Christian Gumper

b. 16 February 1859, d. 25 October 1939
Christian and Salome (Mueller) Gumper family

Parents

FatherDavid Fredrick Gumper b. 22 Nov 1810, d. 4 Nov 1898
MotherAnna Maria Stroehle b. 20 Aug 1814, d. 13 Mar 1878
RelationshipGrandson of David Gumper
Appears on chartsDescendants (with spouses) of David Gumper
In Family LineGumper

Information

Birth16 Feb 1859 Christian Gumper was born on 16 Feb 1859 in Oberlenningen, Wurttemberg, Germany. 
Immigration
(Witness)
Jul 1873 He immigrated with David Fredrick Gumper in Jul 1873. 
MarriageOct 1882 Christian Gumper and Marie Salome Mueller, daughter of Phillip Mueller and Eva Catherine Motz, were married in Oct 1882 in Hermann, Gasconade County, Missouri. 
Occupation1885 Christian Gumper was blacksmith in 1885. 
1900 Census12 Jun 1900 Christian Gumper appeared as head of household in the 1900 Federal Census of Boeuf Township, Gasconade County, Missouri, as Christian Gumper. Living with him was his wife, Marie, and their children, Laura, Albert, Theodore, John, Carolina, Walter, Louise and Oscar. He is a married white male, age 41. He was born February 1859. He's been married 17 years. He was born in Germany. His mother and father were born in Germany. His occupation is blacksmith. He was unemployed 0 months. He can read, write and speak English. He owns his home. It is mortgaged. It is a house. 
1910 Census21 Apr 1910 Christian Gumper appeared as head of household in the 1910 Federal Census of Boeuf Township, Gasconade County, Missouri, as Christian Gumper. Living with him was his wife, Marie, and their children, Carolina, Walter, Louise, Oscar and Emil. He is a married white male, age 51. Married 27 years. He was born in Germany. His mother and father were born in Germany. He immigrated to the U.S. in 1873. He was naturalized. He speaks English. His occupation is blacksmith in his own shop. He can read and write. He owns his home, it is mortgaged. It is a farm, number 56 on the farm enum. 
1920 Census7 Jan 1920 Christian Gumper appeared as head of household in the 1920 Federal Census of Central Township, St. Louis County, Missouri, as Christian Gumper. Living with him was his wife, Marie, and their children, Louise, Oscar and Emil. He is a married white male, age 60. He rents his home. He immigrated to the U.S. in 1873. He was naturalized in 1881. He can read and write. He was born in Wuerttemburg. His mother tongue is German. His mother and father were born in Wuerttemburg. Their mother tongue is German. He can speak English. His occupation is machinist in an orphan home. He is a worker. 
1930 Census15 Apr 1930 Christian appeared in the 1930 Federal Census of Central Township, St. Louis County, Missouri, as Christian Gumper, with his wife, Marie. Their daughter, Carolina, was listed as living with them with her sons, Theodore Edwin Knickmeyer. He is a married white male, age 71. He rents his home. The do not live on a farm. He was 23 years of age when first married. He did not attend school since Sept. 1, 1929. He can read and write. He was born in Germany. His mother and father were born in Germany. German was spoken in the home before coming to the U.S. He immigrated to the U.S. in 1873 and was naturalized. His occuaption is mechanic at the German Protestant Orphan Home. He is a worker. He was at work. He is not a veteran of the U.S. military. 
Death25 Oct 1939 Christian Gumper died on 25 Oct 1939 at age 80. 
Burial27 Oct 1939 He was buried on 27 Oct 1939, age 80, in Saint James Cemetery, located in Stony Hill, Franklin County, Missouri.

Children of Christian Gumper and Marie Salome Mueller

All known children of Christian Gumper and Marie Salome Mueller are deceased. 

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  • Marie (Mueller) & Christian Gumper