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Col Richard Duke Simpson
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Birth: Mar. 3, 1770
Caswell County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jul. 24, 1853
Kansas City
Jackson County
Missouri, USA

Col. Richard (Duke) Simpson
He was married to Henrietta Williams(Find A Grave #85024691 )(married Dec 19 1787 in Caswell Co., North Carolina

She is buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Independence, Mo.
13 children born to this union.

1. Child: Elizabeth Williams Simpson Hardin
b 17 Oct 1788 Caswell Co. NC
d 4 Jan 1853
m Davis Hardin b 5 Apr 1784 Washington Co. Ky
d 14 Oct 1846 Madison Co. Ky.
Information provided by Gary Ellis.

2. John Kincheloe Simpson: May 13, 1790
3. Robert Williams Simpson: Sept 25, 1791-May 13, 1825
4. Richard B. Simpson: March 31, 1792-Sept 19, 1819
5. Duke Williamson Simpson: March 8, 1795-Nov 6, 1853,Find A Grave #15103585) along with sister Susanna and Niece Henrietta Harris, married Lipscomb siblings.
6. Benjamin Franklin "Frank" Simpson: Nov 10, 1796-Oct 1, 1851(Find A Grave # 86053328)
7. Mary Kincheloe Phelps: April 23, 1798-Nov 16, 1845
8. Thomas Jefferson Simpson: July 11, 1800-June 27, 1803
9. George Washington Simpson: May 31, 1802-Nov 26, 1839
10.Henrietta Simpson Harris: Feb 2, 1804-April 24, 1881(Find A Grave # 19318483)
11.Julia Ann Simpson Hunter: Feb 14, 1806 (Find A Grave # 75612517)
12.James Madison Simpson: Oct 12, 1807-1863
13:Susanna Davis Simpson Lipscomb: Aug 21, 1812-June 18, 1849, married Dabney Lipscomb.

Information found on Simpson history.com

Duke fought in the war of 1812. He moved his family to Independence, MO in 1831. Duke along with his son George, and son-in-law James M. Hunter, were ringleaders in the persecution and expulsion of the Mormons from Independence, MO in the 1830.

Mother: Mary Kincheloe (1719-1709)
Father: Richard Simpson (Jan 9, 1723-1785) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Henrietta Williams Simpson (1770 - 1842)
 
 Children:
  Julia A Simpson Hunter*
  Benjamin F Simpson (____ - 1851)*
  Henrietta Simpson Harris (1804 - 1881)*
  Susan Davis Simpson Lipscomb (1812 - 1849)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
RICHARD SIMPSON
MARCH 3, 1770-JULY 24, 1853
Father of
HENRIETTA HARRIS
 
Burial:
Union Cemetery
Kansas City
Jackson County
Missouri, USA
Plot: 30 Lot 5
 
Created by: DKOWN
Record added: Jul 13, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 73299135
Col Richard Duke Simpson
Added by: Gary & Merleen Ellis
 
Col Richard Duke Simpson
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Col Richard Duke Simpson
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RIP 4th Great Grandfather
- Ellis
 Added: Aug. 4, 2012
You are not forgotten.
- J F-B
 Added: Sep. 8, 2011
 
 
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