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 John Gaumer

John Gaumer

Birth
Bedford County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 28 Aug 1862 (aged 68)
Linton Mills, Coshocton County, Ohio, USA
Burial Adamsville, Muskingum County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 13722776 · View Source
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Although we have the portrait of his wife, there are no pictures of John Gaumer. This is a picture of his 3 sons.

John Gaumer was the 7th of 8 children of Johann "Jacob" Gaumer and Maria Catharine Sowash.

In 1809 he joined family who had already gone to OH. He then served in the War of 1812 and remained in PA until 1824 when he went to OH with his wife and 1st child.

He was married to Mary Magdalena Shirer in 1823 in Somerset Co, PA. They had 8 children: Saloma Gaumer[married Valentine Zimmer], Elizabeth Gaumer[married Alfred Sloan], Chester Thompson Gaumer[married Jane Ransopher], Suzanna Catharine Gaumer[married Conrad Herbert], John Adam Gaumer[married Elizabeth Fuller and Sarah Eliza Cone and also had a son with Hannah Ransopher, sister of Jane Ransopher], Hannah Gaumer[married John Bradford], Mary Gaumer[married Peter Herbert] and Jacob Riley Gaumer[married Mary Elizabeth Baker].

He was a farmer and stone mason. He liked to play the violin & hunt deer. Nationality: PA German, Religion: Evangelical German Lutheran, Politics: Democrat.


Gravesite Details Military - War of 1812

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  • Created by: Jeanne Gaumer
  • Added: 24 Mar 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13722776
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Gaumer (13 Apr 1794–28 Aug 1862), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13722776, citing New Hope Lutheran Cemetery, Adamsville, Muskingum County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Jeanne Gaumer (contributor 46831932) .