Van Gundy Family Tree

Notes for David B VAN GUNDY

Residences & events:

1840 Harrison Twp, Ross Co, OH, was his residence at census time. In the same township were cousins, Aaron and Gabriel Van Gundy.

9/2/1850 Still there. The census that year recorded him just down the road from Uncle Joseph Van Gundy and cousins, Peter and Jonathan. He was a 45 year old farmer with real estate worth $4500. His wife's name was Elizabeth, 35, and they had children: Amanda, 14; Rachel, 11; Mary, 9; Austin, 6; Wesley, 4. Living with them was a Joseph Chetten (sp?) 25, laborer.

1870 Same residence. The census that year said David was a 65 year old farmer, wife, Eliza J, was 55, and living with them were children, Amanda, 35, Mary J, 29, and David C, 10, and 12 year old Susan ?, probably a grandchild. Next door were daughter Rachel and Albert Jones and 2 doors down was Peter Van Gundy.

1880 Same place. In that census David was 75 years old and still farming. Living with him and Eliza were 2 children, Amanda, 44 and Cary, 21, farm hand, as well as Alice Ault, 14, servant, and John Mande, 68, farm hand.

Some records list his death date as 1885 but the date posted was given by grandson, JD.

David was buried between his two wives.

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