Henry Sims Brumfield
5 February 1835 MS – 16 December 1915 MS
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, Newspapers.com: 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?
Charles Edgar Brumfield, 1874 – 1959
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