Joseph Mumford

Pictures Courtesy of Beverly McKinney (Homer Cross Granddaughter), Lillian Mumford, and Marguerite Berry-Jackson


This picture was taken in 1870. Joseph Mumford married Addie Dickens on Sept 23, 1871 and had 5 children. Shown are Charles, James, Mary, Joseph D, and William Mumford. (Mary Mumford-Cross). Mary married Amos Cross. Joseph D married Lula Lett. 



Joseph D. Mumford was born in the Chesterfield District of South Carolina on May 14, 1841. He was a graduate of Oberlin College in Ohio. He met and married Addie Dickens on September 31, 1871. He taught school for 30 years in Kentucky. He was a member of the Second Baptist Church and Superintendent of Sunday School for a number of years. Joseph and Addie had five children: Charles, James, Mary, Joseph D., and William.

Charles Mumford lived in Portland, Oregon and died in 1934. James Mumford, no information submitted. Joseph D. Mumford married Lula Lett. They lived in the Remus area. He passed away August 22, 1932. To this union five children were born: Bernice, Alta, Stella, Basil and Wayne.




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