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Horace Lindsey Bumpass
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Birth: Oct. 11, 1845
Roxboro
Person County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Sep. 11, 1880
Roxboro
Person County
North Carolina, USA

1850 Federal Census taken 9/30/1850, for Person Co., NC:
Robert D. Bumpass, male, age 51, b. NC;
Nancy Bumpass, female, age 47, b. NC;
Margaret Bumpass, female, age 19, b. NC;
Elizabeth Bumpass, female, age 17, b. NC;
Robert Bumpass, male, age 16, b. NC;
William Bumpass, male, age 14, b. NC;
Alexander Bumpass, male, age 12, b. NC;
Nancy Bumpass, female, age 11, b. NC;
Thomas Bumpass, male, age 7, b. NC;
Harace Bumpass, male, age 6, b. NC.

1860 Federal Census taken 8/10/1860, for Person Co., NC:
Robert D. Bumpass, male, age 62, b. NC;
Nancy Bumpass, female, age 56, b. NC;
William Bumpass, male, age 23, b. NC;
Alexander Bumpass, male, age 19, b. NC;
Thomas Bumpass, male, age 16, b. NC;
Harave Bumpass, male, age 15, b. NC;
Nancy Bumpass, female, age 20, b. NC.

1870 Federal Census for Roxboro, Person Co., NC:
Horace S. Bumpess, male, Atty at Law, age 24, b. NC,
shown living with John Pentecost and his family.

1880 Federal Census taken 6/9/1880, for Holloway Township, Person Co., NC:
Horace Bumpass, age 34;
Margaret B. Bumpass, age 29;
Maggie L. Bumpass, dau., age 5;
Robert D. Bumpass, son, age 4;
Horace L. Bumpass, son, age 2;
Thomas M. Bumpass, son, age 1.

Horace studied law and appeared before the Supreme Court before he was 21 years old.

He was the only member of his family to remain in North Carolina, on the old homeplace.

He is buried in the Bumpass Cemetery at Mill Creek.

Will of H. L. Bumpass dated 2/2/1878:
Wife to have "the use and benefit of my estate during her life or as long as she may remain my widow and if she should marry" estate to be placed in hands of trustees. After death of wife, estate to be divided equally among his children, with children of any deceased children to receive their parents' share. "My boys" to be trustees for daughters interests; after daughters marry "husbands shall control only profits of the estate". . . " after the death of my daughters any estate they may take under this will shall go to and vest in their lawful (illegible) my intention being that no one being the husband of any daughters of mine shall have power to spend and control more than the profits of her estate." If wife should marry, "my friend J. T. Yancy to be appointed trustee."
Signed H. L. Bumpass Witnesses: William Merritt and D. F. Humphries
Above will was brought before probate judge of Person C., NC, by Margarett V. Bumpass, widow of said deceased H. L. Bumpass. Deposition of witnesses dated 16 Nov 1881. J. J. Lansdell, Probate Judge; J. C. Pass, Clerk of Superior Court of Person County.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Robert Davie Bumpass (1797 - 1879)
  Nancy Marietta Davie Bumpass (1803 - 1873)
 
 Spouse:
  Margaret Virginia Drumright Bumpass (1850 - 1927)*
 
 Children:
  Nannie Bet Bumpass (1873 - 1873)*
  Margaret Lou Bumpass Harris (1874 - 1899)*
  Robert D. Bumpass (1875 - 1910)*
  Horace Lindsey Bumpass (1877 - 1914)*
  Thomas Merritt Bumpass (1879 - 1918)*
  Edith Mayfield Bumpass Street (1880 - 1965)*
 
 Siblings:
  James Carroll Bumpass (1826 - 1903)*
  John Kendall Bumpass (1829 - 1899)*
  Margaret Aramynta Bumpass Smith (1832 - 1903)*
  Elizabeth C. Bumpass Holloway (1832 - 1862)*
  Robert Davie Bumpass (1833 - 1864)*
  William Ambrose Bumpass (1834 - 1887)*
  Nancy Adams Bumpass Jones (1838 - 1900)*
  Alexander Jones Bumpass (1841 - 1865)*
  Thomas Halliburton Bumpass (1843 - 1893)*
  Horace Lindsey Bumpass (1845 - 1880)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Bumpass Family Cemetery at Mill Creek
Roxboro
Person County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Joe Pearce
Record added: Apr 17, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 68522048
 

 
 
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