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BUMPUS FAMILY HISTORY
William S. Bumpus Sr.
July 1809 - February 1885

Although no proof has been found it is believed and handed down by family
that William's middle name was Samuel.

William Samuel Bumpus was born July 1809 in Virginia, and died February 1885 
in Jefferson County, IL. He 1st married Charlotte C. Buckner. She was born Abt. 
1806 in Virginia, and died January 29, 1878 age 72y2m11d in Jefferson County, IL. 
He married 2nd Catherine E. Underwood July 15, 1879 in Jefferson County, Illinois, 
daughter of Unknown George and Becy Green. She was born Abt. 1829.

Marriage Record of William Bumpus & Catherine E. 
Bumpus, Wm. S. Sr. 1809
f. Geo. Bumpus
m. Patsey Ragler (likely Raglan)
Catherine E. George 1829 (2)
f. Geo. George
m. Becy Breen

Marriage Record of Catherine E. Underwood 2nd wife of William Bumpus
Martin Riggs            Catharine E. Underwood      4 Oct 1846  Jennings  Co, IN
George, Jesse W         Riggs,  Catharine E         08/19/1869  Jefferson Co, IL
Bumpus, William S Sr    George, Catharine E         07/15/1879  Jefferson Co, IL 
Martz, Alexander        Bumpus, Catharine E         03/12/1891  Jefferson Co, IL 
Johnson, William N      Martz,  Catharine           01/13/1895  Jefferson Co, IL 


William Samuel Bumpus Census Information 1850 William S. Bumpus Butler Co., Kentucky
Federal Census, 1850, Butler Co., Kentucky, p. 479 (handwritten) / 240 (B?) (inkstamped) enumerated 22 August 1850 household/family 359/359 Wm. S. Bumpus 41 M - F 405 Va - - - - Charlotte C. 45 F - - - Va - - - - William 14 M - - - Va - - - - Martha 11 F - - - Tenn - - - - Lewis 6 M - - - Ky - - - - Sarah A. 3 F - - - Ky - - - -
1860 William S. Bumpus
The first Bumpus family to show in Jefferson County, IL Continued on next page Federal Census, 1860, T 4 S R 3 E, Jefferson Co., Illinois, pp. 184 & 185 (handwritten, original) / 972 and 973 (renumbered) Post Office Spring Garden enumerated 3 July 1860 (bottom of page 184 / 972) household/family 1345/1276 William S Bumpus 53 M - Farmer 600 305 Va - - - - Charlotte C " 57 F - - - - Va - - - - Martha S " 20 F - - - - Tenn - - - - Robert M " 18 F - - - - Ky - 1(chk) - - (top of page 185 / 973) household/family 1345/1276 Lewis M/N? Bumpus 16 M - - - - Ky - 1(chk) - - Sarah A " 13 F - - - - Ky - 1 - - Titis R " 5 M - - - - Ky - - - -
1870 William S. Bumpus
155/156 Bumpus William 61 Farmer 300 250 VA " Charlotte 64 Housekeeper VA " Pettis 14 Farm Laborer KY
1880 William S. Bumpus
William's 1st wife Charlotte died 1878 the C. E. shown in this census is his 2nd wife Marriage record for William S. Bumpus Sr. Bumpus, Wm. S. Sr. 1809 f. Geo. Bumpus m. Patsey Ragler (this is likely Raglan.) Catherine E. George 1829 (2) f. Geo. George m. Becy Breen 245/243 Bumpus N/W. S. W M 71 - Father - 1 - - Farmer Ck - 1 - - - - - 1 1 VA VA VA " C. E. W F 51 - Wife - - - - Keeping House Ck - - - - - - - - - VA VA VA
William Samuel Bumpus Charlotte C. Buckner Burial: Round Knoll Cemetery Burial: Round Knoll Cemetery, Jefferson County, IL Jefferson County, IL
Children of William Bumpus and Charlotte Buckner are:
	i.	William S. Bumpus, born May 22, 1837 in Hanover County, VA; died 1917.
	ii.	Martha Louisa Bumpus, born 1838; died 1898.
	iii.    Robert Marion Bumpus, born November 16, 1841 in Kentucky; died May 04, 1905.
	iv.	Lewis N. Bumpus, born Abt. 1845.
	v.	Sarah Ann Bumpus, born 1846; died December 20, 1935.
	vi.	Pettis Ragland Bumpus, born November 18, 1854 in Kentucky; died April 18, 1940.



Generation No. 2 See more on the Children of William Bumpus and Charlotte Buckner
William S. Bumpus Martha Louisa Bumpus Robert Marion Bumpus Lewis N. Bumpus was born Abt. 1845. He married Frances M. Chaffin February 12, 1866 in Jefferson County, Illinois. She was born Abt. 1854. Children of Lewis Bumpus and Frances Chaffin are: i. Alford M. Bumpus, born Abt. 1868. ii. A. C. Bumpus, born Abt. 1871. iii. L. A. Bumpus, born Abt. 1876. iv. C. A. Bumpus, born Abt. 1879. Sarah Ann Bumpus Pettis Ragland Bumpus
Bumpus Family Nathan W. Bumpus Family
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