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 John Cooper Rumsey

John Cooper Rumsey

Birth
Death 7 Dec 1906 (aged 23)
Ithaca, Tompkins County, New York, USA
Burial Ithaca, Tompkins County, New York, USA
Plot ws-500-6
Memorial ID 48790108 · View Source
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fireman, killed while on duty fighting the Cornell University Chi Psi fraternity fire

(Ithaca Daily News; Ithaca, NY. Saturday, December 8, 1906. http://fultonhistory.com/Fulton.html)

Fireman's Funeral
John C. Rumsey, Who Lost His Life While on Duty Yesterday Morning to be Buried Tomorrow

The funeral of John C. Rumsey will be held from the late home in West State street tomorrow afternoon at 3 o'clock, the Revs. Heizer and George officiating. Interment will be made in the family vault in the City cemetery.

The pallbearers were selected from his father's store and No. 5 Hose company of which Mr. Rumsey was a member. They are Irving Rumsey, William Millard, Art Miller, Fred Smith, Fitch Stevens and Lew Burt.


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  • Created by: sjs953
  • Added: 25 Feb 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 48790108
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Cooper Rumsey (Feb 1883–7 Dec 1906), Find A Grave Memorial no. 48790108, citing Ithaca City Cemetery, Ithaca, Tompkins County, New York, USA ; Maintained by sjs953 (contributor 46931676) .