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Diamond Shumate
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Top Left to Right , Diamond Shumate is the 5th person.


Josie Diamond Shumate (Nail) is Stephen Burkes half sister.  Born Jan. 1885 in Mo. Her father was James W. Shumate Born in Virginia.  Her mother was Ida Mariah Kennedy (Burk) (Shumate) born 1860 in ILL.  Josie married James F. Nayle (Nail) May 19th, 1901 in Payne County Oklahoma.  Josie also had a brother Thomas Shumate born 1886.  This picture was taken form the book Queen City of the Cimarron.  A book about Perkins Oklahoma which the Shumate's settled in.  This was Josie Sunday school class one year before she married.  Josie & James Fred Nail married May 19, 1901 in Payne County Oklahoma.   Later they moved to OR., where they are buried now in Multnomah County, OR.  Diamond died  April 08, 1963.

Descendants of Josie Diamond Shumate

Generation No. 1

1. Josie Diamond2 Shumate (James W.1) was born January 1885 in Marion County, Mo., and died April 08, 1963 in Portland, Multnomah County, OR.. She married James Fred Nail May 19, 1901 in Payne County Oklahoma, son of Thomas Nail and Sarah A.Sutherlin. He was born February 10, 1881 in Kansas, and died in Portland, Multnomah County, OR..

Children of Josie Shumate and James Nail are:

2 i. Thomas3 Nail.

3 ii. Zalpha Nail. She married Vaughn.

4 iii. Orvall Nail.

5 iv. Zurita Bernice. She married Hull.

6 v. Jack Nail.

7 vi. Dennis Nail.