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Major Brumfield (1730 - 1815)

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Major Brumfield
Born in Fincastle, Amelia, Colony of Virginiamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Culpeper County Virginiamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Giles, Kanawha, Virginia, United Statesmap
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Major Brumfield was born in 1730 in Fincastle Amelia County Virginia to Parents James Brumfield and Elizabeth Francis Brumfield (born Watson). Was brother to William Brumfield.

He married Anne Cobb September 25, 1755 Amelia Co, Culpepper, Virginia.

Jan 4, 1776 - A petition of officers and men of Amelia (Co., Va.) militia to put overseers into uniform was signed by Major Brumfield. [1]

He died 1815 in Giles, Montgomery County Virginia.

Major is mentioned in his father's James Brumfield letters 1775, Sept. 25 - James Brumfield of Amelia (Co., Va.) "for the consideration of the fatherly love and affection that the sd. James Brumfield bears to his well beloved son does confirm unto the aforesaid Major Brumfield 200A. being part of a 400 A. tract patent by Hans Hendrick on Flat Creek in Amelia. [2] Listed Rootsweb/Brumfield Family '"This might possibly been a wedding gift because he married Ann Cobbs that day in Amelila Co., VA." [3]


  1. Virginia Magazine Hist. Biog. Vol. 15, pgs. 19-23. This petition was presented to The Convention on June 4, 1776. It was deemed reasonable, passed and other counties followed suit.
  2. Deed Book 5 Amelia County Virginia, pg 356.
  3. Major Brumfield. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "Pedigree Resource File," database, FamilySearch ( : accessed 2017-09-20), entry for Major Brumfield, submitted by lbfentress2749795.
  • Virginia Magazine History and Biography Volume 15, pgs. 19-23

Philip Alexander Bruce, William Glover Stanard Virginia Historical Society., 1907 - Virginia [1]

  • Deed Book 5 Amelia County Virginia, pg 356.

Listed:Rootsweb/"Brumfield Family" [2]

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Repository R-1829493010 .aspx?tid=112019&pid=-1122762847 [3] Source S-1525611297 Repository #S-1525611297 Repository: #R-1829493010 Public Member Trees Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006.Original data -


  • WikiTree profile Brumfield-295 created through the import of BASHEIN_CARPER.ged on Aug 4, 2012 by Lynn Vizdos.

See the Changes page for the details of edits by Lynn and others.

This person was created through the import of 104-B.ged on 12 September 2010. The following data was included in the gedcom.

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