NameMary Dice or Theiss 32179,32151,32180
Birthabt 1760, Pendleton County, VA32151,32181
Residenceabt 1780, Pendleton County, VA30156,32151
MotherCatherina Harper (ca1740-)
Research
Listed as John Gum's wife17475
Listed as Jacob Gum's wife21086
Not listed as Jacob Gum's wife32182,14288
Spouses
Birth Memobef 1761?, abt 1760? ca 1763? 1753? 1742?
Tax List1790, Pendleton County, VA32110,32111
Tax List Memo2 tithables
Residenceabt 1790, Pendleton County, VA30032
Land Purchase1 May 1790, Pendleton County, VA32112,32113,32114,32115,32116
Purchase Memo218 ac Crab Apple Bottom, Book 1, pg 4; granted him 19 Jun 1789; & patent of 31 May 1790
Tax List1792, Pendleton County, VA32117,30040,32118
Tax List MemoJacob Gum paid tax
Tax List1793, Pendleton County, VA32117,30040
Tax List MemoJacob Gum paid tax
Tax List1794, Pendleton County, VA32117,30044
Tax List MemoJacob Gum paid tax
Tax List1796, Pendleton County, VA32117,30044
Tax List MemoJacob Gum paid tax
Tax List1797, Pendleton County, VA32117,32119,30044
Tax List MemoAssessment in place of 1800 census; 1 tithe, 7 horses; Jacob Gum paid tax
Land Purchase6 Mar 1798, Pendleton County, VA30054,32120,30056,30027
Purchase MemoApr 1800 (or 12 Mar 1800?) branch of Crab Apple Bottom, 144 acres, Patented to John Gum Jun 19, 1789
Land Purchase6 Mar 1798, Pendleton County, VA30037,32121,30039,30061
Purchase MemoApr 1800 (or 12 Mar 1800?) 19 acres, Patented 29 Sep 1791, branch of the South Branch of Crab Apple Bottom adjoining Adam Arbogast land
Land Purchase6 Mar 1798, Pendleton County, VA30057,32122,30059,30060
Purchase MemoApr 1800 (or 12 Mar 1800?) 41 acres, Patented John Gum Jul 8, 1784, on Crab Apple Bottom, adjoining his own & Arbogast's land
Tax List1799, Pendleton County, VA32117,30044
Tax List MemoJacob Gum paid tax
Land Purchase12 Mar 1800, Pendleton County, VA32123,32124
Purchase Memo96 ac Crab Apple, Book 2 Pg 75; Patented to him
Tax List1800, Pendleton County, VA32117,30044
Tax List MemoJacob Gum paid tax
Tax List1801, Pendleton County, VA32117,30044
Tax List MemoJacob Gum paid tax
Land Purchase8 Sep 1802, Pendleton County, VA32125,32126
Purchase Memo2 3/4 acres Crab Apple Bottom adjoining & between his own, Joseph Lances, Henry Arbocasts land, Land Ofc Grants No51, 1802-03,p34 (Reel117)
Tax List1804, Pendleton County, VA32117,32047
Tax List MemoJacob Gum paid tax
Census1810, Pendleton County, VA32098,32100,32127
Land Sold14 Aug 1812, Pendleton County, VA32128,32129,32130
Land Sold Memo5 Apr 1813? to Henry Arbogast 2 3/4 ac in Crab Apple Bottom, between his own plantation, Joseph Lantz & Henry Arbogast. Consideration: ₤?.10
Land Sold1 Dec 1812, Pendleton County, VA32113,32114,32131
Land Sold Memo5 Apr 1813? to Philip Wimer 130 ac for 130 pounds Land lying in Crab Apple Bottom, part of 218 ac tract patented to Jacob Gum May1, 1790; same time sold 2 3/4 ac Crab Apple Bottom to Henry Arbogast
Undefined1816, Pendleton County, VA30196,32132
Undefined Memobrought suit against the rest of the family
Undefined2 Jul 1817, Pendleton County, VA28610
Undefined MemoHenry Buzzard, Pltf In Chancery agt heirs of John Gum dec’d
Land Sold7 Jul 1818, Pendleton County, VA32133,32124
Land Sold Memoto Adam 5 Gum 17 ac, part of 95 ac granted to Jacob 4 Gum Mar 12, 1789
Land Sold7 Jul 1818, Pendleton County, VA32134,32116
Land Sold Memoto Adam 5 Gum 79 ac, part of patent to Jacob 4 Gum May 31, 1790
Land Sold7 Jul 1818, Pendleton County, VA32135,32136
Land Sold Memoto Adam 5 Gum 188 ac on the NE side Crab Apple Bottom adjoining George Coles, Philip Wimer & Jacob4Gum, grant of 144 ac dated Jun 19, 1789
Undefined22 Aug 1818, Pendleton County, VA32137,32138
Undefined MemoA release of interests from Patience Chestnut (his sister). William Graham, agent of Patience, heir of John Gum For $30, she releases claim as heir of John Gum deceased
Will Filed2 Jul 1820, Pendleton County, VA32139,32140,32141,32142
Will Filed MemoWill Dated
Deathaft 2 Jul 1820, Pendleton County, VA32089,32091,32092,32093,32094,32095,32096,32097,32143,32099,32102,32144,32145,32146
Death Memo1756-1844? bet 2 Jul -1 Aug 1820?
Will Filed1 Aug 1820, Pendleton County, VA32139,32147,32141
Will Filed MemoWill Probated
Will Filed14 Sep 1820, Pendleton County, VA32148
Will Filed MemoAppraisal
OccupationConstable of Pendleton County; boot and shoemaker32149,32150
Anst File#AFN:1TNC-8XH32090,32089
FatherJohn Gum (1715-<1802)
MotherAlice Fisher (~1718-~1797)
Misc. Notes
Pg 110 In the grand juries of Pendleton during the first decade of its history, we find the following Highland representation: Jacob Gum17475

Pg 110 In the same year (1790) Jacob Gum took the place of McKenny Robinson (as surveyor) on the upper South Branch.17475

Pg 28-2914288 Pg 45421240 Image47of25232064 Jacob Gum Will 2 Jul 1820; 1 Aug 1820 (Pendleton Co Will Bk IV p. 39)
Bequeath:
To wife, Dolly Gum, 4 mulch cows and one heifer, two mares,
To son, Jesse a colt, out of one of the thirteen head of sheep, to have first choice of the flock of ten hogs
To wife, all my part of the estate I got of Michael Arbogast Sr’s dec’d as my wife’s legacy
To my eldest son, Isaac Gum, I will him all the property I gave him when he left me
To my 2nd son, Adam Gum, I will to his all that I gave him when he left me and all the lands he now lives on which I gave him a title for
To my 3 eldest daus, I will unto them all that which I gave them when they left me except my daughter Polly that is married to William Fleisher he is to pay back to my estate thirty dollars.
To my youngest daughter, Nelly, I will unto her a horse beast worth sixty dollars, three cows & calves, two heffers, and eight head of sheep, one new spinning wheel, saddle and Bridldle (sic), one bed and furniture, one bedstead and such household and kitchen furniture that my wife shall see proper to give her.
To my son, Jacob, I will and bequeath unto him one part of the plantation that I now live on from a Red oak tree up above the bars toward George Collins and crossing the meadow straight by the Millberry tree to Henry Arbogasts line and from said Red oak tree up along the west side of ridge runs nearly a north course to my son Adams line and the land that lies in between Adams land and Henry Arbogasts land and the two lines from said red oak tree. I allow my son Jacob by paying my son Isaac one hundred dollars to be paid in two years from the date of this will and it is my will and desire that Jacob, my son, is to keep two cows the summer season in pasture for his mother and it is my will and desire that my son, Jesse, is to have the balance of my plantation that I now live on is and it is my will also that my son Jesse do keep his mother in grain and meat and every necessary that she stand in need of.
To my son, Jesse, 2 horses and one cow as long as his mother lives, one wind mill, one barrow, two plows, two pair hors (sic) gears, one half wagon or yailky (sic) wagon to have a choice of 2 heifers, two hors (sic), 2 clevishes, one pair of Breach Bands, one flax brake and to have it all as long as his mother lives and then all to be sold and divided amongst my four daughters, except one horse and 2 heiffers and one plow and the wagon which he is to keep as long as he pleases
To son Jessee is to pay one hundred dollars to my daughter Sarah to be paid in two years after his mother’s death and it is my will and desire that after my death all the remainder of my moveable estate be sold and equally divided amongst my daughters
Appoint my son, Adam and my wife, Dolly Gum, executors of this my last will and testament
Witnesses: Jonas Lantz, Benjamin Lantz, George Arbogast

Pg 15620332 Inventories 4 pg 258-259: 14 Sep 1820 Appraisal of Jacob Gum. Includes sundry books. No total. Signed: John Henkle, George Arbogast, John Arbogast
Pg 156 Inventories 4 pg 260-262: 14 Sep 1820 Sale Bill of Jacob Gum. Purchasers: John Arbogast, Joseph Arbogast, Moses Arbogast, Peter Arbogast, Adam Gum, Isaac Gum, Jesse Gum, Widow Gum, John Henkle, Benjamin Lantz, Adam Miller, George Molenax, William Molenax, Edward Robards, Jacob Speleman, John Sponogle, Jame Stephens, Henry Sybert, David Webright. No total. Signed: Adam and Dolly Gum, Exrs.
Pg 163 Inventories 4 pg 390: 25 Aug 1823. Settlement of the estate of Jacob Gum, with Adam Gum and Dolly Gum, executors. Payments to Z. Dyer, Joel Hidy, George Arbogast, George Fox, Adam Gum, Peter Hull. No balance shown, but credits of $311.60 1/2 vs payments of $43.69. Signed: Thos Kinkead, John Henkle
Military
Pg 18617475 Gum, Jacob - Ensign, 1789* (*known fact)
Pg 187 Muster Rolls of 1794 Captain William Janes' Company (comprised of Crabbottom and Straight Creek): Gum, Jacob

Military Record: Capt Peter Hull's Augusta Co. Militia during Revolutionary War. Source: Leaves From the Gum Tree; M. Hoffman, pg 453 21086

John Gum was not on Capt. Peter Hull's list with his brothers Isaac, Jacob, and William at Yorktown in 1777. 21238

"Peter Hull, Capt. 1777, and as such commanded a troop of cavalry in Yorktown. Muster roll of his company, 2nd Battalion, Augusta County Militia, 1779, taken from a list written by Lt. Seybert, and given in Morton's History of Highland County, Virginia. Privates: Isaac Gum, Jacob Gum, William Gum.7(Shankland’s Warrants and Surveys)21238,14288

Sybil Bailey Hutchens request to DAR, Ref #RXPGJZBK, 27555
Isaac Gum b:abt 1750 Augusta Co VA, d: 1830 Pendleton Co VW; War time Time Residence: Highland Co VA; Spouse: Martha Jane (Mary) McBride; Comments: PVT VA, with brothers Jacob Gum & William Gum, served in Capt Peter Hull’s company. 2nd Bn, Augusta Co Militia & was at Yorktown.
Father was John Gum Jr.
Auto Reply from DAR 2 Mar 2005: “Gum, Isaac, b: bef (ante) 1753, Service: VA, Rank Pvt, Death VA p 1796; Patriot Pensioned: No; Widow Pensioned: No; Children Pensioned: No; Heirs Pensioned: No; Spouse: (1) Jane McBride; membership information: http://www.dar/natsociety/prospective.cfm” Beverly F. Patriot Lookup Volunteer

Pg 2014288 Pg 39921240 Peter Hull, Capt, 1777 and as such commanded a troop of calvary in Yorktown, Muster roll of his company, 2nd Battalion, Augusta Co Militia 1779, taken from a list written by Lt. Seybert, and given in Morton’s History of Highland Co, VA. Privates: Isaac Gum, Jacob Gum, William Gum. (S: McAllister, VA Militia in the Revolution (1913) Augusta Co) (These would be John 3 Gum’s children)
Pg 25 Jacob Gum, s/o John 3 Gum served in the militia in 1777. Jacob 4 Gum served in Capt Peter Hull’s Augusta County Militia during the Revolutionary War. His brothers, Isaac & William, were listed in the same company in 1777

VA Militia in the Revolutionary War1482
Part II VA Militia Pensioners
Pg 147 Section No. 180 Hull, Peter. - Captain, 1779 and as such commanded a troop of cavalry in Yorktown campaign.
Pg 148 Muster roll of his company Second Battalion Augusta militia, 1779. Taken from the list written by Lt Seybert, and given in Morton’s History of Highland County (VA).
Peter Hull, Captain
Nicholas Seybert, First Lt
Henry Fisher, Second Lt
Jacob Hoover, Ensign
Jacob Gum, Private

Partial List of Early Settlers Revolutionary Soldiers & Graves of Augusta County Soldiers located to date32065
Image47of84 Capt Peter Hull’s Co 1781, Capt Peter Hull 1779 commander of troop of Cavalry at Yorktown Campaign:
Jacob Gum
Research
Not listed as defendant with family - 2July1817 -"HenryBuzard,Pltf. In Chancery agt. ChristopherReed,IsaacGum,JohnGum,WilliamGum, PatienceChesnut,formerly PatienceGum,heirs&representatives of JohnGum dec'd&JohnGum,OthoGum,WilliamGum,AbrahamGum,IsaacGum&ElizabethGum,heirs of AbrahamGum,dec'd.21238

Pg 208, p.594 Will of Adam Lightner Prob Jan 1843; to son William land bought of Jacob Gum in Pocahontas Co.2101 (Him?)
Marriage1806, Pendleton County, VA32183,32180
Marr Memoabt 1780?
Misc. Notes
Mary Dice was married to John Gum (Jacob's brother) on another source? Notice both marriages for Jacob Gum Sr. "abt 1780" one in Augusta Co and one in Pendleton Co?21086
Last Modified 31 Aug 2011Created 31 Jan 2017 using Reunion 11 by Chris Dunmore