John W Brumfield 1811 – 1889

John Brumfield was the son of John Brumfield and Margaret Kelly. He married Cinderella Lanier. They lived in Washington Parish, LA where he was a farmer.

Obituary for Cinderilla Brumfield:

“Cinderilla Brumfield was born in Washington Parish, La., about the year 1820; she died Dec. 30, 1884, aged about 65 years. She was married to J. W. Brumfield Feb. 14, 1839. She was baptized into the fellowship of Mt. Pisgah church in July, 1861 and moved her membership to Bethany church and remained there a few years, when again she moved her membership to Mt. Pisgah church. She remained a faithful member there until her death. She was a true Christian, a good companion, and loved by all those around her. She leaves a husband and eight children.”

From:  Williams, E. Russ. Abstracts of Obituaries from the Minutes of the Magee’s Creek Baptist Association (Mississippi and Louisiana), 1882 – 1924. Monroe, Louisiana: Privately printed, 1978, page 8.

Obituary for John W Brumfield:

“John W. Brumfield died June 19, 1889 – – aged 77 years, 11 months and 19 days, was born in Washington parish, La., June 30, 1811, was married to Cinderella Lamer, Feb 14., 1839. Three sons and five daughters survived him to mourn their loss. He joined Bethany church and was baptized July 24, 1869 – – moved his membership to Mt. Pisgah church, June 14, 1884 where he remained a consistent member until his death. Bro. Brumfield’s last illness was very severe and of long duration, but was borne with patience and humble submission to Him who rules all things. The funeral services were conducted by Elds. F. M. Easley and J. N. Fortenberry.”

From: Williams, E. Russ. Abstracts of Obituaries from the Minutes of the Magee’s Creek Baptist Association (Mississippi and Louisiana), 1882 – 1924. Monroe, Louisiana: Privately printed, 1978, page 18.

1 John Wilson Brumfield b: 30 Jun 1811 in Washington, LA, d: 19 Jun 1889
… + Cindyrella Lanier b: c 1817 LA, m: 14 Feb 1839, d: 30 Dec 1884
……2 Zekel Brumfield b: Abt. 1839 Washington Parish, LA
……2 Frances Brumfield b: Abt. 1841 Washington Parish, LA
……2 Malissa Brumfield b: Abt. 1842 Washington Parish, LA
……2 John T. Brumfield b: Abt. 1844 Washington Parish, LA
……2 William C. Brumfield b: Abt. 1845 Washington Parish, LA
……2 Louisiana Brumfield b: Abt. 1848 Washington Parish, LA
……2 Candasia Brumfield b: Abt. 1850 Washington Parish, LA
……2 Clarissa M. Brumfield b: Abt. 1852 Washington Parish, LA
……2 Uriah V. Brumfield b: Abt. 1853 Washington Parish, LA
……2 Samantha E. Brumfield b: Abt. 1854 Washington Parish, LA
……2 Rosa E. Brumfield b: Abt. 1857 Washington Parish, LA

Selected Sources:

  • Williams, E. Russ. Abstracts of Obituaries from the Minutes of the Magee’s Creek Baptist Association (Mississippi and Louisiana), 1882 – 1924. Monroe, Louisiana: Privately printed, 1978.
  • Williams, Jr., Ernest Russ. A Potpourri of Historical Data concerning the Founding Families and Individuals of Washington Parish, Louisiana, 1798 – 1860. Monroe, LA: Northeast Louisiana University, 1990.

 

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