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Ruth Bumgarner[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8]

Female 1902 - 1973


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  • Born  24 Mar 1902  , Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 7
    Gender  Female 
    Census: Federal  19 Apr 1910  , Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • 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
    Census: Federal  14 Jun 1920  , Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • 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
    Died  21 Jan 1973  1370 West D Street, North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 7
    Cause: heart attack 
    Obituary  22 Jan 1973  , North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    The Journal-Patriot 
    • "Heart Attack Is Fatal To Mrs. Jennings
      Mrs. Ruth Bumgarner Jennings, 70, of Wilkesboro Route 2, wife of James Virgil Jennings, died at 8:10 p.m. Sunday at Wilkes General Hospital following a heart attack one and one-half hour earlier.

      Born March 24, 1902, in Wilkes County Mrs. Jennings was the daughter of Linville and Bessie Ryan Bumgarner, who lived in Wilkesboro. She was a member of Wilkesboro Baptist Church.

      Surviving are her husband; two sisters, Miss Pearl Bumgarner of Wilkesboro and Mrs. W. H. Riley of Wilkesboro Route 2; a brother, Mayor Charles G. Bumgarner of Wilkesboro; a daughter-in-law. Mrs. Perry Nash of Nashville, Tenn., and three grandchildren.

      Funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Chapel by the Rev. Henry Morgan and the Rev. Clate Brown. Burial will be in Mountain Park Cemetery in Wilkesboro.

      The family suggests memorials may be made to the Heart Fund."
    Religion  a member of Wilkesboro Baptist Church  [7
    Buried  23 Jan 1973  Mountain Park Cemetery, Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 7
    Person ID  I32  Nestor Rich Tree
    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 
    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  James Vergil Jennings,   b. 5 Jan 1900, , , Ashe County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 1979, , , Bedford County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  16 Jul 1921  , Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. James Alan Jennings,   b. 19 Dec 1924, , Jamaica, New York County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jun 1961
    Last Modified  15 Dec 2005 
    Family ID  F17  Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Mar 1902 - , 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 MapsCensus: Federal - 14 Jun 1920 - , Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Jul 1921 - , Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: heart attack - 21 Jan 1973 - 1370 West D Street, North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsObituary - The Journal-Patriot - 22 Jan 1973 - , North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 23 Jan 1973 - 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), 143.

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

    3. [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.

    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 Pedie Bumgarner Poplin, 10 Sep 1962, page 5.

    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. [S142] The Journal-Patriot, North Wilkesboro, North Carolina, on microfilm, (Wilkesboro, North Carolina: Wilkes County Community College Library), M 071.756 Jou., obituary for Ruth Bumgarner Jennings, 22 Jan 1973, page 4.

    8. [S142] The Journal-Patriot, North Wilkesboro, North Carolina, on microfilm, (Wilkesboro, North Carolina: Wilkes County Community College Library), M 071.756 Jou., obituary for Mary Bumgarner Hart, 21 Dec 1970, page 2.

    9. [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.

    10. [S1365] 1920 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, North Carolina, Wilkes County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2005), T625, roll 1329, Wilkesboro Township, enumeration district (ED) 190, sheet 2A, dwelling 25, family 25, Linville Bumgarner household, accessed 7/18/2008, 18 Jul 2008.