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14" length

found with a toted torus bead having a modified

J Simpson imprint

1 3/4" early Butcher iron

Information provided by Dan Linski, Rhykenology Group on Facebook, 10-2022. From an Ohio collector.

I Simpson

I Simpson

Sometime later the Imprint with the I was modified to a J. A later generation?

Possible craftsmen from the 1850 US census:

 

Isaac Simpson b 1800 working in Philadelphia 1850 as a cabinet maker

James Simpson b 1808 Scotland - 1850 Veteran, NY, carpenter

James Simpson b 1795 Scotland - 1850 NC, carpenter

James Simpson b 1812 PA - 1850 Ohio, carpenter

James Simpson b 1798 NJ - 1850 Ohio, cabinet maker

James Simpson b 1799 MD - 1850 KY, carpenter

James Simpson b 1805 IL - 1850 FL, carpenter

James Simpson b 1810 DE - 1850 PA, carpenter

James Simpson b 1810 NY - 1850 NY, chair maker

Joseph Simpson b 1810 PA - 1850 Urbana, NY, carriage maker

Jacob Simpson b 1797 NY - 1850 Ohio, Carpenter

In the 1850 census records, men b after 1815 or in the deep South were not included in the trade search.

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