Van Gundy Family Tree

Notes for Jacob Sr VAN GUNDY


E Buffalo Twp, Northumberland Co, PA

1798 Green Twp, Ross Co, OH. After selling out in PA, he moved west. However, the Pioneers of First Families of Ohio recorded his arrival in this county as 1802.

1800 Same address. He, John, and Samuel were all living in the same area.

Chillicothe, Ross Co, OH. There were a string of newspaper notices concerning letters left at the local Post Office, Jacob Gunde/Gundy among them on these dates:


1820 Green Twp, Ross Co, OH, was his address at census time. Son, John, lived nearby as did brother, Samuel.

1840 Same address as the last census. His household included, besides himself at 70-80 yrs of age, 1 male 15-20, 2 males 20-30, 1 female 20-30 and his wife at 60-70. Next door was son Isaac and in the other direction were Michael and Peter Van Gundy .

From Dublin Twp, Mercer Co, OH land records where son Abraham lived in 1850:

JACOB 1844 9 10 31 SWNE 40.00

Did he buy a farm for Abraham?

8/2/1850 Still there. In that census he was an 80 year old farmer with property valued at $4000. Wife Catherine was 70 and living with them was granddaughter Caroline, 7, daughter of Henry and deceased wife. Next door was daughter Elizabeth Vandermark's family.

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