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John Simpson

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Sugar Creek, Lee County, Iowa, USA
Death: Died in Kamas, Summit, Utah, USA
Cause of death: Arteriosclerosis and Cerebral Hemorrhage
Place of Burial: Kamas Cemetery, Kamas, Summit, Utah, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Thurston Simpson and Mary Sophia Simpson
Husband of Elizabeth Simpson and Mary Simpson
Father of Joseph John Simpson; Mary Sophia Simpson; George Benjamin Simpson; Thurston Simpson; Edward L. Simpson and 3 others
Brother of Mary Jane Benson

Occupation: Farmer and Stockraiser, Ordained High Priest August 1877
Managed by: Private User
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About John Simpson

John Simpson (son of Thurston Simpson and Mary Sophia Barlin) was born January 12, 1842, in Lee County, Iowa. He came to Utah with his father in 1848.

Marriages and Children

  1. Mary Christensen in 1861, in Salt Lake City. She was the daughter of J. Christensen and Sophia Peterson and was born April 6, 1844. Their children were
    1. Joseph John, born March 25, 1862, who married Alice Murphy in 1901;
    2. Mary Sophia who was born December 17, 1863, and married Leonard Osborn;
    3. George G. born September 1, 1866, married Alice Woolstenhulme;
    4. Thurston, born May 19, 1869, married Philinda Pace 1898, married Angeline Turnbow;
    5. Edward L., born December 23, 1872, married Mary Ann burbidge, divorced May, 1908;
    6. James, born July 1, 1875;
    7. Sady, born April 18, 1878, married Elias Burbridge 1898;
    8. Ella Laminda, born February 2, 1883, married Ebenezer Johnston in 1907.
  2. Elizabeth McNorton in 1911, Salt Lake City (daughter of James McNorton and Elizabeth Show, pioneers of 1853, Appleton Harmon company.)
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John Simpson's Timeline

1842
January 12, 1842
Sugar Creek, Lee County, Iowa, USA
1862
March 25, 1862
Age 20
1863
December 17, 1863
Age 21
1866
September 1, 1866
Age 24
1869
May 29, 1869
Age 27
1872
December 23, 1872
Age 30
1875
July 1, 1875
Age 33
1878
April 18, 1878
Age 36
1883
February 2, 1883
Age 41
1915
November 5, 1915
Age 73
Kamas, Summit, Utah, USA