Birth10 Oct 1837, Pendleton County, VA28222,28223,28207,28200,28201,28202,28203,28204,28206,28224,28216,28225,28226,28227,28228
Birth Memobet 1830-1835? Bath County, VA?
Census1840, Bath County, VA28222,28229
Undefined13 Feb 1844, Bath County, VA19708,28230
Undefined MemoBond of Peter Lightner, Adam L. Gum, Adam Lightner, & John Lightner for $1000 for Peter Lightner to deliver estate to Peter Gum, orphan of Otho Gum dec’d
Census1850, Bath County, VA28231
Land Purchase1850, Highland County, VA28232
Purchase MemoHead of Back Creek, 8 mi SW of Monterey, VA on Rt 271 (Picture)
Census1860, Highland County, VA28200
Census MemoMeadow Dale
Census1870, Highland County, VA28201
Census MemoBlue Grass
Census1880, Highland County, VA28207
Census MemoBlue Grass
Undefined27 Oct 1886, Back Creek, Highland County, VA28215
Undefined Memoreported on the death of his sister, Susan Campbell
Undefined8 Aug 1895, Back Creek, Highland County, VA28233
Undefined Memoreported on the death of his wife, Nancy Gum
Census1900, Highland County, VA28202
Census MemoBlue Grass
Census1910, Highland County, VA28203
Census MemoBlue Grass
Land Soldbef 1916, Highland County, VA28234
Land Sold MemoHead of Back Creek, 8 mi SW of Monterey, VA on Rt 271 (Picture)
Death13 Apr 1916, Blue Grass, Highland County, VA28235,28225,28236,28237
Death Memoage 78 yrs 6 mos 3 das; Meadow Dale? 11 May 1935?
Burialaft 13 Apr 1916, Green Hill Methodist Church Cemetery, Mill Gap, Highland County, VA28225
OccupationFarmer28207,28202,28238
FatherOtho Gum (~1790-1840)
MotherElizabeth Lightner (1800-1885)
Research
BlGr(20of38) Dwg 176 Fam 1811832 Puffinberger, Annie, Servant F W 20 Single, & Harris, Robert, Servant, M W 13 Single (Related?)
Military
DennisGumHome00508.tif Loc Head of Back Creek, 8 mi SW of Monterey, VA on Route 271 Historical Significance: Peter Gum who formerly owned this house took part in the Confederacy.2095

25 Apr 1882 Application for Artificial Limb Commutation, Highland Co, VA, Peter Gum, lost a leg on 9 Aug 1862 in the battle of Cedar Mountain28239

American Civil War Soldiers1814
Peter Gum
Residence: Highland Co, VA
Occupation: Farmer
Enlistment Date: 30 Mar 1862
Enlistment Place: Camp Alleghany, WV (sic)
Side Served: Confederacy
State Served: VA
Birth Date: 10 Oct 1837
Death Date: 13 Apr 1916
Death Place: Meadow Dale, Highland Co, VA
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 30 Mar 1862 at the age of 24; Enlisted in on 30 Mar1862
Sources: 21

US Civil War Soldiers 1861-1865737
Peter Gum, 162nd Regiment, VA Militia; Side: Confederate; Regiment State: VA
Peter Gum, 25th Regiment, VA Infantry (Heck’s); Side: Confederate; Regiment State: VA
Spouses
Birth13 Feb 1838, Back Creek, Highland County, VA28246,28247,28248,28249,28250,28251
Undefined16 Aug 1864, Back Creek, Highland County, VA28252,28253
Undefined Memoreported on the death of her daughter, Agnes Sarah Gum
Census1870, Highland County, VA28241
Census MemoBlue Grass
Census1880, Highland County, VA28240
Census MemoBlue Grass
Death8 Aug 1895, Back Creek, Highland County, VA28254,28250
Death Memo57 yrs Dropsey
Burialaft 8 Aug 1895, Green Hill Methodist Church Cemetery, Mill Gap, Highland County, VA28250
OccupationHousekeeper28255
FatherJohn Dever (1799-1861)
MotherEliza (ca1799-)
Marriage9 May 1861, Highland County, VA28204,28206,28208,28245
ChildrenSarah Agnes (1862-1864)
 Robert Lee (1863-)
 Cameron O. (1866-)
 Harry S. (1868-)
 Clara Virginia (1871-1899)
 John Harper (1872-1907)
 Paul L. (1875-)
 Snowden (1877-)
 Homer Snowden (1877-1907)
 Otho Clay (1880-1906)
 Dennis Hamilton (1882-1964)
Birth4 Jun 1856, Bath County, VA28256,28262,28263,28258,28264,28265,28261
Census1860, Bath County, VA28258
Census1870, Warm Springs, Bath County, VA28266,28267
Census1880, Warm Springs, Bath County, VA28268,28269
Census1900, Blue Grass, Highland County, VA28256
Census1910, Blue Grass, Highland County, VA28262
Death1935, Highland County, VA28261
Burial1935, George W. Cleek Cemetery, Highland County, VA28261
FatherJacob Lightner (1821-1904)
MotherNancy Jane Warwick (1826-1900)
Research
1920VAAugRiverhd9A(17of39) (File: Anc Plus, Unkown Relatives VA/WV) Fam 160 Gum, May E., Cousin, F W 63, Wd, Yes Read/Write, b: VA, Father b: VA, Mother b: VA (Enum w/Lightner, Charles T. 34) (Same Mary E. Gum?)
Marriage9 Sep 1896, Bath County, VA28209,11256,28260
Last Modified 4 Apr 2012Created 31 Jan 2017 using Reunion 11 by Chris Dunmore