Van Gundy Family Tree

Notes for Clinton DeWitt HENTON

Residences & events;

1860 Newell Twp, near Danville, Vermilion Co, IL. At census time he was listed as C D, a physician, with property valued at $4500/2000. Susan was 26 and also had $2000 in real estate. The blacksmith's family also lived with them: GW Smith, 45, his wife ME, 38, and daughters Esther, 18, and AM, 11, Susan, 3, and son Wooster, 9. Two doors down was Susannah's great uncle, Thomas Gundy with the Frances Dines household.

8/24/1870 Same place. That year the census said Clinton D was 39, still a physician and his property value had grown to $8000/1600. Susan was 37 and daughter Hattie M, was 12.

6/19/1880 Dist 211, Madison St, Danville, Vermilion Co, IL. Clinton D was 48 that year at census time, Susan was 47, daughter Mae was 22. Clinton's occupation was still physician.

6/1/1900 Same place. Recorded that year as C D, 67, physician, he had been married 44 years to Susan who had birthed only 1 child. Mae, 39, was still at home.

The History of Vermilion Co, IL had the following:

"C. D. Henton came to Vermilion County in 1853 having spent his earlier life in Fountain County, Indiana. He located in Myersville, where he practiced his profession until 1872, when he came to Danville, where he remained as long as he lived. Dr. Henton married a Miss Gundy, sister to Andrew and Francis Gundy."

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