6 Stumpf Brothers: George

George Stumpf was born on 21 Feb 1858 in Wald-michelbach, Hesse, Germany and was christened two days later.1)George Stumpf, baptism, Bertha Morrissey collection, [privately held by author.] His godfather was Georg Schmitt of Hammelbach. He was in Richmond by 1875. He started out as an iron worker, but by 1883 he was running his brother Edward’s bar on East Marshall Street, in Richmond.

George died 26 Oct 1889 and was buried in the Stumpf family plot in Mount Calvary Cemetery in Richmond.2)Stumpf Family Plot, Mount Calvary Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia, “George Stumpf, died Oct. 26th 1889, Aged 32 years,” personally read by author, 24 Mar 2015. His brother, Peter executes his estate, valued at $2,000.3)“Chancery Court Matters,” Richmond Dispatch, Richmond, Virginia, 1 Nov 1889, p. 1, col. 5; digital images, Newspaper.com, (www.newspapers.com : accessed 19 Mar 2017).

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1. George Stumpf, baptism, Bertha Morrissey collection, [privately held by author.]
2. Stumpf Family Plot, Mount Calvary Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia, “George Stumpf, died Oct. 26th 1889, Aged 32 years,” personally read by author, 24 Mar 2015.
3. “Chancery Court Matters,” Richmond Dispatch, Richmond, Virginia, 1 Nov 1889, p. 1, col. 5; digital images, Newspaper.com, (www.newspapers.com : accessed 19 Mar 2017).