Phillip Gump

1830–1886 (Age 56)
Aleppo Township, Greene, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Phillip

When Phillip Gump was born in 1830, in Aleppo Township, Greene, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Peter Gump, was 22 and his mother, Mary Polly Green, was 20. He married Jane Fox about 1852, in Greene, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Greene, Pennsylvania, United States in 1860 and Gilmore Township, Greene, Pennsylvania, United States in 1870. He died in 1886, in Springhill Township, Greene, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in New Freeport Cemetery, New Freeport, Greene, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Phillip Gump
Jane Fox
Marriage: about 1852
Kendrick Gump
Leonard Gump
Lindsey Gump
Spencer Gump
Hirum Gump
Braley Gump
Patrick Gump
James Gump
Martha Jane Gump
William Harvey Gump
Mary Gump
Phillip Gump

Spouse and Children

about 1852
Greene, Pennsylvania, United States


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World Events (7)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 0

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 0

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.

Age 16

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Swiss German and South German:1. occupational name or nickname from Middle High German gumpen, gumpeln ‘to clown’. 2. from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with gund ‘battle’, ‘war’. Compare Gombert .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Phillip Gump, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Phillip Grump, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Phillip Gump, "United States Census, 1870"

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