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D. Henry Lakin Simpson
Birth: May 24, 1859
Greater London, England
Death: Apr. 3, 1881

Peacetime Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He entered the US Navy in New York and served as a Fireman First Class. His citation reads "For rescuing from drowning John W. Powers, ordinary seaman on board the USS Essex, at Monrovia, Liberia, 31 October 1877". Simpson died at age 20 aboard the steamship "City of Savannah" and was buried at the Swedenburg Burial Ground (later the New Jerusalem Burial Ground) in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania. In the 1970s all remains were removed and reinterred in a mass grave at Mt Zion Cemetery in Delaware County, Pennsylvania. (bio by: Don Morfe) 
 
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Mount Zion Cemetery
Collingdale
Delaware County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Aug 13, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 57006537


- sjm
 Added: Apr. 3, 2015

- Mellissa Lake Co. Illinois
 Added: Apr. 3, 2014
Remembering you today, Henry Lakin...
- Mary
 Added: Feb. 18, 2012
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