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

William Simpson

Male 1750 - 1811  (~ 66 years)


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  • Name William Simpson 
    Birth Between 1745 and 1750  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 1811  Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I51895  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2024 

    Father Joseph Simpson,   b. 1705, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 10 Aug 1782, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 77 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Sarah Noe,   b. 1705, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1782, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 78 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage Abt 1725  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F18401  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Gartrell,   b. Bef 1760, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1820, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 62 years) 
    Marriage Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Gilbert Simpson,   b. Between 1772 and 1777, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Between 13 and 17 Jul 1809, Alexandria, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
     2. John Simpson,   b. 1774, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
     3. William Simpson,   b. Between 1774 and 1779, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Bef 18 Jan 1832, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 58 years)  [Father: natural]
     4. French Simpson,   b. Bef 1775, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 21 Sep 1795, Fairfax County, Virginia - inventory Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 20 years)  [Father: natural]
     5. Anne Simpson,   b. Bef 1790, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
     6. Lawrence Simpson  [Father: natural]
     7. Thomas Simpson   d. Bef Jul 1821, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F29970  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
    • ===
      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MARYLAND WILLS; Liber T No. #1; 1778-1783
      Folio 153 JOSEPH SIMSON 10/29/1780 08/10/1782
      Bequeaths to:
      I. Thomas Simson --son
      -to have all of the land lying on the south side of the main road
      -to have 1 cow big with calf
      2. Juda Simson --daughter
      - to have all the land lying on the north side of the road but not until after widow's death -to have one cow with calf
      3. Lyda Simson --daughter
      - to have 1 large chest and I bed and furn., 1 iron pot
      4. John Simson --son
      -to have I shilling and no more of the estate
      5. William Simson --son
      -to have 1 shilling sterling
      6. Gilbert Simson --son
      -to have 1 shilling sterling
      7. James Simson --son
      -to have 1 shilling sterling
      8. Joseph Simson --son
      -to have I shilling sterling
      9. Elizabeth Simson --daughter
      -to have I shilling sterling
      10. Susannah Simson --daughter -to have I shilling sterling
      11. Anne Simson --daughter
      -to have 1 shilling sterling
      13. Wife
      -to have all of testator's lands for her natural life
      -all legacies are to be paid after widow's decease
      -named executrix of the will
      Witnesses: Henry Humfrey
      Daniel Frazer
      Phillip Locker
      Then came: Daniel Frazer and Phillip Locker
      Note: the testator signed the will with his mark

      === Contributed by Ralph D. Smith

      William Simpson
      b. 1745-1750 in Prince George's Co., Md.
      d. 1811 in Fairfax Co., Va.
      m. by July 1774 in Fairfax Co., Va.
      Elizabeth Gretter, dau. of Michael Gretter.
      b. ?
      d. ? (living Oct. 1820 in Fairfax Co., Va.)
      after William died, Elizabeth m. by Sep. 1815 John Gooding.
      Issue:
      (1) Lawrence Simpson.
      (2) Gilbert Simpson.
      b. 1772-1777 in Fairfax Co., Va.
      d. July 13-17, 1809 in Alexandria, Va.
      m. Feb. 3, 1803 in Alexandria, Va.
      Susannah Zimmerman, dau. of Henry Zimmerman.
      b. ?
      d. July 10, 1848 (probate date) in Loudoun Co., Va.
      no issue.
      (3) John Simpson.
      b. by 1774 in Fairfax Co., Va.
      d. ?
      m. 1st Ann Nancy Wagener, dau. of Peter Wagener,
      Jr., and Sinah McCarty.
      m. 2nd Mrs. Sarah Y. Wagener, widow of Peter Wagener,
      Jr.
      Issue: Sinah Elizabeth Simpson, Peter W. Simpson, James Simpson, Archibald M. Simpson, Francis Henry Simpson, Sarah Elizabeth Simpson, Beverly Simpson (male.)
      (4) Thomas Simpson.
      b. ?
      d. by July 1821.
      m. ?
      (5) Ann Simpson.
      b. ?
      d. ? (living 1833)
      m. Aug. 23, 1806 in Alexandria, Va.
      George Zimmerman.
      (6) William Simpson.
      b. 1774-1779 in Fairfax Co., Va.
      d. by Jan. 18, 1832.
      m. Jan. 14, 1798 in Alexandria, Va.
      Joanna Lightfoot.
      Issue: Gilbert Simpson, William Simpson, Elizabeth
      Simpson.
      (7) French Simpson.
      m. Ann Lewis.
      Issue: Harry/Henry L. Simpson, Stephen Francis
      Simpson, Elizabeth Simpson, Mary Frances Simpson.
      (8) Francis Simpson. (probable son)
      b. ?
      d. Jan. 12, 1815 in Alexandria, Va.
      m. Ann ______ (possibly Poplar.)

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