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Re: Vandever/Vandover/Frakes-KY, IN,IA
Posted by: Beverly Sumner Hammon Date: July 05, 2000 at 02:21:53
In Reply to: Vandever/Vandover/Frakes-KY, IN,IA by Lee Kirkwood of 36

don't know if you were looking for this info. or not but , Isure would like to hear from some one who has information on seward
sumner. (origins)
here is my family tree.
My grandfather was Grason Sumner b.5-18-1861 Unionville,Iowa.Appanoose co.,(d.)1949-50
he married :Sarah Ella VanDover b.6-6-1866
(daughter of Julia Ann Reynolds and Grayson VanDover of Hendricks,Ind. a union soldier they married in Iowa ,Appanoose co., 1862?)
Grason Sumner's Parents were:
Luther Sumner b.11-22-1830 Spencer,Ind.
m.) 12-25/26-1852 Moravie ,Ia,Appanooseco.,
to:# 1) Hulda(h) Vandover b.1812?unk..
d.1862/63 Ia.
Luthers father was : Seward Sumner
a Dr. accordin to LDS RECORDS
b.? 1807/09 KY.?
Elizabeth Cummins(ings)
b.1807 KY
Hulda(h)'s Parents were :
Sister of Elizabeth cummins(ings).
daughters of John Ephriam Cummins and Elizabth Betsy Lanman.
the children of Luther and Hulda(h) were:

John Thomas sumner
Isabella d.age 10
Franklin Seward Sumner
Grason Sumner :raised by uncle Ephriam Sumner and Mary Dotson

the children of Sarah Ella and Grason Sumner
1.Louis Giles (by her 1st husband) Cal.
2.Pearl Sumner b. Neb. d. Portland,Ore.
3.Vawilda Elaine Sumner b. Neb.(
4.Amy Sumner b. Neb. d.age 10 dipth. Neb.
5.? b.Neb.
6.Frankie Sumner b. Neb. Oregon
7.Clarence Sumner b. Neb d.1960 Portland,Or.
8.Elmer Sumner b. Neb. d.Salem,Oregon
9.Living since 1908
10.Vernon William Sumner
b.3-10-1910 Wausa,Neb. Knox co.,
d.6-11-1968 Portland,Oregon
Multnomah co.,
m. Living
Children: 9= Living


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