Two Lines of Brummett Ancestors of Sue Montgomery

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All help with these lines would be greatly appreciated.  Please e-mail Sue Montgomery with corrections and/or additions.  Thank you and Blessings!

Click here to go to the second Brummett file:  Descendants of George Brummett.

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Nell Brummet with her mother, Margaret Denton Brummett.

Here are two 'mystery' pictures.  I don't know who the Ms. Barton is in the first photo, nor do I know who "Uncle Bob Stafford and Bobby" are.  Apparently one of Mom's aunts was the wife of 'Uncle Bob.'

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Abjcek Barton and my mother, Nona Brummett, ca. 1918

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Uncle Bob Stafford and Bobby
Photograph taken in Barnett's Studio, Somerset, KY

Descendants of Samuel BRUMITT - 25 May 1998
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FIRST GENERATION

1. Samuel BRUMITT. Samuel is on the tax lists for Garrard CO, KY in 1797 and 1799.

Samuel BRUMITT had the following children:

+2 i. Spencer BRUMMETT.

SECOND GENERATION

2. Spencer BRUMMETT was born in 1773 in NC.

He was married to Betsy NICKUM (daughter of (William) NICKUM (NEWCOMB)) on 11 Jul 1807 in Garrard CO. KY. Marriage Bond, Granville CO, NC Bond #478; Bondsman: James Bourne. Consent by Jeremiah Tracy as to bride's age. Betsy NICKUM was born in 1786. Spencer BRUMMETT and Betsy NICKUM had the following children:

+3 i. Spencer BRUMMETT.

THIRD GENERATION

3. Spencer BRUMMETT was born in 1812 in Russell CO, KY on the Cumberland River. Spencer Brummett and Lydia Massengill were married at Monticello by William Simpson. Witnessed by J.H. Goddard and William Ingram. Surety,  James Massengale. "Groom resided in Wayne, age 45, born on the Cumberland River in Russell CO, KY. Bride resided in Wayne, age 18, born in Morgan CO, TN, a maiden."

Malinda WOODS was born in 1826 in Wayne CO, KY. She died in 1856 in Bracken CO, KY.  Spencer BRUMMETT and Malinda WOODS had the following children:

4 i. Salley BRUMMETT was born in 1842 in Wayne CO, KY.
+5 ii. George Washington BRUMMETT Maj..
6 iii. Nancy BRUMMETT was born in 1846 in Wayne CO, KY.
+7 iv. Frances BRUMMETT.
8 v. Mary J. BRUMMETT was born on 6 Aug 1853. She died on 28 Jun 1941.

Frances MCCLAIN (daughter of (Francis) MCCLAIN and Elizabeth J. HOLLAR) was born in Bracken CO, KY. Spencer BRUMMETT and Frances MCCLAIN had the following children:

9 i. Ellenor BRUMMETT was born in 1836.
+10 ii. John L. BRUMITT.

He was married to Lydia MASSENGALE (daughter of James MASSINGALE) on 2 Feb 1857. Lydia MASSENGALE was born in 1838 in Morgan CO, TN.

FOURTH GENERATION

5. George Washington BRUMMETT Maj. was born on 5 May 1842 in Wayne CO, KY. George was a farmer in Monticello, KY and in the military worked as a tanner. George Washington Brummett served four years in the US Army in 1856 and was discharged July 11, 1860. He was also a volunteer of the KY 12th Vet. Infantry. His rank was a Major. He enlisted at Strawberry Plaines, TN.

He was married to Mary COLEMAN (daughter of COLEMAN) on 11 Nov 1868 in Monticello, Wayne CO, KY. Surety by Spencer Brummett. Married at the home of Ellen Brummett. Mary COLEMAN was born in 1844.

He was married to Mary Francis SMIDY on 1 May 1880 in Monticello, Wayne CO, KY. Mary Francis SMIDY was born on 18 Jan 1863 in Wayne CO, KY. She died on 28 Jun 1941. She was buried in Resthaven Cemetery, Louisville, KY. Quote from Joseph Linton Brummett, Mary's great grandson: "When great grandma married grandpa, there was a fever that was killing women. Most of the women grandpa's age had died. That's why there is a big age difference. After Grandpa's death, she drew a pension from the US in the amount of $12 a month plus $2 for each child under the age of 16. She attended the Eighteenth Street Baptist Church." (Either in Monticello or Louisville.) George Washington BRUMMETT Maj. and Mary Francis SMIDY had the following children:

+11 i. Grace BRUMMETT.
12 ii. James Fredrick BRUMMETT was born on 16 Feb 1882. He died in 1916.
13 iii. Samuel Tate BRUMMETT was born on 1 May 1882. He died on 17 Feb 1888.
14 iv. Zona BRUMMETT was born in Oct 1885. She died on 21 Jul 1910.
15 v. Robert L. BRUMMETT was born on 5 Feb 1887 in Monticello Wayne CO, KY.
16 vi. Jerry C. BRUMMETT was born on 18 Mar 1892. He died in Apr 1894.
+17 vii. Fuston BRUMMETT.
+18 viii. Joseph Walter BRUMMETT.

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Frances Brummett

7. Frances BRUMMETT was born in 1848 in Wayne CO, KY. From Wayne CO., KY court records: (The following Elizabeth Green was the daughter of John Denton and Frances.) "Elizabeth Green states that she was
married to Lewis Green July 29, 1882 and for the last few years he has treated her in a cruel and inhuman manner and has permanent destroyed her peace and happiness. In the last few months, has beat her with an
outrageous temper as to endanger her life by remaining with him and the cause of divorce occurred within 5 years preceding this action. The deposition of Frankie Denton, taken May 4, 1886: 'My age is 37 years and
I live in Wayne CO and am the mother of Elizabeth Green, the plaintiff. They were married at my house and have lived together ever since, except about two weeks last winter. They have fought ever since their marriage
and he has whipped her and his general behavior towards her has been bad, for which he has been fined and imprisoned for. I have seen him strike her many a time when she would run to my house and he followed behind
and into my house and there whipped her.' The deposition of Lydia Brummitt taken at the same time: 'I lived last summer within 100 yards of them and I state the same as her mother.' Divorce filed 29 April 1886. Granted to Elizabeth Green, who also retains the custody of their one-year-old child."

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John W. Denton

She was married to John W. DENTON (son of Benjamin DENTON Sr. and Elizabeth HUFF) on 23 Jan 1866 in Wayne CO, KY. John W. DENTON was born in 1845 in Monticello, Wayne CO, KY. John was a member of Company G, 30th Kentucky Mounted Infantry in the Civil War. He was mustered in on March 29, 1864 by Capt. Charles H. Fletcher at Camp Burnside, KY. Initially created to protect the Kentucky State Capital and to be in the service of the state, their mission changed as the War Department ordered that they be mustered into the US Service. The 30th became 'one of the most efficient one-year regiments in the service." Frances BRUMMETT and John W. DENTON had the following children:

19 i. Ellie DENTON was born in Monticello, Wayne CO, KY.
20 ii. John DENTON Jr. was born in Monticello, Wayne CO, KY.
+21 iii. Elizabeth DENTON.
+22 iv. Benjamin DENTON.
+23 v. Margaret Linda DENTON.
24 vi. Charles S. DENTON was born in 1873 in Monticello, Wayne CO, KY.
25 vii. Burton M. DENTON was born in 1875 in Monticello Wayne CO, KY.
26 viii. Spencer DENTON was born in 1877 in Monticello, Wayne CO, KY.
27 ix. Mary E. DENTON was born in 1879 in Monticello, Wayne CO, KY.

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Margaret Denton Brummett. Nona Brummett Montgomery, Spencer Denton
probably in Wayne CO, KY ca. 1935.

10. John L. BRUMITT was born in 1840 in KY.

Amanda J. BRUMITT was born in 1840. John L. BRUMITT and Amanda J. BRUMITT had the following children:

28 i. William M. BRUMITT was born in 1867 in KY.
29 ii. John W. BRUMITT was born in 1870 in KY.
30 iii. Mary J. BRUMITT was born in 1872.
31 iv. Albert C. BRUMITT was born in 1873 in KY.
32 v. Cordelia BRUMITT was born in 1876.
33 vi. Sarah B. BRUMITT was born in 1878.
34 vii. Samuel BRUMITT was born in 1880.

FIFTH GENERATION

11. Grace BRUMMETT.

She was married to W. E. BADER on 16 Oct 1919. Grace BRUMMETT and W. E. BADER had the following children:

35 i. Grace G. BADER was born on 14 Sep 1920.

17. Fuston BRUMMETT was born on 19 Jul 1898. He died in 1957.

He was married to (Willie) POWELL on 18 Apr 1918 in Jeffersonville, IN. Fuston BRUMMETT and (Willie) POWELL had the following children:

36 i. Jr. Fuston BRUMMETT was born on 11 Apr 1920.

18. Joseph Walter BRUMMETT was born on 7 Sep 1901. He died in Dec 1974. Joseph was a police officer in the 1940's and worked for Roman Hass in the 1950's. Quote from Joseph Linton Brummett, this Joseph's son: "Grandpa's father died when he was three years old. Dad served in the US Navy in WWII. When he worked as a police officer he was on horse-back and he ran beats on Louisville, KY and Chicago, IL. He then became a deputy and ran for sheriff. A member of Ormsby Heights Baptist Church, and the Honest Abe Council of the JOUAM and of the Disabled American Veterans, Post #6.

He was married to Alma Edna RUSSELL on 5 Jun 1919 in Clark County, IN. Alma Edna RUSSELL was born on 27 Jan 1901. She was christened in Nov 1978. Joseph Walter BRUMMETT and Alma Edna RUSSELL had the following children:

37 i. Carroll Clinton BRUMMETT was born on 30 Jun 1921. He died in 1980.
38 ii. Alma Vinton BRUMMETT was born on 3 Oct 1924.
39 iii. Joseph Linton BRUMMETT was born on 3 Oct 1924. Joseph served as a pall bearer at his grandmother's funeral on June 28, 1941.

21. Elizabeth DENTON was born in 1866 in Monticello, Wayne CO, KY. She died in 1939. She was buried in Alexander Cemetery, Wayne CO, KY.

She was married to Lewis GREEN on 29 Jul 1882. She was divorced from Lewis GREEN.

22. Benjamin DENTON was born in Feb 1862 in Monticello, Wayne CO, KY. He died in 1944 in Monticello, Wayne CO, KY. He was buried in Alexander Cemetery.

 

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Nona and her sons visiting her Uncle Benjamin Denton in Wayne CO, KY. ca. 1932.

Dora MCCLAIN was born in Jan 1876 in KY. Benjamin DENTON and Dora MCCLAIN had the following children:

+40 i. Lena B. DENTON.  (picture below)
+41 ii. Mary DENTON.
42 iii. Claude DENTON was born in 1904.

23. Margaret Linda DENTON was born on 5 Mar 1870 in Monticello, Wayne CO, KY. She died on 3 Aug 1949 in Indianapolis, Marion CO, IN. Maggie died of a heart attack following surgery at Indianapolis General Hospital.  She was buried on 6 Aug 1949 in Anderson Cemetery, Indianapolis, IN.

She was married to John Thomas BRUMMETT (son of Jr. George BRUMMETT and Elizabeth SMITH) on 28 Jul 1887 in Monticello, Wayne CO, KY. John Thomas BRUMMETT was born on 27 Aug 1868 in Monticello, Wayne CO, KY. He died on 26 Feb 1920 in Indianapolis, Marion CO, IN. John died of Tuberculosis and was attended by Dr. T. A. O'Dell.  He was buried on 29 Feb 1920 in Monticello, Wayne CO, KY. John worked in the Veneer Mills. John and Maggie were married at the home of Polly Ann Morris in the presence of Martin Doss and Emerson Massingale. Margaret Linda DENTON and John Thomas BRUMMETT had the following children:

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Nona and Nell Brummett ca. 1912.

+43 i. Benjamin Franklin BRUMMETT.
44 ii. Ella MASSINGALE Niece was born in 1890 in KY.
45 iii. Mary A. BRUMMETT was born on 16 Sep 1891 in Monticello Wayne CO, KY. She died in Aug 1977 in Brodhead, Rockcastle CO, KY.
46 iv. James G. BRUMMETT was born on 2 Apr 1893 in Monticello, Wayne CO, KY. He died in Mar 1965 in IN.
47 v. Henry BRUMMETT was born on 22 Jun 1896 in Monticello, Wayne CO, KY. He died in Aug 1958.
48 vi. Mary MASSINGALE Niece was born on 27 Mar 1898 in Monticello, Wayne CO, KY. She died in Mar 1976. Mary Massingale purchased Margaret Linda Denton's burial lot in Anderson Cemetery in 1949. Mary and her sister Ella apparently lived with John and Margaret for some years as very small children.
+49 vii. George Mackinley "Mack" BRUMMETT.
+50 viii. Nona Mae BRUMMETT.
51 ix. Charles BRUMMETT was born on 17 Jun 1904 in Monticello Wayne CO, KY. He died in Jun 1985 in Mars Hill, Indianapolis, IN.
+52 x. Alice BRUMMETT.
+53 xi. Nellie M. BRUMMETT

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Nona and her brother, George MacKinley Brummet ca. 1917.
(Mom never told me about those shoes!)

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Another photo of Uncle "Mack"  Brummett

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Nona's uncle Benjamin and aunt Nellie Denton, 1928

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Benjamin Denton (1868-1941)  and his wife Dora McClain Denton (b. 1876) and Overton Denton.


Descendants of George BRUMMETT - 25 May 1998
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FIRST GENERATION

1. George BRUMMETT was born in 1784 in Camden District, SC. Posted surety and was witness to the December 31 1812 marriage of Daniel French and Elizabeth Swan.

He was married to Mary "Polly" FRENCH (daughter of John FRENCH and Susannah (HUES)) on 22 Jul 1802 in Adair CO, KY. Mary "Polly" FRENCH was born in 1787 in Montgomery CO, VA. George BRUMMETT and Mary "Polly" FRENCH had the following children:

+2 i. Thomas BRUMMETT.
3 ii. Jane BRUMMETT was born in 1805 in KY.
+4 iii. Jr. George BRUMMETT.

SECOND GENERATION

2. Thomas BRUMMETT. BIOGRAPHY: Thomas married Polly in Wayne CO, KY Ephraim Jones posted the surety. The Minister return was missing

He was married to Polly BROWN on 15 Feb 1832 in Wayne CO, KY.

4. Jr. George BRUMMETT was born in 1824 in Wayne CO, KY. He was buried in Wayne CO, KY.

He was married to Elizabeth SMITH (daughter of (George) SMITH) in 1847 in Wayne CO, KY. Elizabeth SMITH was born in 1827 in Wayne CO, KY. She died in Wayne CO, KY. Elizabeth's nickname was: "Bettsie Jo." Her father was said to be a Cherokee Indian. Jr. George BRUMMETT and Elizabeth SMITH had the following children:

+5 i. Granville BRUMMETT.
6 ii. Lucinda BRUMMETT was born in 1849 in Wayne CO, KY.
7 iii. Frank BRUMMETT was born in 1866 in Wayne CO, KY.
+8 iv. John Thomas BRUMMETT.

THIRD GENERATION

5. Granville BRUMMETT was born in 1847 in Wayne CO, KY.

Laura B. was born in 1877. Granville BRUMMETT and Laura B. had the following children:

9 i. Maggie BRUMMETT was born in 1905 in Wayne CO, KY.
10 ii. Marvin BRUMMETT was born in 1910 in Wayne CO, KY.

Hily Jane was born in 1851 in KY. Granville BRUMMETT and Hily Jane had the following children:

11 i. William BRUMMETT was born in 1870 in Monticello, Wayne CO, KY.
12 ii. Emma BRUMMETT was born in 1876 in Monticello, Wayne CO, KY.
13 iii. George BRUMMETT was born on 16 May 1877 in Wayne CO, KY. He died in Aug 1887.

8. John Thomas BRUMMETT was born on 27 Aug 1868 in Monticello, Wayne CO, KY. He died on 26 Feb 1920 in Indianapolis, Marion CO, IN. John died of Tuberculosis and was attended by Dr. T. A. O'Dell. He and Maggie lived at 3413 Massachusetts Avenue, Indianapolis, IN at the time. He was buried on 29 Feb 1920 in Monticello, Wayne CO, KY. John worked in the Veneer Mills. He and Maggie were married at the home of Polly Ann Morris in the presence of Martin Doss and Emerson Massingale.

He was married to Margaret Linda DENTON (daughter of John W. DENTON and Frances BRUMMETT) on 28 Jul 1887 in Monticello, Wayne CO, KY. Margaret Linda DENTON was born on 5 Mar 1870 in Monticello, Wayne CO, KY. She died on 3 Aug 1949 in Indianapolis, Marion CO, IN. Maggie died of a heart attack following surgery at Indianapolis General Hospital. She was buried on 6 Aug 1949 in Anderson Cemetery, Indianapolis, IN. John Thomas BRUMMETT and Margaret Linda DENTON had the following children:

+14 i. Benjamin Franklin BRUMMETT.
15 ii. Ella MASSINGALE Niece was born in 1890 in KY.
16 iii. Mary A. BRUMMETT was born on 16 Sep 1891 in Monticello Wayne CO, KY. She died in Aug 1977 in Brodhead, Rockcastle CO, KY.
17 iv. James G. BRUMMETT was born on 2 Apr 1893 in Monticello, Wayne CO, KY. He died in Mar 1965 in IN.
18 v. Henry BRUMMETT was born on 22 Jun 1896 in Monticello, Wayne CO, KY. He died in Aug 1958.
19 vi. Mary MASSINGALE Niece was born on 27 Mar 1898 in Monticello, Wayne CO, KY. She died in Mar 1976. Mary Massingale purchased Margaret Linda Denton's burial lot in Anderson Cemetery in 1949. Mary and her sister Ella apparently lived with John and Margaret for some years as very small children.
+20 vii. George Mackinley "Mack" BRUMMETT.
+21 viii. Nona Mae BRUMMETT.
22 ix. Charles BRUMMETT was born on 17 Jun 1904 in Monticello Wayne CO, KY. He died in Jun 1985 in Mars Hill, Indianapolis, IN.
+23 x. Alice BRUMMETT.
+24 xi. Nellie M. BRUMMETT.
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Nona's sister, Mary Brummet with her husband and child.

FOURTH GENERATION

14. Benjamin Franklin BRUMMETT was born on 6 Nov 1889 in Monticello, Wayne CO, KY. He died on 18 Oct 1962 in Indianapolis, Marion CO, IN. He was buried in Anderson Cemetery, Indianapolis, Marion CO, IN.

Lena B. DENTON (daughter of Benjamin DENTON and Dora MCCLAIN) was born on 28 Aug 1893. She died on 12 May 1979. Benjamin Franklin BRUMMETT and Lena B. DENTON had the following children:

25 i. Earl BRUMMETT.
26 ii. Harold BRUMMETT was born on 3 Apr 1917 in IN. He died on 7 May 1988 in IN.
27 iii. Lena Mae BRUMMETT.
28 iv. Benjamin Franklin BRUMMETT.
29 v. Edith BRUMMETT.
30 vi. Evelyn BRUMMETT was born on 9 Nov 1921 in IN.
+31 vii. Ruth Helen BRUMMETT.
+32 viii. Alma BRUMMETT.

20. George Mackinley "Mack" BRUMMETT was born in Dec 1898 in Monticello, Wayne CO, KY.

Marie was born on 30 Jan 1914 in KY. She died in Nov 1990.

21. Nona Mae BRUMMETT was born on 3 Apr 1901 in Monticello, Wayne, KY. She died on 1 Apr 1990 in Lebanon, Boone, IN. She was buried on 3 Apr 1990 in Washington Park Cemetery, Indianapolis, IN.

She was married to Loyd Sipes MONTGOMERY (son of Seymour Wesley MONTGOMERY and Margaret Jane RICHARDSON) on 4 Dec 1920 in Indianapolis, Marion CO, IN. Loyd Sipes MONTGOMERY was born on 8 Feb 1900 in Jeffersonville, Scott CO, IN. He was buried in Jan 1991 in Washington Park Cemetery, Indianapolis, IN. He died on 21 Jan 1991 in Lebanon, Boone CO, IN. Nona Mae BRUMMETT and Loyd Sipes MONTGOMERY had the following children:

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My mother, Nona Brummett Montgomery and some of her boys in the 1930s.
They are, in order of birth, Ed, Jim, Roy, David and Jackie.

+33 i. Jess Edward MONTGOMERY Maj..
+34 ii. James Loyd MONTGOMERY.
+35 iii. Roy Delbert MONTGOMERY.
36 iv. John Phillip, "Jackie" MONTGOMERY was born on 24 Apr 1929 in Indianapolis, Marion CO, IN. He died on 21 Feb 1937 in Indianapolis, Marion CO, IN. He was buried on 24 Feb 1937 in Crown Hill, Indianapolis, Marion CO, IN. Jackie died of pneumonia in the time before penicillin was available to
the public.
+37 v. David Wesley MONTGOMERY.
+38 vi. Robert Lee MONTGOMERY.
+39 vii. Gerald Stephen MONTGOMERY.
+40 viii. Patricia Sue MONTGOMERY.

 

23. Alice BRUMMETT was born on 16 Feb 1905 in Monticello, Wayne CO, KY. She died on 14 Feb 1975 in Indianapolis, Marion CO, IN. From Sue Montgomery: "After "Duck" Massengale. had been dead for many years, Aunt Alice, who was my mother's sister, married my father's brother
Eugene Montgomery.

"Duck" MASSINGALE died on 18 Feb 1947 in Indianapolis, Marion CO, IN.

She was married to Eugene Wesley MONTGOMERY (son of Seymour Wesley MONTGOMERY and Margaret Jane RICHARDSON) in 1962 in Indianapolis, Marion CO, IN. Eugene Wesley MONTGOMERY was born on 8 Jan 1894. He died in Nov 1974 in Indianapolis, Marion CO, IN. He was buried in Nov 1974 in Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, IN. Gene, the brother of Loyd Montgomery, was also his best friend. His second wife Alice was the sister of Loyd's wife, Nona and the two couples spent most of their retirement years together, traveling and even living next door to each other.

24. Nellie M. BRUMMETT was born on 5 Apr 1908 in Monticello, Wayne CO, KY. She died in Aug 1978 in Indianapolis, Marion CO, IN.

Charles BARBER was born on 11 Aug 1901. He died in Jul 1972 in Indianapolis, Marion CO, IN. Nellie M. BRUMMETT and Charles BARBER had the following children:

41 i. Don BARBER.
42 ii. Roy Delbert BARBER.
+43 iii. Shirley BARBER.
+44 iv. Linda BARBER.