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Notes for Abraham VAN GUNDY


Residences & events:

9/18/1850 Dublin Twp, Mercer Co, OH. The census taker recorded him as Abram, 34, a farmer with property worth $380. Wife Elizabeth was 22 and the children in the house were David, 7, and Jos. 3. Next door was David Exline, Elizabeth's parents, followed by George Pixler. In the same area was 60 year old Margaret Van Gundy living alone.

6/21/1860 Same place, PO Chesterville. Listed as Abne in the cenus, he was 45 years old while Elizabeth was 32. Their children were James, 9, Alvira, 7, Emerachian, 4, and Alpheas, 1. David Exline was still next door.

Abt 1864 Abram served as guardian of Jackson Pixler's children. Jackson, son of George Pixler above, was killed in the Civil War.

1870 Dublin Twp, Mercer Co, OH. His family was recorded in the census there that year. He was a 55 year old farmer, his property = $3000/605. Wife Elizabeth was 42, and their children included: James, 19; Alvina, 16; Emma, 14; Alferd, 10; Edw, 10; and Della, 3. Next door neighbors were Joseph Henkle and Alex McMullen.

6/24/1880 Same place. That year his name was Abraham Vangunda, 65, still farming. Wife Elizabeth was 52. Children in the house were James K, 29, Rachel E, 23, Alphaus, 20, Elida, 15, Della, 12, and Myrta, 9.

The cemetery is also known as Smith, First & East Cemetery.

Buried in the same cemetery are wives Mariah and Elizabeth as well as Della, 2, and Joseph S, 16, (died 6/11/1863 at 16-9-11).

Who was Joseph?
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