Our Bennett/Simpson Roots

A Distinguished Heritage


JAMES EDWARD SIMPSON (17 Mar 1891 – 5 Jul 1954) was born in Hooper, Weber County, Utah the son of Valentine George Simpson and Lucy Elizabeth Miles.

James Edward Simpson

James married Alta Merle Flinders 20 Nov 1912 in Ogden, Weber County, Utah.  James and Merle had three children of record:

  • Virginia Simpson (7 Jun 1913 – 27 Jul 1980)
  • Elda Simpson (4 Aug 1915 – 18 Apr 1994)
  • Arlene Simpson (13 Mar 1923 – 27 Jul 2001)

James and Merle lived on their farm in Hooper, Weber County, Utah.  James died unexpectedly on 5 Jul 1954 at age 63.  He is buried in the Hooper City Cemetery, Hooper, Weber County, Utah.


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