Hi: I am trying to find out the surname of Betsy/Elizabeth, wife of Wm. BRUMMETT (many spellings), dwelling in Washington Co VA in the 1850c (see below)... And anything about this family in TN.Many thanks. Jack Hocketttlasd101@aol.com
*HHs 1401 & 1402:BRUMETT, Wm., 29, TN; Betsy, 22; HH1402:BRUMMET, Elizabeth, 56, TN; John, 36; Elisha, 19; Henry, 15: (See 1880c, WCV, North Fork: Brumit, Elish, 49, TN/TN/TN; Nancy E., 47; Betsie A., 24; Samuel R., 22; Mary A., 18; Jacob M., 15; David O., 12; Arina E., 9; also, maybe: John Brummit, b. WCV TN, s/o John & Elizabeth, who mar in RCV, 1853, Melinda Bolin, belongs to the subject HH1402 (see Rootsweb, query of Deb Coe); see 1880c, RCV, Copper Creek, John Brummet, 63; Malinda, 51 & 4 other family...; WCV Death Records:Brummett, Martha Jane – 75y5m2d, b. Aug 29, 1843, NC, d. Jan 31, 1924; wid. of Milton Brumett & d/o Alison Cox & Mary Flipping, parents b. NC/// 1860c, WCV: Brummet, Henry, 26, TN; Eliza, 24; Elizabeth, 65///From Mr. Ken Kestner:1860c, WCV, Western Dist.: Henry Brummet,26,TN; Eliza, 24, VA; Margaret, 3, VA; Simon, 1, VA; Poston, Henry, 10, VA; Elizabeth Brummet, 65, TN/// 1870c Russell Co. Va, Mocassin Dist.: Henry Brummet,38, VA; Eliza, 34, VA; Henry, 18, VA (There is a Henry Brummitt this age living in Elk Falls, KS in 1900.); Simon, 12, VA; William, 10, VA; Eliza, 8, VA; Sarah, 4, VA; Nancy, 1, VA/// 1870c, WCV, North Fork: BrummetEli, 39, TN; Nancy, 34, VA; Betsey Ann, 14, VA; Samuel, 12, VA; Mary A., 8, Va; Jacob M., 5, VA; David C., 2, VA (Samuel is still living in Wash. Co. in 1900.)///RCV Deaths (Note Poston – likely of family of Jourdan Poston & Sarah (RCV, 1850c): Brumett, Simon – 56y, b. 1859 RCV d. June 19, 1915; Mar; s/o Henry Brumett b ? & Eliza Poston b. ? (Copper Creek)
On Russell Co. VA connections:24 Jul 1886, Charley Oxendine, 27, NC, s/o Cornelius & Jane mar Eliza Brummitt, 22, b. RCV, d/o Henry & Eliza.By Wesley Gibson./// RCV:T. P. White, 31, wid., b. RCV, s/o Press & Julia mar 10 Jun 1892, Nancy Brummett, 23, b. RCV, d/o Henry & Eliza.Robt. Cross./// Regarding John Brummit (1850c) – see RCV records:I believe him to be the s/o John Brummet/Brummitt and Elizabeth (blank) of WCV TN.He lived in RCV:See Rootsweb, “John Brummitt, b1825 – Russell Co. VA” by Paul Brummitt, 02 Feb 2002:John and Malinda Brummitt are also listed on the 1880 Russell Co. Census / Copper Creek Dist. / Household # 12. According to the marriage record in the Russell Co. Courthouse: John Brummitt Mar Malinda Bolin on November 17, 1853. Listed as John Bromit (age 36) and Malinda Bolin (age 28). John's place of birth listed as Washington Co. TN and his parents listed as John and Elizabeth Bromit. Malinda's place of birth listed as Washington Co. TN and her parents listed as John and Nancy Bolin. John Brummitt is my g-g-great grandfather. What is your relationship to John. Nancy Brummitt, age 76(?) is listed in the poorhouse of WCV TN, 1850c.)///From T. Colley – family of “Eli” (Elisha) Brummitt:Generation One
1. Elisha Brummett #18785, b. c 1831 in TN.
He Mar Nancy Elizabeth Garrett #18786, b. Jun 12, 1834 in VA, ,1 (d/o George W. Garrett #33428 and Elizabeth Bond #33429) d. Jun 11, 1880.Nancy: WCV death register: Nancy E. Brumett, d. 11 Jun 1880, age 46, cause unknown, d/o George & Elizabeth Garrett, reported by Elisha Brumett. Children: 1.Betty Ann, c1856, VA; Samuel B., 1858; Mary A., c1862, VA; Jaboc M., c1865, VA; David Q., c1868, VA & Arrena E. Brummett, c1871, VA
3. Samuel B. Brummett #18787, b. 1858 in WCV. ,1Identified by Mar Reg on 24 Jun 1880 as age 22; single; born & resident Washington Co.; farmer; s/o Elisha & Nancy Brummitt./// Mar Jun 24, 1880 in WCV,3 Nancy Hoover #7842, b. Oct4,1859 in Paperville, TN, (d/o Valentine Hoover #6977 and Pheby/Fairley Elizabeth Lindsey #6998) d. Jun4,1928 in Wise Co., VA.Nancy: Nancy Hoover: #7842
Nancy Hoover had 2 children before her marriage to Samuel Brummitt. She is listed in 1880 census next to sister Rachel (Hoover) Shutters./// 01 Jun 1880 - WCV - Census: Goodson Dist., Hh# 6/6; Nancy Hoover, 28, single, TN:VA:VA; Walter, 10 son; James, 8 son./// Nancy and Samuel were Mar by H.C. Butt; on the oath of Emery Shutters, "that Elisha Brummit (told) him that Samuel was over ____ years old".
Family genealogy of 1931 states: "Nancy Hoover Mar Sam Brumitt Children Walter & James (called Dill) Luther Sam Jr forget the girls names, Arthur BrummittAbb Brumitt." Children:
8 i. John Arthur Brummitt/Brummet #26357, b. 1885 in TN.3 Mar Dec 24,1917 in WCV,3 Mary Lou Steffey #26360, b. 1882 in VA,3 (d/o John Steffey #26358 and Margaret ???? (Steffey) #26359). Mary: Mar Reg states: Mary Lou Foudren(?) was age 35, widow on 24 Dec 1917;d/o John & Margaret Steffey.Mary Lou and John Brummet were Mar by Wesley Baker.)