Jefferson County

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Martha Louisa Bumpus
1838 - 1898

Martha Louisa Bumpus was born 1838, and died 1898.  
She married William Franklin Fitzgerrell January 30, 1862 in 
Jefferson County, Illinois, son of Jeremiah Fitgerrell and Susan Adcock.  
He was born 1839, and died 1897.
Martha Louisa Bumpus & William Franklin Fitzgerrell Burial: Round Knoll Cemetery, Jefferson County, IL
Children of Martha Bumpus and William Fitzgerrell are: i. Amanda C. Fitzgerrell, born 1865; died 1954. ii. L. Ann Fitzgerrell, born Abt. 1868. iii. William J. Fitzgerrell, born Abt. 1871.
Amanda C. Fitzgerrell

Amanda C. Fitzgerrell was born 1865, and died 1954. She married (1) Felix G. Kelley December 16, 1888 in Jefferson County, Illinois. He was born 1863, and died 1922. She married (2) William Henry Whisenhunt March 30, 1905 in Jefferson County, Illinois, son of William Whisenhunt and Mary Griffin. He was born November 11, 1868, and died January 26, 1941.
Amanda C. Fitzgerrell Burial: Oakwood Cemetery, Jefferson County, IL Unmarked Name listed as: Whisenhunt, Amanda Kelley 1954 Found with daughter Lula listed as McMillen
Felix G. Kelley: Burial: Oakwood Cemetery, Jefferson County, IL
William Henry Whisenhunt: Burial: He is thought to be buried in Round Knoll Cemetery, Jefferson County, IL however there is no stone for him there. Children of Amanda Fitzgerrell and Felix Kelley are: i. Lula Hazel Kelley, born 1893; died 1965. She married James H. McMillen; born 1894; died 1969. ii. Grundy R. Kelley, born Abt. 1895; died Bet. 1900 - 1910.
Lula Hazel Kelley & James H. McMillen Burial: Oakwood Cemetery, Jefferson County, IL

L. Ann Fitzgerrell

L. Ann Fitzgerrell born Abt. 1868 No further information
William J. Fitzgerrell

William J. Fitzgerrell was born Abt. 1871. He married Lizzie A. Tuttle March 10, 1896 in Jefferson County, Illinois. She was born Abt. 1878. Children of William Fitzgerrell and Lizzie Tuttle are: i. Clyde Fitzgerrell, born Abt. 1898. ii. Grace Fitzgerrell, born Abt. 1899. iii. Carl Fitzjerrell, born January 28, 1902; died May 11, 1967. He married Ireta K. Reynolds; born November 19, 1911; died March 14, 2005. iv. Raymond Fitzjerrell, born February 21, 1906; died March 05, 1992. He married Lorene Unknown April 8,1933; born November 8,1915; died May.17,1999 v. Kern Fitzgerrell, born July 16, 1909; died February 24, 1998. He married Ione Unknown June 27, 1931; born November 03, 1911; died August 24, 2001.
Carl Fitzjerrell & Ireta K. Reynolds Burial: Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Jefferson County, IL
Date: 16 Mar 2005 Source: Register-News Ireta K. Fitzjerrells Ireta K. Fitzjerrells, 93, of Mt. Vernon died 2:35 p.m. March 14, 2005, at Mt. Vernon Care Center in Mt. Vernon. She was employed as a bookkeeper for Holloway Heating & Cooling until her retirement at the age of 85. Mrs. Fitzjerrells was born Nov. 19, 1911, in New Mexico to Charles and Lora (Long) Reynolds. She married Carl Fitzjerrells May 1, 1932, in Mt. Vernon; he died May 11, 1967. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday in the chapel at Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens. The Rev. Everett Lemay will officiate. Burial will follow at Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens. Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. Mrs. Fitzjerrells is survived by a daughter, Rita Germann and husband Alvin of Mt. Vernon; grandchildren Carl Gregory of Mesa, Ariz., Cheryl Lung and husband Ken of Tempe, Ariz., Andy Germann of Mt. Vernon and Rodney Germann and wife Donna of Downers Grove; and great-grandchildren Jason Williams, Bryce Germann, Lacey Gregory, Marcy Germann, Rebekah Lung, Olivia Germann and Ian Germann. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a daughter, Nita Gregory; and three sisters. Mrs. Fitzjerrells was a member of Logan Street Baptist Church, Rebecca Lodge and Eastern Star. She was a pianist for West Salem Trinity United Methodist Church for many years. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home, where you may call 242-3348 for further information.
Raymond Fitzjerrell & Lorene Unknown Burial: Bethel Cemetery, Jefferson County, IL
Kern Fitzgerrell & Ione Unknown Burial: Bethel Cemetery, Jefferson County, IL

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