Records of John Simpson on Ancestry

Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your John Simpson family tree. Many large databases are available to search covering from births, deaths and marriages, military records, census records and immigration records with many other smaller collections too. Free trials are normally available and are a good way to fill out a lot of your tree quickly.

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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for John Simpson and the Simpson Genealogy

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the John Simpson Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources below you will be able to find a birth record and, from that, a birth certificate can be ordered which lists the names of the mother and father, taking you back another generation in your tree. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the John Simpson family tree.

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Simpson Family Tree Databases

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Some Famous People called John Simpson

John SimpsonWikipedia John Cody Fidler-Simpson CBE (born 9 August 1944) is an English foreign correspondent.
John SimpsonWikipedia John Simpson VC (29 January 1826 Edinburgh - 27 October 1884) was a Scottish recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.
John B. SimpsonWikipedia John Barclay Simpson is the president of the University at Buffalo, part of the State University of New York system.
John SimpsonWikipedia John (Andrew) Simpson (born 13 October, 1953, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire) is a British lexicographer and senior editor of the "Oxford English Dictionary (OED)".
John SimpsonWikipedia John Simpson (December 27, 1807 ? September 19, 1878) was a businessman and political figure in Canada West.
John SimpsonWikipedia John Simpson (May 12 1812 ? March 21 1885) was an Ontario businessman and political figure.
John SimpsonWikipedia John Simpson (October 27, 1918 in Hedon, England ? 2000) was an English footballer.
John Herbert Thomas SimpsonWikipedia Air Commodore John Herbert Thomas Simpson DSO AFC RAF R?td (born 26 March 1907 ? died 26 August 1967 [aged 60])was a bomber pilot during the Second World War and a senior RAF staff officer during the 1950s.
John SimpsonWikipedia John Simpson (born 26 July 1983 in Greenock, Scotland), is a professional boxer.
John SimpsonWikipedia John Andrew Simpson (born 13 July 1988 in Bury) is a cricketer who played for England in the 2006 U-19's World Cup in Sri Lanka and is currently with Middlesex County Cricket Club.