Van Gundy Family Tree

Notes for Peter VAN GUNDY

Residences & events:

1840 Cain Twp, Fountain Co, OH. As neighbor to his father at census time, they lived down the road from his Uncle Samuel, and cousin David. Living at Peter's house were 1 male age 20-30, 1 male 30-40 (Peter) 1 female under 5, 1 female 5-10, 2 females 10-15, and 1 female 15-20.

1850 Same residence. By the time of that census, everyone was gone but 13 year old Rebecca. Peter was a farmer with property = $4500.

8/3/1860 Still at the same place, the census taker found Peter's estate had blossomed to $11,000/1315 and he had remarried. He and Phebe had a domestic, Mary J Livengood, living with them as well as his father, John at age 96, and a Charles Irvin, 18, farmer.

6/18/1870 Hadn't moved. That year the census said Peter was 72, still farming and his property had grown to $17,600/2000. Wife Phebe was 67 and domestic servant, Millie Beals, 18 also lived there.

Did he die in IN or OH?

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