James Sympson
1692–1696
Andrew Sympson Sympson
1692–
Barbara Sympson
1694–
James Sympson
1696–
Alexander Sympson
1699–
Edward Simpson
1701–

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World Events (1)

1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.

In 1802, John Playfair published the Illustrations of the Huttonian Theory of the Earth. His influence was by James Hutton’s knowledge of the earth’s geology.

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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  • Issobell Simpson, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Issobell Simpson, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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