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James Edward Sumrall
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Birth: Dec. 9, 1831
Death: unknown

Information from "Confrederate Records: Covington, Wayne and Jones County" Compilled by Jean Strickland and Patricia N. Edwards, Mississippi Dept. of Archives and History, pg. 85.

Name J.E. Sumrall

Number CV85

What was your father's name? Howell Sumrall

Where born? South Carolina

Your mother's name? Nancy Parker

Where born? North Carolina

Where were you born? Copiah Co., Miss.

When? December 9, 1831

Where were you raised? Clarke Co., Miss.

What school did you attend? Com. Cuuntry school

What bunesiness did you engaged in before the war? Farming

When did you join the army? August 15, 1862

At what place? Enterprise, Clarke Co.

What was the number or name of your regiment? Inf. Dunn's Legion

What was the name or letter of your company? B

Did you serve in more than one command? No

If so did you change?

What battles were you in?

Were you wounded during the war? yes

If so in what battle or on what lines?

What was the date and nature of your wounds? Aug. 9, 1864 struck on the back by a piece of a gun shell.
Were you captured during the war? No

If so what prison were you in?

Were you with your command at the surrender? No
If not why were you absent? in hospital in roles, NC
Where were you dischared or paroled? Pictt, Georgia
At what time? June 5, 1865
Whom did you marry? Stevens, Nancy
When and where did you marry? June 25, 1852
If married more than once give names and dates.
Where have you lived since the war? Clarke, Wayne, Jasper, Jones, Covington Counties, Miss.

What has bean your occupation?
How many children have you? 9

Have you ever made a public profession of religion? yes
When and with what church are you connected? 1857 Baptist 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Nancy Stevens Sumrall (1834 - 1898)*
 
 Children:
  Elonzo E. Sumrall (1858 - 1939)*
  Thomas Elijah Sumrall (1859 - 1889)*
  William Gustave Sumrall (1862 - 1924)*
  Susan Sumrall Smith (1864 - 1941)*
  James Boliver Sumrall (1869 - 1900)*
  Elifitt Frazier Sumrall (1873 - 1927)*
  Julia Sumrall Pridgen (1878 - 1904)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Unknown
 
Created by: Gwen Langley Pittman
Record added: Mar 22, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25449348
 


- Dee Mack
 Added: Apr. 25, 2015

- Patricia Langley Harvey
 Added: Nov. 17, 2012
with love your fourth great grandaughter
- Patricia Langley Harvey
 Added: Sep. 23, 2012
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