Sunday, August 31, 2014

Forget Me Not: Cinthia Holmes Brumfield in MS

Cinthia Holmes Brumfield 

12 Dec 1804 GA - 10 Jul 1884 MS
Daughter of Elisha Warren Holmes Sr. & Sarah Stovall
Wife of Davis Brumfield

"Cinthia Brumfeild was born in the state of Georgia on Dec. 12, 1804 and moved to Pike County, Miss. At the age of 8 years and remained there until death. She married Davis Brumfield in 1824 and reared a large family. He died in 1864. She united with the Union Church in June 1850 and remained a faithful member of that church until her death. She died July 10, 1884. She leaves 7 children, 1 brother, 2 sisters, and many grand-children and great grand-children."

From: 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 6. From the Louisiana Archives, Baton Rouge, LA.

1 Cynthia Holmes b: 12 Dec 1804 Georgia, d: 10 Jul 1884 MS
... + David [Davis?] Brumfield b: 1795  York, SC, m: 23 Nov 1823 MS, d: 23 Apr 1863
......2 Elijah Brumfield       b: c. 1826, d: Unknown
......2 John Brumfield        b: c. 1830, d: Unknown
......2 William Brumfield    b: c. 1833, d: Unknown
......2 Emily Brumfield       b: c. 1834, d: Unknown
......2 Angeline Brumfield   b: c. 1839, d: Unknown
......2 Eveline Brumfield     b: c. 1839, d: Unknown
......2 Elisha Brumfield       b: c. 1840, d: Unknown
......2 Isaac K. Brumfield    b: c. 1843, d: Unknown
......2 Jesse Brumfield       b: c. 1845, d: Unknown
......2 Louise Brumfield      b: c. 1847, d: Unknown


  1. I wonder what obituary writers found to say about those who weren't faithful members of the church.

  2. She lived a good long life for that time period. Was Davis death related to the Civil War?


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