Gumaer, Rowena A.

Gumaer, Rowena A.

Female Abt 1914 - 1989  (~ 75 years)

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  • Name Gumaer, Rowena A.  [1
    Born Abt 1914  Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Census 16 Jan 1920  Benton Township, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1935  Benton Township, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 8 Apr 1940  Benton Township, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 16 Oct 1940  Benton Township, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 13 Sep 1989  Clarks Summit, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Died 13 Sep 1989  Clarks Summit, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 6
    Buried Y  [3, 6
    Person ID I38764  Sackett | Descendants of John Sackett the Colonist
    Last Modified 4 May 2021 

    Father Gumaer, Charles Russell,   b. 2 Apr 1889, Benton Township, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1930, Benton Township, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Mother Wiedman, Bertha,   b. 6 Nov 1887, Peckville, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 May 1957, Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Children 2 children 
    +1. Gumaer, Rowena A.,   b. Abt 1914, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1989, Clarks Summit, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years)
    +2. Gumaer, Russell Joseph,   b. 16 Apr 1917, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 2001  (Age 83 years)
     
    Family ID F13740  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Clark, Cecil Ray,   b. 31 Aug 1912, Benton Township, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1984, Clarks Summit, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 10 Apr 1936  Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Clark, James Robert,   b. 11 May 1946, Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1959, Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 13 years)
    Last Modified 4 May 2021 
    Family ID F13872  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1914 - Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 16 Jan 1920 - Benton Township, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1935 - Benton Township, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Apr 1936 - Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 8 Apr 1940 - Benton Township, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 16 Oct 1940 - Benton Township, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Clark, James Robert - 11 May 1946 - Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 13 Sep 1989 - Clarks Summit, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Sep 1989 - Clarks Summit, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1649] Pennsylvania, U.S., Marriages, 1852-1968, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 3 May 2021.
      Name: Cecil R. Clark
      Gender: Male
      Age: 23
      Birth Date: abt 1913
      Marriage Date: 10 Apr 1936
      Marriage Place: Scranton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, USA
      Father: Marieth Clark
      Mother: Edna Carpenter
      Spouse: Rowena A. Gumaer
      Film Number: 002313423

      Name: Rowena A. Gumaer
      Gender: Female
      Age: 22
      Birth Date: abt 1914
      Marriage Date: 10 Apr 1936
      Marriage Place: Scranton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, USA
      Father: Charles Gumaer
      Mother: Bertha Weidman
      Spouse: Cecil R. Clark
      Film Number: 002313423

      Researched by Ted Smith

    2. [S999] 1920 U.S. Census (Reliability: 3), 3 Aug 2015.
      1920 Census, enumerated 16 Jan 1920 in Benton Township, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, United States.
      Name Role Gender Age Birthplace
      Charles Gumaer Head M 30 Pennsylvania
      Bertha Gumaer Wife F 31 Pennsylvania
      Roena Gumaer Daughter F 6 Pennsylvania
      Russel Gumaer Son M 3 Pennsylvania
      Levi Gumaer Cousin M 23 Pennsylvania
      Emma Wideman Mother-in-law F 72 Pennsylvania

      Citing this Record
      "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MFRB-11K : accessed 4 August 2015), Emma Wideman in household of Charles Gumaer, Benton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 4B, family 102, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,821,577.

    3. [S543] Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com) (Reliability: 2), 3 May 2021.
      Memorial ID 9404179
      https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/9404179

      Rowena Gumaer Clark
      Birth 30 Dec 1913
      Death 13 Sep 1989 (aged 75)
      Clarks Summit, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, USA
      Burial
      Chase Cemetery
      Fleetville, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, USA [incorrect per obituary]

      Daughter of Charles Russell Gumaer & Bertha (Weidman) Gumaer, Wife of Cecil Clark

      Researched by Ted Smith

    4. [S814] 1940 U.S. Census, 25 Aug 2015.
      1940 Census, enumerated 8-9 Apr 1940 at Road 134, Benton Township, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania
      Cecil Clark Head M 27 Pennsylvania
      Rowena Clark Wife F 26 Pennsylvania
      Russell Gumaen Brother-in-law M 22 Pennsylvania
      All lived in same house in 1935

      "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KQDQ-HV3 : accessed 25 August 2015), Rowena Clark in household of Cecil Clark, Benton Township, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 35-9, sheet 4A, family 69, NARA digital publication T627 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012), roll 3522.

    5. [S1796] U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 3 May 2021.
      Name: Cecil Ray Clark
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Age: 28
      Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
      Birth Date: 31 Aug 1912
      Birth Place: Benton Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, USA
      Residence Place: Factoryville RD #2, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, USA
      Registration Date: 16 Oct 1940
      Registration Place: Bentonville Township, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, USA
      Employer: Manor Farm Dairy
      Weight: 178
      Complexion: Light Brown
      Eye Color: Gray
      Hair Color: Brown
      Height: 5 7
      Next of Kin: Rowena Clark (wife), Factoryville RD #2, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, USA

      Researched by Ted Smith

    6. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 3 May 2021.
      Scrantonian Tribune (Scranton, Pennsylvania), 14 Sep 1989, Page 7

      Rowena Clark

      Mrs. Rowena Gumaer Clark, 618 Sunset Ave., Clarks Summit, died Wednesday in Community Medical Center following an illness. Her husband, Cecil R. Clark, died in 1984.

      Born in Fleetville, daughter of the late Charles Russell and Bertha Wiedman Gumaer, she worked for Chamberlain Corp. during World War II and prior to her retirement, was employed by the Community Medical Center in the Pine Covered Coffee Shop. She was a member of the Clarks Summit United Methodist Church and was active in church societies. She was also a member of the Ruth Circle, and a former member of the Abington Women's Club.

      Surviving are a brother, Russell Joseph Gumaer, Waxhaw, N.C.; a brother-in-law, Merle Clark, Fleetville, and a nephew.

      A son, James Robert Clark, preceded her in death.

      The funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. from the Jennings-Calvey Funeral Home, 111 Colburn Ave., Clarks Summit with services by the Rev Thomas A. Clemow, pastor Clarks Summit United Methodist Church. Interment, Abington Hills Cemetery.

      Friends may call Friday, 2 to 4, 7 to 9 p.m.

      Memorial contributions may be made to the Memorial Fund of Clarks Summit United Methodist Church.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith


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