Looking For a Sarah Cook(e) Wife of J. P. Simpson, 19th Century

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Hello, I am looking for any information on my Great Great Grandmother, SARAH COOK(e). The only information I have for her is that she Might have been from Illinois, USA and that she was married to a man Whose only known name is J.P. SIMPSON. He may Have been from Illinois as well. They had at least 1 son, JOHN P. (Parker?) SIMPSON. He was born circa Dec. 1857 in Springfield Kentucky Or Missouri. JOHN P. SIMPSON had moved to Karnes County, Texas USA by the 1890's where he married Allie Craine/Crane. JOHN P. died in San Antonio Texas USA In 1932. I do not know if his parents lived in Texas With him, unfortunately. I apologize there is so little information I can relay. I am simply taking a chance someone from Wikitree May know something.
asked in Genealogy Help by Lori Simpson G2G Crew (430 points)

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This may be Sarah and John P Simpson, on the census below.  Their son, John P is of the correct age?  If this looks like the correct family, you might try plugging in his siblings names/dates/locations to see if you can find more records using the free search tool at: https://familysearch.org/search.   Or try getting the death cert from the town clerk's office to see if it contains more information.  I couldn't find the birth records for the children listed.  See the links at the bottom, a John P b abt 1843 MO - with son James and or wife Cornelia (? widow White) are on census data also in Harrison, MO.

 

U S Census, 1880 Grant, Harrison, MO

Citing this Record: "United States Census, 1880," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M6XQ-BNJ

John P Simpson  Self M 37 MO

Sarah J Simpson  Wife F 34 OH

Alice Simpson  Dau F 8 MO

William M Simpson  Son M 7 MO

Audrainne Simpson  Dau F 5 MO

John P Simpson  Son M 4 MO

Emma Simpson  Dau F 10 MO

 

Missouri, Deaths and Burials, 1867-1976

Citing this Record: "Missouri, Deaths and Burials, 1867-1976," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FDN9-N5S

Name: Sarah Simpson

White Female Married

Death: 08 Oct 1883  Ridgeway, Harrison, Missouri

Age: 36 Birth: 1847 Birthplace: OH

Occupation: Housewife

Reference ID: p1

This may be John P Simpson Sr., living with son James N Simpson, b. abt 1881 MO. 

https://familysearch.org/search/record/results?count=20&query=%2Bgivenname%3A%22james%20n%22~%20%2Bsurname%3Asimpson~%20%2Bbirth_place%3AMO~%20%2Bbirth_year%3A1880-1883~%20%2Bspouse_givenname%3Apearl~%20%2Bfather_givenname%3A%22john%20p%22~%20%2Bfather_surname%3Asimpson~%20%2Bmother_givenname%3Asarah~%20%2Bmother_surname%3Acooke~

 

John P Sr. may have remarried widow Cornelia White?

https://familysearch.org/search/record/results?count=20&query=%2Bgivenname%3A%22john%20p%20%20%20j%20p%22~%20%2Bsurname%3Asimpson~%20%2Bbirth_place%3AMO~%20%2Bbirth_year%3A1841-1844~%20%2Bspouse_givenname%3Acornelia~

 

PS No need to apologize for the contents of your question, it contains so much more useful detail than most!!!

answered by Chris Hoyt G2G6 Pilot (612k points)

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