Descendants of Thomas Cumby
Generation No. 1
1. THOMAS1 CUMBY He married SUSANNAH UNKNOWN.
THOMAS CUMBY: of Halifax County, VA Thomas and Susannah had at least 11 children who include Rebekkah, Molly, Daniel, and Major. Though much information has been gathered this information on Thomas and Susannah has not bee fully integrated in my files at this time.
Child of THOMAS CUMBY and SUSANNAH UNKNOWN is:
2.i.THOMAS2 CUMBY, b. Abt. 1775; d. Aft. 1850, Mecklenburg Co., VA.
Generation No. 2
2. THOMAS2 CUMBY (THOMAS1) was born Abt. 1775, and died Aft. 1850 in Mecklenburg Co., VA. He married (1) AGNES WEATHERFORD January 12, 1804 in Halifax Co., VA, daughter of JOHN WEATHERFORD and MARTHA SUBLETT. She was born 1780, and died Bef. 1833 in VA. He married (2) MARTHA CURTIS TUCKER October 07, 1839 in Mecklenburg, VA. She was born Abt. 1809, and died Aft. 1870.
THOMAS CUMBY:1850 Mecklenburg Co., VA census
31 620 620 CUMBY Thos:75 FLaborer VA 32 620 620 CUMBY Martha C.41 F VA 33 620 620 CUMBY Green 9 M VA 34 620 620 CUMBY Louisa 6 F VA 35 620 620 CUMBY Lucy Ann 3 F VA 36 620 620 TUCKER Alex. 17 MLaborerVA 37 620 620 TUCKER Selina C. 16 F VA 38 620 620 TUCKER Martha P.14 F VA
Thomas Cumbo married Agnes Wetherford who signs her own consent, January 12, 1804. Sur. Henry J. Cook, Wit. Henry J. Cook and Wills Miller, Halifax County VA
MARTHA CURTIS TUCKER:
Library Of Virginia Bonds and Consents:
"This is to certifiy that I have consented to marry Wm Thomas Cumby....., given under my hand this 7th day of October 1839". Martha C. Tucker (widow).
Martha Curtis was a widow of unknown Tucker at time of marriage to Thomas Cumby
Children of THOMAS CUMBY and AGNES WEATHERFORD are:
3.i.GEORGE A.3 CUMBY, b. Abt. 1805, Campbell Co., Va.; d. September 1884, Mecklenburg Co., VA. "It is believed the A. stands for Anderson" ii.CATHERINE CUMBY, m. JAMES PRITCHETT. 4.iii.MAJOR WEATHERFORD CUMBY.
Children of THOMAS CUMBY and MARTHA TUCKER are:
iv.LOUISA3 CUMBY, b. Abt. 1844. v.LUCY ANN CUMBY, b. Abt. 1847; m. GEROGE MORGAN. LUCY ANN CUMBY: Death Register of Mecklenburg Co., VA Death of one-day old twins, parents George and Lucy Ann Cumby Morgan. Information provided by grandmother Martha Curtis Cumby. vi.EDWARD GREEN CUMBY. Further information is available on children of Louisa, Lucy Ann and Edward Green. Again, I have not placed this information in my files yet.
Generation No. 3
3. GEORGE A.3 CUMBY (THOMAS2, THOMAS1) was born Abt. 1805 in Campbell Co., Va., and died September 1884 in Mecklenburg Co., VA. He married (1) PERMELIA ANN BURROWS WELLS April 12, 1834 in Mecklenburg, VA, daughter of HENRY WELLS and MARY UNKNOWN. She was born Abt. 1814 in N.C., and died in Mecklenburg Co., VA. He married (2) LUCY ANN TUCKER Aft. 1870. She died August 13, 1884 in Mecklenburg Co., VA.
GEORGE A. CUMBY: Alternate spellings of surname found in records: Cumbie, Cumbia, Combin, Cumbee, Cumber, Combey. George bought his farm on Jan. 15, 1838, paying $190.95 cash for it. He purchased it from Wm. Hurt. It was known as the Tucker's Tract. Death Register of Virginia, Mecklenburg Co. VA, 1884: Geo. A. Cumba died September 1884 at age 79, son of Thomas Cumba. Place of birth Campbell Co., VA. Cause of death "tincture" Second marriage of George A. Cumby to Lucy Tucker, states he is the son of Thomas Cumby and his wife Agnes. PERMELIA ANN BURROWS WELLS: Also Pamelia LUCY ANN TUCKER: Death Regiser of Mecklenburg Co., VA. Lucy Tucker Cumba, died August 13, 1884, daughter of ?and Martha Tucker. Cause of death "womb".
Children of GEORGE CUMBY and PERMELIA WELLS are:
5.i.ANN ELIZABETH4 CUMBIE, b. Abt. 1835. 6.ii.JAMES LEWIS CUMBIE, b. Abt. 1836, Mecklenburg Co., VA; iii.MARY SUSANNA CUMBIE, b. Abt. 1838; m. DAVID BROOKS. 7.iv.JOHN HENRY CUMBIE, b. July 13, 1841, Mecklenburg Co., VA; d. March 16, 1927, Richmond, VA.. v.WILLIAM CUMBIE, b. Abt. 1843. vi.LOUISA CUMBIE, b. Abt. 1853, Mecklenburg Co., VA; d. November 02, 1873, Mecklenburg Co., VA. Register of Deaths, Mecklenburg Co., VA 1873 Louisa Cumbia (looks like Laura) died of consumption. She was single and daughter of G.A. and P.A. Cumbia 8.vii.ROBERT ALLEN CUMBIE, b. Abt. 1858.
4. MAJOR WEATHERFORD3 CUMBY (THOMAS2, THOMAS1) He married (1)
NANCY B. MORGAN. She was born Abt. 1811, and died March 01, 1861. He married (2) ADELIA HOBBS.
Children of MAJOR CUMBY and NANCY MORGAN are:
i.THOMAS4 CUMBY. ii.JOHN CUMBY. iii.WILLIAM CUMBY. iv.MARY CUMBY.
Generation No. 4
5. ANN ELIZABETH4 CUMBIE (GEORGE A.3 CUMBY, THOMAS2, THOMAS1) was born Abt. 1835. She married PASCAL Y. CABANISS September 15, 1858.
PASCAL Y. CABANISS: Listed in Marriage register as from Lunenburg Co., VA, son of Asa and Rebecca C. Cabaness
1870 Mecklenburg County VA census, Film 1663District Buckhorn TownshipVA1870Enumerator William Townes, Jr. P.O. Boydton
285 14 145 111 Cabiness Paschel Y.31 M W Miller150 VA 285 15 145 111 Cabiness Ann E. 35 F W Keeps house VA 285 16 145 111 Cabiness James H. 10 M W VA 285 17 145 111 Cabiness John L. 8 M W VA 285 18 145 111 Cabiness William 6 M W VA 285 19 145 111 Cabiness Robert C. 4 M W VA 285 20 145 111 Cabiness Gelberta 1 F W VA 285 21 145 111 Sally Claiborn 18 M M Farm Hand VA 285 22 146 112 Cumby James S. 33 M W Farmer VA 285 23 146 112 Cumby Emily F. 32 F W Keeps house VA 285 24 146 112 Cumby George A. 1 F W VA 285 25 146 112 Mayo Henry14 M B Nurse VA 285 26 147 113 Cumby George 58 M W Farmer 300 150VA 285 27 147 113 Cumby Pamelia 51 F W Keeps house VA 285 28 147 113 Cumby Louisa 17 F W VA 285 29 147 113 Cumby Robert 12 M W VA
Children of ANN CUMBIE and PASCAL CABANISS are:
i.JAMES H.5 CABANESS, b. Abt. 1850. ii.JOHN L. CABANESS, b. Abt. 1862. iii.WILLIAM CABANESS, b. Abt. 1864. iv.ROBERT C. CABANESS, b. Abt. 1866, Mecklenburg Co., VA; d. 1872, Mecklenburg Co., VA. v.GILBERTA CABANESS, b. Abt. 1869. vi.GERTRUDE CABANESS, b. Aft. 1870. vii.WALTON CABANESS, b. Bet. 1870 - 1880. viii.ASA CABANESS, b. Bet. 1870 - 1880. ix.L. A. CABANESS, b. Bet. 1870 - 1880.
6. JAMES LEWIS4 CUMBIE (GEORGE A.3 CUMBY, THOMAS2, THOMAS1) was born Abt. 1836 in Mecklenburg Co., VA, and died 1899. He married
EMILY F. CROW in Mecklenburg, VA. She was born in VA.
JAMES LEWIS CUMBIE: Also listed as James S. Cumbia in some records Most family members, now and record list James' family name as Cumbia
Children of JAMES CUMBIE and EMILY CROW are:
i.GEORGE A.5 CUMBIE, b. Abt. 1869. ii.PAMELIA CUMBIE, b. May 1882. iii.A. S. CUMBIE, b. Abt. 1872; d. 1892. iv.JOHN ROBERT CUMBIE. v.MAJOR H. CUMBIE.
7. JOHN HENRY4 CUMBIE (GEORGE A.3 CUMBY, THOMAS2, THOMAS1) was born July 13, 1841 in Mecklenburg Co., VA, and died March 16, 1927 in Richmond, VA.. He married WINNIFRED R. THOMPSON February 22, 1866 in Brunswick Co., VA, daughter of CHARLES THOMPSON and WINIFRED COLEMAN. She was born November 1843 in Warren Co., NC.
JOHN HENRY CUMBIE: Deed of transfer to John H. Cumby, 1877, Brunswick Co., VA from S. M. Kennedy, Deed Book 40. pg. 487.. John H. Cumbie served as 1st Lt., 21st Regt., 2nd Bde., Army of Northern Va. He served from June 1861 until the end of the Civil War. Records list as John H. Cumbia. John Henry is also buried under the name of Cumbia. Note: Personal visit to Cumbia family cemetery by James H. Thomas Sr. June 3, 2000 failed to locate the grave of Laura Cumbie. Information which was obtained from a Brunswick, Co., Va. resident suggested that John Henry's first daughter Laura was buried in wooded location. The grave was stumbled upon by hunters in the early 1990's. This cemetery contained numerous unmarked graves . Marked graves included the following: John A. Cumbea. b. Dec 24, 1897 d. Jan 9, 1952; his wife Ophelia M. Cumbea b.1893 d. 1963. Also found were markers that read J. H. Dameron and a Flint family. The Cemetery is located in a heavily wooded and overgrown area approximately 100 yards off county road 633 about one mile off county road 609 in Brunswick Co., Va. Farmed and lived near Smokey Ordinary, VA JOHN HENRY CUMBIE: Burial: Oakwood Cemetery, Richmond, VA. Census: 1850, Mecklenburg Co., VA/Cumby Military service: 1861, 1st Lt., 21st Regt., 2nd Bde., Army of Northern VA, CSA WINNIFRED R. THOMPSON: Buried in a private cemetery near Adsit, VA. This is believed to be the above cemetery discussed.
To the Honorable Beverly A. Hancock Judge of Brunswick Circuit Court
(on corner of each sheet: R. Turnbull, ATTORNEY AT LAW, Lawrenceville, VA)
The Bill of complaint of L.W. Rainey, John H. Combea and Winnifred R., his wife, W. E. Hammonds and R.A. his wife, G.P. Thompson, Mary Thompson, M.W. Thompson, C.G. Thompson, Adelia Thompson, B. W. Thompson, Lucy L. Thompson, Mary L. Thompson and Thomas J. Stone and Sallie W. his wife most respectfully represents: That on the 4th day of May 1863 Legrand M. Tucker and wife conveyed to Charles B. Thompson and Lewis W. Rainey a tract of land lying in the County of Brunswick and supposed to contain 444 acres that the deed conbeying said land was admitted to record at the December term 1865 of the County Court of Brunswick County. That one third of this land belongs to your complainant Lewis W. Rainey and two thirds thereof to the said Charles B. Thompson who has recently departed this life intestate leaving your complaintants Winnifred R. Cumbea, R. A. Hammonds, G. P. Thompson, Mary Thompson, M.W. Thompson, C.G. Thompson, Adelia Thompson, B.W. Thompson, Lucy L. Thompson, Sallie W. Stone and Joe and Webster Thompson who are infants . That the land has been held by said Charles B. Thompson and Lewis W. Rainey from the time of the purchase until the death of the said Thompson and while each one of them cultivated what was estimated to be their respective portions no division has ever been made of the property and your complaints now file this bill in order that Commissioners may be appointed to divide the land and allot one third in value to Lewis W. Rainey and two thirds in value to his heirs of the said Charles B. Thompson. That on 15 day of May 1878 the said Lewis W. Rainey made a deed of trust conveying his interest in the land to secure a deal due to Mary L. Thompson and she also desires a division of the land and is a party plaintiff to this suit. In consideration of and as your complaintants have no remedy at law they pray that Joe Thompson and Webster Thompson infant children of Charles B. Thompson by some descreet person as their guardian as litem may be made defendants to this bill. That Commissioners be appointed to divide the land as above set forth and that a reasonable fee may be allowed to R. Turnbull for professional services in this cause. And that it please your Honor to make all such orders and decrees as justice and equity may require and grant to your complainants general relief in premises and as in duty bound they will ever pray be.
R. Turnbull for Complainants
Rainey, L. vs ThompsonBill 1887 April term docket by Consent and DecreeClk Cir Ct$1.25 1887 Oct Court Atty&Tax $21.50 1888 April term decree finalSheriff$2.50
To be paid 1/3 L.W. Rainey $10.54: 2/3 Heirs of C. B. Thompson $21.09
Children of JOHN CUMBIE and WINNIFRED THOMPSON are:
i.LAURA5 CUMBIE, b. Abt. 1866, Mecklenburg Co., VA; d. Abt. 1885, Mecklenburg Co., VA. A marriage license for Laura L. Cumby, daughter of John H. Cumby and Winnie R. She married Robert D. Lucy on January 23, 1884. She was 17, and he was 20. She was born in Mecklenburg County, and he was born in Brunswick County. Death record located for Laura Cumbie: she died in child birth less than after her marriage. ii.HENRY CUMBIE, b. March 03, 1868, Greensville Co., VA; d. Bef. 1870, Mecklenburg Co., VA. Listed in Birth Registar of 1868, line 40 for Greensville County iii.CHARLES HENRY CUMBIE, b. Abt. 1869. iv.GRACIE CUMBIE, b. 1870. v.WILLIAM ALLEN CUMBIE, b. 1872. vi.THOMAS JEFFERSON CUMBIE, b. February 03, 1873; m. VIRGINIA UNKNOWN. vii.HARRIET EARLIE CUMBIE, b. November 1874; m. WILLIAM VANDERBILT PEARSON; d. 1942, Petersburg, Va.. Harriet was known by her middle name, Earlie. viii.VIOLA CUMBIE, b. Abt. 1877. ix. ANNIE B. CUMBIE, b. March 08, 1880. x.CARRIE L. CUMBIE, b. March 1885. xi. JOHN E. CUMBIE, b. April 1887. 9. xii.LAURA L. CUMBIE, b. February 25, 1889, Greensville Co., VA; d. June 01, 1964, Winston-Salem, NC.
8. ROBERT ALLEN4 CUMBIE (GEORGE A.3 CUMBY, THOMAS2, THOMAS1) was born Abt. 1858. He married MARY ALLEN GRIFFTH December 20, 1882 in Mecklenburg Co., VA.
Children of ROBERT CUMBIE and MARY GRIFFTH are:
i.MAMIE5 CUMBIE, b. November 09, 1883. ii.CHARLIE A. CUMBIE, b. March 01, 1885. iii.ANNA BELL (SUE) CUMBIE, b. October 23, 1886. iv.ROBERT IVAN CUMBIE, b. November 01, 1888. v.DESSIE D. CUMBIE, b. November 16, 1891. vi.OTIS ALLEN CUMBIE, b. December 06, 1891. vii.GEROGE BURNICE CUMBIE, b. August 18, 1895. viii.C. DAVID CUMBIE, b. September 09, 1899. ix.OSCAR FRANCIS CUMBIE, b. January 15, 1902. Many Descendents of Robert go by the name Cumbia or Cumbea. Further information on Descendents of Robert has not been added at this time.
Generation No. 5
9. LAURA L.5 CUMBIE (JOHN HENRY4, GEORGE A.3 CUMBY, THOMAS2, THOMAS1) was born February 25, 1889 in Greensville Co., VA, and died June 01, 1964 in Winston-Salem, NC. She married JOHN HENRY THOMAS April 06, 1907 in Brunswick Co., VA, son of JOHN THOMAS and MARY FITTS. He was born December 26, 1879 in Mecklenburg Co., VA, and died June 05, 1962 in Winston-Salem, NC. LAURA L. CUMBIE: Listed in NC records as Laura L. Cumbie Thomas Burial: 1964, Home Moravian Church, Winston-Salem, NC JOHN HENRY THOMAS: Burial: 1962, Home Moravian Church, Winston-Salem, NC
Children of LAURA CUMBIE and JOHN THOMAS are:
i.PERCY NORRIS6 THOMAS, b. May 24, 1908, Brunswick Co., VA; d. November 1953, Dade, Co., Fl; m. (1) Living Individual, Abt. 1929, Virginia; b. September 20, 1913, Winston-Salem, NC; m. (2) Living Individual, 1944. PERCY NORRIS THOMAS: Changed name to Norris Preston Thomas prior to his marriages. Burial: 1953, Miami, Fl ii.ANNIE LAURA THOMAS, b. August 08, 1912, Lenoir Co., NC; d. October 11, 1974, Forsyth Co., NC; m. GEORGE WALLACE HILL; b. March 27, 1903; d. November 25, 1962, Forsyth Co., NC.. ANNIE LAURA THOMAS: Burial: Forsyth Mem. Pk., Winston-Salem, NC GEORGE WALLACE HILL: He registered for Social Security in South Carolina. Burial: 1962, Forsyth Mem. Park, Winston- Salem, NC iii.JOHN HENRY THOMAS, JR., b. February 20, 1918, Bunn, NC; d. October 27, 1968. Never Married. Burial: 1968, Home Moravian Church, Winston-Salem, NC iv.Living Individual, b. August 02, 1919, Bunn, NC; Lives in Florida.
Most individuals in following generations are living.