Van Gundy Family Tree

Notes for Samuel WISSLER


1830 Salt Creek Twp, Pickaway Co, OH. In the census, he was 30-40 and had living at his house, 2 males under 5, 1 female under 5, 1 female 20-30 and 1 female 30-40. Next door was older brother, Henry. On the other side was his widowed sister, Barbara Welty. Other brothers lived down the road: George, 4 doors down, John was 6 doors down, and
brother-in-law, Daniel Van Gundy lived 8 doors down.

8/5/1850 Still there. The census taker recorded Samuel Wisler, 51, farmer, with wife Margaret, 53, and children Benjamin, 23, Levi, 22, and Caroline, 18. Next door was sister Ann "Gundey," followed by brother Jacob "Weisler." In the same township were brothers Michael, Henry, and George. (Where was daughter Mary?)

7/4/1860 Same place, PO Camp Charlotte. The census recorded Samuel at age 61, a farmer with a large estate valued at $8000/1000. Margaret was 62 and still at home were Benjamin, 30, and Mary, 25. Son Levi lived next door and on the other side was brother Jacob.

1880 Same place. In that census Samuel was 81, a farmer, and living with him were daughter Mary, 43, son Benjamin, 52:, daughter-in-law, Angeline, 37, grandson Wallace, 12, granddaughters, Geddie, 10, and Maggie, 3, in addition to James Carna, 23, farm laborer. Next door was brother Jacob.

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