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Bailey Stump (1840 - 1931)

Bailey Stump
Born in Lewis, Virginia, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 1 Jan 1861 (to 9 Jan 1919) in Braxton, Virginia, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 90 in Sutton, Braxton, West Virginia, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 4 Dec 2008
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Bailey Stump, son of Jacob Sr and Jane Boggs,[1][2] born December 22 1840 in Lewis County (now Gilmer County) (West) Virginia and died February 18 1931 in Braxton County, West Virginia.[3]He was living with his widowed mother, sister Ruhala and Mason W a 6 y/o male in 1860.[4] He was assisting his mother in running her farm. He married Sarah Sutton, daughter of Felix and Susan Skidmore Sutton January 1 1861.[5]

By 1870 Jane was living with his family and his wife, Sarah Sally, 33, and he had four children, John S., Susan, Gideon and Lurie.[6] Jane was not living with them in 1880 but another daughter, Molly had joined the family. Bailey was a farmer all of his life.[7]

Bailey and Sallie Stump were the parents of:[8]

  1. Rev John S, Sr b Dec 4 1861, d Jul 28 1936, m Lillie Budwell[9]
  2. Susan b 1861 m Marcellus Sep 7 1888 in Gilmer County, WV.[10]
  3. Gideon Draper b 1866, m Maggie King Sep 6 1892 officiated by Rev John S Stump, his brother near Roane County, WV.[11]
  4. Lurie (Lura) b 1868, m Cyrus Clifton King Sep 28 1908 officiated by Rev John S Stump, her brother.[12]
  5. Molly b 1872, m 1) Henry C Duffield Aug 6 1924 officiated by Rev John S Stump Sr, her brother.[13]

Research Notes

A Mollie Stump 21 y/o m Warner Jenkins in 1908. She would have been born about 1887 and Bailey and Sarah Stump's Mollie was 8 y/o, born 1872, on the 1880 census cited above.

The Findagrave Memorial [14] birth date is in conflict with the birth date on his death certificate in West Virginia vital statistics cited above. On the record it states he was 90 yr 1 mo 27 da old and had not had a birthday in the year 1931. On December 22 1931 he would have been 91 yr old and born 1840.


  1. Dewees, Col D S. Recollections of a lifetime. 1904, Eden, Calhoun County, W. V. Globe Printing and Binding Company:1904. Page 53
  2. United States Census, 1850 Virginia Gilmer Gilmer county
  3. West Virginia Vital Records
  4. United States Census, 1860 Virginia Gilmer Not Stated
  5. Sutton, John Davison. History of Braxton County and Central West Virginia. Sutton, West Virginia:1919. Page 427.
  6. United States Census, 1870 West Virginia Gilmer Centre
  7. Sutton, John Davison. History of Braxton County and Central West Virginia. Sutton, West Virginia:1919. page 427.
  8. United States Census, 1880 West Virginia Gilmer Center ED 141
  9. West Virginia Vital Records
  11. WVVR
  12. WVVR
  13. WVVR
  14. Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed 07 July 2021), memorial page for Bailey Stump (22 Dec 1839–18 Feb 1931), Find a Grave Memorial ID 11097485, citing Sutton Family Cemetery, Flatwoods, Braxton County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by eidolon126 (contributor 46937342) .


Thank you to Tami Osmer for creating WikiTree profile Stump-312 through the import of keller13103.ged on Jan 30, 2013.

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