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John Wilson Brumfield (1811 - 1889)

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John Wilson Brumfield
Born in Washington Parish, Louisianamap
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Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Died in Washington Parish, Louisianamap
Profile last modified | Created 6 Nov 2015 | Last significant change: 12 Mar 2019
19:45: Allan Thomas edited the data for John Wilson Brumfield (1811-1889). [Thank Allan for this]
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Born in Washington Par, Louisiana, USA on 30 Jun 1811 to John Brumfield and Margaret Kelly. John W married Cinderella Lanier and had 12 children. He passed away on 1873 in Washington Par, Louisiana, USA.


  1. Ezekiel Collins Brumfield Abt. 1839-1863 Washington Parish, LA d. 23 Oct 1863 Camp Moore Cemetery.
  2. Frances Brumfield 1841-1922 Washington Parish, m Francis Dekalb Lea burial East Baton Rouge Parish
  3. Malissa Brumfield 1843-1923 Washington Parish, m John Richard Burch Mt Pisgah Church Washington Parish
  4. John Thomas Brumfield 1855-1904 Washington Parish, m Mary Ella Draper burial Bryan County, OK
  5. William C. Brumfield 1845- Washington Parish, LA
  6. Lucy Anna / Louisiana Brumfield 1848- Washington Parish, LA
  7. Candacy Brumfield 1850-1923 Wash. Parish m William Monroe Simmons Ellis Cemetery Washington
  8. Clarissa M. Brumfield 1852-1923 Washington Parish,m Willis Jacob Alford b. Seaborn Alford Cem. Washington.
  9. Uriah V. Brumfield 1853-1934 Washington Parish, m Julia Brumfield Fisher Methodist Ch. Washington Parish
  10. Samantha E. Brumfield1854-1906 m. John Walter Brumfield son John Q & Dorcas Magee Brumfield
  11. Rosa E. Brumfield b: Abt. 1857 Washington Parish, m Benjamin G Fortenberry b. Mt Herman Cemetery
  12. Milton Tynes Brumfield 1857-1929 Washington Parish, m Malissa Jane d/o W.M and Eliza Jane Simmons


Obituary for John W Brumfield:

“John W. Brumfield died June 19, 1889 – – aged 77 years, 11 months and 19 days, was born in Washington parish, La., June 30, 1811, was married to Cinderella Lamer, Feb 14., 1839. Three sons and five daughters survived him to mourn their loss. He joined Bethany church and was baptized July 24, 1869 – – moved his membership to Mt. Pisgah church, June 14, 1884, where he remained a consistent member until his death. Bro. Brumfield’s last illness was very severe and of long duration, but was borne with patience and humble submission to Him who rules all things. The funeral services were conducted by Elders. F. M. Easley and J. N. Fortenberry.” [1]


  1. Williams, E. Russ. Abstracts of Obituaries from the Minutes of the Magee’s Creek Baptist Association (Mississippi and Louisiana), 1882 – 1924. Monroe, Louisiana: Privately printed, 1978, page 18.

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On 6 Nov 2015 at 10:21 GMT Allan Thomas wrote:

Cinderella Lanier who was born 1817 in Washington Parish, LA. She married John Wilson Brumfield, son of John Brumfield and Margaret Kelly. Their daughter [granddaughter of Permelia Lanier Burch] is Melissa S. Brumfield born 1842 in LA.. She married John Richard Burch, Jr. April 25, 1863 in LA, son of John Richard Burch, Sr. and Samantha Clower. He was born January 09, 1832 in the Fisher Community, Louisiana, and died January 15, 1914.

John is 15 degrees from Caryl Ruckert, 12 degrees from Harriet Stowe and 13 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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