Our Reuben BUMP, Sr. was b. ca. 1746-47 in Wareham, MA, the son of Josiah BUMP and his wife Hannah BUMPAS (a cousin).He died ca. 1800-1810 in Chenango Co., NY.Reuben, Sr. and his wife (name unknown) had three (and possibly four) children:
1. Sally BUMP, b. ca. 1768D. 1853 - md. 1) a man named MINOR, md. 2) a man named BELCHER, md. 3) Thaddeus NEWTON and md. 4) a man named HOLCOMB.She must have been hard on husbands!
2. Lucy BUMP, b. 1771, d. 1823 or 1828 - md. Samuel Rogers NURSE and went to Scioto Co., OH - our line.
3. Reuben BUMP, b. ca. 1776, d. 1868 in Chenango Co., OH - md. Jerusha (her last name is said to have been WHEAT, butI have been given no proof of it).Another record saysthat he md. 1) a woman named CARPENTER and had a son S. W.BUMP of Baltimore and 2) a woman named INGERSOL and had two daus. Jessie and Margaret.
The 4th "possible" child is said to have been: (no proof)
4. Polly BUMP, b. 1786, d. 1845 - md. Luke NICHOLS
This latter is from Carol Nourse:
You may want to correspond with her.
That's all I have on the children of our Reuben BUMP, Sr. except for our line.