Wemyss Mackenzie SIMPSON

Male 1823 - 1894  (71 years)


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  • Name Wemyss Mackenzie SIMPSON 
    Born 1823 
    Gender Male 
    Buried 1894  Sault Ste. Marie, Algoma, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 31 Mar 1894  Fort Munroe, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I62912  Manitoulin Roots
    Last Modified 11 Feb 2018 

    Family 1 Annie IRONSIDE,   b. Abt 1831, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1874  (Age ~ 43 years) 
    Married 1853  La Cloche, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Frank George SIMPSON,   b. 1853,   d. 1941  (Age 88 years)
     2. Webster Scott SIMPSON,   b. Abt 1855
     3. Charles SIMPSON,   b. Abt 1855
     4. Annie Ironside SIMPSON,   b. 1858,   d. 1952  (Age 94 years)
     5. Isobel Symington SIMPSON,   b. 1862,   d. 1937  (Age 75 years)
     6. Gerald John SIMPSON,   b. 1865,   d. 1917  (Age 52 years)
     7. Geraldine Mary SIMPSON,   b. 1865,   d. 1937  (Age 72 years)
     8. Fanny W. SIMPSON,   b. 7 May 1867,   d. 10 May 1867  (Age 0 years)
     9. Edith SIMPSON,   b. 1868,   d. 1937  (Age 69 years)
     10. Algoma SIMPSON,   b. 1868,   d. 1942  (Age 74 years)
     11. Ethel Caroline SIMPSON,   b. 1871,   d. 1926  (Age 55 years)
     12. Agnes C. SIMPSON,   b. 1874,   d. 1874  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 16 May 2015 
    Family ID F18693  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Eliza Isabella IRONSIDE,   b. 16 May 1829, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1910, Sault Ste. Marie, Algoma, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married Aft 1874 
    Last Modified 16 May 2015 
    Family ID F25177  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • http://www.gov.mb.ca/chc/archives/hbca/biographical/s/simpson_wemyss-mackenzie.pdf
      NAME: SIMPSON, Wemyss MacKenzie
      PARISH: Bromley, London
      ENTERED SERVICE: March 1841
      DATES: b.1823 (B.134/g/16) (B.239/g/86) d.1894
      Appointments & Service
      Outfit Year*: Position: Post: District: HBCA Reference:
      *An Outfit year ran from 1 June to 31 May
      1841-1843 Apprentice Clerk Lachine Depot Montreal B.134/g/16-18
      1843, Nov.-Dec. Clerk in temporary charge Fort Coulonge D.4/63, p.40-42
      1843, December to accompany Dr. John Rae from Lachine to Temiskaming D.4/63, p.202
      1844-1845 Clerk in charge of district Fort Pelly Swan River B.239/k/2, p.322
      1845-1846 Clerk in charge Oxford House (Fur store) York Factory B.239/k/2, p.359; D.4/34, p.135
      1846-1847 Clerk (disposable) Northern Department B.239/g/86, p.7
      1847 retired due to ill health, but requested to reenter service January 1848 A.1/65, p.118; A.10/24, fo.39 1847-1851 Clerk Lachine Depot Montreal B.134/g/22-25
      1851-1853 Clerk in charge of district La Cloche Lake Huron B.135/k/3, 1851, 1852
      1852, Summer took temporary charge of Sault St. Marie while Chief Factor Hargrave D.4/73, p.22
      attend Southern Department Council
      1853, 9 February Chief Trader A.1/68, p.108
      1853-1855 Chief Trader in charge La Cloche Lake Huron B.135/k/3, 1854; B.239/k/3, p.46
      of district
      1854, Summer took temporary charge of Sault St. Marie while Chief Factor Hargrave D.4/74, p.210-211
      attended Southern Department Council
      1855-1862 Chief Trader in charge Depot Sault St. Mary's B.135/k/3, 1855, 1857;
      of district B.135/g/33-36; B.239/k/3, p.120
      1862 Chief Factor B.239/k/3, p.240
      1862-1865 Chief Factor in charge Depot Sault St. Mary's B.135/k/3, 1863; B.239/k/3,
      of district p.240
      1865-1866 on furlough B.239/k/3, p.305
      1866 retired A.6/38, p.334
      1867-1870 Company Agent Sault St. Marie B.134/g/41-45
      1894, 31 March died at Fort Munroe, Virginia and was buried at Sault St. Marie
      Simpson was a member of the House of Commons 1867-1871 when he resigned to accept the The Beaver, Summer 1970, p.35
      Appointment of Indian Commissioner
      SIMPSON, Wemyss MacKenzie cont