Simpkins History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Simpkins family

The surname Simpkins was first found in county Suffolk, where the family was established in early days, distinguishing itself from its parent branches, Simon and Sim.

Early History of the Simpkins family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Simpkins research. Another 99 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1199, 1378, 1466, 1524, 1667, 1790, 1805, and 1845 are included under the topic Early Simpkins History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Simpkins Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Simkins, Simpkins, Simkin, Simpkin, Sinkin, Sinkins, Sinkings, Simkiss, Simpkiss, Semken, Sempken, Semkin, Sempkin, Semkins, Sempkins, Symkins, Symekyn, Symkyn, Sympkynn, Simekin, Simkinson, Simpkinson and many more.

Early Notables of the Simpkins family (pre 1700)

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Ireland Migration of the Simpkins family to Ireland

Some of the Simpkins family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Simpkins migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Simpkins Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Nathaniell Simpkins, aged 26, who arrived in St. Christopher in 1635
  • Nathaniel Simpkins, aged 26, who landed in St Christopher in 1635 [1]
  • Nathaniell Simpkins, aged 26, who arrived in St Christopher in 1635 [1]
  • Ralph Simpkins, who landed in Virginia in 1636 [1]
  • Edward Simpkins, who arrived in Virginia in 1637 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Simpkins Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Mr. Simpkins, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1850 [1]

Australia Simpkins migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Simpkins Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Maria Simpkins, English convict from Wiltshire, who was transported aboard the "America" on December 30, 1830, settling in Van Diemen's Land, Australia [2]
  • Susan Simpkins, aged 17, a servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Warren Hastings"

New Zealand Simpkins migration to New Zealand +

Emigration to New Zealand followed in the footsteps of the European explorers, such as Captain Cook (1769-70): first came sealers, whalers, missionaries, and traders. By 1838, the British New Zealand Company had begun buying land from the Maori tribes, and selling it to settlers, and, after the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, many British families set out on the arduous six month journey from Britain to Aotearoa to start a new life. Early immigrants include:

Simpkins Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
  • George Simpkins, who landed in Auckland, New Zealand in 1840
  • Mr. Emanuel Simpkins, British settler travelling from London aboard the ship "Egmont" arriving in Auckland, New Zealand on 14th June 1858 [3]
  • Mrs. Martha Simpkins, British settler travelling from London aboard the ship "Egmont" arriving in Auckland, New Zealand on 14th June 1858 [3]
  • Mr. George Simpkins, British settler travelling from London aboard the ship "Egmont" arriving in Auckland, New Zealand on 14th June 1858 [3]
  • Mr. John Simpkins, British settler travelling from London aboard the ship "Egmont" arriving in Auckland, New Zealand on 14th June 1858 [3]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Simpkins (post 1700) +

  • Ron Simpkins (b. 1958), American professional football player
  • John Simpkins (1862-1898), American politician from Massachusetts; U.S. Representative 1895–1898
  • Dickey Simpkins (b. 1972), American professional basketball player
  • Charles Simpkins (b. 1963), American Olympic athlete
  • Andy Simpkins (1932-1999), American jazz musician
  • James Oscar Simpkins (b. 1923), American Democrat politician, Member of North Carolina State Senate 7th District, 1959 [4]
  • James B. Simpkins, American Democrat politician, Elected West Virginia State House of Delegates 15th District 1984 [4]
  • Harry E. Simpkins, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1936 [4]
  • Arthur Simpkins, American politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from Queens County 5th District, 1935 [4]
  • Arthur Simpkins, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1860 [4]
  • ... (Another 13 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)


Suggested Readings for the name Simpkins +

  • 2703 "The Ancestors of Simpkins & Snowden" by Lorna K. Simpkins.

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 26) America voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1830 with 135 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/america/1830
  3. ^ New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 17th October 2018). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html
  4. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 15) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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