5295Re: [Peterhead] Re: George SIMPSON, Shipmaster
- Aug 17, 2010Hi Susan,
All your information as far as I know it is correct.The only correction I can make is that George Simpson's mother was Margaret Buchan,daughter of George Buchan a harbour pilot at Peterhead.Hope this helps.
Best Wishes,Malcolm Simpson.
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Subject: [Peterhead] Re: George SIMPSON, Shipmaster
--- In Peterhead@yahoogroups.com, "Malcolm Simpson" <malcolm.simpson@...> wrote:
> Dear Susan,
> Lovely to see your family tree.I have a substanial amount of information on the Simpson family but not in the fashion of yours.
> George Simpson had nine children as far as I know,three boys and six girls.The three boys all went to sea and became shipmasters in the whaling trade.The youngest Alexander,born 1834 was my gGrandfather,died Stirling in 1919.
> He had a very interesting career at sea eventually having his own vessel the "Traveller"of Peterhead.He and his wife Christian Ewen had eleven children,the eldest son Alexander also a shipmaster was my Grandfather.
> So there were once many Simpsons but I don't know any of the present generation other than my immediate family.Hope this helps.Best Wishes, Malcolm Simpson
I just want to verify that my information is correct.
George Simpson b 1797 married Janet Innes and they had
Jane Simpson b 1821
Anne Simpson b 1824 - my gg grandmother
John Simpson b 1826
Margaret Simpson b 1827
Eliza Simpson b 1828
George Simpson b 1830
Mary Simpson b 1832
Alexander Simpson b 1834 - your g grandfather
Helen Simpson b 1836
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