Wife of George Washington Bumpas. They had thirteen children:
Sarah Jane Bumpas (m. Hall)
Nancy L. Bumpas-Flinn
Charlotte H. Bumpas-Mallow
William H. Bumpas (m. Stubbs)
G.W. Bumpas (m. foster)
John Thomas Bumpas (m. Aldridge)
James G. Bumpas
Benjamin Franklin Bumpas (m. foster)
Mary Frances Bumpas-Wilson
Martha E. Bumpas-Dunn
Georgia Alice Bumpas-Martin
Ida May Bumpas-Foster
Baby Boy Bumpas
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Father: Leroy Hatley
Mother: Mary A. LNU
Died: Independence Co., AR
Bumpass, George Washington
George Washington Bumpass was born March 15, 1833 in Panola, Mississippi. His father was Gabriel Bumpass, and his mother was Charlotte White. His first wife, Martha S. Hatley, and he had 11 children, and Martha was delivering her 12th, a son, on August 18, 1879 when she died in childbirth along with her son. George and all 11 children then moved to Lamar County, TX shortly after 1879. He soon met and married Katie (Kathy) Wood and had two more children, one being my grandfather, Clint Bumpass, in Direct, TX in 1890. George ran a saloon on the Red River, and sold liquor by the barrel. It is said he drowned in the Red River on April 21, 1897, and his body was never recovered.
Contributed by: McFarlin on March 30, 2003.
2/24/1853: married in Christian, Independence Co., AR.
1860 Federal Census taken 9/8/1860, for Independence Co., AR, Oil Trough Post Office:
George W. Bumpass, age 27, male, b. MS;
Martha Bumpass, age 24, female, b. GA;
Sarah J. Bumpass, age 6, female, b. AR;
Nancy L. Bumpass, age 5, female, b. AR;
Charlotte H. Bumpass, age 3, female, b. AR; William H. Bumpass, age 1, male, b. AR.
1870 Federal Census taken 7/27/1870, for Independence Co., AR, Oil Trough Post Office:
George W. Bumpass, head, age 37, b. MS;
Martha S. Bumpass, wife, age 33, b. GA;
Sarah J. Bumpass, dau., age 16, b. AR;
Nancy Bumpass, dau., age 15, b. AR;
Charlott Bumpass, dau., age 13, b. AR;
William Bumpass, son, age 11, b. AR;
John Bumpass, son, age 6, b. AR;
Franklin Bumpass, son, age 3, b. IL;
Mary Bumpass, dau., age 3/12, b. AR.
George Washington Bumpas (1833 - 1897)*
Sarah Jane Bumpas Hall (1854 - 1941)*
Specifically: Burial location unknown.
Created by: D. Bagwell
Record added: Dec 20, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 63175560