Van Gundy Family Tree

Notes for Leonard S BLACK

Residences & events:

4/26/1910 Bluffs, Scott Co, IL. At census time the family lived with Pearl's parents. Leonard was 28, married 7 years to Pearl, 26, who had given birth to 2 childen, both living: Vernon, 6, and Margaret, 2. Leonard was some kind of merchant, census blurry.

1/3/1920 Same place, with Pearl's widowed mother. Leonard was 38, Pearl was 36 and the children were Vernon, 15, Margaret, 11, and Kenneth J, 2. John's occupation was insurance agent.

4/10/1930 Springfield, Sangamon Co, IL. The census recorded Leonard as a 48 year old insurance agent. He had married for the first time at age 21 and wife Pearl E, 46, married at 19. Their children were Kenneth, 12, and Betty L, 9. They owned their home worth $4500 and had a radio set.

Death records said he was 67, making his birth year 1868, and much older than Pearl, but the date posted is from the 1920 census where he was 38.

Cemetery records verify his bith and death dates.

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