Huerfano County, Colorado
Family Group Sheets

William Simpson Kimsey

HUSBAND: KIMSEY, William Simpson (one of 13 children)
BORN: January 6, 1844 in Blairsville, Union Co., Ga
FATHER'S NAME AND DATE OF BIRTH: KIMZEY, James G. born December 23, 1803 in Macon Co, NC, DIED: April 12, 1870 in Hiwassee, Towns County, GA
MOTHER'S NAME AND DATE OF BIRTH: RUSSELL, Sara Ruth born November 25, 1804 in Pickens District, NC, DIED: 1862 in Hayesville, Clay County, NC. They were married: November 18, 1823 in Buncome County, NC
MARRIAGE: PATTERSON, Sarah Rosella on December 8, 1867 in Hayesville, Clay Co., NC (see Patterson)
DIED: October 22, 1913 in La Veta, Colorado
BURIED: La Veta Pioneer Cemetery
NOTES: In 1872 the Kimsey/Patterson family traveled as part of the Georgia Colony and settled in Greenhorn, Colorado which was then in Huerfano County. Later the area partitioned off from Huerfano and is now in Pueblo County. In 1880 the Kimsey family moved to La Veta where William was the local magistrate “Justice of the Peace” in Huerfano County, Colorado and his homestead was on Valley Road and he had a ranch on Middle Creek.
CHILD 1: KIMSEY, Martha “Mattie” Caroline
SEX: Female
BORN: December 4, 1868 in Hayesville, Clay, NC
MARRIAGE: DAVIS, Corin Frantz (see Davis Family)
OTHER MARRIAGES of Martha Kimsey, Married SPICER, Pete - sometime after the death of her first husband Corin Frantz Davis
DIED: July, 30, 1935 in Huerfano County, CO
Contributed by Debra Trautmann

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