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i. HENRY. DANIEL SIMPSON, son of Henry (20), died Oct. 5, 1747; married Frances who died Feb. 11, 1747. Children were :
i. SAMUEL, b. July 17, 1697.
JOSEPH, b. April 27, 1705; died Feb. 24, 1769.
i. JOSEPH. ABIGAIL SIMPSON, daughter of Henry (20), m. Jonathan Littlefield. Dates of these children's births not known.
JABEZ SIMPSON, son of Henry (20), in 1695 was a captive among the Indians— see agreement between Henry, Daniel and Joseph Simpson and Jonathan Littlefield, husband of their sister Abigail, dated twenty-six day Dec., 1695.)
FOURTH GENERATION. HENRY SIMPSON, son of Henry (30) married Mercy, daughter of Dea. Rowland Young. Children were :
SAMUEL, b. Nov., 1724.
SAMUEL SIMPSON, son of Daniel, born July 17, 1698, married Joanna Webster, of Newbury, Mass., published Sept. 11, 1725.
he died March 25, 1751, resided in York, Maine. Children 'ere:
i. HANNAH, b. Sept. 1, 1726.
i. JOSHUA, b, Oct. 29, 1723.
SARAH, married Joseph Grant.
i. NATHANIEL, b. Jan. 3, 1723-4.
ABRAHAM, b. Jan. 14, 1738-9.
i. WEBSTER, b. Dec. 14, 1729; d. Dec. 19, 1729.
JOSEPH. b. Jan. 18, 1737-8.
i. DANIEL, b. June 20, 1735. ii. SETH, b. Feb. 16, 1736-7.
iii. Mary, b. Aug. 16, 1739, married William Sawyer, Jr., of Wells. iv. NATHANIEL.
MIRIAM. vi. HANNAH. MARY SIMPSON, daughter of Daniel, born July 12, 1712, married Joseph Simpson, Jan. 14, 1740-1, and died April 10, 1746, resided in York, Maine.
JEREMIAH SIMPSON, son of Daniel, born Jan. 15, 1718, married Sarah Whitney, July 13, 1736, resided in York, Maine. Children were :
i. LYDIA, b. Feb. 17, 1736-7. ii. JEREMIAH, b. Feb. 12, 1738-9. JOSEPH SIMPSON, son of Joseph, married Mary, daughter of Daniel Simpson, Jan. 14, 1740. She died April 10, 1746, aud he married Alice Bennett, May 20, 1748. He died in 1797 or 1798. He was Judge of the Probate Court of York County, froin 1778 to 1798. Children were (1st wife):
i. MIRIAM, b. June 4, 1742. ii. JOSEPH, b. April 8, 1744. iii. Mary, b. March 7, 1745; d. July 12, 1746. Children by second wife : iv. THEODORE, b. June 3, 1750.
PELTIAH, b. Dec. 6, 1752. vi. TIMOTHY, b. Sept. 4, 1755.
FIFTH GENERATION. TABITHA SIMPSON, daughter of Henry, born July 22, 1730, married Zebulon Harmon Dec. 10, 1750; resided in York, Maine Children were:
Johnson, b. Sept. 2, 1751. ii. ABIGAIL, b. April 21, 1754. iii. TABITHA, b. Oct. 1, 1756; m. iv. ZEBULON, b. March 4, 1759.
OLIVE, b. Oct. 19, 1761. vi. DEBORAH, b. March 5, 1764, m. Timothy Simpson. vii. PRISCILLA, b. Oct. 19, 1766, m. Edward Simpson. viii.JOSEPH, b. Dec. 8. 1768. John Simpson, son of Henry, married Betty Bragdon, Jan. 4, 1748, resided in York, Maine. Children were :
i. BETTY, b. Jan. 19, 1748-9.
ii. TABITHA, b. Feb, 22, 1750-1. iii. Join, b. June 4, 1753. iv. JOTHAM, b. April 17, 1755. HENRY SIMPSON, son of Henry, born July 8, 1732, married Tabitha Bane, Nov. 10, 1755, resided in York, Me. Children were :
i. ABIGAIL, b. April 10, 1755.
MERCY SIMPSON, daughter of Henry, born Feb. 25, 1741-2, married John Holman, Sept. 26, 1765, resided in York, Maine. Children were :
i. OLIVE, b. Oct. 6, 1766. HANNAH SIMPSON, daughter of Samuel, born Sept. 1, 1726, married Joseph Card, Jan. 4, 1748, moved to Hancock Co., Maine. Children were :
i. HANNAII, b. Sept. 12, 1718. ii. STEPHEN, b. March õ, 1750. iii. JOSEPH, b. March 17, 1752-3. iv. Mary, b. Nov. 14, 1756. Josiah SIMPSON, son of Samuel and Joanna (Webster) Simpson, was born at York, Maine, Feb. 9, 1728, or 1729, and died about the year 1800. He married Prudence, daughter of Joseph Bragdon, (wbo was born Sept. 30, 1728) Nov. 12, 1754. She died previous to 1790, and he married his second wife, Miss Esther Sayward, at York, Me., Oct. 2, 1791, by Rev. Isaac Lyman. He commenced to follow the sea when quite young, and was in the expedition, as it sailor, in some of the vessels at the seige and capture of Louisburg, Cape Breton, under Sir William Pepperill, and was there at its capture, June 19th, 1745.
In 1759 he was Master of a transport, and carried troops to Quebec in the English and Colonial expedition against that place, and was there at its capture, when the English and French Generals, Wolfe and Montcalm were killed. He was a great admirer of Gen. Wolfe, and named his second son, James, for him. After
the English and Colonial Government gained possession of the Canadas and Acadia, or Nova Scotia, and the French were banished or extradited from the country to the French West India Islands of Guadalaupe and Martinique, he was chartered to carry some of the leading families from their homes in the Bay of Fundy, to their place of refuge in the West Indies; and his children used to relate that he often told them in his old age, that it was the most unpleasant task he ever performed, and that the scenes attending the breaking up of their homes and associations were of a very painful nature and had he known the unpleasant nature of the business, he would never have engaged in it. After the termination of the Canadian war, he continued going to sea as Master of different vessels, trading to Halifax, Louisburg, Cape Breton, and to the West Indies in winter, and in about 1772 he moved to what was then New Bristol, now Sullivan, Maine, and settled on what is known as the “Falls Point,” where he built a house, store and saw mill near by, and several vessels in which he occasionally made voyages to sea, though his business was principally trading and manufacturing lumber. Late in life he became almost totally blind. Children were: i. Josial, b. at York and d. there previous to his father's removal to
Sullivan, aged about 11 years. ii. JOANNA, b. about 1761, d. at Sullivan, Sept., 1825. iii. JAMES, b. about 1761; d. Aug. 13, 1836. iv. Joun, b. Dec. 7, 1763; d. Nov. 20, 1798.
PRUDENCE, d. young; uvm. vi. ANNA, b. Nov. 21, 1771; d. Nov. 15, 1828. vii. JOSIAH, b. about 1773-4, d. April, 1833. SARAH SIMPSON, daughter of Samuel, born May 31, 1731, married Nathaniel Milberry, Jan. 19, 1753 and died previous to the year 1767, resided in York, Maine. Children were :
i. SARAH, no record of birth or death. SAMUEL SIMPSON, son of Samuel, born March 11, 1733-4, married Sarah Beal, Feb. 28, 1765. He moved to Sullivan, Maine some tinie about the year 1772. They had but one child who
PAUL SIMPson, son of Samuel, born Sept. 11, 1740, married