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Today In Genealogy History – April 16, 2012

James Simpson was born 185 years ago – April 16, 1827 – in Garrard County, Kentucky.  James was the son of Charles Simpson and Elizabeth Scott.  He married Mary Jane Hill in 1852.  James and Mary had 12 children:  Lucy Jane, an infant son born and died the same day, Charles, Elizabeth, George Zachariah, Ann, Curtis, Emma, John, Marion, Elijah and Jones Simpson.  James and Mary are buried at Gunns Chapel in Garrard County.

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