CHARLES GYMER Generation 1

Charles Gymer born c1745 (possibly baptised 22nd September 1746 at St Peter Mancroft, Norwich the son of Robert & Jane. Further details at Catton page under Norwich strays)
Charles Gymer marries Mary ???
Burial of a Charles Gymer aged 70 years 10th October 1815 Newington St Mary, Southwark (PR 1204). Of Union Row
Burial of Mary Gymer (woman) 29th November 1795 Newington St Mary, Surrey

Known children of Charles & Mary

Charles William GymerBorn 29th April 1788 in parish of St Mary le Bow, bapt 22nd May St Gregory by St Paul. Buried 9th October 1788 St Gregory by St Paul
Charles Brown Thomas GymerBapt 23rd July 1790 St Alfrege Kent, father a mariner
Frances Jane GymerBorn 13th May, bapt 10th June 1792 St Alfrege Kent, father a mariner

Marriage 16th November 1824 St George the Martyr, Queen Square by licence Frances Jane Gymer (otp) & Thomas Parsons (of Euston). Both single. Witnesses ?? COX & ?? HOWARTH

Charles Gymer marries Ann ????

Known children of Charles & Ann

Mary Ann GymerBapt 7th January 1798 Lambeth St Mary. Burial 30th October 1798 St Mary Newington
Robert William GymerBapt 27th September 1799 Lambeth St Mary (more below)
George Augustus GymerBapt 14th August 1801 Lambeth St Mary (more below)
Henry Edward GymerBapt17 9th October 1803 Lambeth St Mary (more below)
Matilda Jane GymerBapt 11th September 1805 Newington St Mary

Matilda Jane Gymer marries Herbert Halfman 20th October 1829 St James Piccadily, Westminster (PR 342). Witnesses Eliza Gymer & Frederick Halfman
1851 census Matilda Halfman (40 wid) living Peckham with son Herbert (16). Both born Camberwell

Burial 17th May 1795 Newington St Mary, Surrey William Robert Gymer (child)
Burial 30th October 1798 Newington St Mary, Surrey Mary Ann Gymer (child)

From Surrey Land Tax returns:-
1793-1808 Chas Gymer of West Lane, Newington, yearly value £6
1801 Chas Gymer of Manor St No. Side, Newington
1802-1815 Chas Gymer of Union Row, Newington
1816-1821 Widow Gymer of Union Row, Newington

1805 Holden's Triennial Directory Vol 2:- Charles Guymer of 7 Union Row, Newington Butts

ROBERT GYMER Generation 2

Robert William Gymer baptised 27th September 1799 Lambeth St Mary, Surrey the son of Charles & Ann
A Robert Gymer aged 19 born Walworth appeared before the Old Bailey September 1818 charged with embezzlement of £3 8/10 from his employers Thomas Pempleton & Robt Mitchell. Detained 31st August 1818, found "not guilty"
Burial 2nd December 1832 at St Mary Newington, Surrey (PR 274) of Robert William Gymer aged 33 of workhouse. From "Find a Grave Index" Robert buried St Peters Walworth, Southwark


George Augustus Gymer baptised 14th August 1801 Lambeth St Mary, Surrey the son of Charles & Ann
George Guymer marries Sophia Castle
Death of a George Augustus Guymer registered Newington District Q3 1859 aged 59. Buried 12th September 1859 at South London Cemetery of All Saints, Nunhead in the parish of St Giles, Camberwell, Surrey (ref 13127)
Burial 23rd November 1858 at South London Cemetery (ref 14453) of Sophia Gymer aged 51 of St Georges Market, Southwark. Registered as Sophia Jane St Giles District Q4 1858

Known children of George & Mary Ann

George Henry GymerBorn 22/12/1835 St Pancras (more below on balance of probabilities)
John GymerBapt 23/06/1837 West Hackney Church (PR1540) father linen draper of 4 Gloucester Place
Charles Edward GymerBorn 14/01/1849, bapt St Anne, Soho 28/03/1849 fahter workhouseman of Church St (PR3735). Reg Q1 Strand District. Buried 8th May 1853 aged 4yrs 3mths at All Souls Cemetery {Kensal Green, Kensington & Chelsea} (ref 20382). Reg as Charles Edmund Strand Q2 1853

1847-1851 Electoral Rolls George Gymer living 4 Church St, Westminster St Anne
1851 census George Gymer (46 bn Newington, Surrey warehouseman head) living at 4 Church Street, St Anne Soho, Westminster with wife Sophia (36 bn Garsington, Oxfordshire) & children George (16 bn St Pancras, Middlesex) & Charles (2 bn St Anne, Middlesex). Also resident visitor Esther Sparrow (44 bn Garsington) & niece Mary Castle (18 bn Garsington)

Middlesex Sessions of the Peace 1827- Public Office Bow Street George Augustus Gymer, hosier and glover, 8 New Street, Covent Garden; James Ashley, Street Keeper 18 July: Public Office, Bow Street Edward Pearce, servant to Mr Gymer; Thomas Turner, shop boy to John Carren, hosier and glover, 164 Strand; against William Williams for petit larceny, stealing some handkerchiefs; No.87 - ref. MJ/SP/1827/SEPT/099 - date: 16 July


Henry Edward Gymer baptised17 9th October 1803 Lambeth St Mary the son of Charles & Ann
Henry Edward Gymer marries17 Ann Martha Jeffrey 29th May 1831 St Mary Woolnoth & Woolchurch Haw, London (PR 113) after banns. Both single & otp. Witnesses George Augustus & Eliza Camp Gymer
Death registered of Henry Edward Gymer Hackney District Q2 1839
Probate 2nd July 1839 Henry Edward Gymer, hosier, previosuly of 34 Cannon Street, City of London but late of 11 Scoutshirst Place Stoke Newington, Middlesex leaves all property to his wife Ann Martha. Will written 18th April 1833
Death registered Ann Martha Gymer Shoreditch District Q1 1860

1841 census Ann Gymer (40 bn in county independant means) living St Andrews above Bars Middy, St Andrew Holborn, Middlesex

Freedom of the City Admission Papers, 1681-1930 Henry Edward Gymer granted Freedom of the City 21st January 1834 in The Company of Lorimers
From London, England, Freedom of the City Admission Papers, 1681-1925:- "This day Mr Frederick Temple Hedges of the Guildhall having presented unto this Court Henry Edward Gymer to be made free of this City as the first of two granted him by this court 3rd December 1833 for the benefit of Michael John Fitzpatrick. It is ordered that the said Henry Edward GYMER be admitted into the freedom of this City by Redemption in the Company of Loriners paying unto Mr CHAMBERLAIN for this City's use the sum of 46 shillings 8 pence"
From Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1384-1858, Will of Henry Edward Gymer dated 18th April 1833 of 34 Canon St, City, hosier. Husband of Ann Martha


Eliza Camp Gymer born c1809 Newington
Eliza Camp Gymer marries Edward Hooper Pearce 23rd October 1831 Christ Church, St Marylebone (PR 93) after banns read Christ Church 2/9/16 October 1831 (PR 89). Both single & of Christ Church. Witnesses Wm Harrison & Mary Monsigny
Death registered of Eliza Camp Pearce aged 65 Lambeth District Q1 1874

1841 census Eliza Pearce (30 not bn in county) living Broomfields, Depeford St Paul, Kent with husband Edward (30 not bn in county) together with Mary Gain (20 not bn in county serv), John Clay (15 bn in county outfitter) & William Bronkey (bn in county outfitter)
1851 census Eliza C Pearce (42 bn Newington, Bucks) living 7 Broomfields, Greenwich St Pauls, Deptford with husband Edward H (40 bn Conford, Glous outfitter) together with France W Banks (25 bn Croydon tailor), Fletcher A Bewey (17 bn Newington, Surrey) & Margaret C Sterrett (31 bn Clerkenwell gen serv)


Emma Gymer born c1812 Newington, Surrey
Emma Caroline Gymer marries Charles Hyslop 25th April 1833 St Saviour (PR 1139) after banns read 31st March & 7/14th April 1833 (PR 1960). Both single & otp. Witnesses Edward ?? & Sarah Esther Parker
Charles a widow in 1871 & probably 1861 but census not readable

1841 census Emma Hayslip (30) living Bermondsey with husband Charles (36 wool+), probable daughter Emma (7) & Elizabeth Butler (40 serv). All born in county except Elizabeth
1851 census Emma C Hyslop (39 bn Newington, Surrey) living Hayslips House, Bermondsey with husband Charles (46 bn Bermondsey wool+ foreman)


George Henry Gymer born 22nd December 1835 England the son of George Augustus & Sophia (Castle)
George Henry Gymer maries Mary Ann (Castle) 23rd December 1853 St George Hanover Square (PR 127) after banns. George the son of Geo (warehouseman) & Mary the daughter of Wm (lab). Both otp, single & signed. Witnesses Matilda Gymer & Herbert Halfman. Registered Strand District Q4 {probably cousins}
Death8 of George Gayton Gymer aged 75? on 4th November 1907 in home of his granddaughter ?? Walker. Lived in village of Melbourne for many years, GGR Clark. Buried St Annes cemetery 6th November
Death8 of Mary Ann (Castle) aged 70? 11th October 1902 wife of G G Gymer, storekeeper of Richmond. From PR:- Died quite suddenly. Buried 13th October

From Prison records a George Gymer (24 shoemaker) found not guilty at St Pancras, Middlesex having been brought into custody & discharged 29/10/1858 on indictment for obtaining £13 from Thomas Golden

Children of George & Mary Ann

George GymerBirth Strand District Q1 1854
Henry Augustus GymerBirth & death Strand district Q1 1856
George Augustus Gordon Gymer4Born March 1857 England (more below)
William Edward Gymer4Born November 1857 England (more below)
Esther Alice GymerBorn7 3rd October 1859, bapt Richmond CofE 2nd July 1876 of George Henry (clerk GR Railway). Died8 16th April 1883 aged 23yrs 6mths. Buried 18th April father George G (engineer's clerk GR Railway)
Mary Gymer4Born c1859 Canada
Charles Gymer4Born 7th August 1861 Ontario, Canada
Walter GymerBorn7 13th May 1871 son of George (railroad clerk) & Mary Ann (Castle) of Port Hope, Northumberland County
Fanny Adelia GymerBorn c1868. Died8 7th May 1875 aged 7yrs 3mths of George Henry (clerk GR Railway Co). Buried Richmond 8th May
Mary GymerBorn7 17th August 1876 of George Henry (clerk GR Railway Co). Bapt Richmond CofE 30th September (more below)
Arthur GymerBorn c1877. Died8 10th May 1875 aged 2yrs 4mths of George Henry (clerk of Richmond). Buried 11th May. Service Richmond CofE
Frederick Herbert GymerBorn 20th December 1874 Belville4, Ontario (more below)

Birth7 Frances May Gymer 9th April 1875 York the daughter of George Snr (hairdresser) & Mary Ann Maunder. Informant George Jnr of 24 Oak St, Toronto
Birth George Henry Gymer 13th July 1876 of 875 Yonge..., Toronto the son of George (hairdresser) & Mary Ann Maunder
Birth9 Flora Alice Gymer 20th November 1877, baptised Richmond C of E 25th December 1877 the daughter of George (of Richmond) & Mary Ann (Maunday)
Birth9 John ?? Gymer 18th May 1880, baptised Richmond C of E 19th July 1880 the son of George (late of Richmond) & Mary Ann (Maunday)
Marriage 6th November 1901 Richmond Methodist Church, Quebec of Flora Alice Gymer, granddaughter of G G Gymer to Herbert Hale Walker of the Canadian Contingent to Africa & employ of the electric works in Richmond. Both single

1841 census Garsington, Oxfordshire. George Gymer (7 not born in county) living with Esther Elliott (35 born in county shopkeeper)
1851 census George Gymer (16 bn St Pancras, Middlesex) living with parents at 4 Church Street, St Anne Soho, Westminster (& cousin Mary Castle (18 bn Garsington)

1881 Canadian census Richmond, Richmond & Wolfe, Quebec George Gymer (46 clerk) with Mary Anne (47) & Esther (20), Mary (15), Charles (14), Fredk (7) & Flora (4). Parents born England. All children born Ontario except Flora in Quebec. Religion for all shown as Episcopal
1901 Canadian census George Gymer (bn 22 Dec 1836 England imm 1859) living at Richmond & Wolfe District, Quebec with wife Mary Ann (bn 2 Feb 1833 England) & sons Charles (bn 7 Aug 1861 Ontario) & Fred (bn 20 Dec 1875 Ontario)

1911 Canadian census Charles Gymer (47 bn Ontario) living Jacques Cartier District, Verdun, Quebec. Of Canadian descent & nationality, Presbyterian religion

From The Morning Chronicle 20th August 1857 Police Constable George Gymer No 54 of F Division was stabbed in sundry parts of his body by an abandoned female Ann Donovan, a low prostitute, following his arrest of a boy in Endell Street who she was attempting to release. The officer was taken to Charing Cross Hospital where he remains in a precarious condition although hopes were entertained of his recovery. From the Daily News 28th August 1857 G Gymer attends court to give evidence
From the Daily News 21st October 1857 Constable 54F Gymer gives evidence at Bow Street Police Court in a fraud case against George Barrington
From The Morning Chronicle 6th October 1858. Yesterday at Bow Street Police Court Policeman George Gymer 54F, who about a year ago suffered a murderous assault appeared as defendant on a very serious charge of obtaining money (£13) from the authorities of Scotland Yard by means of false & fraudulent representations by making false claims for money advances to collect a prisoner from Birmingham. He was remanded as further similar charges were to be made. From the Daily News 13th October 1858 he was bailed in two sureties of 40/- & 80/- in his own recognicance
Court results Old Bailey 25th October 1858 George Gymer found not guilty fraud

From New York Passenger Lists 1820-1957 arriving aboard the "Devonshire" from London on 2nd August 1851 George Gymer (17 hosier). Final destination Canada. {does George go to sound it out & come back?} Also on board Mary Gymer aged 21 English)
From New York Passenger Lists 1820-1957 arriving aboard the "Daniel Webster" on 14th May 1859 from London, England were George Gymer (25 bootmaker), wife Mary Ann (27) & sons George (5) & William (2). Final destination shown as being Canada


George Augustus Gordon Gymer born March 1857 Wickhambrook, Suffolk, England
Marries Catherine Seton Walker (born Bamburgh, Northumberland) on 4th April 1886 at San Francisco, California
Dr George Augustus Gymer dies 30th January 1929 San Diego, Ca. Buried Mount Hope Cemetery, San Diego
Catherine Seton Gymer (bn 04/04/1852 Bellingham, Northumberland, UK) dies 21/10/1935 San Diego. Buried Mount Hope Cemetery, San Diego

Children of George & Catherine

Estelle Seaton Gymer4Born 5th December 1888 Bamburgh, Northumberland (more below)
Francis Seton GymerBorn 7th May 1891 Bamburgh. Belford District Q2 . Dies 16th February 1904 San Diego aged 12 yrs 9 mths. Buried Mount Hope Cemetery, San Diego

From School Records Francis Seton Gymer (bn 07/051891) attended Bamburgh CofE Aided First 27/05/1895 to 03/07/1900 daughter of Katherine of Banburgh

1888 George Augustus Gymer applies for naturalisation at Santa Clara County, California (page 58)

1900 census George A Gymer (bn Mar 1857 England, both parents bn England married 15 yrs wid immigrated 1866 barber) living Ward 5, San Diego City, California
1910 census Gordon Gymer (56 bn England, both parents bn England married 25 yrs immigrated 1855 barber own shop) living National, San Diego, California {Using middle name?}
1920 census George G Gymer (65 bn ?, father bn New York mother England married no occ) living in own house at Ward 5, San Diego, California

1891 UK census Catherine Gymer (39 bn North Shields marr) living at Church Row, Bamburgh with parents William Rogerson (64 bn Bamburgh head marr ret mason) & Catherine A (76 bn Belford) together with daughter Estelle S Gymer (2 bn Bamburgh)
1910 US census Catherine Gymer (58 bn England, both parents bn England head wife 1 of 1 child alive immigrated 1871 no occ) living at San Diego, California

San Diego County Voter's Registrations:-
1908-1912 & 1914 George A G Gymer (physician) & Catherine living 1256 10th. Both socialists
1918 George A Gordon Gymer (phsicotherpaist) & Catherine (HW) living 1256 10th. No politics
1924 & 1926 George Gymer (retired) & Catherine living 1240 10th. Both republican
1928 G Gordon Gymer (phys no politics) & Catherine (HW socialist) living 1256 10th
1930 Caterinie Gymer (HW scocialist) living 1256 10th

From Canadian Passenger Lists 1865-1935 Catherine Gymer (48 housewife) arrives Montreal 14th July 1900 aboard "Parisian" from Liverpool together with children Estelle (11) & Francis (9). All born England
From UK Outbound Passengers 1890-1960 Catherine S Gymer (spinster) departs Liverpool 3rd August 1909 bound for New York aboard "Carmenia"
From New York Passenger Lists 1820-1957 Catherine S Gymer (57) arrives New York 11th August 1909 aboard "Carmania" from Liverpool


William Edward Gymer born November 1857 England the son of George & Mary Ann (Castle)
William Gymer marries9 Christine Ann McLeod 7th October 1880 at Melbourne Presbyterian Church, Quebec, Canada. William (GJR employee of Richmond). Both single
From the Tri-State Packet of the Tri-State Genealogigcal Society Vol XII, No. 3 (Dec) 1988, pages 82-83:-
William Edward Gymer, born 1857 in London, England arrived in Detroit, Michigan in 1887, declared intent for Naturalization in 1892, petitioned for citizenship in March 1917 & took Final Oath in 1917 Vanderburg County, Indiana Circuit, Naturalization Record Book 4, page 80
William of 320 S. Barker died 22nd December 1940 at Evansville aged 83. Service at Howell Methodist. Buried at Oak Hill Cemetery, Evansville 26th December 1940. Wife Christy of 45 years, daughters Mrs L Howton & Mrs Don Rice, sons Geo & Murdoch, sister Mrs Mary Anderson of Montreal, Canada & brother Fred of Belville, Ontario
Death of Christy Ann Gymer (born 14/03/1889 Canada daughter of John & Marion) of 320 S. Barker 30th August 1957 aged 98 at Evansville, Vanderburgh County. Service at Howell Methodist (where founder). Buried at Oak Hill Cemetery on 31st August 1957. Daughters Mrs Don Rice & Mrs Goldie Howton

Children of William & Christine

William John GymerBorn 13th August 1881 (more below)
Esther Maggie GymerBorn7 8th April 1883 of William E (fireman on GR Railway of Richmond). Bapt Richmond CofE 20th September. Died 23rd April 1885 aged 2. Buried 25th April
Percival George GymerBorn7 27th September 1885 of William Edward (employee GTR Railway of Richmond). Bapt Richmond CofE 13th January 1886. Died 15th February 1886 aged 1 mth. Buried 16th February
Murdock Earl GymerBorn7 13th February 1887 Canada (more below)
Alfred Kelloud GymerBorn 15th January 1890 Kentucky (more below)
Goldie Belle GymerBorn 6th December 1891 Indiana (more below)
unamed GymerBorn4 18th November 1895. Died 1900
George Marion GymerBorn c1896 Indiana (more below)
Christina M GymerBorn 10th January 1898 Vanderburg, Indiana

1900 census William Gymer (bn Nov 1857 England married 19 yrs locomotive engineer both parents English) living at Perry, Vanderburgh County, Indiana with wife Christine A (bn Mar 1859 Canada 6 of 9 children alive both parents bn Scotland) & children William J (bn Aug 1881 Canada), Murdoch E (bn Feb 1887 Canada), Alfred K (bn Jan 1890 Kentucky), Goldie B (bn Dec 1891 Indianna), George M (bn Nov 1895 Indiana) & Christie M (bn Jan 1898 Indiana). All children shown as scholars
1910 census William E Gymer (51 bn England married for 29 years engineer for railroad immigrated to US 1887 both parents born England) living at Evansville, Vanderburg, Indiana with wife Christine (50 bn Canada married for 29 years parents born Scotland 6 out of 9 children living) together with children Murdoch E (23 bn England machinist for railroad unm), Alfred K (20 bn Kentucky teacher), Goldie B (18 bn Indiana unm), George M (14 bn Indiana) & Christina M (12 bn Indiana)
1920 census William J Gymer (62 bn England father bn england mother bn Canada immigrated to US 1888 naturalised 1917 locomotive engineer) living on own accomodation at 86 Cumberland Avenue, Evansville, Vanderburg County, Indiana with wife Christine A (68 bn Canada both parents bn Scotland immigrated 1878) & children Murdock E (30 machinist railroad), George M (24 office clerk) & Christina M (21 teacher). All children born Indiana
1940 census William E Gymer (82 bn England) living in own house 32 S Barker Av, Pigeon, Evansville (value $4,800) with wife Christine A (81 bn Canada) & son Murdock E (52 bn Canada maintanance man with mechanical ice box manufacturer $890 p.a.), daughter Christine M Rice (42 bn Indiana), her husband Donald (44 bn Michigan interviewer employment service $1950 p.a.) & their son John D (9 bn Michigan). All living same place April 1935

1911 Evansvile High School, Goldie Gymer a pupil
1st January 1916 Yearbook Sagas Evansville High School Christine Gymer a pupil

MARY ANN GYMER Generation 4

Mary Gymer born9 17th August 1876 & baptised 30th September at Richmond C of E, the daughter of George Henry (clerk GR Railway Co)
Mary Ann Gymer marries9 David Anderson 3rd May 1917 at St Matthew Presbyterian, Montreal Pointe-St-Charles. Mary the daughter of George G & Mary Ann (Castle) & David the son of Colin & Isobel. Both widows & of Montreal


Frederick Herbert Gymer born 20th December 1874 Port Hope, Northumberland & Durham County, Ontario the son of George G (track master GR Railway) & Mary Ann (Castle)
Frederick Herbert Gymer marries9 Mary Maria Bolton 21st October 1902 Richmond Methodist Church. Frederick (engineer of Richmond) son of George (merchant) & Mary (of village of Melbourne) the daughter of Thomas H & Ann (Hall). Both single
Frederick H Gymer dies 25/03/1944 at Frontenec Ontario Hospital, Kingston of cardiovascular renal desease after 15 days there. Retired locomotive engineer in 1932. Of 311 Bleeker Ave, Belleville. Ontario. Frederick buried 27/03/1944 & Mary Maria Bolton (1879-1959). Burials Belleville Cemetery, Hastings County

A Fred Gymer dies4 aged 26 Richmond, Quebec

Child of Frederick & Mary

Dorothy Mary Frances GymerBorn 1st July 1903, bapt 7th September Richmond CofE, father Fredk H, GRR engineer

Dorothy Mary Frances Gymer marries Alexander William McGlashen 2nd September 1929 Belleville, Hastings, Ontario. Dorothy (26 bn Quebec Province, Cananda of 307 Ann St) daughter of Frederick Herbert & Mary Maria) & Alexander (25 bn England) the son of David James & Ruth. Witnesses Margaret Beatrice Gymer of 307 Ann St Beleville & George Charles Brown

1881 Canada census Fredk Gymer (7 bn Ontario) living Richmond & Wolfe, Quebec with parents
1911 Canada census Frederick Gymer (36 bn Ontario Dec 1874 loco engineer) living Main St, Melbourne, Quebec with wife Mary (31 bn Oct 1879) & daughter Dorothy (bn July 1903)
1935 Electoral roll Frederick H Gymer (ret) living 307 Ann, Hastings, Belleville with Mrs Fred GYMER & Miss Margaret GYMER (stenographer)


Estelle Seaton Gymer born 5th December 1888 Bamburgh, Northumberland the daughter of George Augustus (master hairdresser) & Catherine (nee Walker). Informant C Gymer of Banburgh. Birth registered Belford District Q4 1888}
Estelle marries Henry Harrison Hancock 27th June 1908 San Diego, California
Estelle dies 12th July 1937 San Diego

Deaths from California Death Index 1940-1997 & Cocial Security Index
6th January 1983 at San Diego of Winton Seton Hancock. (born 9th January 1910 California mother's maiden name Gymer)

From School Records Estelle Seton Gymer (bn 05/12/1888) attended Bamburgh CofE Aided First 07/03/1893 to 29/06/1900 the daughter of Catherine of Banburgh
1891 census Estelle S Gymer (2 bn Bamburgh) living at Church Row, Bamburgh with mother & grandparents

From New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957. Catherine S Gymer (57 married) arrives New York 11th August 1909 from Liverpool aboard "Carmania" having departed Liverpool (from findmypast) 3rd August 1909 (single spinster)


William John Gymer born7 13th August 1881 Richmond the son of William Edward (fireman on GI Railway of Richmond) & Christine (Mcleod). Baptised Richmond CofE 21st November
William marries 8th April 1908 to Lucy Helen Kolb in Indiana
William J Gymer of 1812 Chandler Ave dies at home of heart attack 31st May 1929 aged 49. Service at Olivet Presbyterian Church. Formerly a credit manager at Igleheart Brothers. Buried Oak Hill Cemetery, Evansville 3rd June 1929. Born in Canada son of William who settled in EVV. Son Edward & William, wife Lutie, daughter Mrs E M Cambell, parents Mr & Mrs W E Gymer, brothers George & Mert, sisters Mrs Wilbur Hotton & Miss Christine
William John Gymer dies1 31/05/1929 at 1818 Chandler Av, Evansville. Buried Oak Hill Cemetery, Evansville with wife
Lutie Helen Gymer (bn 21/01/1887) dies aged 90 of 701 Ridgeview 7th August 1977. Service Trin Meth. Former resident of Buckner Towers. Lived with daughter Mrs E M Cambell. Son Ed F of Princeton, Indiana, sister Mrs L A Pearsall of New Castle, Pa. Buried 8th September 1977

From the Tri-State Packet of the Tri-State Genealogigcal Society Vol XII, No. 2 (Sept) 1988, pages 28:-
William John Guymer arrived in Detroit, Michigan in September 1887, country of birth was listed as Acton Vale, Quebec, Canada
Vanderburg County, Indiana Circuit Court, Declaration of Intentions Book 3 (April 1917 - September 1918) page 93

Known child of William & Lucy

Isabel Christina GymerBorn 06/09/1909 Vanderburg, father a telegraph operator. Marries Ellsworth M Campbell. Dies Evansville 10/07/1985 & buried UMC Cemetery
Edward Fremont GymerBorn 7th February 1911 (more below)
William John GymerBorn 23rd January 1918 (more below)

1910 census William J Gymer (28 bn England telegraph operator immigratd to US 1887 father born England, mother born Canada) at Evansville, Vanderburg, Indiana with wife Lucie (24 father born Iowa mother born Indiana one out of one child living) & daughter Isabel C (1 year 3 months bn Indian) {next door to parents}
1920 census William J Gymer (38 bn Canada, father bn England mother bn Canada electrical company accountant) living at 117 Maddison Avenue, Evansville Ward 1, Vanderburgh in rented accomodation, Indiana with wife Lucy (33 bn Indiana father bn Iowa mother bn Indiana) & children Isabelle (10), Edward (8) & William J Jnr (2). All children born Indiana
1930 census Luite Guymer (43 bn Indiana father bn Iowa mother bn Indiana married at 22 yrs wid) living in rented house rent $40 at 1812 E Chandler, Knight Township, Vanderburg County, Indiana with sons Edward (19 clerk machinery manufacturer) & William (12). Both born Indiana & their father born Canada)


Murdock Earle Gymer born9 13th February 1887 Richmond, Canada the son of William Edward (employee on railway at Richmond) & Christina Ann (McLeod). Baptised (as Guymer) Richmond C of E 11th April 1887
Died 1st March 1956 aged 68 at Bethel Sanitorium. Living 320 S. Barker. Of Reed Masonic Lodge, Scottish Rise & Hadi Shrine. Mother Mrs W E Gymer, sisters Mrs Lillburn Howton & Mrs Don Rice. All of Evansville. Service Howell Meth. Buried Oak Hill Cemetery, Evansville 3rd March 1956

From WW2 Draft Registration Card Murdoch Earl Gymer bn 13th April 1887 Richmond, Canada of 320 50 Barker Ave, Evansville, Vandeburg, IA aged 55. NoK Christine Gymer. Employed Plant 3 Heidelbach, Evansville


Alfred Kelloud Gymer born 15th January 1890 Earlington, Kentucky. Baptised 30th August 1902 Richmond C of E the 3rd chilkd of William Edward (RR Engineer of Howell) & Christina Ann (McLeod)
Died 27th August 1918 of pneumonia at camp Sherman, Chillicothe. Buried Oak Hill Cemetery Evansville 30th August 1918

From Evansville Records:-
Before he was 1 year old family moved to Howell. Attended public schools in Howell & EvansvilleHigh School. Before going to med. school worked at L&N, Hercules Buggy & B--yrus Co. Attended Loiusville Medical School, served as intern at St. Mary's Hospital, staff of state hospital Kalamazoo, Mich. In the army he was a lieutenant & served on the medical examining board. Fell ill with tonsilitus & died 27-08-1918, only Evansville doctor who died in service of his country


Goldie B Gymer born 6th December 1891 Indiana the daughter of William & Christine (McLeod)
Goldie Belle Gymer married4 Lilbern Howton 8th April 1908 Vanderburg County, Indiana. (from Ancestry married 26th June 1912 Goldie (19) the daughter of William Edward & Christina Ann & Lilbern (25) the son of Uriak & Sussan Purdy
Goldie Belle Howton dies 25th March 1989 Los Angeles, California. Buried Sunset Memorial Gardens, Evansville

1930 census Goldie Howton (37 bn Indiana father bn England mother bn Canada married at 19 yrs) living in own house valued $6,500 with husband Lilbean (43 bn Kentucky, both parents bn Kentucky married at 25 yrs loco engineer railroad) & children Kellont (11) & Mary J (1 yr 10 mths). Both children bn Indiana


George M Gymer born November 1895 Vanderburgh, Indiana the son of William & Christine (McLeod)
George M Gymer marries1 Ninon Ameila Meyer 15th April 1924 St Peters United Church Evansville, Vanderburg County, Indiana. George (28) & Ninon (23)
Geo M Gymer of 522 Lincoln Park dies aged 53 7th July 1950 at Evansville having been ill for 5 months. Service at St Lucas ER. Buried Oak Hill Cemetery, Evansville 7th October 1950
Past potentate Hadi Temple Shrine, previously salesman A Bromm for 23 years. Veteran of WW1.
Daughter Mrs Sidney Peterson Jr, sister Mrs Lilbern Howton & Mrs Don Rice. Brother Mert Gymer, mother Mrs Wm E Gymer. All of Evansville
Ninon A Gymer (1900-1986). Buried Oak Hill Cemetery

Child of Geroge M & Ninon

Janet Ninon GymerBorn 2nd March 1926 (more below)

1930 census George M Gymer (33 both parents bn Canada married at 21 yrs salesman candy manufatering) living In own house worth $6,000 at 427 Albvord Avenue, Knight Township, Vanderburg County, Indiana with wife Ninon A (29 both parents bn Indiana married at 23 yrs) & daughter Janet N (4 yrs 1 mth). All born Indiana
1940 census Geo M Gymer (44 salesman wholesale groceries $2,400 p.a.) living 522 Lincoln Park Drive, Knight, Vanderburgh, IA with wife Linow A (39) & daughter Janet L (14). All born Indiana & living same place April 1935

WW2 Draft registration cards, George Marion Gymer born 18th November 1895 Howell. Living 857 Alvard, Evansville. Wife Ninon. Employed by Abromm & Co, 208 NW First, Evansville

A Newspaper article in the Evansville Press containing reference to George Gymer


Edward F Gymer born 7th February 1911 Vanderburg, Indiana the son of William John (bn Canada telegraph operator) & Lucy (Kolb bn Indiana)
Marries Beulagh Owens
Edward F Gymer dies at Holiday Manor, Princeton, Indiana 11th July 1991 aged 80 husband of Beulagh father of W John. Service at First United Methodist. Retired Potter Brumfield. Formerely owned Gymers Colonial Restaurant. Also worked servel in EVV in First United Methodist Church. Member Kentucky Colonel EVV Eagles. Buried UMC Cemetery Scott, Vanderburgh with wife
Death Beulagh Guymer 10th June 2008 (born 13/12/1910). Buried UMC Cemetery Scott, Vanderburgh

Children of Edward & Beulagh

James Edward GymerBorn 08/11/1933, father a baker of 2/20 Washington. Died 19/12/1983 from cardeopulmonary arrest. Buried UMC Cemetery, Scott, Vanderburgh. Single
William John GymerBorn 17/06/1935 father a gas station attendant of Tell City, Indiana. Died 07/022015 aged 79, buried57 Oak Hill Cemetery, Evansville

1940 census Edward Gymer (29 salesman retail auto company $1885 p.a.) living in rented house SE 2nd St Pigeon, Vanderburgh with wife Beulagh (29) & sons James E (7) & Wm John (4). Also resident mother Lucy H (54 wid cabinet dept refrigerator manufacturer $208 for 6 weeks) & grandmother Cara Kolb (80 wid). All born Indiana. Lucy & Cara living same place April 1935. Rest living Tell City

1929 Edward Gymer at Bosse Hgh School

At some time lived with his wife at 1700 Taylor Avenue, Princeton, Indiana. One time emplyee of PO Evlle, later Servel. Marginally more information Here

Death James E Gymer of 1421 SE Second Street died at home aged 50 20th December 1983. 30 years at Kenny Kent Chevrolet, navy vet. Parents Mr & Mrs Edward Gymer of Princeton, brother William John Gymer of Louisville, Kentucky


William J Gymer born 23rd January 1918 Vanderburg, Indiana the son of William John (boot keeper bn Canada) & Lucy (Kolb bn Boonville, Ind)
William John Gymer marries Theresa Elizabeth Lloyd 22nd January 1939 Vigo, Indiana. William (bn 24/01/1918 Evansville of St Louis MO window trimmer) the son of William John (dec'd) & Lucy Helen (bn Boonville IA clerk) & Theresa (bn 30/03/1919 Terre Haute, Vigo IA) the daughter of Guy & Effie May (Brown). Both 1st marriages
Death at Deaconess Hospital, Evansville of William John Gymer 17/11/1957 living at 118 Congress aged 39. Service at First Pres. Buried Evansville 19th November 1957. Wife Elizabeth, daughter Cynthia, son Steven, mother Mrs Lutic Gymer, sister Mrs Elsworth Cambell. All from Evansville

Children of William J & Elizabeth

Cynthia Gymer-
Steven Gymer-

1940 census William Guymer (22 window trimmer jewellery store $1,040 p.a.) living in rented house 5544 Wren Av, St Louis City, Michigan with wife Elizabeth (21). Both born Indiana


Janet Ninon Gymer born 2nd March 1926 Evansville the daughter of George M (salesman) & Ninon (Meyer). Of Outer Lincoln Avenue. Both parents born Evansville
Janet N Gymer marries1 Sidney Mark Peterson St Peters United Church Evansville, Vanderburg County, Indiana. Both 21

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