Cumpston Research

I was pleased to hear on
2012-04-24 from Lt Col G. W. Cumpston USMC (RET)

William Roscoe Cumpston

Message:
I am ths son of W.R. Cumpston, born in 1895 in Greene County Pa.

Served as a musician in the US Army in WW I died in 1966. He had 10 siblings. He had a Teaching Certificate from Waynesburg Normal School which later became Waynesburg College.

I became a career Officer in USMC and retired in 1984. I hold a BS degree from Chaminade U in Honolulu Hi and MA in Educ from Pepperdine U with 2 sons William Russell Cumpston born 1961 and Andrew M Cumpston born 1963. For your interest, a Cumpston from Ohio won a Medal of Honor while serving for the North in the Civil War.

My son William aka "Rusty" graduated from UNC Chapel Hill and son Andrew graduated from NC State.
Warm regards. George W Cumpston

Country, state /county and place where your CUMPSTON relatives lived:
Greene County Pennsylvania

NOTE - THE ORIGINAL CENSUS SPELLS THE SURNAME CUMPSON
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1900 United States Federal Census
Rosco Cumpson Age: 6
Birth Date: Jul 1893
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Home in 1900: Gilmore, Greene, Pennsylvania [Greene]
Race: White Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Son
Marital Status: Single

Father's Name: William CUMPSON Birthplace: Pennsylvania

Mother's Name: Elizabeth CUMPSON Birthplace: Pennsylvania

Household Members: Name Age

William CUMPSON 39
Elizabeth CUMPSON 36
Goldie Cumpson 13
Barney Cumpson 11
Earl Cumpson 9
Rosco Cumpson 6
Clarence Cumpson 4
Ova E Cumpson 2
Nancy Cumpson 1/12

 

1910 United States Federal Census

W L Cumpston Age in 1910: 50 Birth Year: 1860
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Home in 1910: Gilmore, Greene, Pennsylvania
Race: White Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name:
E E Cumpston

Father's Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Mother's Birthplace: Pennsylvania

Household Members: Name Age
W L Cumpston 50
E E Cumpston 46
Albert Cumpston 25
Goldie M Cumpston 23
B M Cumpston 21
E J Cumpston 18
R R Cumpston 16
C R Cumpston 14
Ora E Cumpston 12
Nancy B Cumpston 10
Harry M Cumpston 7
Char E Cumpston 5

 

Social Security Death Index

William Cumpston SSN: 162-14-0418

Last Residence: 15057 Mc Donald, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Born: 29 Jul 1893
Died: Mar 1967
State (Year) SSN issued:
Pennsylvania (Before 1951)
 

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