2. Simon Peter Sumner, born 1835 in Illinois, married Elmyra Denton & they had three children. He died late 1869, a pauper. His wife married a Yankee soldier one year later and disappeared for 40 years, showing up finally in her son's home as a widow in the 1910 census. I still don't know where she was all that time, or if she had any children with the man.
3. Charles G Hopper Jr, born 1822 SC & died in the civil war, October 5, 1862, he left behind his young bride Mary, with four children under age 10.
4. Charles & Virgie Martin Williamson died within 2 months of each other, leaving three young children as orphans. Charles was 35 and died of pneumonia. Virgie was 32 and died of measles & childbirth. I don't know if the child lived or died- no record.
5. Eliga Gipson Buster, born in 1850- died at the age of 46 of pneumonia. He left his wife Mollie and two children under the age of 10.