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Frances W Cumpston Sacramento County, Elk Grove, California

Gail Lee (Cumpston) Brokaw also wrote to me about her family.  You can now see a page on William Henry junior and her mother Frances: http://www.cumpston.org.uk/#/wm-henry-jun-frances-w-cumps/4563413184  and a  page on William Henry Senior and his wife Sarah: http://www.cumpston.org.uk/#/wm-h-sen-sarah-cumpston-mrs-b/4563416949 Frances is Gail’s mother, who was … Continue reading

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Hallet & Cumston piano makers

I often receive queries about the history of Hallet and Cumston pianos and requests to value pianos.  I regret I know nothing about pianos but I do know something of this particular line. HALLET & DAVIS PIANO COMPANY HISTORY: The Hallet & Davis Piano … Continue reading

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Cumston Hall, Monmouth, Maine

Cumston Hall is a historic library in downtown Monmouth, Maine. It was completed in 1900 and is named in honor of Dr. Charles M. Cumston, a former teacher at the English High School in Boston, who gave the Romanesque Revival … Continue reading

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Sidney Dewayne Cumpston sudden death Burgettstown PA

Many thanks to Nevin my colleague in the USA for this recent newspaper item http://www.wtae.com/news/30536125/detail.html?taf=pit  February 24, 2012 3-Vehicle Crash Kills Man In Burgettstown Sidney Dewayne Cumpston Dies In Main Street Accident BURGETTSTOWN, Pa. — A Burgettstown man was  killed in … Continue reading

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Wisconsin, Marriage Index, 1973-1997

Familysearch has added new records including the Wisconsin Marriage Index.  It includes quite modern marriages including the following: Scott Lee Cumpston      Marriage      02 Jul 1994       Kenosha, Wisconsin     26 years,    spouse   Kerry Sue Schick  aged   28  certificate number 015582  archive roll   5 Do contact me if you recognise these people.  

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US Civil War Widows and Other Dependents Pension Files – Elizabeth M CUMPSTON

In the latest files released by familysearch I found Elizabeth M CUMPSTON a widow of Veteran William H CUMPSTON of the 12 Illinois Infantry   Company B    Application no.  WC30401 [Case Files of Approved Pension Applications of Widows and Other Dependents of Civil War Veterans, ca. … Continue reading

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Familysearch – new record sets

Familysearch have recently added new record sets. Italy, Sweden, and U.S. Collections Enjoy the Largest Additions FamilySearch added another 30 million new, free records online (16 million indexed names and 14 million browsable images). Totally new collections from Canada, England, Germany, … Continue reading

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CUMPSTON, JAMES M. – Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   Private, Company D, 91st Ohio Infantry. Place and date: At Shenandoah Valley Campaign, August to November 1864. Entered service at: ?. Birth:   Galia County, Ohio. Date of issue:   Unknown. Citation:   Capture of flag. This data was extracted … Continue reading

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Geneil E. Cumpston MESTAD (1929-2011)

EVANSDALE – Geneil Elaine Cumpston Mestad, 81, of Kennedale, Texas, formerly  of Evansdale, died Tuesday, Jan. 18, at Serenity House in Kennedale.  She was born March 23, 1929, in Fort Dodge, daughter of Charles and Myrtle  Dickerson Cumpston. She married Earl W. Mestad … Continue reading

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Christopher D. Cumpston, 30, of Catlettsburg Kentucky died February 7th 2011 in Ashland

February  8, 2011 Christopher Cumpston – 1980-2011 Kilgore & Collier Funeral Home The IndependentThe Daily Independent CATLETTSBURG — Christopher D. Cumpston, 30, of Catlettsburg, passed away Monday, Feb. 7, 2011 in Ashland. Mr. Cumpston was born June 8, 1980, in … Continue reading

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