Birth1828, Highland County, VA28684,28685,28686,28687,28692
Birth MemoBath Co, VA? 1829? 1830?
Census1850, Highland County, VA28693
Census MemoDistrict 25
Census1860, Highland County, VA28685
Census MemoMeadow Dale
Census1870, Highland County, VA28686
Census MemoBlue Grass
Undefined9 Jan 1880, Back Creek, Highland County, VA28694
Undefined Memoreported on the death of her husband, Adam L. Gum
Census1880, Highland County, VA28684
Census MemoBlue Grass
Will Filed20 Jun 1884, Highland County, VA
Will Filed MemoWill dated
Deathaft 20 Jun 1884, Highland County, VA28695
Alias/AKASallie28696,28689
FatherWilliam J. Ryder (ca1800-)
MotherSusanna/ Rosanna Sharp (ca1800-)
Misc. Notes
Pg 137 Sarah Gum Will dtd 20 Jun 188424948
Henry A. Slaven mentioned
nephew, George B. Rider
Aaron Rider
Nancy Kirkpatrick
Brother-in-law, Abraham Gum
Witnesses: Jno E. Gum, James A. Fleisher, Peter Gum
Presented in county court Jun Term 1884
Research
1880VAHighBlGr(25of40)19622 Dwg 180 Fam 182 (enum w/Sarah Gum)
Slaven, Henry W M 13, Adopted, Work on Farm b: VA (Research Note under Henry A. Slaven)
Gwin, Lydia S., W F 65, Visitor, Visitor b: VA (Who is she? Related?)

Pg 96, 1843 Mar 21 Marriage Bond Adam L. Gum & Sarah Rider. Surety Stewart S. Rider. Wm J. Rider consents. Wit: George H. Bird & S. S. Rider. Min Ret Apr 4 By R. Slaven1462 (Stewart S. Rider & George H. Bird - What Relationship are they to her? Have them in Reunion)
Spouses
Birth4 Oct 1820, Bath County, VA28651,28653,28652,28670,28657,28658,28661,28671,28672,28673,28674,21188
Birth Memowaters of Back Creek, about a mile from the waters for Jackson River
Census1830, Bath County, VA28670,28675
UndefinedMar 1840, Bath County, VA28596,28676
Undefined Memoreceived from father, Otho Gum will tract known as the Collins Place plus land taken by me and William Gum, adjoining Leonard Wade, and 100 ac
Undefined13 Feb 1844, Bath County, VA19705
Undefined MemoBond of Adam L. Gum, Adam Lightner, Peter Lightner & John Lightner for $1000 for Gum to deliver estate to Sarah E. Gum & Abraham W. Gum, orphans of Otho Gum dec’d
Undefined13 Feb 1844, Bath County, VA19706
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
Undefined13 Feb 1844, Bath County, VA19707
Undefined MemoBond of Adam Lightner, Peter Lightner, Adam L. Gum, & John Lightner for $1000 for Adam Lightner to deliver estate to Mary Jane Gum, orphan of Otho Gum dec’d
Undefined13 Feb 1844, Bath County, VA19708
Undefined MemoBond of John Lightner, Peter Lightner, Adam L. Gum & Adam Lightner for $1000 for John Lightner to deliver estate to Otho Gum, orphan of Otho Gum dec’d
Undefined20 Jun 1846, Bath County, VA28677
Undefined MemoSettlement -estate of Otho Gum; Payments made to Adam L. Gum (guardian of Sarah E. Gum)
Census1850, Highland County, VA28678
Census MemoDistrict 25
Census1860, Highland County, VA28651
Census MemoMeadow Dale
Census1870, Highland County, VA28652
Census MemoBlue Grass
Death9 Jan 1880, Back Creek, Highland County, VA28679,28680,28681,21188
Death Memo59 yrs; Typhoid pneumonia
OccupationFarmer28651,28652,28682,28683
FatherOtho Gum (~1790-1840)
MotherElizabeth Lightner (1800-1885)
Misc. Notes
Pg 113 Adam Gum Will dtd 7 Jan 188024948
Wife: Sally - Executrix
Henry A. Slavin, a boy I have raised
John B. Briscoe mentioned
Witnessed: Adam Stephenson, J. E. Arbogast
Presented In Highland County court February Term 1880
Research
Not listed with his mother and family 1840VABathNoTwp1272735

1850VAHighland(23of92)Bot17922 Dwg 158 Fam 158 Abraham Gum 17 M, B: Bath Co, VA (enumerated w/Adam Gum & Sarah, who is he?)

1870VAHighlandBlueGrass(6of105)Bot20924 Dwg 38 Fam 38 Briscoe, Mary J. 32 F W, Domestic, B: VA & Slaven, Henry A., 3 M W, At Home, B: VA (Who are they? related?)

http://vhs3.vahistorical.org/cgi-bin/starfinder/2714/x.marc.txt 3/11/2005
VA Historical Society
Call Number    Mss6:1 G9528:1
Author    Gum, Adam L., b. 1820.
Title    Statement concerning the Gum, Harper, Lightner, and Wade families
Published    Written in 1846
Description   2 leaves : holograph ; 16 x 10 in.
General Note  Verifax copies made from the original in the possession of Miss Doreen Ralston, Vanderpool, Va.
Provenance Note    Gift of Mrs. Emma R. Matheny, Richmond, Va., 6 September 1962.
Source: Matheny, Emma Robertson, 1913-1998.
Record no.    86568
Military
Civil War Service Records: Gum Adam L., Co C, Unit: 162 VA Infantry, Rank: Private, Allegiance: Confederate (Anc Plus Gum 10/11/2002)

American Civil War Soldiers1814
Adam Gum
Side Served: Confederacy
State Served: VA
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private. Enlisted in .(sic)
Sources: 21

Civil War Prisoner of War Records9048
A L Gum
Side: Confederate

US Civil War Soldiers 1861-1865737
A. L. Gum, 162nd Regiment, VA Militia; Side: Confederate; Regiment State: VA
Marriage4 Apr 1843, Bath County, VA28650,28658,28664,23390,28697,28690,28691,28669
Marr MemoMarriage Bond 21 Mar 1843; By Min. R. Slaven; Witnesses George H. Bird & S. S. Rider
No Children
Last Modified 30 Apr 2013Created 31 Jan 2017 using Reunion 11 by Chris Dunmore