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William Simpson, Sr
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Birth: Oct. 14, 1755
Prince William County
Virginia, USA
Death: Mar. 21, 1839
Barnhill
Wayne County
Illinois, USA

The eldest son of John Simpson(#1 of the "Simpson Connection"), William is # 12 from the same genealogy book. Born in Halifax Co.,Va., he was a father of 11, a Revolution Veteran w/2 tours of duty, recieved a 160 acre government grant signed by Pres.James Madison, in Wayne Co.,Ill. He & son Tolliver came to Ill. in 1816 from Rutherford Co.,Tenn.,where they had lived for about 11 years. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Simpson (1730 - 1800)
  Hannah Roberts Simpson (1733 - 1800)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Cheshire Simpson (1759 - 1839)*
 
 Children:
  Polly Simpson (1785 - 1786)*
  Tolliver Simpson (1787 - 1852)*
  John B Simpson (1789 - 1790)*
  Eddie Simpson (1791 - ____)*
  William Simpson (1794 - 1856)*
  Ellis Simpson (1797 - 1798)*
  Zachariah Simpson (1799 - 1855)*
  Susannah Simpson Gray (1802 - 1873)*
  Rebecca Simpson (1802 - 1900)*
  Margaret Simpson Musgrave (1805 - 1857)*
  Daniel Boone Simpson (1807 - 1886)*
  Betsy Simpson (1809 - 1850)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Simpson (1755 - 1839)
  Elizabeth Simpson Wyatt (1770 - 1838)*
  Hester Simpson Thomasson (1771 - ____)*
  Jesse Simpson (1772 - 1850)*
  Presley Simpson (1773 - 1851)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Simpson-Winzenburger Cemetery
Burnt Prairie
Wayne County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: ervinsimpson@hotmail.com
Record added: Jan 12, 2002
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