Born: 1785-XX-XX Kentucky
Flourished: 1832-1834 Menard County, Illinois
Gumm moved from Kentucky to Clary's Grove, Illinois, around 1826 and eventually owned a 1,200 acre farm. He and his wife, Mary, had twelve children. In 1860, he owned $25,750 in real estate and $1,845 in personal property.
U.S. Census Office, Eighth Census of the United States (1860), Menard County, IL, 100; R. D. Miller, Past and Present of Menard County, Illinois (Chicago: S. J. Clarke, 1905), 89, 456.