Bessie Ryan McNeil

Bessie Ryan McNeil

Female 1870 - 1938  (68 years)

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  • Name Bessie Ryan McNeil  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14
    Birth 15 Feb 1870  , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census: Federal 22 Aug 1870  , Mulberry Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    • 1) Thomas McNiel, white male age 34, farmer, $400 real estate, $150 personal estate, born in NC
      2) Jane McNiel, white female age 29, born in NC, keeping house, cannot read or write
      3) Arthur McNiel, white male age 12, farm laborer, born in NC
      4) Henry C. McNiel, white male age 8, at home, born in NC
      5) Wiley McNiel, white male age 6, at home, born in NC
      6) Doctor McNiel, white male age 2, at home, born in NC
      7) Bessie McNiel, white female age 3 months, at home, born in NC
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    Census: Federal 17 Jun 1880  , Reddies River Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    • 1) Thos. W. McNiel, head, white male age 44, farmer, born in NC, parents born in NC
      2) Martha J. McNiel, wife, white female age 39, keeping house, cannot read or write, born in NC, parents born in NC
      3) Arthur P. McNiel, son, single white male age 22, labors on farm, born in NC
      4) Henry C. McNiel, son, single white male age 18, labors on farm, attended school, born in NC
      5) Willie G. McNiel, son, single white male age 16, labors on farm, attended school, born in NC
      6) Docter C. McNiel, son, single white male age 12, labors on farm, attended school, born in NC
      7) Bessie R. McNiel, daughter, single white female age 10, at home, attended school, born in NC
      8) Charlie C. McNiel, son, single white male age 8, at home, b attended school, born in NC
      9) Anny E. McNiel, daughter, single white female age 6, born in NC
      10) Hop? B. McNiel, son, single white male age 4, born in NC
      11) Anna O. McNiel, daughter, single white female age 10 months (Jul), born in NC
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    News Article 20 Sep 1899  The Chronicle (newspaper), Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    page 1, column 4

    "-Mrs. Linville Bumgarner and family are visiting her brother, Mr. W. G. McNiell, in Union township." 
    Census: Federal 21 Jun 1900  , Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    • 1) Linville Bumgarner, head, white male age 32, married 12 years, born Jul 1867 in NC, parents born in NC, owned a house
      2) Bessie R. Bumgarner, wife, white female age 30, mother of 6 kids, 5 living, born Feb 1870 in NC, parents born in NC
      3) Pedie I. Bumgarner, daughter, single white female age 8, born Jan 1892 in NC, attended school 10 months
      4) Plato S. Bumgarner, son, single white male age 6, born Sep 1893 in NC, attended school 10 months
      5) Pearl B. Bumgarner, daughter, single white female age 5, born Feb 1895 in NC
      6) Edgar E. Bumgarner, son, single white male age 4, born Oct 1896 in NC
      7) Romless L. Bumgarner, son, single white male age 1, born Sep 1899 in NC
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    Census: Federal 19 Apr 1910  , Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [18
    • 1) Linville Bumgarner, head, white male age 42, married 20 years, born in NC, parents born in NC, farmer, owns farm #28
      2) Bessie R. Bumgarner, wife, white female age 40, mother of 12 kids, 11 living, born in NC, parents born in NC
      3) Pedie I. Bumgarner, daughter, single white female age 18, born in NC, teacher at public school
      4) Plato S. Bumgarner, son, single white male age 16, born in NC, attended school
      5) Pearl B. Bumgarner, daughter, single white female age 15, born in NC, attended school
      6) Edgar E Bumgarner, son, single white male age 13, born in NC, attended school
      7) Romulus L. Bumgarner, son, single white male age 11, born in NC, attended school
      8) Mary Bumgarner, daughter, single white female age 9, born in NC, attended school
      9) Ruth Bumgarner, daughter, single white female age 8, born in NC, attended school
      10) Abigail Bumgarner, daughter, single white female age 5, born in NC
      11) Tyre Bumgarner, son, single white male age 4, born in NC
      12) Charlie G. Bumgarner, son, single white male age 3, born in NC
      13) Baby Bumgarner, daughter, single white female age 9 months, born in NC
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    News Article 15 Jul 1917  News and Record (newspaper), Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    "Mr. and Mrs. R. O. Poplin, of Rhonda, spent a few days this week with Mrs. Poplin's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Linville Bumgarner." 
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    Census: Federal 14 Jun 1920  , Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [19
    • 1) Linville Bumgarner, head, married white male age 51, born in NC, general farmer, owns a general farm
      2) Bessie R. Bumgarner, wife, married white female age 49, born in NC
      3) Pearl B. Bumgarner, daughter, single white female age 24, born in NC, teacher for public school
      4) Ruth Bumgarner, daughter, single white female age 17, born in NC, attends school
      5) Abigail A. Bumgarner, daughter, single white female age 15, born in NC, attends school
      6) Tyre M. Bumgarner, son, single white male age 13, born in NC, attends school
      7) Charlie G. Bumgarner, son, single white male age 12, born in NC, attends school
      8) Bessie B. Bumgarner, daughter, single white female age 10, born in NC, attends school
      9) Thomas J. Bumgarner, son, single white male age 8, born in NC, attends school
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    Census: Federal 16 Apr 1930  , Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [20
    • 1) Linville Bumgarner, head, white male age 62, married at 21, born in NC, clerk for senior superior court, owns a farm, not a veteran
      2) Bessie R. Bumgarner, wife, white female age 60, married at 18, born in NC
      3) Abigail, Bumgarner, daughter, single white female age 25, born in NC, Dept Register-Deeds County
      4) Tyre Bumgarner, son, single white male age 24, born in NC, laborer for road construction
      5) Charles G. Bumgarner, son, single white male age 22, born in NC, laborer for state highway
      6) J. Thomas Bumgarner, son, single white male age 18, born in NC, attends school
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    News Article 29 Jan 1933  News and Record (newspaper), Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    "A meeting of unusual interest was held Friday afternoon by the Woman's Missionary society of the Wilkesboro Baptist church at the home of Mrs. Linville Bumgarner. The program for the afternoon was in charge of Mrs. Zeb Davis and Mrs. R. L. Wellborn, who presented a program on "Lord Send Us a Revival." Mrs. J. M. Bumgarner made a talk on personal service. With the president, Mrs. F. G. Hollman, in the chair reports were heard from the different group leaders." 
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    News Article 27 Feb 1933  The Wilkes Journal-Patriot (newspaper)-711 Main Street, North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    "Miss Pearl Bumgarner returned last week to High Point where she is a member of the city school faculty, after spending several days with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. Bumgarner, of Wilkesboro." 
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    News Article 17 Apr 1933  The Wilkes Journal-Patriot (newspaper)-711 Main Street, North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    "Mr. and Mrs. J. V. Jennings and son, Alan, of Statesville, visited Mrs. Jennings' parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. Bumgarner, of Wilkesboro, during the week-end." 
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    News Article 22 Jun 1933  The Wilkes Journal-Patriot (newspaper)-711 Main Street, North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    "Mrs. W. H. Riley returned to her home at Chapel Hill Monday after a visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. Bumgarner, of Wilkesboro." 
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    News Article 17 Aug 1933  The Wilkes Journal-Patriot (newspaper)-711 Main Street, North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    "Mrs. L. Bumgarner, of Wilkesboro, who has been quite ill for several days, is greatly improved." 
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    News Article 31 Aug 1933  The Wilkes Journal-Patriot (newspaper)-711 Main Street, North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    "Mr. and Mrs. Plato S. Bumgarner and daughters Ruth, Blanche and Mitzie of Rahway, N. J., are spending the week in Wilkesboro with Mr. Bumgarner's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Linville Bumgarner." 
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    News Article 31 Aug 1933  The Wilkes Journal-Patriot (newspaper)-711 Main Street, North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    page 5, column 3

    “Mrs. W. H. Riley returned to her home at Chapel Hill yesterday after a few days’ visit with her father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. L. Bumgarner in Wilkesboro. She was accompanied home by her sister, Miss Pearl Bumgarner, who will spend a few days as her guest.” 
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    News Article 12 Oct 1933  The Wilkes Journal-Patriot (newspaper)-711 Main Street, North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    "Mr. and Mrs. J. V. Jennings and son, Alan, of Statesville, spent Sunday in Wilkesboro with Mrs. Jennings' parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. Bumgarner." 
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    News Article 26 Oct 1933  The Wilkes Journal-Patriot (newspaper)-711 Main Street, North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    "Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Bumgarner and sons, Gene, Jack and John, of Winston-Salem, visited Mr. Bumgarner's parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. Bumgarner, of Wilkesboro, the past week-end." 
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    News Article 8 Apr 1935  The Wilkes Journal-Patriot (newspaper)-711 Main Street, North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    page 5, column 1

    “Mrs. W. H. Riley, of Raleigh, spent last week here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Linville Bumgarner, and sister, Mrs. Bryan Gilreath. Mrs. Linville Bumgarner and son, Mr. Charlie Bumgarner spent last week-end in Raleigh with Mrs. Bumgarner’s daughter, Mrs. W. H. Riley.” 
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    News Article 22 Apr 1935  The Wilkes Journal-Patriot (newspaper)-711 Main Street, North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    "Miss Pearl Bumgarner, a member of the High Point school faculty, visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Linville Bumgarner, during the Easter holidays." 
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    Death 27 Nov 1938  , Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • cardio-renal disease 1938 (diabetes since 1930)
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    Obituary 28 Nov 1938  The Wilkes Journal-Patriot (newspaper)-711 Main Street, North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [21
    "Mrs. L. Bumgarner Is Taken by Death; Died Sunday Evening at Her Home In Wilkesboro; Funeral Tuesday:
         Mrs. Bessie Bumgarner, wife of Linville Bumgarner, of Wilkesboro, died at her home Sunday evening, six o'clock, following a week's critical illness.  She had been in ill heath for the past year.
         Funeral service will be held at the Wilkesboro Baptist church Tuesday morning, 10:30 o'clock, with the Rev. Howard J. Ford, in charge.
         A member of one of the best known families in this part of the state, Mrs. Bumgarner was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Thomas McNeill and was a life-long resident of Wilkes county.  For many years she had been a member of Wilkesboro Baptist church.
         Had she lived until January, she and her husband, former state senator and now clerk of the federal court at Wilkesboro, would have observed their fiftieth wedding anniversary.
         Surviving are her husband and 12 children, all of whom are well and favorably known:  Mrs. R. O. Poplin, Elkin; Plato S. Bumgarner, Rahway, N. J.; Miss Pearl Bumgarner, member of the High Point school faculty; Edd E. Bumgarner, assistant to the superintendant of manufacturing at Reynolds Tobacco company, Winston-Salem; R. L. Bumgarner, Good Springs, Tenn.; Mrs. C. M. Hart, Chattanooga, Tenn.; Mrs. J. V. Jennings, Petersburg, Va.; Mrs. Bryan Gilreath, North Wilkesboro; Tyre and Charlie Bumgarner, Wilkesboro; Mrs. W. H. Riley, Raleigh; and Tom Bumgarner, Wilkesboro.  There is one surviving sister, Mrs. O. F. Eller, of Wilkesboro." 
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    Burial 29 Nov 1938  Mountain Park Cemetery, Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Inscription:
      BESSIE RYAN McNEIL
      WIFE OF
      L. BUMGARNER
      FEB. 15, 1870
      NOV. 27, 1938
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    Obituary 29 Dec 1938  The Wilkes Journal-Patriot (newspaper)-711 Main Street, North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [22
    "In Memory of Mrs. Linville Bumgarner

    When Mrs. Bessie Ryan McNeill Bumgarner answered the final roll call on November 27, 1938, one of the noblest women our country ever produced passed from us. She was the daughter of Thomas Winslow McNeill and wife, Martha Jane McNeill. Mrs. Bumgarner had many brothers and sisters all of whom have passed away except Mrs. O. F. Eller.

    Mrs. Bumgarner was the mother of fourteen children, two of whom died in infancy, but six boys and six girls - all over 21 years of age - still survive as does her husband, Linville Bumgarner. The children have scattered over the country far and wide. Mrs. R. O. Poplin, Elkin, N.C., Plato S. Bumgarner, Rahway, N.J., Pearl Bumgarner, High Point, N.C., Edgar E. Bumgarner, Winston-Salem, N.C., Romulus L. Bumgarner, Goodsprings, Tenn., Mrs. C. M. Hart, Chattanooga, Tenn., Mrs. J. V. Jennings, Petersburg, Va., Mrs. J. B. Gilreath, North Wilkesboro, N.C., Tyre Bumgarner, Wilkesboro, N.C., Charles G. Bumgarner, Wilkesboro, N.C., Mrs. W. H. Riley, Raleigh. N.C., and Jas. Thomas Bumgarner, Wilkesboro, N.C.

    Mrs. Bumgarner had many admirable qualities worth emulating, but I shall mention only her qualities as a Christian, neighbor, wife and mother. While not educated in the higher schools of learning, she did possess that which is infinitely more important - a firm and unfaltering faith in God and she placed her trust in Jesus Christ and laid up for herself treasures in Heaven where neither moths or rust can corrupt nor thieves break through and steal and time cannot destroy.

    As a neighbor, she loved her neighbors and yearned for their love in return. She divided with those in need, visited the sick and alleviated as far as she could the burdens of every one. She was inoffensive and jovial.

    She was a faithful, loyal and industrious wife. Her household cares were heavy, her responsibilities great, but without murmuring she did her house work and looked after the home while her husband worked the farm and attended his other duties. He served as Clerk of the Superior Court of Wilkes County four years and served several terms in the State Senate and Legislature. In every situation, in prosperity and adversity, in victory and in defeat, she was a power of strength, faithful and true to him. Busy with household cares she devoted her entire life to the love and care of her children. As Paul would say, she fought the fight, kept the crown of faith, and won the victory.

    She leaves twelve living children as a tribute to her motherhood, and she loved them with a devotion that words cannot paint. All that she had, all that she was, she gave fully and free to them, and they in turn made her happy. She rejoiced to see that each of them enjoyed a prospect of life less difficult than had been hers, and she justly felt that she had done her part; that each of them was able now to make a living and to do well in this life. Her name will be perpetuated through them. After all, this is a woman's greatest contribution to her country and to God. Well did the poet write:

    'No painter's brush or poet's pen
    In justice to her fame.
    Has ever reached half high enough
    To write a Mother's name.

    Make ink of tears and golden gems
    And sunbeans wreathed together,
    With golden pen and holy hand
    Go write the name of Mother.

    Then upward to that Great White Throne,
    With music soft and sweet,
    Thank God for that precious name
    And write it at His feet.'

    Johnson J. Hayes." 
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    Biographical sketch 1982  , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [23
    "LINVILLE and BESSIE BUMGARNER #409:
         Linville Bumgarner was born July 7, 1867 in a log cabin approximately one mile north of the Millers Creek Methodist Church in Millers Creek.  He was the son of Reverend James Linville Bumgarner, Methodist Minister, and Phoebe Hincher Bumgarner.  Linville Bumgarner died in the Wilkes Hospital November 1, 1941 at the age of 74 years.
         He joined the church in his early youth and became one of the stalwart Sons of the South in the midst of its reconstruction from a devastating Civil War.  He used every opportunity and all his strength in his own promotion to a high and intelligent Christian life, which he maintained faithfully until his death.
         Linville Bumgarner was educated in the public schools of Wilkes County.  He later completed three years at Moravian Falls Academy in the heyday of that institution under Dr. George W. Greene.  After completing his education, Linville Bumgarner married Bessie Ryan McNeil at Millers Creek on January 20, 1889.
         Bessie Ryan McNeil was born February 15, 1870 approximately one half mile south of West Wilkes High School in Millers Creek.  She was the daughter of Thomas Winslow and Martha Jane Nichols McNeil.  She also attended the public schools of Wilkes County available at that time and after her marriage remained in the home to love and nurture her children while her husband farmed and took an active role in the political and economic life of the community and area.  Bessie Bumgarner was a well loved and respected lady and a member of one of the best known families in this part of the state at the time of her death on November 27, 1938.
         Linville and Bessie Bumgarner first lived in Millers Creek with his parents after marrying.  Later, they moved into a house of their own and in the fall of 1898 they moved to Wilkesboro.  This home was located on Bridge Street.
         It was after moving to Wilkesboro that Linville Bumgarner's involvement in the political and economic life of his community grew and matured.  He began his professional career as a public school teacher and later a clerk in a store.  He became Clerk of Superior Court of Wilkes County for four years and farmed.
         A second home in Wilkesboro was purchased from R. A. Spainhour for $1,200 about 1900.  This house was located on Cherry Street.  At the time this house was a small, five room, single story dwelling.  However, the home was remodeled by T.M. Foster of Foster and Allen Contractors about 1912, and a second  story was added along with one additional room downstairs.  It was here Linville and Bessie Bumgarner were to remain and rear their children until their respective deaths.  This home was to become known as the Linville Bumgarner homeplace and stood intact until destroyed by fire on March 8, 1981.

    Linville Bumgarner was one of the founders of the Oak Furniture Company in North Wilkesboro and worked there as a bookkeeper.  He later was an alderman for the Town of Wilkesboro and was elected to the North Carolina Legislature.  He represented his county two terms in the Lower House and one term in the Senate.  He was Director of the Wilkesboro Building and Loan Association and Clerk of the Wilkesboro Baptist Church for seventeen years.  At the time of his death, he was Deputy Clerk of the U.S. Court for the Middle District of North Carolina which was then located in Wilkesboro.

    Sources: family records, interviews with family members, personal knowledge, newspaper articles, and grave stones." 
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    Religion Wilkesboro Baptist Church-300 West Main Street, Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [21
    Person ID I276  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 10 Sep 2023 

    Father Thomas Winslow McNiel,   b. 25 Apr 1836, , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 25 May 1886, , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 50 years) 
    Mother Martha "Jane" Nichols,   b. 8 Aug 1840, , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 3 May 1916, , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 75 years) 
    Marriage 5 Nov 1855  , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F146  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family James "Linville" Bumgarner, Jr.,   b. 7 Jul 1867, , Mulberry Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1 Nov 1941, Wilkes Regional Medical Center (was Wilkes General Hospital)-1370 West D Street, North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 74 years) 
    Marriage 20 Jan 1889  , Millers Creek, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 6, 21, 24
    • Bumgarner, Linville, Spouse: Mcneill, Bessie Rhyne, Marriage Date: 20 January 1888

      They were married by the Rev. Milton McNiel at the home of Bessie's mother, Mrs. Jane McNiel.  Witnesses were W. G. McNiel, A. McNiel, and I. B. Wilborn. [24]
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    Children 
     1. Bertha Olena Bumgarner,   b. 1 May 1890, , Millers Creek, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 21 Jun 1891, , Millers Creek, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 1 year)  [Father: natural]
    +2. Pedie Isabel Bumgarner,   b. 7 Jun 1892, , Millers Creek, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 6 Sep 1962, , Elkin, Surry County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 70 years)
    +3. Plato Settle Bumgarner,   b. 13 Sep 1893, , Millers Creek, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 26 Jan 1952, , Rahway, Union County, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 58 years)
     4. Pearl Blanch Bumgarner,   b. 22 Feb 1895, , Millers Creek, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 2 Sep 1973, Wilkes Regional Medical Center (was Wilkes General Hospital)-1370 West D Street, North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 78 years)
    +5. Edgar Eugene Bumgardner, Sr.,   b. 23 Oct 1896, , Millers Creek, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 11 Jan 1968, , Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 71 years)
    +6. Romulus Linville Bumgarner,   b. 10 Sep 1898, , Millers Creek, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 28 Aug 1962, , Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 63 years)
    +7. Mary Louise Bumgarner,   b. 18 Oct 1900, , Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 20 Dec 1970, , Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 70 years)
    +8. Ruth Bumgarner,   b. 24 Mar 1902, , Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 21 Jan 1973, Wilkes Regional Medical Center (was Wilkes General Hospital)-1370 West D Street, North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 70 years)
    +9. Abigail Bumgarner,   b. 18 May 1904, , Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 24 Jan 1972, Wilkes Regional Medical Center (was Wilkes General Hospital)-1370 West D Street, North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 67 years)
    +10. Tyre M. Bumgarner,   b. 24 Jan 1906, , Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 4 Jun 1957, Wilkes Regional Medical Center (was Wilkes General Hospital)-1370 West D Street, North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 51 years)
    +11. Charles Grant Bumgarner,   b. 29 Oct 1907, , Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 30 Mar 2004, , Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 96 years)
     12. Bessie Byrd Bumgarner,   b. 14 Jul 1909, , Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 2 Jan 1993, , Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 83 years)  [Father: natural]
    +13. James Thomas Bumgarner,   b. 24 May 1911, , Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 27 Jun 1959, , Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 48 years)
     14. Joseph Hope Bumgarner,   b. 8 Feb 1915, , Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 10 Feb 1915, , Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 0 years)  [Father: natural]
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    Family ID F131  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 29 Aug 2023 

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 15 Feb 1870 - , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 22 Aug 1870 - , Mulberry Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 17 Jun 1880 - , Reddies River Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 20 Jan 1889 - , Millers Creek, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
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