Berkeley County West Virginia Biography of Jacob R. STUMP


         Jacob R. STUMP, born in Berkeley County, West Virginia, March 14, 1851, was the son of John W. and Susanna (Henry) Stump, settlers of that county. Jacobís brothers, Casper Stump and John H. Stump, were soldiers in the Civil war, serving in the Confederate army. Casper was in the 2nd Virginia Infantry, Colonel Nadenbush commanding, and John served under General Stewart in the 1st Virginia Cavalry.

         At Martinsburg, West Virginia, on March 15, 1870, Jacob R. Stump and Sadie A. Stokes were married. She was the daughter of Jacob and Mary J. (Black) Stokes, residents of Cumberland county, Pennsylvania, where Sadie was born May 30, 1852. Children born to them were John W. Stump, March 9, 1871-?; Harry A. Stump, October 10, 1873-?; Mary J. Stump, December 11, 1875-?; Ada L. Stump, August 15, 1876-?; and Maggie B. Stump, June 19, 1881-?.

         Jacob R. Stump was a farmer at Martinsburg in the Arden district, Berkeley County, West Virginia.

    Submitted by Marilyn Gouge and extracted from West Virginia Heritage Encyclopedia, a reprint of Hardesty's Historical and Geographical Encyclopedia Berkeley County, WV, Biographies List, 1884.

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