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Where is the Gum family from?
You can see how Gum families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gum family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Gum families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 21 Gum families living in Virginia. This was about 40% of all the recorded Gum's in the USA. Virginia had the highest population of Gum families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gum surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Gum. 31% of Gum men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Gum women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gum were Carpenter and Bookkeeper.