Jefferson County
Illinois


Family Histories
  
BUMPUS FAMILY HISTORY

Pettus Ragland Bumpus
November 18, 1854 - April 18, 1940

Pettis Ragland Bumpus &  Julia M A." Iola" Spurlock
Burial: Round Knoll Cemetery,      
Jefferson County, Illinois          

Pettis Ragland Bumpus was born November 18, 1854 in Kentucky, and 
died April 18, 1940. He married Julia M A." Iola" Spurlock December 23, 1876 
in Jefferson County, Illinois, daughter of Samuel Spurlock and Margaret Karnes.  
She was born January 29, 1861 in Illinois, and died February 18, 1918.

Children of Pettis Bumpus and Julia Spurlock are:
		i.	Infant Bumpus, born February 13, 1878; died February 13, 1878.
		ii.	Robert Marion Bumpus, born August 04, 1879; died October 28, 1888.
		iii.	Rosella Bumpus, born December 21, 1881; died October 02, 1886.
		iv.	Ethel M. Bumpus, born November 1884.
		v.	Nellie E. Bumpus, born February 1887.
		vi.	Fredy Bumpus, born September 28, 1889; died November 24, 1891.
+		vii.	William Samuel Bumpus, born April 29, 1892; died November 19, 1957.
		viii.	Hattie M. Bumpus, born June 08, 1894; died August 16, 1897.
+		ix.	F. Ivan Bumpus, born November 06, 1896 in Jefferson County, IL; 
                        died November 08, 1989 in Jefferson County, IL.
		x.	Dollie E. Bumpus, born May 27, 1900; died January 21, 1938.  
                        She married Joshua Pierce 1918 in Jefferson County, IL; born October 30, 1897; 
                        died December 19, 1951.

Mount Vernon Register News Pg.2
22- Apr  1940

Funeral Sunday for Pettis Bumpus
Well attended funeral services for Pettis Bumpus 86 years old farmer
who died at his home east of Bonnie Thursday, were held at 11 O'Clock Sunday 
Morning at Moores Prairie Baptist Church better known as Hungry Hill Church. 
The services were conducted by Rev Raymond Pierce, pastor of the church, 
assisted by Rev Bird Green of Mt. Vernon and burial followed in Round Knoll
cemetery.

Mr. Bumpus familiarly known as Uncle Pettis, is survived by his widow, 
Julia age 83; two sons, Ivan of Bonnie and Sam of Mt. Vernon., and two daughters, 
Mrs. Herman Smith of Disney, Okla and Mrs Hollis Burke of Bonnie. 
Mr. and Mrs. Bumpus had been married 62 years.


Infant Bumpus

Infant Bumpus: Burial: Round Knoll Cemetery, Jefferson County, IL

Robert Marion Bumpus

Robert Marion Bumpus Burial: Round Knoll Cemetery, Jefferson County, IL

Rosella Bumpus

Rosella Bumpus Burial: Round Knoll Cemetery, Jefferson County, IL

Ethel M. Bumpus

Ethel M. Bumpus
No Other information

Nellie E. Bumpus

Nellie E.Bumpus
No Other information

William Samuel Bumpus

William Samuel Bumpus was born April 29, 1892, and died November 19, 1957.  
He married Ora Lettie Marlow June 02, 1912 in Jefferson County, Illinois, 
daughter of Squire Marlow and Mary Atchison.  She was born November 29, 1892, 
and died November 26, 1975.

William Samuel Bumpus & Ora Lettie Marlow Burial: Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Jefferson County, IL
Child of William Bumpus and Ora Marlow is: 12 i. Ruth Bumpus, born Abt. 1917.
Fredy Bumpus

Fredy Bumpus Burial: Round Knoll Cemetery, Jefferson County, IL

Hattie M. Bumpus

Hattie M. Bumpus Burial: Round Knoll Cemetery, Jefferson County, IL

F. Ivan Bumpus

F. Ivan Bumpus was born November 06, 1896 in Jefferson County, IL, and died 
November 08, 1989 in Jefferson County, IL.  He married Victoria E. Hopper 
June 02, 1918, daughter of Thomas Hopper and Mahala Jones.  
She was born 1901 in Jefferson County, IL, and died March 23, 1972 
in Jefferson County, IL.

F. Ivan Bumpus & Victoria E. Hopper Burial: Smith Cemetery, Jefferson County, IL

	
Children of F. Bumpus and Victoria Hopper are:
		i.	Samuel Eugene Bumpus, born November 17, 1919 in Jefferson County, IL; 
                        died October 26, 1942 in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
		ii.	Dollie E. Bumpus, born October 10, 1923 in Jefferson County, IL; died 
                        December 09, 1924 in Jefferson County, IL.
		iii.	Living Bumpus 
		iv.	Living Bumpus
		v.	Living Bumpus 

Samuel Eugene Bumpus: Burial: Lost at Sea
Dollie E. Bumpus: Burial: Smith Cemetery, Jefferson County, IL

Dollie E. Bumpus

Dollie E. Bumpus was born May 27, 1900, and died January 21, 1938. She married Joshua Pierce 1918 in Jefferson County, IL, son of Sylvester Pierce and Ida Hopper. He was born October 30, 1897, and died December 19, 1951.
Dollie E. Bumpus & Joshua Pierce Burial: Bethel Cemetery, Jefferson County, IL

Bumpus Family | William S. Bumpus Sr. | Nathan W. Bumpus

 
 


Visit RootsWeb
 HOME | FAMILY HISTORIES
Please send additions & corrections to 
Jefferson County Coordinator Cindy Ford
© 2005-2014 by Cindy Ford
All rights reserved