Ada Simpson

Ada Saunders was born in Cherbourg on a Monday the 1st March 1943. She has lived all her life on Cherbourg. She schooled at Cherbourg, finishing in 1957. Ada has been involved in the AIM Church for 50 years. She married on Monday the 20th March 1961 to Jack Simpson. They had 10 children and are now grandparents to 34 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren and 6 great-great-grandchildren.

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