John Donat Gaume

M, #981, (1813 - c 1853)

Last Edited=22 May 2010


John Donat Gaume was born in 1813 in France.1 He married Mary Elizabeth Giriot after 1838 in France. He died about April, 1853.2

The family of John Gaume appears in the US Census of 1850 in Stark Co., Ohio and the record lists John & Mary Gaume and children: Constantine (b. abt 1839), Mary (b. abt 1841), and Victor (b. abt 1843). The will of John Donat Gaume, dated 1853 and probated 5 April 1853, list his wife's name as Marie Elisabeth Giriot and children as follows: Zozime age 15, Josephine age ??, and Victor age 9. The comparitive number of children and their ages appear to match, however there is a difference in names.


1850Nimishillen Township, Stark County, OhioJohn Donat Gaume and Mary Elizabeth Giriot appeared on the census of 1850 in Nimishillen Township, Stark County, Ohio, - listed in the same household: Constantine Gaume, Mary Gaume and Victor Gaume.1

Children of John Donat Gaume and Mary Elizabeth Giriot

  • Constantine Gaume (1839 - )
  • Mary Gaume (1841 - )
  • Victor Gaume+ (1843 - 1893)


  1. [S39] 1850 United States Census (Free Schedule), Nimishillen Twnshp., Stark Co., Ohio (Washington: National Archives And Records Administration) ,.
  2. [S235] John D. Gaume will (3 Jan 1853), Last Will & Testament Of John Donat Gaume, Stark County Probate Court, Stark County, Ohio. Hereinafter cited as Will of John Donat Gaume.