John was the son of Christian Gumbert, Jr. and Susanna Hertzell. He married 1st to Hanna Grimm by whom he had 2 sons and a daughter. He married 2nd to Esther Keppel. They are listed in the 1850 thru 1880 census of Allegheny Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. John is listed as widowed in the home of his son Philip in the 1900 census of the same township. Besides the children linked below he had: Emily Gumbert Stewart (1839-1919). Daniel Gumbert born and died Feb 2, 1848.