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

William Simpson

Male Bef 1720 - Aft 1766  (> 48 years)


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  • Name William Simpson 
    Born Bef 1720  Hanover Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1766  Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I041572  Tree1
    Last Modified 6 Jun 2020 

    Father Samuel Simpson,   b. Abt 1700, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1731/32, Hanover Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 32 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth MNU Simpson,   d. Aft 1731, Hanover Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1720  Hanover Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F23416  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Skinker,   b. 19 Apr 1732, Hanover Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Hanover Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • married to this simpson is not proved... place here as this was on the only simpson family in KGco
    Children 
     1. John Simpson,   b. Bef 1750, Hanover Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 6 Jun 2020 
    Family ID F23417  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      KING GEORGE COUNTY VIRGINIA WILL BOOK A-1;1721-1752 {George Harrison Sanford King}; Pages 88-89
      WILL OF SAMUEL SIMPSON
      In the Name of God Amen. I Samuel Simpson of the Parish of Hanover in the County of King George doe make this as my Last Will and Testament.
      First, I recommend my soul to God and my body to the gave to be buried after a Christian and Descent manner and as for my personal estate, I distribute in the following manner.
      Item: I give to my son Wm Simpson and my son John Simpson one Shilling Sterling Money of England - that is, to each of them.
      Item: I give to my daughter Mary Silivon one Shilling Sterling Money of England.
      Item: I give to my daughter Penelope one feather bed and bolster, pair of blankets and a rug. I likewise give her one cow and calf and one sow young also I give her one pot commonly called the Rapanock Pott.
      Item: I give to my son George Simpson my gun and lasaly I do nominate constitue ordain and appoint my loving wife Eliz. my whole and sole Executrix of this my Last Will and Testament hereby revoking disamilling (sic) and making void all former and other wills heretofore made and declareing this only to remain taking to be my last will and Testament. I also order all my remaining part of my estate not disposed off in this will I give and bequeath to my wife and it is also my desire that she put her life in the Plantation which I now live upon and take out my son William's life if my Land Lord pleased we Esqf Fitzhugh.
      In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seale this ninth day of April 1731.


      His *******
      Samuel [X] Simpson *Seale*
      Mark *******
      Witnesses His
      Josias [X] Waugh
      Mark
      Willm Stone

      At a Court held for King George County the 3a day of March 1731/2.
      The Last Will and Testament of Samuel Simpson, Decd was presented into Court by Elizabeth his Wid. and Executrix who made oath thereto and the same was proved by the oath of Josias Waugh and William Stone and admitted to record. a Test:
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      1766-1771 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book G; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      March 16, 1767. William x Simpson of Spts. Co. to Roger Dixon. 20 curr. Mortgage. Goods and chattels. John McCally, James Hume, Richard Brock Williams. May 5, 1767.
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      1771-1774 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book H; {William Armstrong Crozier}:
      March 25, 1773. Alexander Spotswood, Esqr., to Wm. Simpson. Lease.
      150 a. in St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co. "Sd. Wm. Simpson, his son John, and
      daughter Nancy," etc. 750 lbs. tob. John Munro, Jona. Wilson, Jno.
      Brock. Augt. 19, 1773.

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