LEWIS FAMILY ANCESTORS
Simpson Family, Scot & NZ

Captain John Simpson
Birth: abt. 1834 Scotland
Death: 29 April 1861
              Taieri River, New Zealand
Marriage:  28 Aug 1857 Dunedin, New Zealand
 

Children:
Barbara Simpson
Birth: 10 Apr 1860 
             Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
Death: 30 Apr 1954
              Auckland, New Zealand
Marriage: 24 Dec 1879
                      Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand

James Simpson
Birth: abt 15 Dec 1859 
             Dunedin, New Zealand
Death: 13 Mar 1887
               Waikato, New Zealand

James Lewis 2nd from left
James Lewis 2nd from left
James Simpson Headstone
James Simpson Headstone, Cambridge Museum
 

Other Simpson information:
Possible Brother:
William Simpson
Birth: 1812 Aberdeen, Scotland
Death: 5 July 1886,
            aged 74 years Caversham, New Zealand
Spouse: Elizabeth Booth
Children: Three daughters, residents of Dunedin, all married at the time of Williams death.  Elizabeth was still living at the time of Williams death.
William was a bootmaker in Dunedin and worked up until the time of his death. His advertisements are listed in the Otago Witness newspaper, Dunedin, New Zealand.
Possible Surnames for daughter:
Birrell-death 3 December 1906
Murray, William death 1868. Nephew to William Simpson above.


Otago Witness 17 March 1898
'Captian Simpson, came from Melbourne in a small trading schooner, the 'Our Spec'; was successful, and took up his residence in Dunedin; was drowned at Taieri mouth attempting to save lifes'.
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Courtesy Papers Past

Euphemia Robertson Simpson Inglis

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Barbara Simpson c1900
Barbara Simpson c1900
Barbara Lewis nee Simpson
Barbara Lewis an J. A. Tole and his children
Barbara Lewis and J. A. Tole and his children