Lafayette County

LEWIS M. BRUMMETT


submitted by Barabra Pruitt







Death Certificate is spelled Lewis Martin Brummett, Mississippi State Board of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics. Certificate number B9181.


Death Notice in newspaper:



L. M. BRUMMETT DIES.

Mr. L. M. Brummett died Sunday, May 10th at his home in Lafayette Springs, after an illness of several weeks. He was 74 years of age and was one of the Co.'s best citizens. The body was laid to rest Monday at Lafayette Springs in the (La)Odica church cemetery, Rev. F. M. Purser conducting the funeral services.

Mr. Brummett is survived by 13 children, four of his first wife's children are as follows: W. W. Brummett, Oxford; G. H. Brummett, L. H. Brummett, Whittier, Cal.; Mrs. J. C. Lancaster, Oklahoma City.

Nine children by a later marriage survive him, all grown except one young girl about 16 years old. Many friends extend sympathy to the bereaved family.


Marriage records at Lafayette Co. Court House in Book G, Page 416.



No. 5657

LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF L. M. BRUMMETT

State of Mississippi, Co. of Lafayette.

I, L. M.. Brummett, a citizen of Lafayette Co. Mississippi, being above the age of twenty one years, of sound and disposing mind and memory and knowing the uncertainty of life and the certainty of death, do make this my Last Will and Testament, hereby revoking all other wills heretofore made by me.



Witness my signature to this my Last Will and Testament this Feb.3rd, 1924

L .M. Brummett

W.L. Heard Glynn Fudge

PROOF OF WILL

The State of Mississippi, Lafayette Co. Sct, Chancery Court, May 14th, A.D. 1925 In the matter of a certain instrument of writing purporting to be the last Will and Testament of L .M. Brummett, deceased, late of Lafayette Co. personally appeared before me, W. M. Woodward, Clerk of the Chancery Court, W.L. Heard, subscribing witness to a certain instrument of writing, purporting to be the last Will and Testament of L. M. Brummett, deceased, late of Lafayette Co. who, having been first duly sworn, say that the said L. M. Brummett, signed, published and declared the said instrument as his last Will and Testament on the 3 day of February A.D. 1925, the day of the date of said instrument in the presence of the deponents, and the said testor, was then of sound, disposing mind and memory, was more than twenty one years of age, and that these deponents subscribed and attested said instrument, as Witnesses to the signature and publication thereof, at the special instance, and in the presence of the testator and in the presence of each other, on the day and year of the date thereof.

W.L. Heard

SWORN to and subscribed before me, this the 22 day of May, 1925

SEAL W. M. Woodward,
Chancery Clerk.

The State of Mississippi, Co. of Lafayette, I, W. M. Woodward, Clerk of the Chancery Court of above said Co. and State hereby certify that the foregoing Will and Proof of Will of L. M.. Brummett was filed for record on the 22nd day of May A.D., 1925 and was recorded on the 22nd day of May A.D., 1925.
W. M.. Woodward, Clerk


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