Simpkins, Solomon G
Simpkins, Solomon G., a minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, was born in Maryland in 1811; moved to Vicksburg, Miss., in 1837; was licensed to preach in 1840, and became a member of the Mississippi Conference. In 1849 he was appointed to Bayou Pierre Circuit, but died before he could reach it. See Minutes of Annual Conferences of M.E. Church, South, 1849, p. 243.