This is from the "Harloe-Kelso Genealogy" by C.B. Harloe (1943)
(48) Julia A. Milslagle (6), was married at Sandy Ridge, Jan. 25, 1837, by the Rev. James Kerr, to Jacob Kump, born December 24, 1793 and died February 26, 1877. He was a soldier in the War of 1812, and is said to have been in the army of General Andrew Jackson in the Battle of New Orleans; he was the son of Henry Kump, a soldier in the American Revolutionary War and the grandson of Frederick Kump, who, in company with his brother George Kump, came to Philadelphia from Amsterdam, Holland, in 1741. After marriage, Jacob and Julia Ann lived at the Kump homestead in the Mt. Airy section of Hampshire County, where they reared a family of four children and where they both died and lie at rest in Hebron Church Cemetery. All the children married except Elisha, who was a farmer and school teacher, and died in his 84th year and is interred in Shiloh Cemetery. They are:
(49) Elisha Harris Kump (Unm.), Nov. 23, 1838-July 12, 1922.
(50) Benjamin Franklin Kump (53), Jan. 5, 1841-May 13, 1915.
(51) Samuel James Kump (77), June 30, 1844-Sept. 20, 1892.
(52) Jemima Elizabeth Kump (97), Oct. 18, 1849- Mar. 26, 1926.
(53) Benjamin F. Kump, (50), was married June 15, 1874, to Margaret Frances Rudolph, the daughter of Sylvester and Nancy Clutter Rudolph, of the Capon River section of Hampshire Co. She was born May 7, 1840, and died April 17, 1926. For a number of years after marriage, they resided on a farm near Mt. Airy, where. they reared a family of four children. Later moving to Romney, W. Va., where they both died and [p.266] are interred. The two sons and two daughters are:
(54) Garnett Kerr Kump (58), Dec. 9, 1875-
(55) Herman Guy Kump (59), Oct. 31, 1877-
(56) Volunta Volonia Kump (66), June 22, 1879-
(57) Otelia Vera Kump. (70), Aug. 7, 1881-Apr. 4, 1920.
(58) G. Kerr Kump (54), served as teacher in the public schools of Hampshire Co. for several years. After the completion of a law course at the West Virginia University, he practiced his profession at Romney until his election to the Judgeship of the 22nd Judicial Circuit of West Virginia, in which capacity he served with distinction from 1926 to 1936.
On Sept. 4, 1940, he was married to Mary Elizabeth Zimmerman, born Feb. 21, 1903, the daughter of Joshua Soule and Katherine Campbell Vance Zimmerman, of Romney. They reside in Romney, where Judge Kump, continues the practice of law. No children have been reported.
(59) H. Guy Kump (55), the second son of B. F. and Frances R. Kump, was engaged in the teaching profession for several years and later held a position in the office of County Clerk at Romney. Both he and his brother were skilled tournament riders. In 1905, he was graduated from the Law School of the University of Virginia and located in Elkins, W. Va. Within a short period, he became prosecuting attorney for Randolph County and later was elected Judge of the 20th Judicial Circuit which he served from 1928 to 1932, when he resigned to become a candidate for Governor of West Virginia; was elected by a large majority and served as one of that State's most efficient Governors from 1933 to 1937.
On Oct. 9, 1907, he married Edna Scott, born April 18, 1887, the daughter of Cyrus Hall and Frances Logan Scott, of Elkins, W. Va. Their home is in that city, and Governor and Mrs. Kump are the parents of six children, with names and dates as follows: Two of the daughters were twins and the two sons are now in military service:
(60) Capt. Cyrus Scott Kump, Oct. 26, 1908-
(61) Frances Irim Kump, Oct. 6, 1911-
(62) Margaret Rudoph Kump, May 13, 1913-[p.267]
(63) Elizabeth Logan Kump, May 13, 1913-Jan. 6, 1937.
(64) Mary Gamble Kump, Aug. 13, 1915-
(65) Capt. Benjamin Franklin Kump II, May 19, 1918-
(66) Volunta V. Kump (56) , the first daughter of Benjamin F. and Frances Rudolph Kump, was born and reared at the Kump homestead near Mt. Airy and for several years successfully taught in the public schools of Hampshire County. On Dec. 6. 1919, she became the wife of Edwin Vause Millar, born Nov. 10, 1886, the son of John Decker Millar, of Glebe, W. Va. He was an overseas veteran of World War I. After marriage, they resided in Petersburg, W. Va., where he served as road construction supervisor and where he died Jan. 11, 1937. Mrs. Millar has in her home there a chest of drawers which was used in the pioneer home of her first Milslagle ancestors at Sandy Ridge. They became the parents of three daughters, all of whom were born and reared in Petersburg. Julia Ann was graduated from Davis and Elkins College in 1943 with the A. B. degree; Nancy Jane is a candidate for the B. S. degree from Shepherds College in 1944, and Margaret is a senior at Petersburg High School. In order of birth their names with dates are:
(67) Julia Ann Millar, Nov. 27, 1920-
(68) Nancy Jane Millar, Feb. 26, 1923-
(69) Margaret Frances Millar, Aug. 26, 1926-
(70) Otelia V. Kump (57), the youngest child of the B. F. Kump family, married Oct. 3, 1903, John Philip Harness, born March 20, 1881, the son of William Welton and Katherine Shearer Harness, of Hardy County. They resided first at Moorefield, W. Va., where the two older children were born; later moving to the Kump homeplace near Mt. Airy, where the four younger children were born and where she died in 1920 and is interred in Hebron Church Cemetery. All the members of this family are now married and with the exception of Frances have no children. Four of the sons are serving in the armed forces in World War II. Keith was married in Los Angeles, California, in March, 1931, to Dorothy Matthews; joined the navy and when the attack was made on Pearl Harbor, Dec. 7, 1942; was asleep in his bunk on the battleship Oklahoma which was severely damaged and capsized; he escaped through a porthole, swam to another vessel, [p.268] which was sunk, then swam ashore and survived the attack without injury. He is now in the battle zone of the Southwest Pacific, serving as chief quarter-master on the S. S. Barnes Aircraft Carrier. Philip was married in Washington, D. C., Aug. 30, 1941, to Eleanor Caxroll and is a master mechanic at Mare Island, Vallejo, Cal.; John married Ann Peterson, Sept. 3, 1935, at Silver Springs, Md., and is a sergeant in the air corps, Columbia, S. C. Henry married Oct. 5, 1941, Marcella Gross and is on the editorial staff of the Daily Mail, Charleston, W. Va. Marshall is a Lieutenant at Camp Hawse, Texas, and was married in March, 1942, to Dana Blake in Washington, D. C. The Harness children with dates are:
(71) Franklin Walton Keith Harness, Jan. 29, 1905-
(72) Florence Katherine Harness (77), Feb. 2, 1907-
(73) Philip Kump Harness, Aug. 2, 1908-
(74) John Guy Harness, Sept. 25, 1910-
(75) Henry Lee Harness, June 20, 1914-
(76) Marshall Otelia Harness, Oct. 11, 1917-
(77) Frances K. Harness (72), the only daughter of John P. and Otelia K. Harness, was married at Romney, May 23, 1935, to Paul Hammann, born March 26, 1904, the son of Harry Adam and Harriett Buckleman Hammann, of Martinsburg, W. Va. They reside in that city, where Mr. Hammann operates a plumbing and heating business and are the parents of two children:
(78) Harriett Kerr Hammann, July 6, 1935-
(79) Edward Adam Hammann, Aug. 16, 1938-
(80) Samuel J. Kump (51), the third son of Jacob and Julia Ann Milslagle Kump, spent the greater part of his life in the Mt. Airy section of Hampshire Co., and successfully operated a farm. During the Civil War, he was a member of Company K, 18th Virginia Cavalry, C. S. A. He married Laura B. Hannum, born March 8, 1869, and died Feb. 14, 1920, the daughter of Robert Hannum, of Hampshire County. Upon the death of her first husband, she became the wife of William H. Heironimus; both are now deceased and interred at Shiloh. Mr. Kump is buried it Hebron Church and his children are:
(81) Esther Kump, June 8, 1891-July 6, 1891.
(82) Rosella Virginia Kump (84), June 26, 1889-[p.269]
(83) Clement Imboden Kump (89), May 8, 1893-July 15, 1938.
(84) Rosella V. Kump (82), married Dora Marion Boyce, July 17, 1905. He was born Aug. 4, 1882, the son of James A. and Mary Miller Boyce, of Hampshire Co. They reside on a farm at Relief, Virginia and have four sons, all of whom are married:
(85) James Wilbur Boyce, Oct. 28, 1913-
(86) Ray Edwin Boyce, Aug. 24, 1916-
(87) Garland Gordon Boyce, July 7, 1918-
(88) Maynard Matthew Boyce, May 12, 1921-
(89) Clement I. Kump (83), married for his first wife Jessie White, who bore him seven children and died in about 1931. By his second marriage to Evelyn Seldon, he had three children. He was a farmer and served as a tenant on the A. C. Oates farm near High View for many years and was living there at the time of his death. His children with dates are.
By his first marriage:
(90) Herbert Harry Kump, July 16, 1912-
(91) Melvin Ivan Kump, Jan. 12, 1914-
(92) Richard Elwood Kump, July 26, 1918-
(93) Marshall Imboden Kump, Apr. 12, 1920-
(94) Dorothy May Kump, Jan. 27, 1922-
(95) Calvin Lee Kump, May 11, 1924-
(96) Lester Vernon Kump, June 11, 1930-
By his second marriage:
(97) Catherine Kump.
(98) Hilda Kump.
(99) Glenn Kump.
Of these children, Herbert H. married Ella Virginia Loring, daughter of Frederick and Althia Oates Loring; Melvin I. married Vivian Miller and have two children: Carol and Donald; Richard E. married Dorothy Larrick, daughter of Fred. Larrick; two children: Nancy and Philip. Marshall I. married Hazel Davis, daughter of Thomas Davis; one daughter: Shirley. Dorothy M. married Ralph Hummer.
(100) Jemima E. Kump (52), only daughter of Jacob [p.270] and Julia Ann M. Kump, was married June 4, 1879, to Flavius Josephus Fletcher, a farmer of near Capon Springs, W. Va., born 1852 and died in 1916; both are interred at Shiloh. Three children resulted from this marriage; Edith is single and is housekeeper for her brother, Elmer, in Winchester.
(101) Elmer Stansbury Fletcher (104), May 6, 1880-
(102) Edgar Holmes Fletcher (105) , July 5, 1882-
(103) Edith Viola Fletcher (Unm.), Dec. 8, 1889-
(104) Elmer S. Fletcher (101), a schoolteacher and carpenter, married Ethel E. Dunlap, daughter of Tucker and Annie Brill Dunlap, of near Capon Springs; born 1881; died April 3, 1937, and is interred at T. R. C. Church. No children.
(105) Edgar H. Fletcher (102), married Ethel Cougill, of Capon Bridge, in 1916. Now living in Sacramento, California, and is connected with the U. S. Weather Bureau in the Department of Agriculture. No children.