Guild of One-Name Studies
One-name studies, Genealogy
The Gomery, Gumery and Gummery One-Name Study began with my research into the Williams family of Walford, Herefordshire, England. I discovered my great great grandfather, John Williams, married Elizabeth Gomery or Gumery, a surname I had not come across until that time. Considering the difficulty I had had researching a very common surname like Williams, I thought researching Gomery and Gumery would be a breeze !! Little did I know that 10 years later I would be spending most of my days in the pursuit of Gomery, Gumery, Gummery, Gummere, Gomori and Gomory family history and genealogy worldwide.
The Gomery, Gumery and Gummery One-Name Study was registered with the Guild in October 1998.
The main variants I study are Gomery, Gomori, Gomory, Gumery, Gummere, and Gummery.
Only three of these variants seem to have survived into the 20th century in Britain:- Gomery, Gumery and Gummery. In addition, in the U.S.A. Gomori, Gomory and Gummere are extant.
Other variants I've found during the course of my study are Gomary, Gombery, Gomberry, Gombrey, Gombry, Gombury, Gomorey, Gomeroy, Gommery, Gomrey, Gomry, Goombery, Goombury, Gumary, Gumbary, Gumbery, Gumberry, Gumbrey, Gumbry, Gumbury, Gumerey, Gummary, Gumrey, Gumry, and there's probably others.
Some of the more interesting individuals I've discovered in this One-Name Study are, listed in alphabetical order :-
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