Is it possible your McCumber line connects to that of Mercy Jane McCumber m. Reuben N. Hale 1831 Madison Co, OH, both b. in NY? Children b.in OH: Philander, Albert, Alvira, Mercy Jane, Josiah, Unknown, Sarah Anne. This family migrated to Marshall Co, IL c.1850, later found in Fulton Co, IL. Son Josiah Civil War POW. Reuben & Mercy follow married dau's Mercy Jane Russell & Sarah Belless to Joplin, Jasper, MO c.1880. Mercy Jane (McCumber) Hale not found in MO or IL regarding death search c.1890. Was Mercy J related to Charles McCumber found in IL? Could all these McCumber be related? Would like to learn more about Mercy Jane, any help appreciated!