Birth1820, Highland County, VA29761,29762,29774,29766
Birth MemoPendleton Co, VA, 1822?
Census1840, Pendleton County, VA29774
Census1850, Highland County, VA29762
Census1860, Highland County, VA29761,29766
Census MemoStraight Creek
Birth1821, Highland County, VA29778,29779,29780,29781,29782,29764,29788,29783
Birth Memo1817? bet 1825-1830?
Census1830, Pendleton County, VA29788
Census1840, Pendleton County, VA29782
Census1850, Pendleton County, VA29780
Census1860, Highland County, VA29779,29783
Census MemoStraight Creek
Census1870, Highland County, VA29789
Census MemoMonterey
Census1880, Highland County, VA29778
Census MemoMonterey
Deathbef 1900, Pendleton County, VA29781,29764
FatherJohn Erwin Gum (1796-1866)
MotherJane Galford (1801-)
(21of77)27200 Gum, Amos, 1M <5, 1M 20-30, 1F 15-20, 1F 60-70 (Who is Female 60-70? His Mother or Grandmother?)
Parents are Roger (5) Gum b: abt 1783 Bath Co VA, & Matilda Holcomb b: abt 1787 CT21086

Pg 178 Gumm: On the 13th ult., at the residence of Jacob Sibert by Rev. Geo Huffman, Amos Gumm & Miss Elizabeth Propst, all of Highland Co. “Rockingham Register & Advertiser” Oct 1866 Thurs p.2., c.429791 (Jacob Sibert - Relationship?)

Research Note: There appears to be some confusion about Amos Gum whom marr: Sarah Rexroad and Mary E. Propst. Which Amos Gum is it? Amos Gum son of John Erwin Gum and Jane; or John Gum and Theresa Ann Curry; or Adam Gum and Susanna Lantz

Pg 52 Henry Harrison Gum s/o Amos and Sara Rexroad Gum. Amos is believed to have been a brother to Henry 6 Gum.14288 (see above Research Note)

Pg 474 Adam Gum & Susanna Lantz ch: Amos 6 Gum Marr: 2 Mar 1837 Pendleton Co Sarah Rexroad by S. Zickafoose (Pendleton Co Marr Rec)21240 (Amos’s father Adam Gum or John Erwin Gum?)
Marriage2 Mar 1837, Pendleton County, VA29760,29763,29764,29765,29767,29769,29792,29772,29773
Marr Memoby Min. S. Zickefoose
Separationbef 1866
Sep Memo1866 marr next wife & 1870 census with different wife
ChildrenHenry Harrison (1837-1913)
 John (1839-)
 Matilda J. (1843-)
 James K. Polk (1845-1885)
 William (1849-)
 Ephram A. (Twin) (1855-1919)
 Rachel Jane (Twin) (1855-1904)
 Gracie A. (1858-)
Last Modified 22 Apr 2012Created 31 Jan 2017 using Reunion 11 by Chris Dunmore