Sunday, January 27, 2008

Kentucky: Wayne County

Wayne Co., Kentucky (formed 1800 from Pulaski and Cumberland Counties)

1798 Reuben Simpson Sr. “came to Lower Beaver Creek”, the Simpsons came from Spartanburg, South Carolina (Deeds and Records Pertaining to Shearer Valley Church of Christ by Vickery and Simpson courtesy of June Baldwin Bork)

1799 James Simpson and Nicholas Lloyd (wife said to be Rachel Sherrill) received land grants (had to be at least 21 years of age, born by 1779) (A Century of Wayne County, Kentucky 1800-1900 by Augusta Phillips Johnson, p. 20, courtesy of June Baldwin Bork and Glimpses of Hist. Wayne Co., KY by B.G. Edwards, courtesy of June Baldwin Bork) John and Christian Simpson with sons Christopher, Thomas, William, James and their families move to Wayne and Pulaski Counties, Kentucky (Simpson: A Family of the American Frontier by John Worth Simpson p. 12)

1800-1810 between these years Thomas Kennedy, Nicholas Lloyd, Samuel Rector, Amos Wright, Reuben Simpson, John Simpson and James Simpson and Thomas Merritt obtained land grants (A Century of Wayne County, Kentucky 1800-1900 by Augusta Phillips Johnson, p. 20, courtesy of June Baldwin Bork) Thomas Kennedy, Amos Wright, Reuben Simpson, John Simpson and James Simpson obtained Kentucky headright grants (Glimpses of Historical Wayne Co,. KY by B.G. Edwards courtesy of June Baldwin Bork)

1801 November 20 tax list Thomas Simpson, Moses Simpson, Reuben Simpson, Josh Simpson were on the list of Wayne County lands formerly in Cumberland County. (Thomas Simpson wasn’t listed next to Reuben and sons but was on the same page. John Worth Simpson’s families were on separate section of the list. The list is alphabetized but is in two sections, one dated later than the other.) (Tax lists courtesy of June Bork Baldwin)

1801 December 16 Deed of gift from Roger Carson to daughter Mary wife of Peter Sullins and Sarah wife of James Simpson.

1802 John Simpson, Nathaniel Simpson, William Simpson (Source?) The Simpsons on the tax list were Thomas Simpson and William Roberson on Sinking Creek, Joshua, Ruben and Moses Simpson who had no land and James, William, John and Christopher Simpson on Cumberland River and Thomas and William listed near the latter but with no land. Also on Cumberland River were Edwd Mathooks (Mattox), Nicholas Murcer and Jones Murcer (Mercer) (Wayne Co., KY tax lists courtesy of June Baldwin Bork)

1802 September Reuben Simpson received grant No. 389 (Deed Book C p. 213)

1803 Nov 2 William Simpson and Peggy Mattox were married. Surety Edward Mattox ceremony by North East Esq. (Edward Mattox had 167 acres on the Cumberland River. Also in living on Cumberland River were two men named William Simpson, one had 400 acres on Cumberland River, the other had no land. (Wayne Co., KY tax lists courtesy of June Baldwin Bork)

1803 December 20 Thomas Simpson to William Wann 160 acres on south side Cumberland River and both sides Beaver Creek. Wit: M. Taul (county clerk) (Deed Book A pp. 75-76)

1804 February 20 Phileman Payne to Thomas Simpson 160 acres on Beaver Creek (Deed book A pp. 86-88)

1804 June 26 Moses Simpson married Sarah Penn, surety Hardy Wilson ceremony by Nicholas Loyd, J.P. (Wayne Co., KY Marriages Vol. 2 June Baldwin Bork)

1805 March 18 Elizabeth Simpson, Reuben’s daughter, married Preston Beck (Wayne Co., KY Marriages Vol. 1 June Baldwin Bork)

1805 September 17 Stephen Renfro married Betsy Hicks, surety Henry Hicks, ceremony by Nicholas Loyd, J.P. Henry Hicks gives permission for his daughter (Wayne Co., KY Marriages Vol. 2 June Baldwin Bork)

1805 September 25 Reuben Simpson married Patsey Merritt, ceremony by Nicholas Loyd, J.P. (Wayne Co., KY Marriages Vol. 2 June Baldwin Bork)

1807 February 14 Ruth Simpson married Samuel Rector, Surety James Grindle, Reuben Simpson gave permission for his daughter (Wayne Co., KY Marriages Vol. 2 June Baldwin Bork)

1807 Apr 6 Samuel Simpson and Betsy Fulton married. Surety was provided by Samuel Right (sic). Thomas Fulton gave permission for his daughter to marry. (Wayne Co., KY Marriages Vol. 2 June Baldwin Bork)

1807 April 16 Jean “Jincey” Simpson married Benjamin Price, Christopher Simpson gave permission for his his daughter’s marriage (Wayne Co., KY Marriages Vol. 2 June Baldwin Bork)

1808 October 6 Hiram Kilgore and Nancy Grant marry, surety Joshua Simpson who also gave his consent as guardian (Wayne Co., KY Marriages Vol. 2 June Baldwin Bork)

1809 John Simpson, the father of the clan, died and was buried at Hutchinson Graveyard near old Salem Church (Simpson: A Family of the American Frontier by John Worth Simpson p. 12)

1809 April 13 Joseph Beck to Moses Simpson and his wife Sally Simpson (changes and becomes Moses and Sally selling to Joseph Beck) east side of Meadow Creek, lines of George Clarke. Wit: George McWhorter, Thomas Davis, Reuben Ownes, Hardy Hughs. (Deed book A pp. 275-277)

1809 May 13 William Wan to Baptist Church 1 acre 2 rods on the south side of Beaver Creek. Wit: George Wolfscale, John Ballou, Reuben Simpson (Deed Book B p. 392)

1809 November 30 Isabella Simpson married John Price, surety Benjamin Price ceremony by North East Esq, permission by Christopher Simpson for his daughter. (Wayne Co., KY Marriages Vol. 2 June Baldwin Bork)

1810 Jan 9 John Simpson & Tolbart/Talbert/Tolbert Haile, Wayne Co. Kentucky, Thomas Murray, Washington Co. Tennessee & Butler/Butlar Hale, Sullivan Co., Tennessee legatees and heirs of Edward Mercer, late of Wash. Co. TO Pointon Charlton Senr; 200 acres on both sides of Kendricks Creek, $1100. Adj: Richard Daniels, James Gates, George Kincheloe. Sig: John Simpson, Tolbert Hale, Thomas (x) Murray, Butler Hale. Wit: John Helm, Pointon Charlton, Polly Snap. CT: May 1811. REG: 9/8/1811 (Washington County, Tennessee Deeds: 1797-1817, Vol. 2 by Loraine B. Rae, Published, copy provided by Larry Herrin)

1810 April 23 Lewis Whitesides and Sally Dunn married by Walter Emerson, surety John Simpson (Wayne Co., KY Marriages Vol. 2 June Baldwin Bork)

1810 Pointon Charlton purchased 200 acres on both sides of Kendricks Creek from the heirs of Edward Mercer, deceased. One of those heirs was John Simpson of Wayne Co., Kentucky. (Don Simpson Report No. 3 June 1995)

1810 census Jas. Simpson age 26-45 page 351, Geo. McWhirter age 26-45 page 353, John Simpson 26-45 page 357, Thomas Simpson over 45 page 360, Reuben Simpson age 26-45 and Isaac Sherril over 45 on page 364, Christian Simpson (female 16-26) and Christian Simpson over 45 and Wm. Simpson age 26-45 page 367, Wm. Simpson page 368, Thos. Simpson over 45 and Jas. Simpson age 26-45 page 369, Joshua Simpson age 26-45 and Reuben Simpson over 45 page 373. (Wayne Co., KY 1810 census courtesy of June Baldwin Bork)

1810 November 22 Christian Simpson and Forrester McKaughlin ceremony by Walter Emerson (Wayne Co., KY Marriages Vol. 2 June Baldwin Bork)

1811 July 13 Joseph Bond and Abigail his wife to Thomas Simpson all of Wayne Co 20 acres on the south side of Cumberland River. Wit: M. Taul, Clerk (Deed Book A pp. 335-337)

1811 December Evan Wright received land grants on the north and south banks of Beaver Creek (Deeds and Records Pertaining to Shearer Valley Church of Christ by Ala Shearer Vickery and Elizabeth Simpson courtesy of June Baldwin Bork)

1812 August John Holland served under Capt. David McNair from Cumberland County

1812 December 21 John Hutson and Sarah his wife to Benjamin Shipley all of Wayne Co. 150 acres on south side of Cumberland River, Simpson’s Creek, John Simpson’s line, McGaghan’s line, James Mercer’s corner, Richard Mercer’s line. (Deed Book B pp. 76-77)

1814 July 17 David Ewing dec’d bound himself 4 Oct. 1810 to Thomas Crawford land on the lower line of George Ewing on Cumberland River etc. he died and appt’d Samuel Newell and Thomas Simpson his executors, heirs of Ewing listed (Deed Book B pp. 340-343)

1814 November 22 Jacob Back of Wayne to Martin Collins of Grayson Co., VA 200 acres on Beaver Creek between Phileman Paine & Simpson, south side of creek, binding on Thomas Simpson’s line. (Deed Book B p. 193)

1815 February 17 Avington Simpson married Lucinda Payne ceremony by John Smith (Wayne Co., KY Marriages Vol. 2 June Baldwin Bork)

1815 November 20 Isaac Bond to Benjamin Shipley 200 acres on south side of Cumberland River beginning on John Simpson’s north corner, Turner’s line, Timothy Dunn’s line, David Smith. (Deed Book B pp. 274-275)

1816 January 3 William Jones and Sally his wife to George Portman for 267 ½ acres on Beard’s line, widow Mullens corner, Barrows line. (Deed Book B p. 275-276)

1816 August 29 James Simpson, Christopher Simpson, William Simpson & Catherine Simpson the heirs of Thomas Simpson dec’d and above the age of 21 years and Samuel Newell, Walter Emerson and Isaac West commissioners appt’d by court to George Worley 200 acres patented in the name of said Thomas Simpson dec’d dated 5 October 1805, Walter Emerson’s line. . Wit: Thomas Chilton, Valentine Worley, John Worley. (One of the Thomas Simpson’s died – this is probably John Worth Simpson’s family) (Deed Book B pp. 290-292)

1816 October 1 George Worley and Elizabeth his wife to Joseph Hinds 200 acres patented in the name of Thomas Simpson on the south side of Cumberland River, Emerson’s line. (Deed Book B p. 318)

1817 March 1 Abraham Lefevers and Mary his wife to Thomas Simpson 200 acres on Cumberland River on the south side of the river. (Deed Book B pp. 400-401)

1817 March 18 George Portman and Patsey his wife to George Berry 267 ½ acres Joseph Beard’s line, widow Mullen’s corner, Barrows’ line. (Deed Book B p. 397)

1817 November 25 William Lupee married Betsy Sullons, surety James Simpson (Wayne Co., KY Marriages Vol. 2 June Baldwin Bork)

1817 November 17 James Simpson and Sarah his wife to Valentine Worley 200 acres patented in the name of James Simpson dated 1 June 1815. (Deed Book B pp. 458-459)

1817 November 26 William Sissell and Elizabeth Sullins married by Walter Emerson, surety James Simpson (Wayne Co., KY Marriages Vol. 2 June Baldwin Bork)

1818 June 15 Ann Martin died before she honored a contract with George Cox, in the descripton of the land Thomas Simpson’s corner is mentioned in the vicinity of the south side of Cumberland River. (Deed Book C pp. 56-57)

1818 August 27 Jonathan T. Turpin and Mary “Polly” Simpson married by Walter Emerson, surety Martin Turpin (Wayne Co., KY Marriages Vol. 2 June Baldwin Bork)

1818 October 15 Mary Simpson married Robert McGee, surety John Simpson ceremony by C. Phillips (Wayne Co., KY Marriages Vol. 2 June Baldwin Bork)

1818 October 18 Thomas Simpson and Catharine his wife to William D. Parish of Adair Co., KY 170 acres granted by patent 21 Aug. 1812 which said Simpson purchased from Joseph Bond and granted to said Simpson by deed 13 July 1811 on the south side of Cumberland River, Joseph Hinds line, Reaves line. (Deed Book C pp. 11-12)

1818 November 5 Isaac Sinclar and Anna his wife to John McHenry on Cumberland River, Thomas Simpson’s line, Aaron Turpin’s old road that leads from Turpins to Simpsons. (Deed Book C p. 9-10)

1819 Sally Simpson married William Cowan, Surety Samuel Scott, ceremony by Walter Emerson (Wayne Co., KY Marriages Vol. 1 June Baldwin Bork) Who is Sally?

1819 August 9 John Simpson of Wayne Co., Kentucky & Palbert Hale of Wayne Co., Kentucky, Thomas Murray of Washington Co., Tennessee and Butler Hale of Sullivan Co., Tennessee and heirs of Edward Harin of Washington Co., Tennessee paid $1100 for 100 acres on the banks of George Lindriel’s Creek in Washington Co., Tennessee (from Barbara Baker)

1820 census Samuel Simpson and John Summers on page 83, Thomas Simpson page 86, Christopher Simpson page and Reuben Simpson 90, Abbington Simpson, Reuben Simpson Jr., page 102 Reuben Simpson Sr. page 103, (3 men named Reuben!)

1820 August 25 Roger Carson and Elizabeth his wife to Samuel Cowan 195 acres on Meadow creek, Young’s military survey, Cooper’s corner, Samuel Hines line. Wit: James Gillaspie, James Simpson (Deed Book C pp. 170-171)

1821 February 9 Reuben Simpson and Sarah his wife to Charles Back 128 acres on the east side of Otter creek part of land granted to Reuben Simpson September 1802 beginning on the west side of Otter Creek, conditional line to Beaver Creek to Philliman Payne’s line opposite the mouth of Otter Creek. Wit: James Grindle and Jacob Back. (Deed Book C p. 213)

1821 Feb 12 Reuben Simpson and Sarah his wife to Samuel Simpson, $700 for 100 acres on south side of Beaver Creek part of a survey on a duplicate No. 389 granted to Reuben Simpson by Wayne Court at Sept. term 1802, on Otter Creek, conditional line between Samuel Simpson and Abingdon Simpson. Signed Reuben Simpson, Sarah Simpson. Wit: James Grindle, Avingdon Simpson. (Deed Book C page 214. Feb. 12, 1821, recorded 19 Feb. 1821, courtesy of June Baldwin Bork)

1821 August 8 William Simpson of Giles Co., Tennessee to Ambrose Weaver 150 acres beginning at the 2nd corner of the former survey from the beginning (sic) on the river bank on the side of the cliff, Thomas Simpson’s line. Wit: Walter Emerson, James Weaver, N.M. Miner (Deed Book C p. 262-263)

1821 August 8 William Simpson of Giles Co., Tennessee to Ambrose Weaver 100 acres on south side Cumberland River, beginning on the river bank nearly opposite the mouth of Fishing Creek in Wayne Co. Wit: Walter Emerson, James Weaver, N.M. Mercer. (Deed Book C pp. 264-265)

1821 October 29 Hannah Hambleton, widow of Charles Hambleton and her children deeded Elisha Franklin, Samuel Collett, Thomas Simpson, William Lockett, John Kelly, Trustees of the Methodist Episcopal Church land on Beaver Creek (Methodism in Wayne Co., KY 1802-1974 by Bess D. Stokes and Elizabeth F. Duncan, courtesy of June Baldwin Bork)

1821 September 21 the Commissioners appt’d to settle with Jacob Hix, ex’r of the estate of William Acre deceased report. Jacob Hix, John B. Jackson and James Grindle mentioned. (Wayne Co., KY Pioneers Vol. 4 June Baldwin Bork page 32)

1822 January 10 Rebecca Simpson (daughter of Thomas) married James Daugherty, surety Francis P. Stone ceremony by John Eller (Wayne Co., KY Marriages Vol. 1 June Baldwin Bork)

1822 February Wayne County divided into school districts, No. 1 District commencing at and including William Hudson to Isaac Stephens to William Cullom, Samuel Martin to Beaver Creek including John Francis down the creek to include Abner Jones, Daniel Troxwell, Joseph Wade to Gholson’s old ferry including Thomas Simpson. District No. 8 began at Gholsons Ferry running up the river to the Pulaski line to the Cedar Sinking Ridge including the waters of Meadow Creek and the Sinking Ridge to Isaac Stephens to William Hudson’s thence to Thomas Simpson’s to the beginning.

1822 July 30 Martin Turpin to Christopher Simpson a negro named Anne and her son. (Deed Book C pp. 364-365)

1822 October 21 Vincent Garner and Susannah to Galen R. Elliot of Pulaski 50 acres on south side of River land Garner purchased of E. Hutcherson, beg. On Thomas Simpson’s line. (Deed Book C pp. 382-383)

1822 December 23 Christian Simpson to Wm. Simpson of Giles Co., Tennessee 1 slave. Wit: Wm. Christian, Jonathan T. Turpin (Deed Book C p. 412)

1822 December 23 Christian Simpson to Samuel Simpson of Marion Co., Mississippi 1 slave. Wit: Wm. Christian, Jonathan T. Turpin. (Deed Book C p. 412)

1823 October 11 James Coffey of Gallatin Co., Illinois to Obadiah Strange poart of two tracts, #1 200 acres being a seminary survey deeded by Richard Young in 1808, #2 239 acres headright survey dated 1804 granted to Coffey in 1811 on waters of Otter Creek, John Hall’s corner, dividing line between Simpson and Bonham, Wit: Samuel Simpson, Walter Hill, J.B. Jackson. (Deed book D pp. 16-17)

1823 October 24 Martin Crethsinger and Elizabeth his wife to Reuben Dowell for 100 acres part granted to Charles Kilgore in 1811 on south side Otter Creek a branch of Cumberland River, conditional corner between George McWherter and Charles Kilgore. Wit: George McWherter, JP, Samuel Simpson, Joseph Beck, Avington Simpson. (Deed Book D pp. 29-31)

1824 March 2 Christian Simpson to Christopher Simpson 1 slave. Wit: William Christian, John Chesney

1824 August 17 Elizabeth Simpson and Jason Van Winkle married by Lewis Parker, surety Napoleon B. VanWinkle (age 58 born GA) (Wayne Co., KY Marriages Vol. 2 June Baldwin Bork)

1824 October 25 William Simpson and Samuel Simpson by William Simpson his atty in fact of Hardeman Co., TN to James Simpson of Pulaski Co., Kentucky sold land derived “to us by descent from Thomas Simpson dec’d” in Wayne on Cumberland River, Catherine Simpson’s dower which land we are entitled to as 2 of the heirs and brothers of said Thomas, dec’d. (Deed Book D pp. 111-112)

1825 October 24 A summons was sent to James McHenry, John Goodrick, John Carter Esq., Enos Barnes, Nicholas M. Mercer to appear at the house of Abel Shrewsbury to testify in behalf of James Walker. John Carter is in Tennessee and not served by order of James Walker on Enos Barnes. Also summonded was Levi Hinds and Susan his wife, Peter Sullens, Samuel Hinds Sr. and Thomas Simpson to speak on behalf of James Walker. James Walker Sr. testifies that Merida was a slave born of a woman slave named Barbary “who was bequeathed to me by my grandfather Thomas Walker by will of record in the office of Orange Co., Virginia (Wayne Co., KY Pioneers Vol. 4 June Baldwin Bork page 32)

1826 February 24 John Anderson and Nancy his wife to Samuel Simpson for two tracts of land adj. George Berry, Samuel Collett, John Sanders and others no stated, Wm. Jones binding on George Portman’s line, Mullens’ corner. Wit: John Chrisman (Deed Book D pp. 223-224)

1826 October 13 Ambrose Weaver to James Weaver on the river bank on side of the cliff, Thomas Simpson’s line. Wit: Rodes Garth, Wm. Hutchison. (Deed Book D pp. 278-279)

1826 Nov. 21 Samuel Simpson married Octavo Wright. Surety Levi Hinds ceremony performed by Matthew Floyd. (Wayne Co., KY Marriages Vol. 2 June Baldwin Bork) Samuel S. (a son of James) and his wife Octavia settled near the Mississippi River in Obion Co., Tennessee (Simpson: A Family of the American Frontier by John Worth Simpson p. 12)

1826 Dec. 4 Reuben Simpson and Samuel Simpson to Avington Simpson, $1.00 for 133 acres on Beaver & Otter Creeks, bank of Beaver Creek, corner of a headright survey made for Reuben Simpson which 133 acres is a part of , bank of Otter Creek. Wit: Wm. Hall, James Poe. (Deed Book C page 296-297, Dec. 4, 1826, recorded 25 Dec. 1826, courtesy of June Baldwin Bork)

1826 December 16 Reuben Simpson to Reuben Payne __ acres on Beaver Creek, part of 330 acre survey patented by Reuben Simpson, Phillamon Payne’s line. Wit: Jeremiah Gray, George Lear, J.R. Stokes (Deed Book D pp. 292-293)

1827 January 27 James Collitt to Henry Cooper 128 acres on the east side of Otter Creek part of a survey granted to Reuben Simpson, west side of Otter Creek, conditional line between Reuben Simpson and John W. Payne, Beaver Creek. (Deed Book D pp. 301-302)

1827 April 7 Samuel Simpson and wife Nancy to William Simpson two tracts adj. George Berry, Samuel Collitt and John Sanders which said Simpson purchased from John Anderson, binding on George Portman’s line, Mullen’s corner. (Deed Book D pp. 316-317)

1827 July 28 Samuel Simpson and wife Nancy and Avingdon Simpson and wife Lucinda to James H. Stokes, $950 for __ acres on south side of Otter Creek, patent granted to Reuben Simpson on a Wayne County Court Certificate No. 389. Nancy and Lucinda relinquished their dower rights. (No witnesses listed.) (Deed Book C page 359-360, July 28, 1827, recorded 1 Aug. 1827, courtesy of June Baldwin Bork)

1828 Evan and Rebecca Wright sold land from grants of 1811 to Isaac van Winkle but reserved land for Beaver Creek meeting house for the purpose of its use by different churches

1828 January 24 Nancy Simpson married Thomas Copenhaver, Surety Daniel Simpson ceremony by Archibald Woods (Wayne Co., KY Marriages Vol. 1 June Baldwin Bork)

1828 March 10 Philemon Payne and Rachel his wife to Avington Simpson 100 acres on Beaver Creek. Wit: John W. Payne, Reuben Payne, Charles Higginbothm, Joseph Hutchison (Deed Book D pp. 474-475)

1828 May 23 Margaret Conley charged James Rhea as the father of her illegitimate child, he came to court with his bondsman, Samuel Simpson. (Wayne Co., KY Marriages Vol. 2 June Baldwin Bork)

1828 September 11 Robert E. Simpson married Kesiah C. Greenup, Surety John Greenup ceremony by William Crain (Wayne Co., KY Marriages Vol. 2 June Baldwin Bork)

1828 September 22 James Franklin to Joseph Hamilton 15 acres on Beaver Creek Edward Sharp’s old line a conditional line made by James Franklin and Thomas Russell and conditonal line between James Franklin and Joseph Hamilton. Wit: Elisha Franklin and Thomas Simpson (Deed Book D pp. 535-536)

1828 September 23 James Franklin to John Franklin 85 acres on Beaver Creek, a conditional line made between James Franklin and Joseph Hamilton with Edward Sharp’s old line. Wit: Elisha Franklin and Thomas Simpson (Deed Book D pp. 483-484)

1829 June 12 Glaen R. Elliott and Nancy his wife of Pulaski Co., KY to John McHenry of Wayne 3 tracts in Wayne Co. on waters of Cumberland River one of mentioned Isaac Meadows corner, John Scott’s line, Hutchison’s, corner on Thomas Simpson’s line. (Deed Book E pp. 80-82)

1829 July Abington Simpson appt’d guardian of five children of William Acre Jr. – William Acre was born 16 Aug. 1752 Frederick Co., Maryland died 3 March 1833 on Otter Creek in Wayne County

1830 March 27 Christopher Simpson of Wayne, William Simpson of Hardeman Co., TN, Samuel Simpson of Laurance Co., Mississippi, James Simpson of Pulaski Co., KY, Mary Ann Crutchfield, David Simpson, Christopher Simpson Jr of Pulaski Co., Georgia, the legal heirs of Thomas Simpson dec’d of the first part to Allen Weaver, 100 acres on Cumberland River, Allen Wearver’s spring, dividing line between Thomas Simpson and William Simpson below Weaver’s Mill. Wit: Walter Emerson, James Weaver, Albina R. Emerson (Deed Book E pp. 205-206) also 100 acres on south side of Cumberland River, Joseph Hinds’ corner, Thomas Simpson’s line, Walter Emerson’s line. (Deed Book E pp. 206-207) also 200 acres on the south side of Cumberland River, corner of Solomon Turpin, in the Barrens, the widow Carr’s corner. (Deed Book E pp. 208-209)

1830 June 9 Thomas Hutchison and Elizabeth his wife to James Ford 270 acres on south side of Cumberland River entered in name of James Emerson, Jacob Cooper’s line to William Simpson’s corner, James Johnson’s line. (Deed Book E p. 247)

1830 census Reubin Simson page 216, Thos. Simson page 219, Christopher Simson, Robert E. Simson, David Simson page 228, Sam’l Simson page 237, David Simson page 239, Abbington Simson page 256

1830 September 10 James H. Stokes and Sally his wife of Casey Co., KY to Avington Simpson of Wayne 100 acres on south side of Otter Creek, patent granted to Reuben Simpson No. 389. (Deed Book E pp. 249-250)

1830 September 13 James Johnson and Anny his wife to John Lynch 400 acres on waters of Cumberland River, Joel Hinds line, conditional line between Johnson and John Simpson in the Barrens. (Deed Book E pp. 242-243)

1831 March 10 Sarah Simpson married John Ramsey Jr. ceremony by John Jones (Wayne Co., KY Marriages Vol. 2 June Baldwin Bork)

1831 May 25 Katherine Simpson married James Kerr, surety Robert Simpson. (Wayne Co., KY Marriages Vol. 2 June Baldwin Bork)

1832 March 18 Sally Simpson (daughter of Reuben Simpson Jr.) married Jacob Cooper by John Jones (Wayne Co., KY Marriages Vol. 1 June Baldwin Bork)

1832 May 28 William Simpson, son of Reuben Simpson and Martha Merritt was licensed to write deeds (Deed Book F p. 11) – his handwriting matches that of the person who wrote the first membership list for the Pleasant Bend church. He was a preacher born on Lower Beaver Creek, the first child of Reuben Simpson Jr. and Martha Merritt (Deeds and Records Pertaining to Shearer Valley Church of Christ page 18 by Vickery and Simpson courtesy of June Baldwin Bork)

1832 June 17 William Simpson and Sally Chrisman were married by Thomas Hansford, surety by Francis P. Stone. (Wayne Co., KY Marriages Vol. 2 June Baldwin Bork)

1833 February 3 Jane Simpson married David K. Long, surety Thomas C. Simpson ceremony by William Simpson (Wayne Co., KY Marriages Vol. 2 June Baldwin Bork)

1833 June 25 Margaret Simpson married Alexander C. McBeath, surety Samuel Lockett (Wayne Co., KY Marriages Vol. 2 June Baldwin Bork) (who is Margaret?)

1833 September 22 Rachel Simpson married William Brammer, ceremoney by Henry Tuggle (Wayne Co., KY Marriages Vol. 1 June Baldwin Bork) (who is Rachel?)

1835 William Simpson adm of estate of Reuben Simpson deceased suit was ultimately signed by W. Simpson, adm., W. Simpson, Clk. and Reuben Simpson Jr. The clerk was the son of Reuben Jr. so the admr. was probably the son of Reuben Sr. (Wayne Co., KY Pioneers Vol. 4 June Baldwin Bork page 198-200)

1837 March 2 James Daugherty and Rebecca his wife to Thomas Simpson for two tracts, one on the north side of the Cumberland River and the second at the mouth of Worsoms Branch. (Deed Book G pp. 206-207)

1837 March 2 Thomas Simpson and Katharine his wife to James Daugherty for 200 acres on waters of Cumberland River. (Deed Book G, pp. 207-208)

1837 Mary “Polly” Simpson married Edmond Cook, Surety Avington Simpson by C.L. Higginbotham (Wayne Co., KY Marriages Vol. 1 June Baldwin Bork)

1837 August 1837 Moses Simpson married Nancy Higginbotham (Wayne Co., KY Marriages Vol. 2 June Baldwin Bork)

1837 September 25 Wilburn Hughs & Sally his wife to Thomas Hutchison two tracts on Beaver & Otter Creeks mentions a conditonal line made by Robert Simpson and John W. Payne being a tract said Simpson sold to Payne.

1838 May 3 Ruth Simpson married John S. Bell, Surety William Simpson (Wayne Co., KY Marriages Vol. 1 June Baldwin Bork)

1839 February 28 Elisha Simpson married Mary W. Lankford, surety John Haden (Wayne Co., KY Marriages Vol. 2 June Baldwin Bork)

1839 May 17 Mary Simpson married Aaron H. Rice, surety H.M. Saufley ceremony by Lewis Parker (Wayne Co., KY Marriages Vol. 2 June Baldwin Bork)

1840 census Elisha Simpson page 147, Wm. Simpson Ck page 153, Avington Simpson page 159, Ths. Simpson page 167, David Simpson page 172, Ths. Simpson and Reuben Simpson page 173, Christopher Simpson and David Troxill page 177, Wm. Simpson page 181, Nathaniel Simpson page 182

1840 March 31 John McHenry and Margaret his wife to Parrish Garner land on Fall Creek, south side of Cumberland River adj. Landowners mentioned were Elijah Hutchison and Thomas Simpson among others – Thos. Simpson, son of Reuben lived on Beaver Creek (Deed Book H pp. 243-245)

1841 January 13 Joseph M. Johnson to John W. Wray land on the south side of Cumberland River adj. Nancy Martin, Hugh Pierce, Thomas Simpson. (Deed Book H pp. 413-414)

1841 October 9 Margaret Goddard, widow of John Goddard dec’d, Francis M. Goddard, Moses Higginbotham, et al, heirs of John Goddard dec’d to Thomas Simpson, 12 acres was part of a tract that James Rice owned on CANNADY’s Creek on which Thomas Simpson now lives, Larkin Gipson’s land, James Kogar, James Rice’s. (Deed Book J pp. 38-39)

1841 October 22 James M. Haden by William Simpson Commissioner of Wayne Circuit Court to James Ingram 5 acres on Beaver Creek on dividing line between Lewis Coffey and Samuel Collett, George Portman’s to Millers, George Berry’s line, William Collett’s corner on William Simpson’s field, George Berry on east end by Samuel Simpson being land mortgaged to Leo Haden by said James Haden. (Deed Book J pp. 56-57)

1842 February 17 Mary Simpson married Charles B. Chrisman Surety Reuben Simpson ceremony by Richard Barrier. (Wayne Co., KY Marriages Vol. 1 June Baldwin Bork) Who is Mary?

1842 March 1 Thomas Simpson to Henry Robison w tracts on the north side of Cumberland River, first one: mouth of Warsons Branch on Cumberland River being John Daugherty’s corner, second near the mouth of Warson’s Branch.

1842 September 5 Reuben Simpson married Patience Jane Bates, surety William Simpson, ceremony by Richard Barrier

1842 September 27 Evaline Matilda Simpson married Thomas Shelby Bates ceremony by William A. Cooper. (Wayne Co., KY Marriages Vol. 1 June Baldwin Bork)

1842 October 11 Thomas Simpson and Sarah Ray married by Lewis Parker, surety William Simpson (Wayne Co., KY Marriages Vol. 2 June Baldwin Bork)

1843 February 28 Peter S. Williams and Mary Cocke (Cooke?) married by Jonathan S. Frisbie; surety Elisha Simpson (Wayne Co., KY Marriages Vol. 2 June Baldwin Bork)

1843 October 4 John W. Spann and Mary Ann Huff were married by Lewis Parker, MG surety Elisha Simpson (Wayne Co., KY Marriages Vol. 2 June Baldwin Bork)

1843 November 5 Jacob Van Hoozer and Melvina Simpson married by James Sloan, surety David Simpson (Wayne Co., KY Marriages Vol. 2 June Baldwin Bork)

1844 December 30 John Caldwell & Nancy his wife to Samuel Simpson and Susannah his wife, Benjamin Allen and Elizabeth his wife, Thomas F. Fry, John W. Fry, Peter L. Fry, et al, heirs of Valentine Fry deceased 2 tracts on Cedar Sinking Creek originally patented to John Caldwell. (Deed Book J PP. 415-416)

1845 January 1 Anna Duncan married John Chrisman, Surety Thomas Simpson ceremony by Richard Barrier. (Wayne Co., KY Marriages Vol. 1 June Baldwin Bork)

1845 April 13 Martha Simpson born, daughter of David Simpson and Martha Copenhaver (Wayne Co., KY Pioneers Vol. 4 June Baldwin Bork)

1845 August 14 Nathaniel Simpson married Harriett Ellis, surety William Simpson ceremony by James Sloan J.P. Polly Ellis gave permission for her daughter (Wayne Co., KY Marriages Vol. 2 June Baldwin Bork)

1845 October 19 Thomas Simpson wrote a note for Mr. Decker who gave his permission for his granddaughter, Usley Decker to marry Jesse Ball. (Wayne Co., KY Marriages Vol. 1 June Baldwin Bork)

1845 November 4 Thomas Simpson married Ann “Polly Ann” Turner, surety William Simpson, ceremony by James Sloan JP (Wayne Co., KY Marriages Vol. 2 June Baldwin Bork)

1847 June 14 Will of Thomas Simpson names wife Sarah and children Elizabeth Van Winkle, Jane Long, Mandy Rice, Margaret McBeath, John Simpson, William Simpson, Nathaniel Simpson and grandchildren Thomas C. Simpson, Lucy M. Simpson. A codicil dated 21 June 1847 allows for Sarah to keep land she owned before marrying Thomas (Will Book A, page 99 copied by Reva Hopkins Bruhn)

1848 Thomas Simpson appeared on the tax list with 740 acres on Cannady’s Creek. (tax lists courtesy of June Baldwin Bork) Thomas Simpson and wife both died between 1840 and 1848. (The Simpson Family of America, author unknown, not dated, copy sent by Shirlie R. Simpson.)

1850 census William Simpson Minister of Gospel #77, Isham Simpson #632, Christopher Simpson #325

1851 August 7 Benjamin Hancock married America Stoghill, surety William Simpson, ceremony by Thomas Copenhaver (Wayne Co., KY Marriages Vol. 1 June Baldwin Bork)

1853 August 5 Charlotta Simpson married Silas R. Gillihand, married at the house of David Simpson, present was Nicholas M. Simpson and Allen Mercer, D. Simpson gave permission for the marriage of his daughter, bride age 18 born in Wayne Co., Ky. (Wayne Co., KY Marriages Vol. 1 June Baldwin Bork)

1854 August 9 Eliza Hutchison and John Conley married, surety William Simpson, ceremony at the house of William T. Heath by William Simpson.

1854 Elisha Simpson and Mary “Polly” Landford had son Elias H. Simpson (Wayne Co., KY Marriages Vol. 2 June Baldwin Bork)

1855 February 26 Henderson Parmley married Adaline Norfleet, surety John C. Simpson, ceremony by William Simpson

1856 February 26 Jephthah A. Huffaker married Elizabeth Stone, surety John C. Simpson ceremony by William Simpson at the home of John Theodare Wilhite, present were John C. Simpson, John L. VanWinkle and others (Wayne Co., KY Marriages Vol. 1 June Baldwin Bork)

1856 Dec. 24 Jesse G. Wright and Sarah Jane Cain married 24 Dec. 1856. Surety by Jesse N. Alcorn, ceremony performed by William Simpson. Note: "Will you please ishue lisons to Celebrate the rites of matrimony between Jesse G. Wright and Sarah Jane Cain 24 Dec. 1856 by John (X) Cimpton and Cealy (X) Cimpton (Simpson). Groom resides in Wayne, age 17 years, born in Clinton Co., Ky, first marriage; bride resides and born in Russell Co., KY, a maiden age 24 years. Another certificate says: groom resides in Russell Co., KY age 18 years born in Clinton Co., KY; bride the same." Clerk, John R. Dick wrote under remarks, "Good match, but not in age". (Wayne Co., KY Marriages Vol. 2 June Baldwin Bork)

1857 June E.J. Simpson, son of Elisha Simpson and Mary “Polly” Landford was born (Wayne Co., KY Marriages Vol. 2 June Baldwin Bork)

1857 tax list Moses Simpson gone east

1858 January 4 Robert T. Simpson married Canzada West, surety W.G. Simpson ceremony by William Simpson at the house of Mercer Norton West, groom resides in Overton Co., Tennessee, age 30 born in White Co., Tennessee, first marriage, bride age 28 years, first marriage (Wayne Co., KY Marriages Vol. 2 June Baldwin Bork)

1858 March 28 Elsy Rose or Ross married Nancy Jane Simpson, Surety H.W. Rose at the house of David Simpson, bride resides on Cumberland River (Wayne Co., KY Marriages Vol. 2 June Baldwin Bork)

1858 April 30 Stephen Loveall married Mildred Dobkins, surety William S. Silvers, present was Thomas Simpson and S. Silvers, bride resides in Wayne County on the Cumberland River (Wayne Co., KY Marriages Vol. 2 June Baldwin Bork)

1858 July 5 Nathaniel H. Simpson married Matilda P. Franklin, surety Lewis P. Franklin (Wayne Co., KY Marriages Vol. 2 June Baldwin Bork)

1860 May 6 William Simpson and Sarah E. Flemming were married by William A. Cooper, Surety George Washington Mills (Wayne Co., KY Marriages Vol. 2 June Baldwin Bork)

1860 September 24 Robert Rankin married Dorcus Flemming ceremony by William Simpson, present were R.G. McBeath and Sullens Simpson

1860 William A. Simpson and Louisa Shearer were married by William Simpson

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