From: The Oakland Tribune, 04 January 1901
DEATH OF MRS. SIMPSON
ALAMEDA, Jan. 4-Mrs. E. Simpson, wife of former State Senator Simpson, died yesterday morning. Mr. and Mrs. Simpson had resided in this city since 1867 and few people had a wider circle of friends than they. Mrs. Simpson was widely known as a woman of very charitable disposition. She was a native of Belfast, Ireland, and was 58 years of age. Her funeral will take place from the family residence Saturday morning.