Scott Sumpter

27 November 1894–10 April 1968 (Age 73)
Cedarville, Gilmer, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Scott

When Scott Sumpter was born on 27 November 1894, in Cedarville, Gilmer, West Virginia, United States, his father, Andrew Pleasant Sumpter, was 42 and his mother, Sarah Amanda Westfall, was 33. He married Elisabeth Grace Bond on 20 December 1914, in Gilmer, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Salt Lick Magisterial District, Braxton, West Virginia, United States for about 10 years and Kanawha Magisterial District, Fayette, West Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 10 April 1968, in Burnsville, Braxton, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Stonewall Park Cemetery, Stonewood, Harrison, West Virginia, United States.

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Scott Sumpter
Elisabeth Grace Bond
Marriage: 20 December 1914
Ralph Bond Sumpter
Ruth Alice Sumpter
Pansy B Sumpter
Albert Lee Sumpter
Alma Grace Sumpter
Thelma Rose Sumpter
Scott Sumptor Jr.

Spouse and Children

20 December 1914
Gilmer, West Virginia, United States


    Ralph Bond Sumpter


    Ruth Alice Sumpter


    Pansy B Sumpter


    Albert Lee Sumpter


    Alma Grace Sumpter


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 4

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 22

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a carrier, from Middle English sum(p)ter ‘(driver of a) pack animal’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Scott Sumptor, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Scott Sumpter, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Scott Sumpter, "United States Census, 1930"

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