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Simon Shelby Epperson

Simon Shelby Epperson

Male 1871 - 1950  (79 years)

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  • Name Simon Shelby Epperson 
    Born 12 Jan 1871  Midway, Wasatch, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1 Jun 1880  Midway, Wasatch, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census 1880

    Utah, Wasatch, Midway Precinct, 4 Jun 1880, SD 136, ED 91, page 4, dwelling 30, family 30

    Sidney H. Epperson, 47. Mary Jane, wife, 46. Children: Charles A., son 24; Mary L., daughter 21; Jeremiah A. son 19; Elias Tipton, son 16; Viola D., daughter 15; Robert R. son 13; William, son 11; Simon S., son 8; Daniel D., son 7; Ruth L., daughter 5; Elmer, son, 5/12. Also living with them is his brother, Daniel Epperson, 40. Sidney is a farmer; Charles A. is farm laborer; David is a farm laborer. Sidney is born in Indiana; David in Iowa; Mary Jane in Virginia; the children in Utah. Robert, William, Susan and Daniel are attending school. Next door to Christopher Boyer; George and Fanny Wardle.  
    Age: 8 
    Death Certificate 29 Dec 1950  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Death certificate 00005003317

    Simon S. Epperson, born on 12 Jan 1871 in Midway, Utah; died 29 Dec 1950 in Salt Lake General Hospital, Salt Lake City, Utah. Retired school teacher. Married to Lydia M. Smith at the time of his death. Parents are Sidney H. Epperson (Indiana) and Mary Jane Robey (Virginia). Informant is Lydia M. Smith Epperson. Buried in Midway Cemetery on 29 Dec 1950. Deseret Mortuary, 36 East 7th No. St., Salt Lake City. 
    Age: 79 
    Cause: Carcinoma of ampulla vater, hepatic failure 
    Death Certificate for Simon S. Epperson, 1950, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA
    Death Certificate for Simon S. Epperson, 1950, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA
    Died 29 Dec 1950  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 29 Dec 1950  Midway Cemetery, Midway, Wasatch, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Simon Shelby and Lydia Melissa Smith Epperson
    Simon Shelby and Lydia Melissa Smith Epperson
    Person ID I875  clanSoren | FRS101
    Last Modified 13 Mar 2012 

    Father Ancestors Sidney Hiram Epperson,   b. 31 Dec 1834, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 1913, Midway, Wasatch, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Ancestors Mary Jane Robey,   b. 28 Apr 1836, Shinnston, Harrison, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1915, Midway, Wasatch, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 7 Nov 1853  Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 
    • EPPERSON, SIDNEY HYRUM (son of Elias Epperson and Nancy Dalton of Indiana). Born 1832 in Indiana. Came to Utah 1852, David Wood company. Married Mary Jane Robey 1853 at Provo, Utah (daughter of Jeremiah Robey and Ruth Tucker—pioneers 1852, David Wood company), who was born 1836, and came to Utah with parents.

      Their children:
      Sidney Theophelis b. Jan. 23, 1854, m. Eliza Van Wagoner;
      Charles Alonzo b. March 15, 1856, m. Libbie Coleman;
      Mary Louverna b. July 28, 1858, m. Dean Forrest;
      Albert b. Sept. 10, 1860;
      Elias Tipton b. Sept. 16, 1862, m. Janey Bonner;
      Viola Delphina b. Sept. 26, 1864, m. Adelbert Alexander;
      Robert Ross b. Jan. 20, 1867, m. Bertha Springer;
      William Henry b. Dec. 17, 1868;
      Simon S. b. Jan. 12, 1871, m. Lydia M. Smith April 4, 1889;
      Daniel D. b. Feb. 17, 1873;
      Ruth Lunica b. May 20, 1875, m. William J. Mathews;
      Frank S. b. June 26, 1877, m. Ada Mohlman;
      Elmer Drew b, Dec. 23, 1879, m. Maud Barker.

      Settled at Provo 1852; moved to Snake Creek 1859. Bishop of Midway ten years. Member Utah militia; captain of Provo Valley cavalry three years; major. Indian war veteran Farmer and stockraiser. [3]
    Family ID F264  Group Sheet

    Family Lydia Melissa Smith,   b. 2 Aug 1873,   d. 4 May 1956, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 4 Apr 1890  Midway, Wasatch, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
    Married: 1x01. Lillian Estelle Epperson,   b. 3 Mar 1909,   d. 17 Jan 1998  (Age 88 years)
    Married: 1x02. Victor Robey Epperson,   b. 22 Jan 1912, Midway, Wasatch, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov 2000  (Age 88 years)
    Last Modified 9 Sep 2008 
    Family ID F324  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S85] 1880 United States Federal Census, Year: 1880; Census Place: Midway, Wasatch, Utah; Roll: T9_1339; Family History Film: 1255339 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S118] Utah Death Certificates (Series 81448), 1904 to 1965, Utah State Archives, Office of Vital Records and Statistics, (historyresearch.utah.gov), Death certificate 00005003317 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S119] Utah Pioneers and Prominent Men, (Ancestry.com ) (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S172] BYU Idaho Special Collections and Family History, (BYU Idaho) (Reliability: 3).
      Groom's Last Name: EPPERSON
      Groom's First Name: Simon S. (19)
      Bride's Last Name: SMITH
      Bride's First Name: Lidia M. (16)
      Bride's Residence: Midway
      Groom's Residence: Midway
      State: Utah
      County: Wasatch
      Place: Midway
      Marriage Date: 04 Apr 1890
      Partial Date: null
      Volume: A
      Comment: null
      Page: 41