Van Gundy Family Tree

Notes for Samuel MCILVAIN

Samuel held important positions with the American Express Company for several years and finally retired from there.

He was a member of the Methodist Church and various other organizations.

Residences & events:

6/20/1870 Terre Haute, Vigo Co, IN. At census time Samuel was 51, his occupation is hard to read but looks like American Capt Agt (was it American Indian Agt?), with property valued at $1600/600. Lydia was 43 and they had 3 childen: Andrew, 15, and Walter and Edwin, 10. Flora Neil, 19, domestic servant, also lived there.

1880 Terre Haute, Vigo Co, IN. The census taker found him and Lydia living in the Wm Tuell hotel/boarding house. He was 62 and "travelling for Ex Com" while Lydia was 56 and managed a farm. Also living there was John H Berry, 40, druggist.

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