"At the end of each sketch, to the extent possible, is shown the source and date of original publication. There are numerous sketches from the Fannie O. Jones Scrap Book. These will be identified by the term, 'FOJ Collection'. In some cases, dates of publication were unavailable." Wayne Spiller , Compiler of McCulloch County History, Vol. I. 1976
William Everett Simpson cannot only claim the proud heritage of being a native Texas, but incidently he chose the historic Goliad as his birthplace, October 12, 1860. He was married there December 22, 1880, and three years later decided upon McCulloch as the place of his permanent residence. Until a few years ago, Mr. Simpson was actively engaged in stock farming, but since has been retired. He is a member of the Presbyterian Church. An only son, Roy Simpson, lives in the Dodge communioty, and with whom Mr. Simpson makes his home.