The Simpson family are one of the native families in Springfield and the main protagonists of the TV series and the film that bear their name. The first known Simpson was Sven. Many families have married into the Simpson family, and the Simpsons have in turn married into many. Through marriages such as this, it is possible to trace a link between the Simpson family one of the state's richest and best-known families, the Burns family. They are also related to the Van Houten family, because Eliza married Milford.
The first known Simpson was Sven. He married Claretta Ethridge and had two children. One of them, Rupert, married Winifred Running Goat, a Native American. They had five children, which included Trixie and Garwood. Trixie married Gaylord Stemple and they had three sons. Garwood married Clowta Stillman, and they had four offspring. Howland married Gabby Crouse and then he had five children. They were Lou, Dulcine, Hugo, Gaston and Tut. Lou married Zorina Ovadia and they had three children: Eckhardt, Bob and Twyla. Twyla married Woody Schedeen and had the daughters Fernice and Ingrid, and Eckhardt married Griselda Johnson and had two sons and two daughters named Verna, Vern, Eckhardt II, and Lotus.
Tut Simpson married "Happy" Dinsdale and they had four children, including Orville. Orville married Yuma Hickman. They had Abraham Simpson and his brothers. They moved back to the US and Abraham met Mona. They had Homer, who married Marge Bouvier (joining the Bouvier family with the Simpsons) and had Bart, Hugo (non-canon), Lisa, and Maggie. Abe also had an affair with an unknown woman, which resulted in Herb, who was adopted by the Powell family. During World War II, Abe had an affair with Edwina, which resulted in Abbie.
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