Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

John Simpson

Male 1743 - Aft 1794  (> 51 years)


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  • Name John Simpson 
    Born 1743  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft Oct 1794  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I021031  Tree1
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2019 

    Father Joseph Green Simpson,   b. 1706, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jun 1750, Prince George's County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Keech,   b. 1706, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1786, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married Bef 5 Mar 1737/38  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F08706  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Prince George's County, St. John's and Prince George Parishes Maryland State Census 1776, pg 87
      Alethea J. Parker, 45
      John Simpson, 34
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      Joseph Green Simpson 32.64 A PG £137.13.3 £199.10.10 Dec 23 1751
      Sureties: John Winn, Jr., John Stephens (both living near Matawoman Swamp).
      Payments to: John Estep, Nicholas Dawson, Thomas Dyer (executor of Thomas Edelin, Sr.), Anne Clark, Mr. John Lawrence (merchant), Mary Noble, Mary Noble (executrix of Joseph Noble), John Baynes (merchant), Charles Rudd (merchant), Zacharia Lanham, John Paygan (merchant), James Dyer, Anne Philips, Josiah Winn, Richard Blew, heirs (unnamed) of George Allder (former husband of accountant).
      Heirs: children (eldest aged 10): Thomas, John, Sarah, Andrew Simpson.
      Administratrix: Elisabeth Simpson.
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1769-1772; Liber AA 2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 34. At the request of John Simpson the following Deed was recorded November 4, 1769
      Indenture made October 28, 1769; between Elizabeth Simpson, widow of one part and John Simpson her son of the other part; whereas Elizabeth Simpson being seized in fee tail in one undivided moiety of a tract called "Locust Thickett" lying formerly in Charles County, Maryland but now in PGCo containing 500 acres, for the docking burying and extinguishing all estates tail and reversions and remainders thereupon expectant or depending of and in her the said Elizabeth Simpson's undivided moiety and a common recovery was by consent and agreement between the said parties had levied and suffered in October provincial court 1769 which recovery the said John Simpson was demanded and she the said Elizabeth Simpson was tenant. Now this indenture witnesseth that the said common recovery as aforesaid of the undivided moiety of Elizabeth Simpson by virtue of the said recovery shall be for the use and behold of him the said John Simpson; and Elizabeth Simpson for the natural love and affection which he has for her son the aforesaid John Simpson has given by these presents the said undivided moiety. Signed Elizabeth Simpson, John Simpson in the presence of and acknowledged before George Hardy, Jr., George Fraser Hawkins

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      Contributed by Mike Koval
      Liber JRM No 2 Folio 471

      23 Jan 1794 Thomas Latimer said to be of Loudoun County in the Commonwealth of VA purchased land in Prince George’s County, MD by Deed from John Simpson for the sum of two hundred seventy five pounds of current money a tract or parcel of land called Locust Thicket bordering Elizabeth Alders Part of Locust Thicket containing 124 acres. Also all the part of Locust Thicket said John Simpson purchased of a certain George Alder containing four acres together with the houses buildings fencing orchard and improvements. Signed in the presence of C L Hamilton, James Henderson and Philip Briscoe.

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      June 1779 - John Simson of Green is on a 20 man jury at this Court.
      Source: Prince George's Co., Md. Orphans Court Proceedings, 1777-1790, p. 26. (MSA Microfilm Roll Cr 34,687, part 2)

      June 1779 - Elizabeth Alder, executrix of James Alder, deceased, comes into Court and offers John Ryan and John Simson of Green securities for the Balance of said deceased's estate who are approved of on their giving bond in the penalty of 414 pounds current money of Maryland.
      Source: Prince George's Co., Md. Orphans Court Proceedings, 1777-1790, p. 26. (MSA Microfilm Roll CR 34,687, part 2.
      Comment: James Alder was the half brother of John Simpson of Green.

      June 8, 1779 - Elizabeth Alder, John Ryan and John Simson/Simpson of Green bind themselves to the several representatives of James Alder, late of said county, deceased, in the sum of 414 lbs. current money of Maryland. There remains a balance due on the estate of James Alder amounting to 206/16/1 Maryland currency. The condition of this obligation is that the said Elizabeth Alder shall pay the several representatives, orphans of the said James Alder, such part of the deceased's estate as they shall be entitled to when they arrive to the age of 21 years, or at the marriage of the above bound Elizabeth Alder, agreeable to the last will and testament of the said deceased. Signed Elizabeth Alder (signature), John Ryan (mark), John Simpson (signature.)
      Source: Prince George's Co., Md. Orphans Court Proceedings, 1777-1790, p. 28. (MSA Microfilm Roll CR 34,687, part 2)

      Dec. 1788 - John Simpson is on the Orphans Court Grand Jury at this Court.
      Source: Prince George's Co., Md. Orphans Court Proceedings, 1777-1790, p. 183. (MSA Microfilm Roll CR 34,687, part 2)

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