Join the Genealogy Revolution.
Search for your surname in the largest DNA database of its kind!

My Surname


Footnote.com

Banner - Family Tree Maker 2008

Domain Name Registration at GoDaddy.com 120x60


AfriGeneas Free Persons of Color Forum

Re: Dickens/Dickins/Deacons - Simpson in PA

Just a little more info about the Simpsons of Fayette County, Pennsylvania. According to Thomas J. Simpson's pension file, his father was Gilbert Simpson and his mother was Mary Ann ______ (her maiden name was not given). Thomas was born July 14, 1836 four miles from the city of Uniontown. He states his brothers living between 1850 and 1860 were Sam, James, and Wilson. His sisters were Martha Jane, Susana, Lucinda Jane and Nancy. Thomas married on September 12, 1865, Eliza Catherine Redman in Brownsville, Pa by Squire Rigdon. Thomas and Eliza had the following children:
James, born Sept. 10, 1866 (killed in coal mine

Laura Bell, born Sept. 9, 1868

Pelineya (Pauline) born Sept. 15, 1870 (died in the cholera infantum

Charles "Charley", born Dec. 17, 1872

Eliza, born Jan. 17, 1874

Amy Ann, born Feb. 18, 1876

Gilbert, born May 26, 1878

Alvin, born Apr. 17, 1880

Isaac, born Dec. 15, 1882

Harriet "Hattie", born Apr. 15, 1884, died in the cholera infantum

Peter, born Mar. 1, 1886, died in the cholera infantum

Nettie, born July 1, 1889

Allice, born Dec. 1, 1891
James Simpson also served in the Civil War. He married Mary A. Lette. They had the following children:

Martha J., born July 18, 1856

Sarah E., born Sept. 13, 1858

John H., born Jan. 6, 1860

Charlotte, born Sept. 21, 1862

Annie F., born Mar. 12, 1865

Oliver C., born Dec. 25, 1866

Charlie, born Sept. 17, 1869

", born Apr. 21, 1854

", born Mar. 19, 1875
Martha J., Sarah E. and Charlotte were all married by Nov. 23, 1892. Mary and James married Apr. 24, 1854. After his death, Mary married a Fisher in 1875. James died June 16, 1869. His pension file states that William Simpson was a nephew of James.

Another Civil War vet, Thomas Sorrell married (1st), Mary P. Brooks and (2nd), Mary J. Simpson on Dec. 28, 1859. Thomas died Jan. 26, 1912. Mary Jane Simpson Sorrell and Thomas Sorrell's children were:

John, b. Sept. 3, 1861

Jennie, b. Sept. 15, 1863

Harvey, b. Mar. 30, 1865

Harriet, b. Mar. 28, 1867

Joseph, b. May 12, 1869

Duncan, b. May 13, 1871

Charles, b. Oct. 17, 1873

Charlotte, b. July 12, 1875

Harry, b. July 3, 1877
Thomas Sorrell was born in Jefferson County, Virginia. Charlotte Goe was the mother of Mary Jane Simpson. Thomas shot and killed a man and was sentenced to Western Penintentiary; however, when he got out he was elected borough council and was a shoemaker by trade. He left $90,000 at his death.
David T. Holmes, also a Civil War vet, was married to Susan Simpson. His father was Samuel Holmes and his mother was Rachael Truman. Susan and David were married Aug. 24, 1860 by Rev. Williams in Brownsville, Pa.
David and Susan's children were as follows:
Rachel Jane, b. Oct. 14, 1866
David Edward, b. Nov. 8, 1878
Louisa Jane, b. Nov. 8, 1878 (twin to
David)
Mary Ann, b. Dec. 15, 1862.
David is buried in Mt. Vernon Cemetery, Grindstone, Pa. Susan, his wife, died Oct. 14, 1910.
More later

Messages In This Thread

Dickens/Dickins/Deacons - Simpson in PA
Re: Dickens/Dickins/Deacons - Simpson in PA
Re: Dickens/Dickins/Deacons - Simpson in PA
Re: Dickens/Dickins/Deacons - Simpson in PA
Dickenson, R.A. & May, Wilberforce, OH, 1891
Re: Dickenson, R.A. & May, Wilberforce, OH, 1891
Re: Dickenson, R.A. & May, Wilberforce, OH, 1891
Re: Dickenson, R.A. & May, Wilberforce, OH, 1891
Re: Dickenson, R.A. & May, Wilberforce, OH, 1891
Re: Dickenson, R.A. & May, Wilberforce, OH, 1891
Re: Dickenson, R.A. & May, Wilberforce, OH, 1891
Re: Dickenson, R.A. & May, Wilberforce, OH, 1891
Re: Dickenson, R.A. & May, Wilberforce, OH, 1891
Re: Dickenson, R.A. & May, Wilberforce, OH, 1891
Re: Dickenson, R.A. & May, Wilberforce, OH, 1891
Re: Dickenson, R.A. & May, Wilberforce, OH, 1891
Re: Dickenson, R.A. & May, Wilberforce, OH, 1891
Re: Dickens/Dickins/Deacons - Simpson in PA
Re: Dickens/Dickins/Deacons - Simpson in PA
Simpsons in PA
Re: Simpsons in PA
Re: Simpsons in PA
Re: Simpsons in PA
Re: Simpsons in PA
Re: Simpsons in PA
Re: Simpsons in PA
Re: Simpsons in PA
Re: Simpsons in PA
Re: Simpsons in PA
Re: Simpsons in PA
Re: My Cain Family - Simpsons in PA
Re: Simpsons in PA
Re: Dickens/Dickins/Deacons - Simpson in PA
Re: Dickens/Dickins/Deacons - Simpson in PA
Re: Dickens/Dickins/Deacons - Simpson in PA
Re: Dickens/Dickins/Deacons - Simpson in PA
Re: Dickens/Dickins/Deacons - Simpson in PA
Re: Dickens/Dickins/Deacons - Simpson in PA
Re: Dickens/Dickins/Deacons - Simpson in PA
Simpsons and Thomas' in PA + How about Goe's?
Re: Dickens/Dickins/Deacons - Simpson in PA
Re: Dickens/Dickins/Deacons - Simpson in PA
Hiram Simpson
Simpson's and Goe's in PA
Re: Simpson's and Goe's in PA
Simpson and Goes in PA
Re: Simpson and Goes in PA
Re: Simpson and Goes in PA
Re: Simpson and Goes in PA
Re: Simpson and Goes in PA
Re: Simpson and Goes in PA
Re: Simpson's and Goe's in PA

18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
Copyright © 2002-2008 by AfriGeneas. All rights reserved.
AfriGeneas ~ African Ancestored Genealogy