Census1850, Highland County, VA28743
Census1860, Highland County, VA28741
Census MemoMeadow Dale
Census1870, Highland County, VA28742
Census MemoBlue Grass, Montery
Census1880, Highland County, VA28740
Census MemoBlue Grass
Census1900, Highland County, VA28744
Census MemoBlue Grass
Census1910, Highland County, VA28735
Census MemoBlue Grass
Burial5 Jun 1918, Highland County, VA28745,28720
Deathaft 5 Jun 1918, Wade Family Cemetery, Mill Gap, Highland County, VA28745
FatherJames Ward William Wade (1814-1897)
MotherSophia Howard Briscoe (1811-1883)
Birth Memonow Highland County, VA
Census1840, Bath County, VA28732,28733
Undefined13 Feb 1844, Bath County, VA19708,28734
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
Census1850, Pocahontas County, VA28719
Census Memo47th District, enumerated with his sister Susan & Steward S. Wade
Census1860, Highland County, VA28702
Census MemoMeadow Dale
Census1870, Highland County, VA28703
Census MemoBlue Grass, Monterey
Census1880, Highland County, VA28704
Census MemoBlue Grass
Census1900, Highland County, VA28705
Census MemoBlue Grass
Death30 Dec 1904, Highland County, VA26945,28735,28714,28716,28736,28737,24607,28720
Death Memo4 Feb 1905?
Burialaft 30 Dec 1904, Wade Family Cemetery, Mill Gap, Highland County, VA28714,28716
Will Filed4 Feb 1905, Highland County, VA28738
FatherOtho Gum (~1790-1840)
MotherElizabeth Lightner (1800-1885)
Misc. Notes
Pg 300 Otho Gum Will24948
wife Jenny
son James L. Gum
daughter Mary H. Gum
land known as Peter Gum land, part of the Adam L. Gum land, purchased from my brother Peter Gum
daughters: Maude and Rubie
Civil War Service Records: (Anc Plus Gum 10/11/2002)
Gum Otto, Co F, Unit: 25 VA Infantry, Rank: Private, Note: Guin, Otho, Allegiance: Confederate

Elizzie H. Gum. Letter, 16 Apr. 1863. Accession 25921. Gum, Otho, 1840-1904, Background Elizzie and Otho Gum were cousins from Highland Co, VA. Otho served with the 25th VA Infantry Regiment2099

Gum, Otho, Company F, Confederate Rosters, v. 1-20, reel 1-10, Confed Rosters now part of VA Dept of Military Affairs record group (RG#46) housed in the Archives at the Library of VA. Source Vol 3, p133 (reel 2)28739

http://vhs3.vahistorical.org/cgi-bin/starfinder/2714/x.marc.txt 3/11/2005
VA Historical Society
Call Number    Manuscripts Mss2 G9525 a 1
Author    Gum, Elizabeth H.
Title    Letter, 1863 April 16, near Meadow Dale, Highland County, Va., to [Otho Gum].
Description    [6] leaves : holograph signed ; 11 x 6 in.
General Note    Verifax copy.
Summary Note    Concerns war-time conditions in Highland County, Va.
Provenance Note    Gift of Mrs. Emma R. Matheny, Richmond, Va., 13 November 1963.
Highland County (Va.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Source: Matheny, Emma Robertson, 1913-1998.
Date: 1863 April 16.
Record no.    148260

Pvt. Otho Gum b: Jun 9, 1840 Highland Co VA d: Dec 30, 1904 Co. F., 25th Inf Regt, bur: Wade Fam Cem, Mill Gap, Highland Co, VA1812

American Civil War Soldiers: Confederate, Otho Gum Residence: Highland County, VA, Farmhand, Enlist 11 Jun 1861 VA (File: Anc Plus Gum 10/11/2002)

American Civil War Soldiers1814
Otho Gum
Residence: Highland Co, WV
Occupation: Farmhand
Enlistment Date: 11 Jun 1861
Enlistment Place: Hevener’s Store, VA
Side Served: Confederacy
State Served: VA
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 11 Jun 1861 at the age of 20; Enlisted in on 11 Jun 1861
Sources: 21
Height: 5’6”
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Dark
Complexion: Dark

Civil War Prisoner of War Records9048
Otho Gum
Side: Confederate

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

Civil War Service Records Confederate Records VA1818
Card 1: 700 Gum, Otho, 2 Co F, 25 VA Inf’y (Heck’s Regiment), Confederate, Private, Private, Reference Slip, Cards filed with Guin, Otho
Otho Gum 9 M Enumerated w/Stuart S. Wade 24 M in 1850 Census, Pocahontas Co, VA (7of80) (Could this be him?) (File: Genealogy Data, Anc Plus, Anc Plus Images, Unknown Relatives, Unknown VA/WV)
Marriage11 Jul 1865, Highland County, VA28705,28706,28710,28745,28746,24911
Marr Memoor 11 Dec 1865?
ChildrenHoward Albert P. (1867-1911)
 Elizabeth Allie D. (1871-1902)
 Mary R. S. (1874-1933)
 James Lightner (1877-1966)
 L. Ruberia D. (1881-1965)
 Maude K. (1884-)
Last Modified 16 Jan 2015Created 31 Jan 2017 using Reunion 11 by Chris Dunmore