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Celestia Ellen Thomas1,2

Female
b. 24 May 1864, d. 11 February 1936


Family William Riley Gaumer b. 13 September 1857, d. 20 April 1887
Marriage* 21 May 1883  New Virginia, Warren Co., IA, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XJFG-VNT
Groom's Name: William Riby Gaumer
Groom's Birth Date: 1858
Groom's Birthplace: Ohio
Groom's Age: 25
Bride's Name: Celestia E Thomas
Bride's Birth Date: 1864
Bride's Birthplace: Warren Co, Ohio
Bride's Age: 19
Marriage Date: 21 May 1883
Marriage Place: New Virginia, Warren, Iowa
Groom's Father's Name: John A Gaumer
Groom's Mother's Name: Elizabeth Fuller
Bride's Father's Name: George W Thomas
Bride's Mother's Name: Mary M Zimmerman
Groom's Race: White
Groom's Marital Status: Single
Groom's Previous Wife's Name:
Bride's Race: White
Bride's Marital Status: Single
Bride's Previous Husband's Name:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M02554-9
System Origin: Iowa-EASy
Source Film Number: 1011009
Reference Number: p 39
Collection: Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992, Principal=William Riley Gaumer1 
Children  1. Lulu Jessie Gaumer b. 13 Apr 1884, d. 6 Apr 1885
  2. Claire Arvine Gaumer b. 18 Jan 1886, d. 15 Dec 1935

Note*   Celestia is the daughter of George W. Thomas and Mary M. Zimmerman.

After William's death, she married William J. Davidson in 1894. They had more children but son Claire left the household when he married in 1909 so I did not feel it necessary to follow her in later census records.1,3,4 
Birth* 24 May 1864  Warren Co., OH1,5 
Married Name 21 May 1883  Gaumer1 
Marriage* 21 May 1883  New Virginia, Warren Co., IA, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XJFG-VNT
Groom's Name: William Riby Gaumer
Groom's Birth Date: 1858
Groom's Birthplace: Ohio
Groom's Age: 25
Bride's Name: Celestia E Thomas
Bride's Birth Date: 1864
Bride's Birthplace: Warren Co, Ohio
Bride's Age: 19
Marriage Date: 21 May 1883
Marriage Place: New Virginia, Warren, Iowa
Groom's Father's Name: John A Gaumer
Groom's Mother's Name: Elizabeth Fuller
Bride's Father's Name: George W Thomas
Bride's Mother's Name: Mary M Zimmerman
Groom's Race: White
Groom's Marital Status: Single
Groom's Previous Wife's Name:
Bride's Race: White
Bride's Marital Status: Single
Bride's Previous Husband's Name:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M02554-9
System Origin: Iowa-EASy
Source Film Number: 1011009
Reference Number: p 39
Collection: Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992, Principal=William Riley Gaumer1 
Census* 1900  1900 Federal Census, Iowa, Warren County, Virginia Township, New Virginia, ED: 143, Series: T623, Roll: 463, Page: 166B, June 28
Sheet 8B
72, 163, 164, Davidson, William, Head, W, M, July, 1869, 30, M, 6, , , Iowa, Pennsylvania, Ohio, , , , Banker Cashier, 0, , Yes, Yes, Yes, O, F, H,
73, 163, 164, Davidson, Celestia, Wife, W, M, May, 1864, 35, M, 6, 3, 2, Ohio, W Virginia, Pennsylvania, , , , , , , Yes, Yes, Yes, , , ,
74, 163, 164, Davidson, Liscila, Daughter, W, F, July, 1895, 4, S, , , , Iowa, Iowa, Ohio, , , , , , , No, No, Yes, , , ,
75, 163, 164, Davidson, Clarence, Step-Son, W, M, Jan, 1886, 14, S, , , , Iowa, Iowa, Ohio, , , , At School, , 9, Yes, Yes, Yes, , , ,4 
Burial* 1936  New Virginia Cemetery, New Virginia, Warren Co., IA, Inscription: Davidson
Celestia E.
1867 - 1936
William J.
1869 - 19303
Death* 11 February 1936  New Virginia, Warren Co., IA3,5 

Citations
  1. [S987] Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992.
  2. [S1235] Jeanne Chamberlain Gaumer, unknown subject in "Gaumers of Clarke Co., IA,"Message Board Post 08 Jan 2001.
  3. [S626] Find-A-Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com.
  4. [S246] 1900 U.S. Federal Census , 1900 U.S. Federal Census.
  5. [S1174] Families I've Worked On, online wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=misc_2012_2_21.


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