Benjamin Simpson1

#3512, (1784 - )
Relationship2nd great-granduncle of Nelle Belle Bridges
Father*____ Simpson2
Mother*Nancy _____1

Family 1

Sally Roddy b. c 1895, d. b 1850
Children 1.___2 Simpson22 (bt 1820 - 1825 - )
 2.___3 Simpson22 (bt 1820 - 1825 - )
 3.___4 Simpson22 (bt 1825 - 1830 - )
 4.___5 Simpson22 (bt 1825 - 1830 - )
 5.___6 Simpson20 (bt 1835 - 1840 - )

Family 2

Children 1.___1 Simpson23 (bt 1813 - 1820 - )
 2.Sarah Simpson24 (c 1825 - )

Family 3

Peggy Griffy
Ann Simpson is almost certainly dau. of either Ignatius Simpson (more prob.) or Benjamin Simpson. Ignatius had a dau. b ca. 1816, and both had a dau. b. ca. 1820. In 1840, neis. of Benj. Ward and Ann Simpson were John Hesson and Nancy Ward, and Benjamin Simpson and Sally Roddy.3 
He was a witness Ignatius was a witness at Sarah's marriage; Ignatius and Benjamin (and John Hesson) were in Grass Tshp., Spencer Co., IN, 1830 census with Nancy _____ and Ignatius Simpson.2 
If it is the same Benjamin Simpson in both marriages below, then Peggy Griffy is the mother of all but one (and poss. all) of the children.
While the names of the children of both Benjamin and Ignatius are not known, there were the following marriages in Spencer County:
Mary Simpson and John Cahoon, 2 Jan 1831
John Simpson and Julian Hackworth, 23 Jul 1835
Benjamin Simpson and Catherine Hammons, 3 Sep 1835
Nancy O. Simpson and Samuel Beshears, 9 Nov 1836
Elizabeth Simpson and Everett Howell, 23 May 1837
Ann Simpson and Benjamin A. Ward, 27 Jan 1839
John Simpson and Mary Ann Casey, 13 Jan 1840
John Simpson and Catherine Parsley, 23 Jan 1840.2 
Birth*1784He was born in 1784 at VirginiaG.4 
1801He appeared on the census of 1801 at Bowman watercourse, Campbell Co., KentuckyG.5 
1803He appeared on the census of 1803 at Campbell Co., KentuckyG.6 
1807He appeared on the census of 1807 at Campbell Co., KentuckyG.7 
Marriage1 January 1807He witnessed the marriage of John Hesson and Sarah Simpson on 1 January 1807 at Campbell Co., KentuckyG; (Tuley.us has marriage contract signed 1 Oct 1808, marr. 24 Oct 1808 by Rev. Thomas Kyle.)8,9 
1809He appeared on the census of 1809 at Bank/Licking Watercourse, Campbell Co., KentuckyG; (nei. John Hessen, 105 acres.)10 
1811He appeared on the census of 1811 at Campbell Co., KentuckyG.11 
1812He appeared on the census of 1812 at Campbell Co., KentuckyG.12 
Marriage*27 February 1812He married Sally Roddy on 27 February 1812 at Campbell Co., KentuckyG.13 
Marriage*11 November 1816He married Peggy Griffy on 11 November 1816 at Campbell Co., KentuckyG.14,15 
1820He and Sally Roddy appeared on the census of 1820 at Covington, Campbell Co., KentuckyG; poss; wife, 1 son.16 
between 1820 and 1830He removed to Spencer Co., IndianaG, between 1820 and 1830.17 
1830He and Sally Roddy appeared on the census of 1830 at Grass Twp., Spencer Co., IndianaG; 3 sons, 3 daus.18,19 
1840He appeared on the census of 1840 at Spencer Co., IndianaG; (twp. not stated; neis. John Hesson, John Tuley, Benj. Bridges.)20
31 August 1850He appeared on the census of 31 August 1850 at Jackson Twp., Spencer Co., IndianaG; (nei. James (36, b. KY) and Jane (33, b. IN) Tuley, fam. 267.)21

Citations

  1. [S244] Northern Kentucky Marriages, 1795-1850, online Ancestry.com, NELSON [HESSON], John & Sary SIMPSON, 1 Jan. 1807, m by GH, c by mother Nancy Simpson, who sent consent with son Benjamin Simpson, w by Ignatius Simpson & John Callon, Campbell Co., KY.
  2. [S520] VWH.
  3. [S27] Vincent W Hartnett, V. W. Hartnett Notes.
  4. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. Benjamin (66), b. VA.
  5. [S481] Campbell County Tax List & Census Page, online www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kycampbe/censusindex.htm, Simson, Benjamin; 100 acres; Bowman watercourse; 2 M (21+); citation: 1801 Property Tax List-Book 2, y John B Lindsey, Commissioner for the lower side of the County of Campbell below Licking. Transcribed from LDS film # 07911.
  6. [S481] Campbell County Tax List & Census Page, online www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kycampbe/censusindex.htm, Simson, Benjamin; 100 acres; Bowman watercourse; 2 M (21+), M (16-21). Citation: 1803 Property Tax List-Book 1, James Taylor, Clerk. Transcribed from LDS Film #07911.
  7. [S481] Campbell County Tax List & Census Page, online www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kycampbe/censusindex.htm, Simson, Benjamin; 3 M (21+); citation: 1807 Property Tax List-Book 1, James Taylor, Clerk; James Noble, Commissioner/Auditor. Transcribed from LDS film # 07911.
  8. [S244] Northern Kentucky Marriages, 1795-1850, online Ancestry.com, Marriages of Campbell, Boone and Kenton Counties, Kentucky, 1795-1850: John Hesson and Sary Simpson, marr. 1 Jan 1807 by GH, consent by mother Nancy Simpson, who sent consent with son Benjamin Simpson, witnessed by Ignatius Simpson & John Callon, Campbell Co., KY. "If the consent is signed by the mother of the party, it can generally be assumed that the father is deceased at the time of the proposed marriage."
  9. [S480] Campbell County Kentucky Marriages on Campbell County KY GenWeb, online www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kycampbe/marriagesindex.htm, 1 Jan 1807, John Hesson to Sary Simpson, bondsman Benjamin Simpson. [There is also an entry in the transcription for 30 Dec 1806, "John Nelson to Sary Simpson (d/o Nancy Simpson) bond by brother Benjamin Simpson.]
  10. [S481] Campbell County Tax List & Census Page, online www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kycampbe/censusindex.htm, Simpson, Benjamin; 100 acres; Bank/Licking; 1M (21+); citation: 1809 Property Tax List, James Taylor, Clerk; James Noble, Commissioner/Auditor. Transcribed from LDS Film #07911.
  11. [S481] Campbell County Tax List & Census Page, online www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kycampbe/censusindex.htm, Simpson, Benjamin; 100 acres; Bowman watercourse; 3 M (21+); citation: 1811 Property Tax List L-S, Transcribed from LDS film # 07911; James Taylor, Clerk [All names are subject to error since the film is difficult to read.].
  12. [S481] Campbell County Tax List & Census Page, online www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kycampbe/censusindex.htm, Simson, Benjamin; 100 acres; Bowman Cr; 3 M (21+); citation: 1812 Property Tax List M-Z , James Taylor, Clerk; George Gordon, Deputy Clerk. Transcribed from LDS Film #07911. [All names are subject to error since the film is difficult to read]
  13. [S480] Campbell County Kentucky Marriages, online www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kycampbe/marriagesindex.htm, Benjamin Simpson to Sally Roddy, 27 Feb 1812; bond Wm Mann.
  14. [S244] Northern Kentucky Marriages, 1795-1850, online Ancestry.com, Marriages of Campbell, Boone and Kenton Counties, Kentucky, 1795-1850: Benj. Simpson and Peggy Griffy, 11 Nov. 1816, marr. by MV, bondsman John Callon, Campbell Co., KY.
  15. [S480] Campbell County Kentucky Marriages, online www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kycampbe/marriagesindex.htm, Benjamin Simpson to to Peggy Griffy, 8 Nov 1816 [one entry] 11 Nov 1816 [other entry]; bondsman John CALLON.
  16. [S115] 1820 U.S. Federal Census. Benjamin (18-26), M (<10); F (18-26) [Sally].
  17. [S520] VWH.
  18. [S116] 1830 U.S. Federal Census. Benjamin (40-49), m (10-14), m (5-9), m (<5); F (30-39) [Sally], 2 f (5-9), f (<5).
  19. [S116] 1830 U.S. Federal Census. Ignatius (50-59); F (40-50); M (15-20); 2 M (5-10); M (<5); F (10-15); 2 F (5-10); 2 F (<5); surnames are in alphabetical order.
  20. [S54] 1840 U.S. Federal Census. Benjamin (60-69); F (40-49), f (10-14) [Sarah] , f (<5) [___6].
  21. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. Benj (66), b. VA.
  22. [S116] 1830 U.S. Federal Census. Benjamin (40-49), m (10-14) [___1], m (5-9) [___2], m (<5) [___5]; F (30-39) [Sally], 2 f (5-9) [Sarah, ___3], f (<5) [___4].
  23. [S115] 1820 U.S. Federal Census. m (<10).
  24. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census.