FAMILY HISTORIES OF
PERSONS BURIED AT
FRANK SUNMERFIELD BEAUMONT
1. We talk about Frank Beaumont today because of his famous father,
HENRY FRANCISCO BEAUMONT, who, born in England, came to VA, then C’ville
to est. the FIRST tobacco stemmery in 1829.
2. Beaumont was the first to ship a hogshead of tobacco by way of the Cumberland to N. Orleans.
3. Beaumont is “father of Methodistism in C’ville”.
Information used on the Greenwood Historic Tour of 2001. Site location information may be found on the Greenwood Cemetery site.
Submitted by Randall Rubel e-mail: RRUBEL@peoplepc.com
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