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Edwin Simpson

Edwin Simpson
b 11 February 1838, Ohio, to James and Mary Ann (Kephart) Simpson
d. 22 September 1910, Wichita, Kansas

m/1. 17 November 1857, Morgan County, Indiana
Rebecca Albertson
b. 1832, North Carolina, to John and Rebecca (Nugent) Albertson
d. 24 October 1863

m/2. 5 October 1865, Neoga, Illinois
Hannah Maria DeWeese
d. 1901

Children with Rebecca Albertson:

  • Hiram
  • Richard

Children with Hannah Maria DeWeese:

  • Ellsworth
  • Everette
  • Sheridan
  • Lorena
  • Herbert
  • Willis
  • Myrtle
  • Oscar
  • Lewis
  • Ethel

Edwin enlisted on 29 July 1862 and served in Company A, 77th Regiment, 14th Cavalry, Indiana Volunteers. He was wounded on 16 December 1864 at Glasgow, Kentucky, and came home to his two small sons, Hiram and Richard, who were living with their maternal grandparents, the John Albertsons, after the death of their mother in 1863 of tuberculosis.

Shortly after the war, Edwin left Indiana and went to the home of his father, James Simpson, who had moved to Neoga, Illinois. There, he renewed his acquaintance with Hannah Maria DeWeese and married her. Hiram and Richard remained with their maternal grandparents in the old home in Clay Township, Morgan County, Indiana.

Submitted by:
Inez Simpson Sims
Mooresville IN

Elisha Warford Lake and Rebecca Hanna

Elisha Warford Lake
b. 17 July 1799, probably Hunterdon County, New Jersey, to Zenas and [–?–] Lake
d. 23 April 1881, Lincoln, Rice County, Kansas

m. 17 February 1823, Marion County, Indiana
Rebecca (Hanna) Nugent
b. 8 January 1797, South Carolina
d. 12 July 1873, Cicero, Hamilton County, Indiana

Children with Rebecca (Hanna) Nugent:

  • Juliann or Julian (1829–1854)
  • Caroline (1830–1915)
  • Mary Elsa (1833–1914) married William C. Summers
  • Hannah (1835–1921) married Sanford S. Wright
  • Martin VanBuren (1837–1842)

Elisha Lake immigrated to Indiana from Hamilton County, Ohio, about 1821 with his parents and resided in three Indiana counties: Marion, Carroll, and Putnam. He moved to Rice County, Kansas, in 1876.

Rebecca Hanna, Elisha’s wife, married first William Nugent. They had a daughter, Rosanna.

Submitted by:
Jay Brown Wright
Fayetteville NY