Van Gundy Family Tree

Notes for Thomas HALEY

Residences & events:

1860 Where was this couple at census time?

7/6/1870 Pinhook Twp, PO Brattons Mill, Robertson Co, KY. By census time that year Thomas was a very wealthy man for the day. He was 56 years old with property valued at $12,000/5500. America was 36 and their family consisted of 5 children: Thomas, 13, Mary, 11, Abner, 6, Napoleon, 2, and William M, 6 months. Living with them was 16 year old farm hand Benjamin Wheeler. Brother-in-law Spencer Workman lived in the same area.

6/9/1880 Brooksville, Bracken Co, KY. The family had made some changes, besides moving back home, Thomas, 66, had a much younger wife, Margaret, 24. Children were Abner, 17, Napoleon, 12, William M, 10, Martha F, 8, Stela, 5, Elizabeth, 4, America J, 2, and Viola, 2 months. Domestic servant, Bell Chamberlain, 20, was also counted there. Thomas was still farming.

Death records for son Napoleon says his father was born in VA, for son Abner it was Bracken Co, KY.

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