i. Josiah Bumpus - born in Rochester, Plymouth, Mass., 22 July 1711. He died
2 September 1757 in Plainfield, Windham, Connecticut. He married Hannah
Bumpas 21 December 1731 in Rochester, Plymouth, Mass., Hannah was born
2 May 1707 in Rochester, Plymouth, Mass. She died (unknown).
Records indicate Josiah and Hannah had 7 children.
ii. Deborah Bumpas - born in Rochester, Plymouth, Mass. 31 August 1713. She
died (unknown). She married Uriah Savery, 3 September 1738 in Rochester,
Plymouth, Mass. He was born (unknown). He died (unknown).
No more info on them or if any children were born.
iii. Rhoda Bumpas - born in 1715 in Rochetsre, Plymouth, Mass., She died (unknown).
No more info concerning marriage or children.
iv. Nathan Bumpus - born at Rochester,
Mass. 25 September 1717. He married
Lydia Bumpas in 1738.
Lydia was the daughter of John Bumpas and Hannah.
v. Elizabeth Bumpas - born (unknown). She die (unknown).
Records seem to indicate this fifth child - No
Generation No. 4
Nathan Bumpus - born at Rochester,
Massachusetts, 25 September 1717. He
married Lydia Bumpas in 1738. Lydia was
the daughter of John Bumpas and Hannah.
Lydia joined the Church at Wareham August 2, 1741. Marriage intent gives her name
as Bump. Marriage gives both she and Nathan
a Bumpas. Will and probate of
John Bupas, father of Nathan reads Bump.
No record of Lydia's parentage is found. Proof of
her parentage is in her father's
will. Lydia married a second time to Ebenezer King, of Plymouth, Massachusetts.,
the school master at Wareham, Mass. According to Church records, Nathan was a
wandering husband who returned now and then. Lydia became interested in the
school teacher and "married him as she sat but the church looking into the matter
found she had applied for a divorce which was refused,
the time limit for an absentee
had not expired. The church reprimanded her
and the teacher lost his job, the matter
was taken up by the church at Plymton. When the time expired and her husband had
not reappeared, she made her confession and she and Ebenezer King were married
and the teacher restored to the school.
Children of Nathan Bumpas and Lydia Bump
i. Simeon Bumpus - born at Wareham,
Mass., 31 Aug 1739.
It is said he married a daughter of
ii. Jesse Bumpus - born at Wareham, Massachuetts on 2 August 1741.
Baptized at Wareham, Massachuetts. -
No more info -
iii. Morris Bumpus - born in 1752. Died at Hebron, ME. He married Huldah
at Plympton, Mass. She is the daughter of Zephaniah
and Thankful Bumpas.
Generation No. 5
Simeon Bumpus - born at Wareham,
Massachuetts, 31 August 1739.
Said to have married __________ __________ , by Rev. Stephen
It is said that his wife was a
daughter of General Putnam.
He lived with his grandparents in Lyme, Conneticut.
________ ________ , he lived at Lyme, Conneticut, Barkhamstaed, Litchfield,
Herkimmer New York, and Lorraine, Jefferson County, New York.
Colonial Wars : Served in the campaign of 1758, Ct. 3rd
Reg't., 11 Co., under
Capt. Mather from April 6 to November 18 ; in the campaign of 1759, 4th Reg't.,
Co., under Capt. Zebulon Butler.
Rev. War : Ct. served 24 August - 30 October 1777 under
Capt. Jones, Co., N.H.
Simeon of E. Haddam, Ct. bought land in Marlow, N.H. 25
Simeon sold land in Litchfield Co. (Barkhamstead) Ct. 14 October 1793.
Children of Simeon Bumpus and ______
______ are :
i. Nathan Bumpus - born 11 Aug 1765 and died 21 Feb 1851.
Gravestones in the South Richland
Cemetery, near Fernwood, N.Y. says;
Nathan Bumpus died Feb. 21,
1851, aged 85 years 6 months.
Nathan resided at Wingfield, Herkimer
County, New York and at
Oawego County, N.Y.
The Family Bible in possession of - Charles Francis Bumpas
- of R.D. # 5,
Box 27, Oswego, N.Y. 13126, says;
Mary died aged 83 and Nathan died
aged 85. Records indicate
ii. Isaac Bumpus - born in 1769. Born at Conn. Resided
at Ellisburg, Jefferson
Co., N.Y. and Lorraine, Jefferson Co., N.Y., 1830,
1840, 1850 Census.
He was a farmer. - No spouse
info - Records indicate 4 children.
iii. Gladding Bumpus
- born 17 Feb 1771 and died 2 March 1833.
Married Sarah Judd - born 9 Aug 1771 - died 28 April 1833.
iv. Simeon Bumpus - born in 1772 and died in 1850.
Married Mary ______
- born in 1780. - No more info on Mary -
He resided at Truxton, Cortland Co., N.Y.
Records indicate 4
v. Jason Bumpus - born in 1775 and died 21 Dec 1863.
Married Ester ______
- born in 1778. - no more info -
Jason born at Ct. and died at Ellington,
Chatauqua Co., N.Y.
Ester born in N.H.
Resided at Litchfield, Herkimer Co., N.Y.
(census 1800-10) and Ellington,
Chatauqua Co., N.Y. (census
He was a farmer. Records indicate 4 children.
vi. Stephen Bumpus - born __________ died __________
Anna Putnam, daughter of Francis and Anna
Putnam. Resided Litchfield, Herkimer Co., N.Y.
Jeff. Co. N.Y. He was a farmer.
Records indicate 2 children.
vii. Lydia Bupmus - born ________ died ________
Married Ebenezer Hudson, 1 Jan 1783. They married at
Barkhamstead, Ct. - no more info -
Generation No. 6
Gladding Bumpus ( Gladwyn ) - born 17 February 1771 - died 2
He married Sarah Judd. Born 9 August 1771
and died 28 April 1846. They
were married at Torrington in 1793. Both died at Lorraine, N.Y.
Gravestone in cemetery at Lorraine, N.Y. says ;
" Gladding Bumpus died March 2, 1833 at 62
years, 15 days, GAR "
Post 981. He evidently went by
the name Gladding, not Gladwyn as
stated by CHB. Gravestone in Cemetery
at Lorraine, N.Y. says ;
" Sarah Bumpus died April 28, 1846 at
74 years, 8 months, 19 days.
Children of Gladding Bumpus and Sarah Judd
i. Hannah Bumpus -
Married Joseph Tabor - They lived
in Lorraine, N.Y.
ii. Luna Bumpus - born in 1897 - died 19 Feb 1866
Married Daniel Chaulkins - They
lived in Lorraine, N.Y.
iii. Ursula Bumpus -
Married David Gillett - born _______
died 8 March 1882
They lived at Lorraine, N.Y.
- Their son Bishop Gillett (gp 8.398)
married Martha Bumpus (gp
8.340) daughter of Erastus S. Bumpus
(gp 7.254), cousins / Gravestone
in Cemetery at Lorraine, N.Y. says;
" David Gillett died March 8,
1882 at 72 years. Ursula, his wife,
died at 72 years, 8 months,
iv. Nancy Bumpus - born / died infancy
v. Erastus Sterling Bumpus
- born in 1815 - died in 1839.
Finnette Shirley, 2 July 1839.
Generation No. 7
Erastus Sterling Bumpus - born
31 May 1815, probably at Lorraine, N.Y.
He died 23 January 1880. He married Ann Finnette
Shirley, 2 July 1839.
She was born in 1816 and died in 1889. Rev. Bumpus was a Free Will Baptist
Minister. He also was a Shoemaker (1850 Census). Erastus came from
Massachuetts to N.Y., along Lake Ontario, to Pennsylvania about 1834.
They are buried at the Small Cemetery , Jackson
Children of Erastus Sterling Bumpus and Ann
Finnette Shirley are :
i. Sarah Ann Bumpus - born in Pennsylvania. She married twice.
(1) Jairus Stover (2) Aaron Bronson
- no more info -
ii. Lorenzo Dow Bumpus - born in Pa. He died 23 Oct 1908.
Married twice: (1) Linda Klingensmith
- died 22 May 1875
(2) Alice Beechlee
- Greenville, Pa.
(Melinda) died at Salem, Mercer Co., Pa.
Burials at Arlington Cemetery.
They lived at 1017 B Street, Wash. D.C. for 23 years.
Cival war : Capt. at Gettysburg,
Lieut.Col. at close of War. A.G.O.
Record : Co. 157th
Pa Inf. Enrolled in Venango Co., Pa.
2 Oct 1861. Pvt. Sep-Oct 1862 report him as 1st Sergeant,
but disch. to become Lieut. to date from 10 Aug 1862.
Capt. from 27 April 1863 ; Lt.Col. Oct 1864
Mustered out 13 Jan 1865
iii. Martha M. Bumpus - Married 2nd cousin, Bishop Gillett
They lived at Lorraine, Jefferson
in Cemetery, Lorraine, N.Y. says :
M. Bumpus wife of Bishop Gillett,
died 14 April 1899 at 55 years."
iv. Susan F. Bumpus - born 9 Feb 1846 in Ohio.
Married, Milton Ribb
v. Nancy U. Bumpus - born 2 Feb 1850
Married, Jehial Bronson
vi. Luna Olivia Bumpus - born 12 Feb 1857
Lived in Cooperstown, Pennsylvania
vii. ? Ind ( twin / n.f.d. ) died in infancy
viii. Frederick Rufus Bumpus
- born 20 Sep 1859 - died 29 March 1926
Married, Elma Elizabeth Davison, 19 April 1888
Daughter of James Davison and Lucinda Mathers
Generation No. 8
Frederick Rufus Bumpus - born
20 September 1859 in Jackson Township
Cooperstown, Pennsylvania. He died 29 March 1926 in Cooperstown, Pa.
Me married Elma Elizabeth Davison
of Bradleytown, on 19 April 1888.
She was born 25 April 1866. Elma was born in Cooperstown. She died
19 October 1958. They are buried at Small Cemetery, Jackson Township.
Elma is the daughter of James Davison
and Lucinda Mathers.
( See Davison Family Tree Information )
Children of Frederick Rufus Bumpus and Elma
Elizabeth Davison are :
Generation No. 9
Frederick Rufus Bumpus - born
20 September 1859 in Jackson Twp.
Cooperstown, Pa. He died 29 March 1926 in Cooperstown, Pennaylvania.
He married Elma Elizabeth Davison
of Bradleytown on 19 April 1888.
She was born 25 April 1866. Elma was born in Cooperstown. She died
19 October 1958. Both buried at Small Cemetery, Jackson Twp. Pa.
The children of Frederick Rufus Bumpus and Elma
Elizabeth Davison are :
i. Leo Shirley Bumpus - born
10 May 1889 in Cooperstown, Pennsylvania
He died 31 October 1972. Records show
he married twice :
1 ) Nora Brown ( 2 ) Marie Riddle
ii. James Maxwell Bumpus - born 25 Feb 1891 - died 22 Aug 1970
Married Bertha E. Lindbergh on 4 Oct
Born 6 Nov
1901 - Died 6 May 1998
Adopted / Gertrude - Born 9 Nov 1934
- Died 5 May 1998
iii. Leonard Davison Bumpus - born 29 Sep 1893 at Titusville, Pa.
He was unmarried - died 9 Nov 1968
iv. Bernice Irene Bumpus - born 4 Sep 1895
Married, Clyde Pringle - born
19 Dec 1890 - died - 14 June 1987
v. Theodore Dalton Bumpus - born 23 July 1900 - died 23 Sep 1987
He married three times :
Carmon in Aug 1927 - b. 4 July 1898 - d. 20 Aug 1960
They had 1 child - Jean Marie - b. 2 Oct 1929
Marguart on 25 Sep 1961
Born 8 March 1896 - Died in 1966
Pascere Aliano on 3 March 1967
on 1 April 1906
( The following is copied from a Memorial Obituary )
Theodore Dalton Bumpus , 87 , of Wylam , died Wednesday.
He was anative of Pa., a retired car inspector for Penn Railroad
and a resident of Wylam since 1965. Funeral will be at 3 p.m.
Friday at Angwin Ensley, with burial in Elmwood. Survivors include
his wife, Mrs. Rachel Aliano Bumpus; four daughters, Mrs. Jean
Miller, Pittsburgh, Mrs. Frances Aliano Ceravalo, Wylam, Mrs. Ann
Marx, Cleveland, Ohio and Mrs. Helen Dowdy, Sacramento, Calif; a
son, John Aliano, Frankfurt, Germany, and two sisters, Mrs. Nellie
Shadle, Franklin, Pa. and Ferne Welsh, Union City, Pa.
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vi. Infant girl ( no info - no dates )
vii. Catherine Bumpus ( no info - no dates )
viii. Nellie M. Bumpus - born 8 July 1904, Rocky Grove, Pa. - D. 26 Oct 1991
Shadle in 1926 - born __ __ ____ died in 1976
had the following children: Lewis Gilbert, Anna Margaret,
Frederick, David Leroy, Shirley Elizabeth and Donald W.
( The following is an Obituary Notice )
Nellie M. Shadle , 87 , of Cooperstown RD 1 ( Bradleytown ) died
Sat evening in Venengo Manor following an unexpected illness.
Born July 8, 1904, in Rocky Grove, dau. of Fred and Elma Bumpus.
She m. Clyde Shadle in 1926. He preceeded her in death in1976.
After graduating from school in Titusville, she attended Edinboro
Normal School, now Edinboro University, and taught at elementary
schools in Plum Township for several years.
Surviving are four sons, Lewis Shadle of Cochranton RD 4, James
Shadle of Carlton, Ga. and Donald Shadle of Cooperstown and
Mrs. Harris (Shirley) Steans of New Castle; 23 grandchildren, 25
great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Preceeding her in death in addition to her husband and parents
were four brothers, two sisters and one grandson.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm today
in the Willis L. Arnold Funeral Home in Titusville.
Internment will be in Sunville Cemetery.
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ix. Ferne Elizabeth Bumpus - born 6 Aug 1908 - died 25 Sep 1989
Records show that
she married twice :
Victor McCurdy in 1926 - born 1904 - died in 1936
Son - Bruce Ellwood , born 4 Feb 1916 - died 9 April 1983
They had 2 children :
(1) William Harry Walsh II , born 22 Aug 1940
Frederich Edwin Welsh , born 17 Nov 1942
x. Norris Bumpus - born in 1910 - died in 1910 ( no more info
Generation No. 10
Shirley Bumpus - born 13 December 1919 in Cooperstown, Pennsylvania
He died the 31 October 1972. Records show he married twice :
( 1 ) Nora Brown
of Rockland Township, Venango Co., Pa.
19 February 1916. She died 8 October 1935
( 2 ) Marie Riddle on 25 September 1939 at Clarion, Pa.
She died on the 14 february 1972
They are all buried at Sunville, Venango County,
Children of Leo Shirley Bumpus and Nora
Bernice Brown are :
i. Bernice Jane Bumpus - born 13 Dec 1919 - died 17 Oct 1985
Married , Robert Glenn Noel
ii. Margaret Elma Bumpus - born 14
July 1921 - died 17 Aug 1997
Married , James
iii. Infant Daughter - born / died in 1924
iv. Frederick Wesley Bumpus - born 20 Nov 1926 - died 15 April 1942
v. Ruth Shirley Bumpus - Born / died in 1928
vi. Florence Elizabeth Bumpus - born 8 Jan 1930
Married , Elery L. Smith
vii. Mary Louise Bumpus - born / died in 1932
Generation No. 11
X. i. Bernice Jane Bumpus - born 13 Dec 1919
- died 17 Oct 1985
Married : Robert G.
Noel on 22 Oct 1943
Born __ __ ____ Died 24 Oct 1994 ; Served During WW II
They had a sucessful Dairy Farm
and lived in Bradleytown, Pa.
Both buried at Sunville Cemetery,
Venango Co., Pa.
They had the following children:
i. Alice Kay
Noel - born 21 Nov 1949
ii. Jane Lucinda
Noel - born 13 Nov 1952 - died 11 Nov 1960
Elizabeth Noel - born 24 Aug 1957
X. ii. Margaret Elma Bumpus
- born 14 July 1921 - died 17 Aug 1997
: James Harold McBride on 22 Oct 1944
( 2 ) Kathleen Dixon Cunningham on 23 Dec 2000
The children of Margaret Bumpus and Harold McBride
Darla Sue McBride - born 3 Dec 1945
Bonnie Jo Mcbride - born 16 Nov 1946
Edward McBride - born 10 May 1949
Bruce McBride - born 21 Jan 1955
Gregory Bryce McBride - born 24 Dec 1955
X. Florence Elizabeth Bumpus - born 8 Jan 1930
Married : Elery
L. Smith , 10 Nov 1951
Along with son Keith, have a sucessful Dairy Farm
The children of Florence ( Hon ) Bumpus and Elery Smith are :
i. Noreen Gail Smith - born 1 Aug 1952
Keith Edward Smith - born 1 Dec 1954
iii. Cheryl Ann Smith - born 1 Aug 1956
iv. David Wesley Smith - born 17 Aug 1960
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This completes the 10 th Generation -
- showing the the 11 th Generation Respectfully