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Welcome to all of you family members, genealogists and internet wanderers. My family tree is actually a forest of assorted names and locations. Check out the branches to discover if you share a leaf or two.

Surnames (above and to the right). Here are the main family trees. My goal is to include names, dates, descendants, photographs, documents  & sources for my information. These names link to locations & cemeteries. Related? Contact me to share & compare.

Locations (above and to the right). Here you can find my family names associated with each location, useful websites and blogs, books, maps and other resources that are helpful for research there. Do you have a favorite resource:  archive, book, website to share? Let me know.

Cemeteries (above). The final resting places of my ancestors. Names, dates, maps & photographs are here.

Also visit my blog, Leaves & Branches for information on my current research, new discoveries, missing ancestors, memories and other miscellaneous posts. See the latest post below.

This website is always changing as I include newly uncovered information. Check back soon for more content! – – – Colleen

Latest Post from Leaves & Branches

  • September 26, 2017: Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers & Louisiana Confederate Commands - Leaves & Branches
    Looking for Confederate soldiers? This book has long lists of soldiers with their service details. I found many soldiers from my family branches including those listed below. I have found some of this information from other sources, therefore I know it is accurate. The enlistment date is something I rarely found elsewhere. It is nice to have all this in one place. 



    Barksdale Wade Brumfield; 1822-1884; son of William Brumfield

    B. W. Brumfield, Pvt. CoC & K, 3rd Wingfields, LA Calvary. Enlisted: 14 May 1862 Franklinton, LA. Transferred from A C Bickham.


    Elisha Kelly Brumfield; 1840-1911; son of Davis Brumfield

    Elisha Brumfield, Pvt. CoK. 38 MS Volunteers. Rolls of Prisoners of War. Paroled Baton Rogue.


    Henry Sims Brumfield; 1835-1915; son of Jesse Kelly Brumfield

                H. S. Brumfield, Pvt. CoK, 3rdWingfields, LA Calvary.


    Isaac K. Brumfield; b c 1843; son of Davis Brumfield

    Isaac Brumfield, Pvt. CoK. 3rd Wingfields, LA Calvary. On Rolls of Prisoners of War. Paroled at Provost Marshall’s Office, Baton Rogue, 21 June 186?


    Jesse Alexander Brumfield; 1838-1914; son of Nathaniel Brumfield

    J. A. Brumfield, Pvt. CoC, 3rd Wingfields, LA Calvary. Enlisted 11 May 1863 Franklinton LA.


    John D. Brumfield; 1842-1903; son of Nathaniel

    John D. Brumfield, Pvt. CoC. 3rd Wingfields, LA Calvary. Enlisted May 1862 Camp Moore, Franklinton LA


    Martin Penn Brumfield; 1837-1862; son of Nathaniel Brumfield

    Martin P. Brumfield, Pvt to 2nd LT. Enlisted July 1861 Camp Moore LA. Died 12 April 1862 Gordonsville VA.


    Thomas W. Brumfield; 1842-1930; son of Alexander C. Brumfield

    T. W. Brumfield, Pvt. CoA, 3rd Wingfields, LA Calvary. Enlisted: Camp Moore, LA 13 May 1862.


    William L. Brumfield; b c 1831; son of William Brumfield

    W. L. Brumfield, Pvt. CoC & K, 3rd Wingfields, LA Calvary. Enlisted: May 14, 1862 Franklinton, LA. Transferred from Capt. A. Bleckham. Federal Rolls of Prisoners of War. Paroled at Port Hudson, LA July 1863.

    Note: the full name, birth & death dates & father's name came from other sources.


    Source: Booth, Andrew Bradford, Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers and Louisiana  Confederate Commands (New Orleans, 1920) digital image at Genealogy Gophers (gengophers.com: accessed July 2017).





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