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Absalom Stump Sr (1794 - abt. 1844)

Absalom "Absolom" Stump Sr
Born in Hardy County, (West) Virginiamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 24 Jun 1819 in Lewis county, West Virginiamap
Descendants descendants
Died about at about age 49 in Lewis County, (West) Virginiamap
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Absalom Stump, Sr, son of Michael III and Mary Magdalena Richards Stump, born February 21 1794 in Hardy County, (West) Virginia and died before 1850 in Lewis (now Gilmer) County, (West) Virginia. On June 24 1819 he married Margaret Bush*,[1] daughter of Jacob Bush, born 1802 and died June 11 1854 in Gilmer County, (West) Virginia[2][3] [4]

They were the parents of: [5] [6]

  1. Jacob J "Miller Jacob" b Jul 18 1820 m Mary Shock, daughter of Jacob and Mary Green Shock [7]
  2. Eliza Stump b 1821 m Alexander Shock Sept 24 1840[8]
  3. John Jr b 1824[9]
  4. Dennis b 1826 m Mary_______[10]
  5. Silas b Mar 12 1828 [11]
  6. Nancy Elizabeth b 1830 m Benjamin Vannoy (Vanoy) [12]
  7. Perry b 1832 m Elizabeth Smith[13]
  8. Alexander b 1834 m Katherine Godfrey Oct 22 1854[14]
  9. Emily b 1839 m John A Meadows Feb 17 1859[15]
  10. Elizabeth b 1841, m Edwin Witte Jan 17 1861[16]

Research Note

  • The transcriber on the marriage record read his name as Abraham--look at the original record for confirmation of this: it is Absalom.


  1. West Virginia Vital Records
  2. WVVR
  3. Recollections of a lifetime, Col D S Dewees, Eden, Calhoun County, W. Va., 1904 page 12
  4. Dye Family History, Chickens in the Road Website, Suzanne McMinn, 2008-2018
  5. Gilmer, (W)VA 1850 Federal Census Transcribed by Connie Burkett and proofread by Glenda Thompson Copyright (c) 2009 by Connie Burkett page 20a
  6. Calhoun County WVGenweb, "Pioneers", Compiled and Contributed by Joyce A Sinnett, Michael Stump, #6 Absalom
  7. Col D S Deweese, 1904, page 25
  8. WVVS Records
  9. Calhoun County WV Gen Web 1870 Federal Census
  10. Connie Burdette, 2009 page 19b
  11. Calhoun County WV Gen Web 1870 Federal Census
  12. Connie Burdette, 2009 page 20a
  13. Calhoun County WV Gen Web 1860 Federal Census
  14. West Virginia Vital Statistics Records
  15. West Virginia Vital Statistics Records
  16. "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970," database, FamilySearch ( : 11 February 2018), Absalom Stump in entry for Edwin Witte and Elizabeth Stump, Jan 1861; citing Calhoun, West Virginia, v 1 p 10, county clerks, West Virginia; FHL microfilm 807,456.


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Date: 21 FEB 1794
Place: Harrison Co., VA (WV)
Source: #S-2097764681

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