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SIMPSON, David
(Abt 1818-1891)
RICE, Mary Ellen
(Cir 1826-Bef 1860)
SIMPSON, Allison
(1844-1909)
UNKNOWN, Esther Caroline
(1849-1927)
SIMPSON, James Robert
(1872-1959)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. HELMS, Ella Jane

2. HELMS, Mary Frances

SIMPSON, James Robert

  • Born: 12 Oct 1872, Union County, North Carolina, United States 2883
  • Marriage (1): HELMS, Ella Jane circa 1894 2882
  • Marriage (2): HELMS, Mary Frances after Jul 1900 2882
  • Died: 14 Mar 1959 2884
  • Buried: Tirzah Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Union County, North Carolina, United States 2884
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bullet  Burial Notes:

Tombstone says J R Simpson, Oct 12, 1871-Mar 14, 1959

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bullet  Noted events in his life were:

1. Alt. Birth, 12 Oct 1871. 2884

2. Census, 4 Jun 1880, Jackson Twp, Union County, North Carolina, United States. 2885
1) Simpson, Allison, age 35, married, farmer, born NC, parents born NC
2) Simpson, Esther, wife, age 31, married, keeping house, born NC, parents born NC
3) Simpson, Walker, age 12, son, born NC, attends school
4) Simpson, John, age 10, son, born NC, attends school
5) Simpson, Robert, age 8, son, born NC, attends school
6) Simpson, George, age 5, son, born NC
7) Simpson, Leonard, age 4, son, born NC
8) Simpson, Anna, age 1, daughter, born NC.

3. Census, 5 Jul 1900, Gills Creek Twp, Lancaster County, South Carolina, United States. 2882
1) Simpson, James R., head of household [only member], born Oct 1871, age 28, married for 6 years, born NC, parents born NC, farmer, rents his farm.

4. Census, 10 May 1910, Jackson Twp, Union County, North Carolina, United States. 2886
1) Simpson, James R., head of household, age 38, widowed, born NC, parents born NC, farmer, owns his mortgaged farm
2) Simpson, Ida, daughter, age 15, born NC
3) Simpson, Roy, son, age 12, born NC, farm laborer.

5. Census, 17 Feb 1920, Jackson Twp, Union County, North Carolina, United States. 2887
1) Simpson, J. Robert, head of household, age 48, widowed, born NC, parents born NC, farmer
2) Simpson, Eula, daughter, age 18, born NC
3) Simpson, Cora, daughter, age 16, born NC, student at Lynwood College
4) Simpson, Roy, son, age 22, single, born NC, telegraph operator.

6. Census, 24 Apr 1930, Jackson Twp, Union County, North Carolina, United States. 2888
1) Simpson, J. Robert, head of household, age 58, widowed, first married at 23, born NC, parents born NC, farmer, not a veteran
2) Simpson, C. Eulah, daughter, age 28, single, born NC
3) Simpson, Cora C., daughter, age 26, single, born NC.



7. Census, 10 Apr 1940, Jackson Twp, Union County, North Carolina, United States. 2883
1. Simpson, J. Robert, head of household, rents his farm for $3/month, age 68, widow, completed 7th grade, born NC, lived at same house on 1 April 1935, worked 60 hours during week of March 24-30, occupation farmer at farm, works on own account, worked 52 weeks during 1939, earned $0 in 1939, no other income
2. Simpson, Eula, daughter, age 38, single, completed 3 years of high school, born SC, lived at same house on 1 April 1935, engaged in home housework, unpaid family worker, worked 52 weeks in 1939, wages $0 in 1939, received no other income
3. Simpson, Cora, daughter, age 36, single, completed 3 years of high school, born SC, lived at same house on 1 April 1935, engaged in home housework, unpaid family worker, worked 52 weeks in 1939, wages $0 in 1939, received no other income

8. Occupation: Farmer. 2882,2886,2887,2888


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James married Ella Jane HELMS, daughter of Doctor Franklin HELMS and Ellen Pernelle HUEY, circa 1894.2882 (Ella Jane HELMS was born on 7 Sep 1873 in Lancaster County, South Carolina, United States,2889 died on 7 Feb 1899 2889 and was buried in Tirzah Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Union County, North Carolina, United States 2889.)


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James next married Mary Frances HELMS, daughter of Evan Alexander* HELMS and Sarah Lavinia* REEDER, after Jul 1900.2882 (Mary Frances HELMS was born on 31 Mar 1876 in Union County, North Carolina, United States,164,195,2890 died on 15 May 1906 2890 and was buried in Tirzah Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Union County, North Carolina, United States 2890.)




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