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Willis Nathaniel Brumfield (1834 - 1895)

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Willis Nathaniel Brumfield
Born in Washington, Louisiana, United Statesmap
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Died in Walthall County, Mississippimap
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Pvt. Willis Nathaniel BrumfieldCo. K ("Brent Rifles," raised in Pike County, MS), 38th MS Infantry (Mounted). Enlisted April 26, 1862, at Holmesville, Pike County, MS, at age 28. June 30, 1862, company muster roll states "discharged May 15th 1862. [1]

Willis Nathaniel Brumfield 31 March 1834 Washington Parish, Louisiana - 21 Dec 1895 former Pike County, Mississippi married Nancy Elizabeth Haley (sister of Elbert Green Haley Brumfield and daughter of Elbert Haley & Priscilla Rimes) 12 Children; both buried in the Rev. Jesse Crawford Cemetery, Walthall County, Mississippi.


  1. Mary "Ellen" Brumfield Conerly (1858 - 1923)
  2. M Dawson Brumfield (1860 - 1929)
  3. William Isaac Brumfield (1862 - 1928)
  4. Sallie Brumfield Jackson (1866 - 1933)
  5. Sarah S. Brumfield ( 1867- Possibly same as Sallie???
  6. Willis Easley Brumfield (1868 - 1931)
  7. John E Brumfield (1870 - 1944)
  8. Jesse Davis Brumfield (1872 - 1935)
  9. Charles N. Brumfield (1874 - 1930)
  10. Henry James Brumfield (1875 - 1942)
  11. Effie Brumfield O'Quin (1878 - 1963)

Buried in the Rev. Jesse Crawford Cemetery with a private marker.

  • 1850 Pike County, Mississippi with mother and stepfather.[2]


  1. "Mississippi, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865," database, FamilySearch ( : 4 December 2014), Willis N Brumfield, 1862; from "Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Mississippi," database, ( : n.d.); citing military unit Thirty-eighth Cavalry, A-C, NARA microfilm publication M269 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1960), roll 62. The image is viewable at By clicking here you will be leaving (fees and other terms may apply) Visit Partner Site Mississippi, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865
  2. *"United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 9 November 2014), Willis N Brumfield in household of Nazereth Faust, Pike county, Pike, Mississippi, United States; citing family 249, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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