Oca Sumpter

July 1885–1908 (Age 22)
Gilmer, Gilmer, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Oca

When Oca Sumpter was born in July 1885, in Gilmer, Gilmer, West Virginia, United States, his father, Andrew Pleasant Sumpter, was 33 and his mother, Lucinda Jane Seal, was 35. He died in 1908, at the age of 23, and was buried in Copen, Braxton, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Pleasant Sumpter
1851–1916
Lucinda Jane Seal
1850–1887
James Camden Sumpter
1874–1946
Mary Alice Sumpter
1876–1950
Frank Sumpter
1877–1953
Walter Hugh Sumpter
1879–1955
Ivan Thirsting Sumpter
1881–1936
Allen Sumpter
1884–1884
Oca Sumpter
1885–1908
Madora Ann Sumpter
1885–1958

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World Events (7)

1886

Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 1

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 11

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.

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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  • Oca Sumpter (Twin), "West Virginia Births and Christenings, 1853-1928"
  • Oca Sumpter, "West Virginia Births, 1853-1930"
  • Oca Sumpter, "West Virginia Births and Christenings, 1853-1928"

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