William Franklin Simpson

b. 9 November 1837, d. 11 July 1903
Drawing of William F. Simpson, done before 1903
(from Sharon Collins)

Parents

FatherEphraim Thomas Simpson b. 2 Feb 1814, d. 25 Feb 1886
MotherZelpha Gooch b. 11 Aug 1811, d. 8 Mar 1846
Relationship5th great-grandson of Richard Simpson
Appears on chartsDescendants (with spouses) of Richard Simpson
In Family LineSimpson

Information

Birth9 Nov 1837 William Franklin Simpson was born on 9 Nov 1837 in Montgomery Township, Gibson County, Indiana. 
1850 Census
(with Parents)
12 Apr 1850 William appeared in the 1850 Federal Census of Montgomery Township, Gibson County, Indiana, as William Simpson, in the household of his parents, Lucinda and Ephraim Thomas Simpson. He is a white male, age 12. He was born in Iowa. He attended school within the year. 
Marriage24 Sep 1857 William Franklin Simpson and Martha Ann Harmon, daughter of Peter Harmon and Mary Johnston, were married on 24 Sep 1857 in Gibson County, Indiana. 
Military (Begin)20 Aug 1862 William Franklin Simpson began military service on 20 Aug 1862 in Indiana Private in Company B of the 91st Indiana Infantry. 
Military (End)15 Jun 1865 He ended military service on 15 Jun 1865 Mustered out of the Ninety First Regiment, Company "D" as a private. 
1880 Census1 Jun 1880 William Franklin Simpson appeared as head of household in the 1880 Federal Census of Arkansas City, Cowley County, Kansas, as William f. simpson. Living with him was his wife, Martha, and their children, John, William, Lucy, Mary, Joseph, Alford and Lee. He is a married white male, age 42. Lives on Fourth Street. Occupation is farm laborer. He was born in Indiana. His father was born in Indiana, his mother in North Carolina. 
Marriage3 Aug 1884 William Franklin Simpson and Cynthia Ann Cole, daughter of Joseph Cole and Ella Jane Ballard, were married on 3 Aug 1884 in Georgia, Jasper County, Missouri. 
Cen_HeadJun 1890 William Franklin Simpson is head of household in the an unknown or excluded person of Japser, Jasper County, Missouri as William F. Simpson. Private in Company B in the Indiana Infantry. Enlisted 20 Aug 1862. Discharged 15 June 1865. Length of service was 2 years, 9 months, and 25 days. His post office address is Nasvhille, Missouri. His disability incurred is Larangitis & Petes.  
1900 Census12 Jun 1900 William Franklin Simpson appeared as head of household in the 1900 Federal Census of Nashville Township, Barton County, Missouri, as William Simpson. Living with him was his wife, Cynthia, and their children, Cynthia, Rebecca, Edgar, Alta, Lottie and Charles. He is a married white male, age 62. Born November 1837. Married 15 years. He was born in Indiana. His father was born in Indiana. His mother in North Carolina. He can read, write, and speak English. He owns his home and it is mortgaged. 
Death11 Jul 1903 William Franklin Simpson died on 11 Jul 1903 in Nashville, Jasper County, Missouri, at age 65. 
Burial He was buried in Nashville Cemetery, located in Nashville, Barton County, Missouri, in Lot 65, Section A.

Children of William Franklin Simpson and Martha Ann Harmon

All known children of William Franklin Simpson and Martha Ann Harmon are deceased. 

Children of William Franklin Simpson and Cynthia Ann Cole

All known children of William Franklin Simpson and Cynthia Ann Cole are deceased.