The 1880 census recorded his name as posted, his name is Edward B on the marriage license.
Descendants said Charles left the family while Dale Jr was a small child.
Residences & events:
6/8/1900 Union Twp, Huntington Co, IN. Was he the Charles Gundy, 31, b 6/1868, brother-in-law, living with Emmitt and Lizzie (Gundy) Beaver who had a son named Charles? Charles was a farm laborer.
4/19/1910 Robinson Twp, Crawford Co, IL. That year the census taker recorded Edward Van Gundy, 38, living alone but married. He was a laborer in general work. Was he married to another lady before Emma or is the census wrong?
Bef 9/1910 Sandborn, Knox Co, IN was his residence when he married Emma.
1920 W Olive St, Bridgeport, Lawrence Co, IL. The census listed Ed Van Gundy, 48, a teamster in the oil field, with wife Jane, 32.
The 1880 census says Charles was born in IN but he said Van Wert, OH, on his marriage application.