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Vincent Carlton Cumby
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Birth: Sep. 16, 1856
Scott County
Illinois, USA
Death: Mar. 30, 1930
Scott County
Illinois, USA

Son of William & Ann Cumby, husband of Laura G Watt, married October 13, 1880. Children: Mrs. George Hieronymus, Earl D Cumby, Wm. Frank Cumby, and Miss Lola Cumby.

Vincent C. Cumby was born Sept. 16, 1856, and passed away Sunday, March 30, 1930, at the age of 73 years, six months and 14 days, following an extended illness.

Decedent was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Cumby, who came to Scott county form Halifax, Virginia. He was born on the farm, five miles southwest of Winchester, Ill., where he died, having spent his entire life on this farm.

He was married on Oct. 14, 1880, to Miss Laura Watt, the daughter of Mr.and Mrs. Jas. Watt of this locality. To this union were born four children, Mrs. Geo. Hieronymus of Winchester; Earl D. Cumby and Wm. Frank Cumby of Oklahoma City, Okla.; and Miss Lola Cumby, Jacksonville.

He is survived by his loving companion and the four children, also one brother, Mose Cumby living at Glasgow. One sister, Mrs. Richard McClure, of East St. Louis, preceded him in death in 1910.

Having spent his entire life in this community, Mr. Cumby had a large acquaintance, and being of a sociable, agreeable nature, numbered his friends by the score. A loving father, devoted husband, kind neighbor and good citizen held in the highest esteem, he has passed on to his reward.

Funeral services were conducted from Stainforth's Funeral Home, Tuesday afternoon, April 1, 1930, at two o'clock. Rev. W. R. Johnson officiating, assisted by Rev. R. V. Wright.

S. G. Smith sang two solos and Mrs. Smith sang a solo.

The flowers were cared for by Mrs. Thos. Dugan and Miss Nellie Lashmet.

Interment was in the Winchester cemetery, the pall bearers being Jas. Cumby, Henry Boester, Jas. Hardister, A. A. Mitchell, Jackson Evans and Harvey Battley.

Newspaper Unknown from the Winchester Public Library on Page 37 
Family links: 
  Laura Granell Watt Cumby (1862 - 1949)*
  Kathryn B Cumby Prather (1881 - 1968)*
*Calculated relationship
Winchester City Cemetery
Scott County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Cheryl Behrend
Record added: Oct 15, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7986657


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