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

Lewin Simpson

Male 1767 - Aft 1820  (> 54 years)


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  • Name Lewin Simpson 
    Birth 3 Sep 1767  King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death Aft 1820  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I45708  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2024 

    Father James Simpson,   b. 1737, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 19 Feb 1820, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 83 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Priscilla Morris,   b. 1738, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Bef 1822, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age < 83 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage Bef 1763  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F27509  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Burch,   b. 2 Sep 1773, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage 18 Nov 1794  King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Anne Simpson,   b. 15 Mar 1796, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
     2. Priscilla Morris Simpson,   b. 5 Jan 1799, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F1913  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MARYLAND WILLS; Liber T No. #1; 1818-1822
      Folio 258 JAMES SIMPSON 02/07/1818; 02/19/1820
      "being sick and weak in body ..."
      Bequeaths to:
      1. Elizabeth Harvey (?) --daughter
      Priscilla Lawler (?) --daughter
      Ann Turter (?) --daughter
      Levin Simpson --son
      -testator desires that Negro man "Isaac" to be sold and the money from the sale applied to the testator's debts and expenses and the surplus to be divided among daughters and son
      -Elizabeth to have Negro girl "Eliza"
      2. Sarah Ann CassIe --daughter
      -to have Negro man "James" Negro boy "Tom" and Negro girl "Kate"
      -to have the remainder of the testator's estate.
      Witnesses: John Fowler
      Henry Manqun (?)
      William Jenkins
      Then came: the three above named subscribers to the will
      Note: the testator signed the will with his mark

      === Contributed by Ralph D. Smith

      Nov. 18, 1794 - Lewin Simpson m. Elizabeth Burch at King George's Parish, Prince George's Co., Md.
      Source: Brown, Helen W., "Prince George's County, Maryland, Indexes of Church Registers, 1686-1885," Vol. 1, Page 11 and 63.
      Comment: This marriage is reported differently at (1) Barnes, Robert, "Maryland Marriages, 1778-1800," Page 207 (Lucien Simpson), (2) Brown, Helen W., "Index of Marriage Licenses, Prince George's Co., Md., 1777-1886," Page 36 (Lewin Talbott), and (3) Brumbaugh, Gaius M., "Maryland Records, Colonial, Revolutionary, County and Church, from Original Sources," Vol. 1, Page 103 (Lewin Talbott.) There was such a person as Lewin Talbott, but Lewin Simpson is believed correct as shown by the following records.

      Mar. 15, 1796 - Ann Simpson, dau. of Lewin and Elizabeth Simpson, b. Mar. 15, 1796 at King George's Parish, Prince George's Co., Md.
      Source: Brown, Helen W., "Prince George's County, Maryland, Indexes of Church Registers, 1686-1885," Vol. 1, Page 62.

      Jan. 5, 1799 - Priscilla Morriss Simpson, dau. of Lewin and Elizabeth Simpson, b. Jan. 5, 1799 at King George's Parish, Prince George's Co., Md.
      Source: Brown, Helen W., "Prince George's County, Maryland, Indexes of Church Registers, 1686-1885," Vol. 1, Page 63.

      1800 - Levin [sic] Simpson is in the 1800 Census of Prince George's Co., Md., Page 200, as follows: 31001-00010-00.

      1810 - Levin Simpson is in the 1810 Census of Piscataway and Hynson Hundreds, Prince George's Co., Md., Page 33 (between Ruth Simpson and Giles Dyer), as follows: 10001-31010, 2 slaves.

      1820 - Lewin Simpson is in the 1820 Census of Election District 5, Prince George's Co., Md., as follows: 210011-20201.

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