Sunday, June 11, 2023

Forget Me Not: H. S. Brumfield, 1915


Henry Sims Brumfield

5 February 1835 MS – 16 December 1915 MS

Son of Jesse Kelly Brumfield & Hannah Ann Youngblood 

Husband of Martha E Bickham 

Civil War Veteran



H. S. Brumfield


Magnolia, Miss., Dec. 17. – Henry S. Brumfield, aged 81, died suddenly yesterday at his home, ten miles east of this place. He was a Confederate veteran, memer of the Baptist Church and a Master Mason. The funeral took place today at the residence, the Rev. J. B. Quin, of Tylertown, assisted by the Rev. J. H. Lane, of McComb City, officiating. In addition to his wife, he is survived by five sons and five daughters and a large numer of grandchildren and great grandchildren.



Source: H. S. Brumfield (Hattiesburg, MS, The Hattiesburg News, 17 Dec 1915) 2; digital image, accessed Feb. 2023.  



This obituary mentions survivors as including five sons & five daughters. My records show 12 children. Of course, one daughter died before her father. Anyone have information on Henry’s children?




Mary Emma Brumfield Leggett, 1857 – 1950

Lucinda Brumfield Bridges, 1858 – 1946

Elizabeth Brumfield Lee, 1864 – 1950

Martha Lucy Brumfield Lampton, 1866 – 1939

Alice Bickham Brumfield Lee, 1870 – 1957

Amanda Eudora Brumfield Gill, 1872 – 1897

Myrtis S. Brumfield Thigpen, 1884 – 1959



Jesse Thomas Brumfield, 1859 – 1932

John Benjamin Brumfield, 1868 – 1952

Charles Edgar Brumfield, 1874 – 1959

Henry Sims Brumfield, Jr., 1877 – 1959

Dudley Atkinson Brumfield, b 1879








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