Earnest Randolph Gum was born on March 27, 1896 in Dodridge County W.Va.He was a farmer He married Artie Loraine Cook Gum She was born February 29,1896 in Lewis county W.Va. Her parents were William Shurder Cook and Hager Retta Shackleford. He remarried after divorcing Artie on March 2, 1935 to Madelyn Radcliff in Lewis Co. W.Va. Earnest's parents were John William Gum and Mary M Middleton. I have a long list of family tree names for Mary M. Middleton if you would like them.Earnest remarried a third time to Madelyn Perrine, her parents were Samuel and Freena Perrine.Earnest had eight children: Gerold Lee Gum, William Burrell Gum, Harold J Gum, Lorestine Alma Gum, Mary Lou Gum, Arthur Chandler Gum,born on August 25, 1933 in Weston W.Va.He was the son of John A Gum and Artie Cook Gum.He married Wanda Lou Peake in May of 1962. Robert Ray Gum,born February 10, 1932 at 2:40am in Lewis County West Virginia.His parents were both 36 years old when he was born. Ralph Jackson Gum,Born August 28, 1925 in Lewis Co. W.Va.He married Anna Virginia Smith March 22, 1947. I have lots more information on him I have a copy of his army discharge papers.Ralph Jackson Gum was found dead near the railroad tracks across from his hours on North River Avenue.He was at the time a glass worker with the Colonial Glass Company.He was 46 years old when he died.He was buried in the mechalepah Cemetary beside his wife Anna.I am the 13th child of this family.I have no information on Harold J Gum. Mary Lou Gum was the 5th child of Earnest and Artie Gum,Born on November 10, 1927 in (Camden) Lewis County W.Va. Her parents were both 31 years old when she was born.She married Jack Conley then later married Oscar William Lundsford July 5, 1944 by the rev. Thomas S Watkins.They were both 21 years old.His mothers name was Mary Droppleman Lundsford. William Burrell Gum was the second child of earnest and Artie Gum, born on November 21,1921 in (Camden) Lewis County W.Va. Both of his parents were 25 years old when he was born. Loristeen Alma Gum was the first child of Earnest and Artie Gum born on July 20, 1919 in Lewis County W.Va.Her parents were both 23 years old when she was born. She married Boyd Orville Bennett on February 20, 1935. Ralph Jackson Gum was the 4th child of Earnest and Artie Gum.Loristeen Alma Gum was born July 20,1919.I have nothing on Gerold Lee Gum.I am trying to gather information on Anna Virginia Smith the only thing I have is that she was born November 20, 1930 in Lewis Co. West Virginia and died Sept. 17, 1968 in Lewis County W.Va.Her parents were Thomis Francis Smith born August 19, 1899 in Lewis County W.Va. He died March 10,1931 in Lewis County W.Va.His parents were William Ellihew Smithwho died November 25, 1971 and his wife Maggie McCall whom I have nothing on this part of the family tree seems to come to a dead end and unable to find anything.If you find anything please let me know.I have from Mary MMiddleton family tree dated back into the 1500's still working on lots of information.I am in need of information on John William Gum thank you for your reply and Im so glad I could help.