Other Simpson Facts and Data
From the book Guilford County, North Carolina Will Abstracts by Irene B. Webster obtained through email correspondence.
A:0344 - RICHARD SIMPSON - 24 DEC 1793 - Prb May 1795
Son Thomas - one breading saw (sow) and a chair
Son Richard - land on which I live, 20 ac on which Elizabeth Carrol lives, & land on which he lives.
Son Nathaniel - a white mare
Daus Elizabeth Knight & Jane Marcellot - feather bed & what feathers I have, trunk, chair, basons
Dau Eleanor Hicks - pewter basin & my stone quart mug
Step dau Elizabeth Carrol - spinning wheel, basin, bed, tub
gr dau Elizabeth Rees Hicks - 3 yr old heifer
gr dau Elizabeth Simpson, d/o Thomas - my chest
gr son Nathaniel s/o Thomas - young cow named Rock
gr sons Richard Simpson (s/o Thomas), Peter Ryan Simpson, William - sale of remainder of property
Exrs: Sons Thomas & Richard Simpson
Wits: John Campbell, Mary Campbell, Edward Edwards
A:0372 - RICHARD SIMPSON, Senr - 20 Nov 1802 - Prb Feb 1804
Wife Selah - third of my estate for her lifetime
Son William - 50 ac near where my bro Thomas did live and remainder of my land
Sons Peter, Richard, & James - Selah's land at her decease
Nephew Thomas Knight - my young sorrel mare
All my children: Peter, Pharby, William, Richard, Ellener, Anna, & James - remainder of estate at Selah's decese
Exrs: Eldest sons Peter & William Simpson
Wits: Thomas Kirkman, Richard Simpson
B:0632 - NATHANIEL SIMPSON - 3 Mar 1827 - Prb May 1830
Wife Sarah - the bed we usually sleep upon, her choice of cows, side saddle, 28 ac on western end of tract, dwelling house
Son Robert K. - to inherit the 28 ac
Son William - already has a tract adjoining the 28 ac tract
Dau Sarah Lain * son Nathaniel * Thomas ($5)--one dollar
Dau Mary Simpson - bed & furniture, heifer or value of $3
Sons Nathan - $1; John - bed & furniture; Westly - $5
Dau Sinah Simpson, bed & furniture, sorrell mare, loom, large pot, oven, chest of drawers made by John Adams
Dau Elba Simpson - bed & furniture, mare colt, loom now in possession of John Work, pot, oven, divide cupboard furniture with Elba
Ch: John, William & Robert; daus Sinah & Elba - reside of est
Exrs: sons Nathaniel & John Simpson
Wits: Jeremiah Crowder, Sally Crowder
From ROCKINGHAM COUNTY WILL ABSTRACTS by Irene B. Webster, obtained via email.
C:3 WILLIAM SIMPSON. Not dated. Prb. May 1844.
Wife Isabel. Sons: James Simpson, William Simpson, Jr., Robert Simpson. Heirs of Absalum Simpson.
Daus; Celia McCollum (land on Haw River), - land adj. James B. Tayler & Thomas Knight.
granddau Margaret McCollum.
Exrs: sons William Simpson, James Simpson
Wit: E. M. Woodburn, S. W. Lomax
A:334 PETER MARSELLIOT. April 11, 1819. prb. Nov.1829
Son Jacob Marselliot.
Daus: Mary, Magdalen, Jane, Anna, Elizabeth Rebecca, Christian, Issabel.
Grandsons: Lennard Vandogriff, Jacob.
Exrs: Martin Wright, John Wilson.
Wit: Howel Parker, Branch Gordon, Nathan Simpson