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Romulus Linville Bumgarner[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6]

Male 1898 - 1962


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  • Born  10 Sep 1898  , Millers Creek, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 6
    Gender  Male 
    Census: Federal  21 Jun 1900  , Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • 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
    Census: Federal  19 Apr 1910  , Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • 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
    Died  28 Aug 1962  , Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 6
    Cause: heart attack 
    Obituary  30 Aug 1962  , North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    The Journal-Patriot 
    • "Rom Bumgarner Dies Suddenly
      Rom L. Bumgarner, 63, of Woodland Boulevard, Wilkesboro, died at 3:30 a.m. yesterday at his home. He suffered a heart attack.

      A lifelong resident of Wilkesboro, he was a member of a widely known Wilkes family, being a son of Linville and Bessie McNeill Bumgarner. He was a poultry farmer and livestock dealer.

      Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Annie Bumgarner; three sons, James Glenn Bumgarner of Omaha, Neb., David Eugene Bumgarner of Ft. Wayne, Ind., and Harold Bumgarner of Guyahoga Falls, Ohio; one daughter, Mrs. Ruth Diesinborfer of Oakland, Calif.; two brothers, Mayor C. G. Bumgarner of Wilkesboro and Edgar E. Bumgarner of Winston-Salem; six sisters, Mrs. R. O. Poplin of Elkin, Mrs. C. M. Hart of Chattanooga, Tenn., Mrs. W. H. Riley of Wilkesboro, Route 2, Mrs. Bryan Gilreath of North Wilkesboro, and Miss Pearl Bumgarner and Mrs. J. V. Jennings, both of Wilkesboro; 11 grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.

      Funeral service was conducted this afternoon in Warren-Miller Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Henry Morgan. Burial was in Mountain Park Cemetery in Wilkesboro."
    Name  Rom 
    Occupation  poultry farmer and livestock dealer  [6
    Buried  30 Aug 1962  Mountain Park Cemetery, Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 6
    Person ID  I27  Nestor Rich Tree
    Last Modified  13 Jan 2011 

    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 
    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 
    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 
    Family ID  F131  Group Sheet

    Family  Annie Zada Hunter,   b. 10 Oct 1899,   d. 29 Jul 1970, , Grimsley, Fentress County, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  24 Dec 1916 
    Children 
     1. Betty Allene Bumgarner,   b. 18 Feb 1918, , Stella, , Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1937
     2. Living
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     5. Living
    Last Modified  28 Dec 2003 
    Family ID  F13  Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Sep 1898 - , Millers Creek, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 21 Jun 1900 - , Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 19 Apr 1910 - , Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: heart attack - 28 Aug 1962 - , Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsObituary - The Journal-Patriot - 30 Aug 1962 - , North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 30 Aug 1962 - Mountain Park Cemetery, Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S2] A Genealogy of Stephen Bumgarner 1811-1901, Flora B. Friend, (Winston-Salem, North Carolina: Hunter Publishing Company, 1983), 138.

    2. [S20] "Social Security Death Index," database, Ancestry.com, Social Security Administration, (www.ancestry.com), entry for Romulus Bumgarner, 1962, SS no. 245-14-1023, 20 Aug 2007.

    3. [S172] Mountain Park Cemetery, Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, grave marker for Romulus L. Bumgarner, photographed by Gail Rich Nestor, 28 Aug 2005.

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

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

    6. [S142] The Journal-Patriot, North Wilkesboro, North Carolina, on microfilm, (Wilkesboro, North Carolina: Wilkes County Community College Library), M 071.756 Jou., obituary for Rom L. Bumgarner, 30 Aug 1962, page 2.

    7. [S1736] 1900 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, Digital images, North Carolina, Wilkes County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2004), T623, roll 1224, Wilkesboro Township, enumeration district (ED) 162, sheet 19B, dwelling 299, family 299, Linville Bumgarner household, accessed 13 Jan 2011, 13 Jan 2011.

    8. [S1387] 1910 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, North Carolina, Wilkes County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2006), T624, roll 1135, Wilkesboro Township, enumeration district (ED) 182, sheet 5A, dwelling 83, family 83, Linville Bumgarner household, accessed 18 Jul 2008, 18 Jul 2008.