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The Tie That Binds

THOMAS SIMPSON: [1]                   
son of
Born: circa 1813 IL
Died: after 1860 census
Burial:
Married: 21 November 1839 Lee Co., IA
    MARTHA ANN LAMPTON
    daughter of Jesse Lampton and Mildred W. Stone
    Born: circa 1823 KY
    Died: after 1860 census
    Burial:

CHILDREN OF THOMAS AND MARTHA:

    1. Lucinda J. Simpson + Samuel Baker
    2. Mary E. Simpson + William W. Winslow
    3. Elizabeth A. Simpson + John C. Smith
    4. John T. Simpson
    5. Thomas Jefferson Simpson + Mary W.  Weire
    6. Daniel D. Simpson + Rosetta Bowles
    7. William J. Simpson

SOURCES:
The death certificate of Thomas Jefferson Simpson lists his mother as Martha Lampton. There is a marriage record for
Thomas Simpson to Martha Ann Lampton in Lee Co., IA.

Year: 1840; Census Place: Township 68, Lee, Iowa Territory; Roll: 102; Page: 176; Image: 363; Family History Library Film: 0007790. Living next door, line 15, is Jesse Lampton family.

Year: 1850; Census Place: , Menard, Illinois; Roll: M432_120; Page: 297B; Image: 435. There is a female age 46, M. Lampton living next door.

Illinois State Archives; Springfield, Illinois; Illinois State Census, 1855; Archive Collection Number: 103.008; Roll Number: 2193; Line: 19.

Year: 1860; Census Place: Township 19 Range 5, Menard, Illinois; Roll: M653_205; Page: 896; Image: 148; Family History Library Film: 803205.


This couple is not found after the 1860 census. Their youngest son, William J. Simpson is living with his sister and her husband, Mary and William W. Winslow, on the 1870 census. In 1880 both Daniel D. and William J. Simpson are living with their sister and her husband, Elizabeth and John C. Smith.

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