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James Thomas “Tom” Simpson

Kentucky, USA
Death 9 May 1932 (aged 60)
Cynthiana, Harrison County, Kentucky, USA
Burial Catawba, Pendleton County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID 144936187 · View Source
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Obituary for TOM SIMPSON.

CYNTHIANA, Ky., May 9 - Tom Simpson, 60 years old, died Sunday at his home on Railroad avenue. He had been a watchman at the Pleasant street railroad crossing until he became too ill to attend his duties.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Rosa Ford Simpson, five children, William, Jesse, Johnnie, Hattie, and Catherine Simpson, and several brothers and sisters.

Funeral services will be held at the Mt Moriah Church in Pendleton County, Wednesday aftenoon at __ o'clock. The Rev. J. J. Browning officiating. Burial will be in the Mt. Moriah cemetery.

Wednesday, May 11, 1932.
Lexington Herald
Lexington, Kentucky, USA
Page 10

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Gravesite Details There is no record of Tom's burial in the Mount Moriah cemetery book, but both his official death certificate and his newspaper obit list it as his burial site.




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  • Find A Grave Memorial 144936187
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for James Thomas “Tom” Simpson (10 Feb 1872–9 May 1932), Find A Grave Memorial no. 144936187, citing Mount Moriah Cemetery, Catawba, Pendleton County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Judy Roberts (contributor 47107215) .