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James Simpson was born on October 24th, 1804 in Green Co., Kentucky.1   James Simpson's father was Peter DeSpain and his mother was Nancy Skaggs.  His paternal grandfather was John DeSpain and his paternal grandmother is Susan Scott; his maternal grandfather was Henry Skaggs and his maternal grandmother is Mary Thompson. He had twelve brothers and four sisters, named John M., Hiram, William Marshall, Stephen, Mark, Harrison, Silas, William Joseph, Thomas, Andrew Drury, Edmund, George Washington, Susanna Elizabeth, Mary, Nancy and Lucy Ann. He had a half-brother named William Perry.  He died at the age of 35 on October 30th, 1839 in Montgomery Co., Virginia.  He was buried in Old Salem Cemetery, Montgomery Co., Indiana.1 1 

James Simpson's family with Mary A. Roark

‌James Simpson and Mary A. were married in a religious ceremony on July 26th, 1826 in Green Co., Kentucky.1   They had two sons and six daughters, named John M., James Henry, Sarah Jane, Nancy, Elizabeth C., Mary Ann, Julia A. and Eliza J..

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