The Ancestors and Descendants of David R. Gaumer and Betty Lou Peyton who grew up in Danville, Ill., met as high school sweethearts, married June 20, 1954 and had two sons, David R. Gaumer Jr. (b. Nov. 30, 1960 in Rockford, Ill.) and Craig Peyton Gaumer (b. Nov. 7, 1962 in Belvidere, Ill.).
Research includes the Gaumer and Peyton lines as well as lines associated with sons' spouses, Lisa Marie Schuler Gaumer, and Lynn Marie Wajda Gaumer.
Some common names include Gaumer, Coil (or Coyle), Anthony, Stauffer. Peyton, Meyer, Watson, Ammerman, Stout, Schuler, Deeken, Koenig. Wayda, Gibish, Pawelko, Wilk. Prinipal sites include Lehigh County, Pa.; Cass County, Ind., Chicago, Ill.,
Peoria, Ill., St. Louis, Mo.. Main states are Pennsylvania, Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, Ohio, Oregon, Knetucky, Virgnina.
Ancestors came to U.S. in 1600s and 1700s, many arriving prior to Revoltionary War.