Birth Memo15 Nov 1836? Mar 1834? now Highland County, VA
Census1840, Bath County, VA28958,28959
Census1850, Highland County, VA28960,26949
Census MemoDistrict 25
Census1860, Highland County, VA28927
Census MemoMeadow Dale
Census1870, Highland County, VA28929
Census MemoBlue Grass, Montery
Census1880, Highland County, VA28930
Census MemoBlue Grass
Census1900, Highland County, VA28931,28936
Census MemoBlue Grass
Residence8 Sep 1905, Meadow Dale, Highland County, VA27777
Census29 Apr 1910, Highland County, VA28932,28935
Census MemoBlue Grass
Will Filed29 Nov 1913, Highland County, VA28961
Will Filed MemoWill dated
Death2 Nov 1916, Back Creek, Highland County, VA28962,28963,28964,28940,28965
Death MemoOrganic heart disease & arterio sclerosis; age 76 yrs 11 mos 17 das; 3 Nov 1913?
Burialaft 2 Nov 1916, Wade Family Cemetery, Mill Gap, Highland County, VA28940
Will Filed9 Dec 1916, Highland County, VA28961
Will Filed MemoWill probated
Alias/AKAWills, Wilie, Wash28967,28968,27777
FatherAbraham Gum (1796-1872)
MotherMary Wade (1811-)
Misc. Notes
Pg 428 W W. Gum Will dtd 29 Nov 191324948
wife Nancy Catherine Gum - Administrator
land adjoining H. A. Gum
R. L. Page and Manerva his wife
Witnesses: Isaac N. Gum, J. H. Woods
Presented In Highland circuit court clerk’s office 9 Dec 1916
American Civil War Soldiers: Confederate, William Washington Gum Residence: Meadow Dale, Highland County, VA, Farmhand, Enlist 11 Jun 1861 VA (File: Anc Plus Gum 10/11/2002)

Application for Pension of Confederate Soldiers 1926- Mrs. Kate Gum, Husband: William Washington Gum, He served in the Company F, 25th VA Regiment, Captain Madison Karicofe; Pg 132, Vol 3 of Confederate Records (manuscripts volumes in the VA State Library) 2nd Sgt in Co F of the 25th Regiment of VA Infantry of which company Caracoff was captain, enlisted in 1861 & served as sergeant until 1862; War Dept May 1926: Washington W. Gum, 2nd Co F 25th VA Inf, O.B.A., Jun 11,1861 at Hevener's Store. Muster roll Sep & Oct 1862, dated Nov 1, 1862, shows him deserted Camp Shenandoah, Apr 19, 1862, a Private. Musket lost. His name is not borne on the subsequent rolls of the Co. from Nov 1862 to Apr 30, 1864, (latest on file) ... This Co. was also known as 1st. Co.D & Capt George M. Kiracofe's Co. (Highland Rangers) 25th VA Inf.28969

William Washington Gum b: Nov 15, 1836 Highland Co VA d: Nov 2, 1916 Highland Co VA, Co. F, 25th VA Inf. Regt; Co. C, 20th VA. Cav. regt. d. Back Creek bur: Wade Fam Cem, Mill Gap, Highland Co, VA1812

American Civil War Soldiers1814
William Gum
Residence: Meadow Dale, Highland Co, VA
Occupation: Farmhand
Enlistment Date: 11 Jun 1861
Enlistment Place: Hevener’s Store, VA
Side Served: Confederacy
State Served: VA
Birth Date: 15 Nov 1836
Death Date: 2 Nov 1916
Death Place: Back Creek, Highland Co, VA
Service Record: Promoted to Full Sergeant; Enlisted in Company C, 20th Cavalry Regiment VA; Enlisted in on 11 Jun 1861; Enlisted as a Private on 11 Jun 1861; Deserted from on 19 Apr 1862 at Camp Shenandoah, VA
Sources: 21

US Civil War Soldiers 1861-1865737
Washington W. Gum, 25th Regiment, VA Infantry (Heck’s); Side: Confederate; Regiment State: VA

US Confederate Pensions 1884-19583268
Actual Image: Mrs. Kate Gum, age 78 yrs, b: Back Creek, Highland Co; how long resided VA: 78 yrs; Resid: Monterey, Highland Co VA; living alone; Husband’s full Name: William Washington Gum; Marr: 13 Sep 1866 Back Creek, Highland Co by Rev Stuart Ryder; Husband d: 3 Nov 1915 Back Creek, Highland Co; Cause: Organic heart disease & Arterio sclerosis; Physician: A.S. Vaiden, MD, Monterey, VA; Marr: since death of husband: No; Branch husband served: 25th Regiment, F Company; Superior officer: Capt Madison Karicofe; Names of 2 comrades: W. H. Vance, McDowell, (2nd blank); No assistance, receive $250 per annum rent; Property owned: $1600; Personal Property: None; Husband on Pension Roll in VA: No; Have you applied before: No Applic Date: 12 Feb 1926 Highland Co VA
Research 3/11/2005
VA Historical Society
Call Number    Manuscripts Mss5:1 G9528:1
Author    Gum, William Washington, 1836-1916.
Title    Diary, 1867 February 12-1902 March 28.
Description    19 leaves : typescript ; 11 x 8 1/2 in.
General Note    Extracts taken by an unknown compiler.
Summary Note    Kept in Highland County, Va. Concerns daily activities (e.g., weddings, births, deaths, house and barn raisings, court cases, church meetings, elections, crops, and weather).
Primarily concerns the Bird, Gum, and Wade families.
Provenance Note    Gift of Mrs. Emma Robertson Matheny, Richmond, Va., in 1986. Accessioned 28 May 1996.
Source: Matheny, Emma Robertson, 1913-1998.
Date: 1867 February 12-1902 March 28.
Record no.    23701
BirthNov 1847, Back Creek, Highland County, VA28971,28970,28973,28974,28976,28977,28975,28972,28978,28981,28982
Birth Memo1853? 1844? 25 Feb 1837? Nov 1846?
Census1850, Highland County, VA28972
Census1870, Highland County, VA28971
Census MemoBlue Grass, Montery
Census1880, Highland County, VA28970
Census MemoBlue Grass
Census1900, Highland County, VA28973,28977
Census MemoBlue Grass
Census29 Apr 1910, Highland County, VA28974,28976
Census MemoBlue Grass
Undefined1922, Highland County, VA28975
Undefined MemoApplication for William Washington Gum pension
FatherAbraham Wade (1811-1892)
MotherMary C. Burke (1825-1917)
Not listed with family17475, 28984
Marriage13 Sep 1866, Back Creek, Highland County, VA28931,28932,28985,28935,28938,28979,28980,28986
Marr MemoOct? by Rev Stuart Ryder? by Rev J. W. Canter?
Last Modified 30 Sep 2013Created 31 Jan 2017 using Reunion 11 by Chris Dunmore