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Families covered: Simson of Brunton, Simpson (Sympson) of Canterbury, Simpson of Drumsna, Simpson of Mount Campbell, Simson of Pitcorthie

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Neil Simpson of Mount Campbell, co. Leitrim (to Ireland in 1689)
m. _ Reynolds of co. Leitrim
1. Edward Simpson of Mount Campbell & Drumsna (d 1759-60)
  m. (05.08.1714) Mary Story (dau of Thomas Story of Belturbet)
  A. Richard Simpson (4th son)
  i. ?? Simpson
a. Alicia Simpson
  m. Henry Stewart Burton of Carrigaholt Castle (son of Col. Sir Francis)
  B. Pierce Simpson of Drumsna, co. Leitrim (b 14.05.1739, d 11.07.1802)
  m. (21.01.1770) Anna Holmes (dau of Launcelot Holmes of Millmount)
  i. Edward Simpson of Mount Campbell & Drumsna (b 15.06.1772, d 1828) had issue
  m. (26.02.1811) Jane Nesbitt (dau of Matthew Nesbitt of Derrycarn, m2. Rev. Robert King)
  ii.+ other issue
  C. Noah Simpson (b 27.10.1746, d 13.08.1791, Major)
  m. (1782) Alicia Cassan (d 17.02.1818, dau of Richard Sheffield Cassan of Sheffield)
  i. Edward Henry Simpson (b 02.09.1784, Major General) had issue
m. Christina Boyd (dau of J. Boyd of Armagh)
  ii. Robert Simpson (b 11.02.1786, Marshal of the Admiralty of Ireland) had issue
  m. Elizabeth Ramage (dau of Captain James Ramage of Derry)
  iii. Thomas Adolphus Simpson (b 07.11.1787, d 05.08.1816)
  iv. Pierce (Percy) Simpson (b 05.03.1789, Governor of Paxo, later in New South Wales) had issue
  m. (01.10.1818) Hester Elizabeth McNeill (dau of Tarquin McNeill of Mount Pleasant)
  v. Annabella Harriet Simpson
  m. (01.11.1819) George Bowen of Drogheda
  D. Jane Simpson
  m. (Charles) Waldron of Cartron (Carltron)
  E.+ other issue - Robert of The Abbey (dsps 25.06.1797), Thomas (dsp), Edward (dsp)



BLG1886 reports that "The family of Simson, Symsoun, or Symson, of Pitcorthie, formerly of Blairstruie, is of old standing, and has been established in Fifeshire since the commencement of the 15th century."
William Simson of Brunton & Blairstruie
1. John Simson of Brunton
  m1. _ Murray (sister of _ Murray of Aytoun)
  A. James Simson (d unm, General)
  B. daughter
m. Alexander Duncan of Restalrig
  i. daughter
  m. _ Tait (Admiral)
  ii. daughter
  m. _(James Coutts) Crawford (Captain RN)
  a. (Mary Simpson) Crawford (b 1805/6, d 07.04.1885)
m. (1823) Sir Henry Duncan (brother of 1st Earl of Campberdown)
  iii.+ other issue (d unm)
  C. daughter
  m. _ Seton (Captain)
  m2. (1751) Agnes Graham (dau of James Graham (grandson of Patrick Graham of Inchbrakie) by Agnes, dau of James Balfour of Balbirnie)
  D. George Simson of Pitcorthie (Fife) & Sillwood Park (Berkshire) (d 07.08.1848, MP)
  m. (1792) Mary Ramsay (d 17.03.1820, dau of John Ramsay (grandson of Sir Gilbert Ramsay, 1st Bart of Balmain) by Christian, dau of Gilbert Ramsay by Katherine, dau/coheir of Andrew Kerr of Kippilaw)
  i. George Simson of Brunton & Pitcorthie (b 28.08.1796, d 1869) had issue
  m. (26.11.1822) Mary Ann Sutherland (dau of James Sutherland, "a cadet of the noble House of Sutherland")
  ii. James Bruce Simson had issue (4 daus)
  m. Harriet Warden (dau of George Warden)
  iii. William Simson (4th son) had issue
  m. Dora Lushington Prendergast (dau of Guy Leno Prendergast of Bombay)
  iv.+ other issue (d unm) - John, Alexander, Mary
  E. Agnes Simson
  m. _ Paston (Colonel)



Nicholas Sympson (b c1549, d 1609, prebendary of Canterbury)
m. Mary Roke
1. John Simpson (d 1630, prebendary of Canterbury)
  m1. Ann (dau of Thomas Hollett?)
  m2. Catherine Griffin (dau of _ Griffin, brother of the Bishop of Llandaff)
  A. Nicholas Simpson (d 1680)
  i. John Simpson
  m. ?? Roberts (dau of John Roberts of Canterbury)
  a. John Simpson of Canterbury (b c1685, dsps 1748)
  m. Mary Taylor of Oxfordshire (d 1779)
2. Nicholas Simpson
  m. Dorothy Barrow (coheir)
  A.+ issue including Nicholas
3. Rogert Simpson
  m. Mary Kent of Norfolk
  A.+ issue - William, John
4. Mary Simpson
  m. John Man
5. Joan Simpson
  m. Thomas Broome

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (uploaded 19.12.15) : BLG1886 ('Simpson of Cloncorick Castle')
(2) For middle section (uploaded 19.12.15) : BLG1886 ('Simson of Brunton and Pitcorthie')
(3) For lower section (uploaded 19.12.16) : CountyGen (Kent, Berry, p173)
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