James Barlow RUMSEY (RIN: 0322), son of Ebenezer RUMSEY and Elizabeth (Betsy) BARLOW , was born 27 June 1801 in Hubbardtown, Rutland County, Vermont. He married Mary DALZELL 30 March 1830 in Piqua, Miami County, Ohio. He died 28 May 1845 in Piqua, Miami County, Ohio. Mary DALZELL (RIN: 0323), daughter of William DALZELL and Margaret BLACKWOOD , was born 30 March 1806 in Sherman Valley, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. She died 28 May 1886 in Woodland, Yolo County, California.


Children of James Barlow RUMSEY and Mary DALZELL are:
1. Joel Barlow RUMSEY (RIN: 0191), b. 04 October 1834 See Joel Barlow RUMSEY & Margaret Irene OGDEN
2. William Warren RUMSEY (RIN: 0324), b. 17 April 1837 See William Warren RUMSEY & Carrie GILMORE OR William Warren RUMSEY & Elizabeth BILLINGS
3. Dewitt Clinton RUMSEY (RIN: 0350), b. 04 March 1831 See Dewitt Clinton RUMSEY & Katherine Chase ROBERTS
4. Julia Ann RUMSEY (RIN: 0351), b. 24 October 1832 See James W. ALEXANDER & Julia Ann RUMSEY
5. Mary Frances RUMSEY (RIN: 0352), b. 29 July 1839
6. Lewis N. RUMSEY (RIN: 0353), b. 24 August 1841
7. Olive Jane RUMSEY (RIN: 0354), b. 14 June 1844

Notes for James Barlow RUMSEY:

In the 1830 Miami County Census, James Rumsey and family lived in Washington Township and there were two free white males betseen 20 - 30 and one free female aged 20-30. In the 1840 Miami County Federal Census James B. "Ramsey" is listed as head of household and living in Washington Township.


Notes for Mary DALZELL:

Mary Rumsey is listed in the 1850 Miami County, Washington Township Census as a widow at age 44. She was born in Pennsylvania and hadland worth $4000.00. Living at home were daughter, Julia at 17 years, Joel B. at 15 years, William W. at 13 years, Mary H. at 11 years and Lewis at 9 years. All born in Ohio. By the 1860 census, Mary is listed with Julia at 27 years, William at 23 years and a farmer, Lewis at 19 years and Mary L. at 12 years.


Notes for Mary Frances RUMSEY:


Notes for Lewis N. RUMSEY:

Lewsi enlisted on Sept. 5, 1861 as a private. The records show that his residence at the time of enlistment was Delaware County, Indiana. He mustered in to "A" company inthe Indiana 8th Infantry. He re-enlisted on Jan. 1, 1864. He was mustered out on Aug. 28, 1865 at Savannah, Georgia. The 8th Indiana Infantry participated in the battle of Pea Ridge, Arkansas and the siege of Vicksburg, losing 117 men. They also took part in the capture of the fort on Mustang Island, Texas. They went on to Washington D.C. and participated in the Shenandoah Valley campaign.


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