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James Thomas Bumgarner

Male 1911 - 1959  (48 years)


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  • Name James Thomas Bumgarner  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Born 24 May 1911  , Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 27 Jun 1959  , Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried Mountain Park Cemetery, Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Person ID I47  Main
    Last Modified 18 Jul 2008 

    Father James "Linville" Bumgarner, Jr.,   b. 7 Jul 1867, , Millers Creek, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1941, 1370 West D Street, North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Bessie Ryan McNeil,   b. 15 Feb 1870, , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1938, , Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 20 Jan 1889  home of Martha J. McNeil, Millers Creek, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
    Family ID F131  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Grace Wilson 
    Children 
     1. Thomas Grant Bumgarner,   b. 27 Feb 1941, , Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 2006, , Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)  [natural]
     2. James Donald Bumgarner
    Last Modified 28 Dec 2003 
    Family ID F28  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • (Research):Tom cut down a tree and accidentally choped his toe. He stuck it in the snow to stop the bleeding and walked home. To help with pain they applied kerosine to it. Later, he propped his foot up by the fire to get warm and it caught fire!

  • Sources 
    1. [S2] Book: North Carolina-Genealogy - Genealogy of Stephen Bumgarner 1811-1901, Flora B. Friend, (Winston-Salem, North Carolina: Hunter Publishing Company, 1983), 147-148 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S142] Newspaper: North Carolina, Wilkes, North Wilkesboro - The Journal-Patriot [microfilm], (Wilkesboro, North Carolina: Wilkes County Community College Library), M 071.756 Jou., obituary for James Thomas Bumgarner, 29 Jun 1959, page 1 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S172] Cemetery: North Carolina, Wilkes, Wilkesboro - Mountain Park Cemetery, grave marker for James Thomas Bumgarner, photographed by Gail Rich Nestor, 28 Aug 2005 (Reliability: 3).
      Inscription:
      J. T. BUMGARNER
      (TOM)
      MAY 24, 1911
      JUN. 27, 1959

    4. [S142] Newspaper: North Carolina, Wilkes, North Wilkesboro - The Journal-Patriot [microfilm], (Wilkesboro, North Carolina: Wilkes County Community College Library), M 071.756 Jou., obituary for Tyre Bumgarner, 10 Jun 1957, page 1 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S142] Newspaper: North Carolina, Wilkes, North Wilkesboro - The Journal-Patriot [microfilm], (Wilkesboro, North Carolina: Wilkes County Community College Library), M 071.756 Jou., obituary for Plato S. Bumgarner, 31 Jan 1952, page 1 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S72] Marriage: Family Data Collection - Marriages [Ancestry.com database], (www.ancestry.com), married by the Rev. Milton McNiel at the home of her mother, Mrs. Jane McNiel. Witnesses were W. G. McNiel, A. McNiel, and I. B. Wilborn. (Reliability: 3).
      Bumgarner, Linville, Spouse: Mcneill, Bessie Rhyne, Marriage Date: 20 January 1888

    7. [S806] Vital: North Carolina Vital Records, Births: 1913-Present, Deaths: 1930-Present, (Vital Records, Raleigh, North Carolina), certificate of death for Bessie Ryan Bumgarner, registration district no. 97-50, certificate no. 4, vol. 2071, page 363 (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S142] Newspaper: North Carolina, Wilkes, North Wilkesboro - The Journal-Patriot [microfilm], (Wilkesboro, North Carolina: Wilkes County Community College Library), M 071.756 Jou., obituary for Bessie R. Bumgarner, vol. XXXII, no. 11, Monday, 28 Nov 1938, page 1 (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S172] Cemetery: North Carolina, Wilkes, Wilkesboro - Mountain Park Cemetery, grave marker for Bessie Ryan McNeil Bumgarner, photographed by Gail Rich Nestor, 13 Jan 2004 (Reliability: 3).
      Inscription:
      BESSIE RYAN McNEIL
      WIFE OF
      L. BUMGARNER
      FEB. 15, 1870
      NOV. 27, 1938

    10. [S142] Newspaper: North Carolina, Wilkes, North Wilkesboro - The Journal-Patriot [microfilm], (Wilkesboro, North Carolina: Wilkes County Community College Library), M 071.756 Jou., obituary for Linville Bumgarner, vol. XXXIV, no. 64, Monday, 3 Nov 1941, pages 1 and 5 (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S142] Newspaper: North Carolina, Wilkes, North Wilkesboro - The Journal-Patriot [microfilm], (Wilkesboro, North Carolina: Wilkes County Community College Library), M 071.756 Jou., obituary for Gail Bumgarner Gilreath, vol. 65, no. 68, Monday, 24 Jan 1972, page 1 (Reliability: 3).