Abraham Gum

MaleJuly 1776–before 1830

Brief Life History of Abraham

When Abraham Gum was born in July 1776, in Linville Creek, Rockingham, Virginia, United States, his father, Norton Gum Sr., was 37 and his mother, Eleanor McElwain, was 19. He married Mary Dice in 1799, in Pendleton, West Virginia, United States. He lived in Pendleton, Virginia, United States in 1810. He died before 1830.

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Abraham Gum
1776–before 1830
Mary Dice
Marriage: 1799

Sources (2)

  • Abraham Gram, "United States Census, 1810"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Abraham Gum - Published information: birth: July 1776; Linville Creek, Rockingham, Virginia, United States

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1799Pendleton, West Virginia, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

    Age 4

    On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.

    1781 · The First Constitution

    Age 5

    Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.


    Age 15

    Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Gumm 1.

    German: variant of Gumm 2.

    North German: nickname from Old Saxon gumo ‘man’.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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