Cleek, Dunmore, Gum, Hill, Stephenson, Suit Family - Person Sheet
Cleek, Dunmore, Gum, Hill, Stephenson, Suit Family - Person Sheet
Memo15 Nov 1836? Mar 1834? now Highland County, VA
Census1840, Bath County, VA30271,30272
Census1850, Highland County, VA30273,28301
MemoDistrict 25
Census1860, Highland County, VA30240
MemoMeadow Dale
Census1870, Highland County, VA30242
MemoBlue Grass, Montery
Census1880, Highland County, VA30243
MemoBlue Grass
Census1900, Highland County, VA30244,30249
MemoBlue Grass
Residence8 Sep 1905, Meadow Dale, Highland County, VA29122
Census29 Apr 1910, Highland County, VA30245,30248
MemoBlue Grass
Will Filed29 Nov 1913, Highland County, VA30274
MemoWill dated
Death2 Nov 1916, Back Creek, Highland County, VA30275,30276,30277,30253,30278
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, VA30253
Will Filed9 Dec 1916, Highland County, VA30274
MemoWill probated
Alias/AKAWills, Wilie, Wash30280,30281,29122
FatherAbraham Gum (1796-1872)
MotherMary Wade (1811-)
Misc. Notes
Pg 428 W W. Gum Will dtd 29 Nov 191326289
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.30282

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, VA1968

American Civil War Soldiers1970
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 1861-1865780
Washington W. Gum, 25th Regiment, VA Infantry (Heck’s); Side: Confederate; Regiment State: VA

US Confederate Pensions 1884-19583429
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, VA30284,30283,30286,30287,30289,30290,30288,30285,30291,30294,30295
Memo1853? 1844? 25 Feb 1837? Nov 1846?
Census1850, Highland County, VA30285
Census1870, Highland County, VA30284
MemoBlue Grass, Montery
Census1880, Highland County, VA30283
MemoBlue Grass
Census1900, Highland County, VA30286,30290
MemoBlue Grass
Census29 Apr 1910, Highland County, VA30287,30289
MemoBlue Grass
FatherAbraham Wade (1811-1892)
MotherMary C. Burke (1825-1917)
Not listed with family18743, 30297
Marriage13 Sep 1866, Back Creek, Highland County, VA30244,30245,30298,30248,30251,30292,30293,30299
Marr MemoOct? by Rev Stuart Ryder? by Rev J. W. Canter?
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