1819 William Simpson was on the 1819 list of Guilford County, North Carolina Insolvents. He was exempted from or at least protected from punishment for failure to pay the poll tax in 1819. (Source: Guilford County Court Records, August Court 1820, Microfilm C.R. 046.30002, page 726-27).
1864 Sarah Simpson was a ward of M.D. Landreth. In a comment "Ward of full age). (The Guilford Genealogist, Vol. 27, No. 1, Winter 2000, Issue No. 88 page 38)