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Colonel Benton (Brummett) Brummitt (1887 - 1955)

Colonel Benton Brummitt formerly Brummett
Born in Hickory, Grundy, Missouri, USAmap
Husband of — married 6 Sep 1910 in Trenton, Grundy, Missouri, United Statesmap
[children unknown]
Died in Trenton, Grundy, Missouri, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 30 Aug 2017
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Birth* Colonel Benton Brummitt was born on 4 April 1887 at Hickory, Grundy, Missouri. (Witness)

Census He appeared on the census of 19 June 1900 Jackson Twp., Livingston, Missouri, in the household of Thomas Benton Brummitt and Elizabeth Jane (Lizzie) Curtis; ED 100, sheet 7B, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 19 years, 8 children, 8 living, 2 already out of the house and names unknown.[1]

Marriage* Colonel Benton Brummitt married Ethel Loney on 6 September 1910 at Trenton, Grundy, Missouri.[2]

DraftWW1* On 5 June 1917 Colonel Benton Brummitt registered for the draft at Hickory, Grundy, Missouri; at the time, he was employed by himself as a farmer, wife & 3 children, described as tall, slender, gray eyes, dark brown hair.[3]

Death* He died in 1955[4]; buried at Coy Cemetery in Livingston County.[5]


  1. Year: 1900; Census Place: Jackson, Livingston, Missouri; Page: 7; Enumeration District: 0100; FHL microfilm: 1240872 Free Image Link 1900 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Ancestry Record 7602 #76270728
  2. Missouri State Archives; Jefferson City, MO, USA; Missouri Marriage Records [Microfilm]. Missouri, Marriage Records, 1805-2002 [database on-line]. Free Image Link
  3. Registration State: Missouri; Registration County: Grundy; Roll: 1683216. U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 [database on-line]. Free Image Link
  4. Death Certificate
  5. Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed 08 August 2020), memorial page for Colonel Benton Brummitt (4 Apr 1887–22 Nov 1955), Find A Grave: Memorial #8921184, citing Coy Cemetery, Livingston County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Larry G. Flesher (contributor 43207742) .
  • Jamesport centennial 1872-1972 : Jamesport, Missouri [Jamesport centennial 1872-1972 : Jamesport, Missouri Bio of Brummitt Family]

Census Records

1900 United States Federal Census:

Name:Colonel B Brumitt
Birth Date:Apr 1887
Birthplace:Missouri, USA
Home in 1900:Jackson, Livingston, Missouri
Father's Name:Thomas B Brumitt
Father's Birthplace:Missouri, USA
Mother's Name:Lina Brumitt
Mother's Birthplace:Nebraska, USA
Occupation:At Sch
Household Members
Thomas B Brumitt50
Lina Brumitt35
Eva Brumitt15
Colonel B Brumitt13
William Brumitt11
(not transcribed)
Myrty J Brumitt9
Susie G Brumitt7
Maoma E Brumitt1
Isar Wilson78

1920 United States Federal Census:

Name:[Colonel B Brummett]
Spouse's Name:Ethel G Brummitt
Father's Birthplace:Missouri
Mother's Birthplace:Iowa
Household Members
Colonel B Brummitt32
Ethel G Brummitt27
Lizzie Lee Brummitt8
Della Mera Brummitt7
Maggie Brummitt5
Faril Brummitt1

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