Samuel Simpson and Sarah Prior/Pryor
Descendants of Samuel SIMPSON
1. Samuel SIMPSON was born 14 Jul 1814 in Kentucky. He died 12 May 1894 in Blanket, Brown
County, Texas and was buried in near Blanket, Logan Valley Cemetery, Brown County, Texas.
Samuel married (1) Sarah PRYOR, on 6 Jul 1834 in Gasconade County, Missouri. Sarah was born
1816 in Missouri. She died in Vernon County, Missouri.
They had the following children:
2 F i. Martha SIMPSON was born 21 Jan 1838 in Vernon County, Missouri.
She died 13 Dec 1902 in Blanket, Brown County, Texas and was buried in near Blanket, Logan
Valley Cemetery, Brown County, Texas.
Martha married Barnett Harvey "Bunch" SIMPSON, son of William SIMPSON, first Sheriff of Maries
County, Missouri and Elizabeth Serena ARCHER, about 1866 in Missouri. Barnett was born 29 Aug 1835
in Osage County, Missouri. He died 12 Dec 1914 in Blanket, Brown County, Texas and was buried
in Rock Church Cemetery, Blanket, Brown County, Texas.
3 F ii. Sarah SIMPSON was born 1842 in Missouri.
4 M iii. Benjamin SIMPSON was born 1843 in Missouri.
Benjamin married Amanda on 1876. Amanda was born 1854 in Indiana.
5 F iv. Nancy SIMPSON was born 1846 in Missouri.
6 M v. William M. "Bill" SIMPSON was born 4 Apr 1848 in Drywood, Vernon
County, Missiouri. He died 25 Sep 1942 in Blanket, Brown County, Texas and was buried in Blanket
Cemetery, Brown County, Texas.
William married Mary Susan EOFF on 5 Nov 1882 in Brown County, Texas. Mary was born 5 Nov 1882
in Blanket, Brown County, Texas. She died 12 Dec 1928 in Blanket, Brown County, Texas and was
buried in Blanket Cemetery, Brown County, Texas.
7 M vi. James Morgan SIMPSON was born 15 Feb 1850 in Avola, Vernon County, Missouri.
He died 1 May 1922 in Blanket, Brown County, Texas and was buried in Blanket Cemetery, Brown County,
Texas. James married Dollie DAUGHTERY on 12 Sep 1900 in Brown County, Texas.
8 F vii. Elvira SIMPSON was born 1855 in Vernon County, Missouri. She died in
Neinda, Jones County, Texas and was buried in Neinda, Jones County, Texas. Elvira married Jesse B.
BAKER on 1875. Jesse died in McCaully, Jones County, Texas.
9 F viii. Mary SIMPSON was born 1857 in Missouri.
Samuel also married (2) Miss CUNNINGHAM. No known children.
Appendix A - Notes
1. Samuel SIMPSON
1860 Vernon County, Missouri p079 Drywood Twp
Simpson Samuel 46 m w Farmer Kentucky
Simpson Sarah 44 f w Missouri
Simpson Martha 21 f w Missouri
Simpson Sarah 18 f w Missouri
Simpson Benjamin 17 m w Farm Labor Missouri
Simpson Nancy 14 f w Missouri
Simpson William 12 m w Missouri
Simpson James 10 m w Missouri
Erton Joseph 20 m w Farm Labor Missouri
1870 Vernon County, Missouri page 012 Drywood Twp
Simpson Samuel 56 m w Farmer Kentucky
Simpson Sarah 27 f w Keeping House Missouri
Simpson Benjamin 25 m w Farm Hand Missouri
Simpson James 20 m w Missouri
Simpson Elvira 15 f w Missouri
2S. Barnett Harvey "Bunch" SIMPSON
Buried: Rock Church/Logan Valley Cemetery, Epitath: "He died &
he Lived A
!MARRIAGE: License - to Mrs. Louvenia Jane (Lane) Archer, Laclede Co. Mo.
1850 Osage County Mo P 430 D 218; Jackson Twp
Barnett Simpson 14 m w Missouri Single
1860 Maries County Mo P 56 D 404 Dry Creekt Twp; Miller P.O.
Barnett Simpson 24 m w Missouri Single
1870 Maries County Mo P 7 D 4; Dry Creek Twp (Married)
Simpson Barnett 34 m w Missouri
Simpson Martha 32 f w Missouri
Simpson Mary A. 3 f w Missouri
1880 Brown County Tx P 3 D 18 (Married)
Simpson, B. w m 45 Farmer Missouri Missouri Missouri
Simpson, Martha A. w f 41 wife Missouri Missouri Missouri
Simpson, Samuel w m 10 son Missouri Missouri Missouri
Simpson, Moses w m 6 son Missouri Missouri Missouri
Simpson, Emma w f 5 dau Missouri Missouri Missouri
Simpson, Mandy w f 2 dau Texas Missouri Missouri
Simpson, William w m 21 b-i-l Missouri Missouri Missouri
1910 Brown County Tx SD14 Ed 102 Sh 2 Apr 15 Blanket (new wife)
Census states Father b Ill & Mother b Ill
MILITARY RECORD: War Department- The Adjutant General's Office,
Jefferson City, Missouri; Barnett Simpson- Pvt. Dennis'Osage &
Maries Counties V.M.M.
G. O. #3 in Capt. J. M. Dennis"-enr Feb 14, 1865 at Vienna,
Missouri. Ordered into active service Mar 10, 1865 at Jefferson
City, Missouri. Relieved from duty July 12, 1865. Actual days
of service-149 days.
STORY: by Ottie Damron Simpson:
Mr. & Mrs. J. H./W. Damron lived across the Street in Banket
when Elmer and Delmer Simpson were born. Mrs. Damron made the
first clothes for Elmer & Delmer when they were born. Ottie
Damron Simpson recalls, she was 15 or 16 at the time.
When Elmer & Delmer were young boys, Barnett had a team of oxen
named Tom and Jerry, which he used to move houses. He hauled the
lumber for the home in Blanket from Ft. Worth.
When approached for a loan at one time by an acquaintance, who
offered Barnett a note in return, for purchase of a horse and
saddle he was told "Never mind the note, if you don't pay-up,
I'll just whip you.
Barnett Simpson traveled by "double buggy" to Missouri to wed the
He picked up a marriage license enroute, in Laclede Co., Mo. and
married Louvina Jane Lane Archer in her place of residence. They
returned to Blanket with the four Archer children, much to the
surprise of his first family. He had not told them the reason
for his visit to Missouri.
Elmer & Delmer won a $5.00 Gold Piece in a Baby Contest at the
Brown County Fair when they were about a year old, ca 1906
6. William M. "Bill" SIMPSON
1900 Brown County, Texas p142
SIMPSON, WILLIAM Mo
Susan (nee Eoff)