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The Tie That Binds

THOMAS JEFFERSON SIMPSON: [2]                 Simpson Album
son of Thomas Simpson and Martha Ann Lampton
Born: 28 February 1852 Ashgrove, Logan Co., IL
Died: 2 March 1932 Acasto, Clark Co., MO #7774
Burial: Christy Cemetery Acasto, Clark Co., MO
Married: 14 October 1877 Peaksville, Clark Co., MO
     MARY W. WEIRE
     daughter of William Weire and Margaret Murphy
     Born: 22 July 1861 Van Buren Co., IA
     Died: 20 April 1955 Kahoka, Clark Co., MO #11326
     Burial: Christy Cemetery Acasto, Clark Co., MO

CHILDREN OF THOMAS AND MARY:

1. William Donald Simpson
    b. 15 August 1878
    d. 22 October 1880 Van Buren Co., IA Book 1, page 8, #86 Aged 2 y, 2 m, 7 d
2. Iona Belle Simpson + 1] Charles Joel Stine
                                 + 2] Frank Harvey Woods
                                 + 3] Luther Martin Cochran
                                 + 4] Carl John Martens
3. Martha E. Simpson + 1] Mr. Cooper
                                + 2] Warren Okie
4. Margaret P. Simpson + Joseph Omer Rupe
5. Mary Wilhelmina Simpson  + 1] Jacob C. Lanam
                                            + 2] Otto John Durmayer
6. Daisy Dean Simpson + 1] Mr. Prater
                                   + 2] Louis J. Wagner
7. Thomas Simpson, Jr. + Katherine L. Mahler
8. Coy Fay Simpson + Andrew Milton Russell

SOURCES:
1895 Van Buren Co., IA State Census                Place of birth     Occupation     
Page Line  Dwelling - Family
624    9     83 - 86    Simpson Thomas 45  M  M   Ill                     **mer 
624   10     83 - 86    Simpson Mary    33  F  M    Van Buren Iowa 
624   11      83 - 86    Simpson Ione     13  F  S    Van Buren Iowa 
624   12     83 - 86    Simpson Martha  10  F  S    Van Buren Iowa 
624   13     83 - 86    Simpson Maggie    7  F  S    Van Buren Iowa 
624   14     83 - 86    Simpson Wilma     5  F  S    Van Buren Iowa 
624   15     83 - 86    Simpson Dairy      3  F  S    Van Buren Iowa

1900 Vernon Twp., Van Buren Co., IA Federal Census
ED: 103, sheet 1, line 74
Enumeration date: 2 June 1900 Page: 148B
Dwelling - Family 19 - 19
Thomas and Mary have been married 22 years, she has borne 6 children, 6 children living

1910 Grant Twp., Clark Co., MO Federal Census
ED: 27, sheet 1, line 89
Enumeration date: 17 April 1910 Page: 214B
Dwelling – Family 26 – 27
Thomas J. and Mary have been married 32 years, Mary has borne 8 children, 7 children living. Coy F. and Tommy are living in the home, also a grandson Hazen age 1 year is living in the home. Mary is listed IA PA IA

1910 Folker Twp., Clark Co., MO Federal Census
ED: 26, sheet 8, line 38
Enumeration date: 4 May 1910 Page: 212A
Dwelling - Family 175 - 175
Daisy Simpson living in the household of Wm. Milford, listed as hired help

1920 Folker Twp., Clark Co., MO Federal Census
ED: 26, sheet 6, line 89
Enumeration date: 13 January 1920 Page: 181B
Dwelling - Family 142 - 142

Dwelling – Family 140 -140
Joe and Maggie Roup’s family
Hazen Simpson age 11 years is listed as step-son

1930 Folker Twp., Clark Co., MO Federal Census
ED: 4, sheet 1, line 22
Enumeration date: 2 April 1930 Page: 197A
Dwelling - Family 6 - 6
Marion Lamans grandson, age 17 is living in the home

Death certificate of Thomas J. Simpson
Death certificate of Mary Wire Simpson
Obituary of Thomas Jefferson Simpson   Clark County Courier, issue 11 March 1932
Obituary of Mary W. Wire Simpson  unknown paper, issue April 1955

Updated 2 February 2013  Contact Virginia L. Aldridge