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Comfort Dix

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Accomack County, VA, United States
Death: March 1784 (61-70)
Accomack County, VA, United States
Immediate Family:

Wife of Thomas Copes, II and Col. Southy Simpson
Mother of Thomas Copes, III and Southy Simpson

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About Comfort Dix

Comfort Dix was a daughter, born to Isaac Dix, III and Bridgett Savage circa 1718 at Accomack County, VA.

Comfort Dix was married twice. First to Thomas Copes, II (b ca 1706 - November 1742). They married circa 1735 at Accomack County, VA. He was a son of Thomas Copes I and Mary Parker.

Comfort Dix and Thomas Copes, II had 3 children: Thomas Copes III (b ca 1736 - d April, 1785); Lt. Southy Copes (b ca 1738 - 6/29/1790) and Mary Parker Copes (b ca 1740 - 1/26/1807).

Thomas Copes, II died in late November, 1742 and his will was probated on December 1, 1742 at Accomack County, VA. She was named as Comfort Copes, widow of testator and administrator of the estate of Thomas Copes, II.

Circa 1743 she married her 2nd husband, Col. Southy Simpson, a son of Thomas Simpson, Jr. and Rhoda Clark at Accomack County, VA.

Comfort was named in her father's will on February 8, 1751 at Accomack County, VA. She was shown as daughter, Comfort Simpson and given one shilling current money of VA in the will of Isaac Dix. [Note: Margin notations in Accomack County Will Book, not in the published book by Nottingham.]

She made a will on June 20, 1751 at Accomack County, VA. Comfort Simpson named only a daughter as her sole legatee, heir & executrix. Signed by Comfort Simpson X and witnessed by Southy Simpson & John Simpson.

Comfort Simpson was named in her husband's will on October 15, 1778 at Accomack County, VA.

Comfort Simpson died in March, 1784 at Accomack County, VA and her will was probated March 30, 1784.

Comfort Dix & Col. Southy Simpson had 8 children:

Leah Simpson (b ca 1744); Lt. Col. Selby Simpson (b ca 1748 - April 1795); Elizabeth Simpson (b ca 1750 - d 10/15/1778); Sarah Simpson (b ca 1752); John Simpson (b ca 1754); Southy Simpson (b ca 1756 - d October 1794); Elijah Simpson (b ca 1758) and George Simpson (b ca 1765 - d 1810).

Source:

Miles Files 19.0

http://espl-genealogy.org/MilesFiles/site/p325.htm#i32490

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Comfort Dix's Timeline

1718
1718
Accomack County, VA, United States
1736
1736
Accomack County, VA, United States
1756
1756
Accomack County, Virginia
1784
March 1784
Age 66
Accomack County, VA, United States