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Eugene John Simpson

He was born in Maryland.
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Eugene, also known as John, was born into slavery but obtained his freedom in 1837. It is said that he was involved in the great gold rush of 1849. He settled in Buffalo, New York with his wife Prudence. His daughter, Frances became one of the first Black school teachers in Buffalo.