Van Gundy Family Tree


Notes for Benjamin Farny VAN GUNDY


Benjamin was a cooper.

There were said to be several preachers in his family. Names of other children are unknown.

Either he jumped back and forth between counties or census records for him and another Benjamin have been mixed.

Residences:

7/5/1785 Northumberland Co, PA. He acquired some land from an Aaron Levy.

1790 Berks Co, PA. Benjamin lived with his wife and 2 children under 16 yrs of age.

1800 Tulpehocken Tpw, Berks Co, PA. The next census recorded him there as Benjamin Gundy with 1 male under 10, 2 males 10-25, himself at 26-44, 1 female 10-25, and 1 at 26-44. No other familiar names were neighbors.

1804 He and a John Tobias were witnesses to the will of a John Degler estate.

1810 W Buffaloe Twp, Northumberland Co, PA. At census time he was a cooper at over 45 years of age. His house included 2 males under 10, 2 females under 10, 1 female 10-15 and 1 female also over 45.

1813 Bern Twp, Berks Co, PA.
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