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Della May Simpkins (Ellis)

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Birthplace: Custer, Challis, Idaho, United States
Death: Died in Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States
Place of Burial: Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Wilbur Gaught Ellis and Phoebe Ann Ellis (Skerry)
Wife of Neil Simpkins
Mother of Robert Gault Simpkins; Lawson DeForest Simpkins; Cornelious V. Simpkins and John Walter "Johnny" Simpkins
Sister of Lillie Rosebud Ellis; Florean Simpkins; Robert Rubin Ellis; Eugene Gault Ellis; Bart Ellis and 4 others

Managed by: Karen Fay Lund
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About Della May Simpkins

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Birth: Nov. 5, 1879 Idaho, USA

Death: Aug. 9, 1940 Boise Ada County Idaho, USA

She and her husband Cornelius Neil Simpkins had the following children:

  • Robert Simpkins b abt 1900
  • Virginia Simpkins b abt 1904
  • Cornelius Simpkins b abt 1907
  • Telma G Simpkins b abt 1908
  • John W Simpkins b abt 1910
  • Jennie M Simpkins b 1911
  • Donald Simpkins b abt 1914
  • Helen K Simpkins b abt 1916
  • Veleska M Simpkins. B abt 1918
  • Baby Simpkins b abt 1920

Her husband Neil Simpkins Former Idaho Falls Deputy Sheriff was Killed in the line of duty In 1924. Life after Simpkins' death was tough for her family, Della, was always in good spirits, never receiving any financial help from the county or state. Her children took turns staying with her and helping.

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Parents:
  • Wilbur Gaught Ellis (1848 - 1921)
  • Phoebe Ann Skerry Ellis (1861 - 1896)
Spouse:
  • Cornelius Simpkins (1872 - 1924)*
Children:
  • Robert Gault Simpkins (1899 - 1939)*
  • Lawson DeForest Simpkins (1901 - 1904)*
  • Cornelious V Simpkins (1906 - 1972)*
  • John Walter Simpkins (1909 - 1984)*
  • Jennice Margurite Simpkins Pedersen (1911 - 1988)*
  • Donald Wilburn Simpkins (1913 - 1998)*
  • Ross Howard Simpkins (1919 - 1983)*
  • Marjorie Onduyline Kinney (1923 - 2003)*

Burial: Rose Hill Cemetery Idaho Falls Bonneville County Idaho, USA Plot: OP 55, 1, 5

Maintained by: Clifford Harold Pedersen Originally Created by: Lynne Record added: Aug 04, 2011 Find A Grave Memorial# 74449032

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Della May Simpkins's Timeline

1879
November 5, 1879
Custer, Challis, Idaho, United States
1899
May 6, 1899
Age 19
1901
1901
Age 21
1906
March 25, 1906
Age 26
1909
May 30, 1909
Age 29
Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, USA
1940
August 10, 1940
Age 60
Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States
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Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, USA