Cemetery in Wirt County, West Virginia
Photo credit: Gary Bailey
My Indiana line of Brumages
came from Morgantown, West
may have traveled with some
members of my Hall-Story line:
Indicates my line of the Brumage Family*
Brumage Ancestor began with *Mary Elizabeth Brumage
who was born in 1824 in
Fayette, Union, Indiana
*John Nugent July 21, 1842 in Union County, Indiana.
*Mary Elizabeth's parents were
and her mother
Mary who lived in Liberty, Union County,
family came to Indiana from near Morgantown, West Virginia.
the son of John, Sr. and Hannah
was born 1795
in Marion, W.V.
and died in 1838 in Muscatine, Iowa.
Mary who was born 1790 Marion, W.V.
They were married in 1809 in Monongalia
Jacob's father was John
Brumage, Sr. born 1755 died March 24, 1826 Frederick County, Monongalia,
Hannah (born in 1773) in 1754, who died 1830 in VA.
*John and Hannah's children:
Elizabeth born 1774 PA,
died Perry Co. OH
John Jr. born Jan. 22, 1777
died October 23, 1853 Perry Co. OH
Rebbeca Lashley Jan. 29, 1798 Monongalia Co. VA.)
Phebe born 1777 VA,
died in OH
Lydia born 1779 VA, died
Joseph W. born July 11, 1780 VA,
died Feb 8, 1829 Monongalia Co. VA
Hannah born 1782 VA,
died VA 1830
Dunham Aug 31, 1801 in Monongalia, VA)
Catherine born 1784 VA
William Hawkins 1804 Monongalia Co, VA)
Nancy born 1788 VA
Isaac born April 13,
1790 Marion Co. Harrison, VA
died March 16, 1863
Fairmont, Marion Co. VA
Rosannah Miller April 25, 1809 Monongalia Co. VA))
Sarah born 1794 VA
Boner April 23, 1818 Monongalia Co. VA)
1792 VA died 1838 Muscatine, Iowa*
(married Mary born 1792, died 1840-1850 Muscatine Iowa)
Rebecca born 17796
Jacob and Mary's children:
Julia born Aug. 24, 1810
died Nov. 3, 1893,
(she and Mathew Brown and two sons)
They are buried in Oak Grove Cemetery
in Muscatine, Iowa.
Brown born March 26, 1806, Laurens Co. SC, died 1842) in 1828, John Moorehead 1855)
Cassandra born 1812 Marion, WV
William Starbuck June 17, 1832)
Jane born 1816
William Jones Mar. 26, 1837)
Hannah born 1819
Greenville Lamar Sep. 30, 1838)
Emaline born 1822 Fayette, IN
died June 9, 1899 Green Co., MO.
Overman July 24, 1845)
*Mary Elizabeth born 1824 Fayette, IN*
(my gg grandmother,
married John Nugent
July 21, 1842 Union County, Indiana)
Aaron born 1826 Fayette, IN
Davis April 25, 1847)
Lydia born Oct 1827 Fayette, IN
(married William Lathrop
Muscatine, Iowa Sep. 3, 1849)
Matthias born 1830 Fayette, IN
(married Elizabeth Coulter
Muscatine, Iowa Jan. 11, 1852)
Adelaide born July 4, 1833, Liberty, Union, IN
died Oct. 31, 1905
(married George Royce Muscatine, Iowa
Dec. 12, 1850)
Thomas born July 1835, Liberty, Union, IN died
May 24, 1904
Davis April 18, 1870)
Elizabeth Brumage married *John Nugent
July 21, 1842 in Union County, Indiana.
Mary Elizabeth and John Nugent's children:
Mary J. born 1843
*William J. born Oct. 1845 died Jan. 1908
Shelby Co. IN*
(my great grandfather)
John Wesley born 1846 died 1916
Eliza Adelaide born 1848
George Washington born 1849
Sarah Ellen born 1852 died March 23, 1888 Shelby Co., IN.
(married David Wells)
Celia A. born 1854
Oliver Philander born Feb. 1856 died
Charles Omer born Aug 9, 1861 died Nov. 23, 1936
(married Harriet "Hattie" Emma Suber Sep.
4, 1885, he is buried at Miller Cemetery)
All of their children were
born in Indiana.
On the 1860 Indiana Census
John: 45 Farmer 2, 600 180 KY
Mary Elizabeth Brumage: IN
*William J 15 - (my g grandfather)*
John W 14 M IN
Eliza A 12 F IN
Sarah Ellen 8 F IN
Celia 6 F IN
Oliver P 4 M
Much of the new information
about John Brumage, Sr. was kindly contributed by Cathy.
Cathy, much of the above information was made available by Wilson C
Brown of Rexburg, ID,
a descendent of
Julia, the fist child of Jacob and Mary.
Jacob was a
private in the War of 1812 commanded by Captain James Hurry in Virginia
discharged Aug 15, 1814 in the Muster Rolls.
in the Civil War and had no children.
Some additional information
and dates were also found on the web site by
This wonderful detailed
history of one line of my Brumage family is from Donna in Iowa:
George Royce, farmer and
stock-raiser, on section 16, Oregon township, is the
owner of 121 acres of well-improved land. He is a native
of Livingston County, N. Y., born in 1821, and is a son
of Samuel and Betsy (Reed) Royce, natives of
Connecticut, but who moved to New York at a very early
day, and there died many years ago. The early life of
George was spent on a farm, his time being divided
between the school-room and working upon a farm,
attending school during the winter months, and laboring
during the spring, summer and fall months. When
twenty-two years of age, he commenced working in a
foundry at Tylerville, N. Y., and continued in that
employment for two years, then commenced working in a
carriage-shop, and continued in that business for two
years. He then came west and settled in St. Clair
County, Illinois where he remained three years, engaged
in the manufacture of plows. In 1854, he came to Iowa
and settled in Muscatine County, where he remained two
years, and where he also engaged in plow manufacturing.
In 1856 he came to Washington County, Iowa, and for
several years was engaged in various lines of mechanical
labor, and then removed to a farm, since which time he
has been engaged in farming.
Mr. Royce was married in
1850, in Muscatine, Iowa to Adelaide Brumage, a daughter
of Jacob and Mary Brumage, both of whom were natives of
Virginia, the former of German and the latter of English
descent. She was born in Liberty, Ind., in 1833. Her
parents moved to Muscatine, Iowa in 1847 and there died
some years ago. Mr. and Mrs. Royce have five children,
only one of whom is now living... John T.
The deceased are
Annie, Ida, Alice and Rose.
Mr. and Mrs. Royce are
members of the United Brethren Church.
Politically, he is a Republican.
It is a proverb that we
brought nothing into the world and can take nothing out.
Be this as it may, while in this world one can add
greatly to his possessions, if to industry is combined
rigid economy, with a determination to do. This has been
the case with Mr. Royce and his good wife. They have
toiled long and hard, early and late, and are now the
possessors of a neat and comfortable home, surrounded by
plenty, for all of which they feel truly grateful.
From the Washington
County, Iowa Biographical Dictionary.
Thank you Donna for this
excellent information about our Brumage ancestors~
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