Wednesday, January 18, 2012

20th century John and Eliza Brumfield

This is a picture of my Grandmother Velma Brumfield Dalton's mother and father.  Eliza Dalton Brumfield born Febuary 12, 1867 died October 22, 1941 and John Foreman Brumfield born April 9, 1860 died February 12, 1934.

More information about their family.

Their oldest son's name was David McDowell Brumfield.  He was born February19, 1885 and died September 27, 1945.  Eliza Brumfield had just turned eighteen a week before he was born. John Foreman  Brumfield was 24.  Eliza Brumfield gave birth to her last child Velma on August 6, 1913.  She was the last of eleven children.
In 1913 a war was beginning to brew in Europe.  The lst and 2nd Balkan Wars began and ended in 1913.  The 16th Amendment for Federal Income Tax took effect on March 1st, 1913.  Woodrow Wilson began his presidency.  The 17th Amendment to elect senators by popular vote was ratified in 1913.  The Panama Canal opened in this year and Stainless Steel was invented.  The lst drive up gasoline station opened and the lst movie serial debuted in Chicago, "The Adventures of Kathlyn".  Velma Brumfield was born in the beginning of the century and the world was beginning to change.  She would live through World War I, World War II, Korean Conflict, Vietnam, and the lst Gulf War.  The automobile would replace the horse and buggy and air travel would change the way we travel across the world.
More birthdates for the children:
David McDowell  Born  February 9, 1885  Died  Septempber  27, 1945
Wife:  Mary Dalton
James Morgan died January 4, 1963  He married a Dove.
Annie Mildred married a Ward.  She died on April 17, 1960.
Carrie died on October 11, 1964.  Her husband's name was Opie.
Lundy died on May 3, 1960.  He married a Worley.
Albert Clyde died on March 24, 1966.
Dewey Winchester died on April 1, 1961.   He was marrried to Roberta Worley.
Ollie R. (Doc) died on March 29, 1979. He was married to Ruby Dalton.
Oscar died on January 19,1964.  He was married to Ethel Dalton.  Ethel was the sister of Ira Dalton.
Odell died on November 19, 1984.  He was married to Adell Dove.
Velma was born on August 6, 1913.  She died on November 3, 2001.  She was married to Ira Lee Dalton.

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