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Ridley Brumfield (1798 - 1830)

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Ridley Brumfield
Born in York County, South Carolina, United Statesmap
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Son of and [mother unknown]
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[children unknown]
Died in Washington Parish, Louisiana, United Statesmap
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Ridley Brumfield served for Louisiana in the War of 1812
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Service ended:

b: 1798 York Co, SC
d: 1830 Washington Parish, LA.
He married Susanna Statham in 1816.[1]

Ridley served three months in the War of 1812 as Corporal in the 12th and 13th Consolidated Regiment, Louisiana Militia,[2] apparently guarding the Navy Yard at Madisonville, Louisiana.

From "Louisiana in the War of 1812", by Powell A. Casey. 2nd Division, 12th & 13th Regiments Consolidated of Louisiana Militia (Florida Parishes, Section East of Amite River, 1814 - 1815)[3]

"St. Helena War of 1812 Veterans, St. Helena Parish, Louisiana..." "De Cluet's Regiment"[3]

For the record, here are the Brumfields from that roster:[3]

Brumfield, Charles
Brumfield, Davis
Brumfield, Flemming
Brumfield, Ridley, Cpl.
Brumfield, William, Sgt.
Brumfield, Willis, Cpl.

After the war he resumed life in Washington Parish, Louisiana, with his wife and young son and daughter.[4]


  2. United States War of 1812 Index to Service Records, 1812-1815, database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 March 2018), Ridley Brumfield, 1812-1815; citing NARA microfilm publication M602 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); roll 28; FHL microfilm 882,546.
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  4. "United States Census, 1820," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 13 March 2019), Ridley Brumfield, Washington, Louisiana, United States; citing p. 39, NARA microfilm publication M33, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 31; FHL microfilm 181,357.

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