Van Gundy Family Tree

Notes for Daniel S DAVEE

Daniel may be a twin to David. He was not listed by the 1860 census taker.

Residences & events:

1870 Cumberland Co,IL. Daniel was listed as a farm laborer at age 18 with personal property worth $300 in the census. He and his bride Sophia, 19, were living alone 3 doors down the street from Zachariah.

1880 Effingham, Effingham Co, IL. Having moved west to the next county, Daniel was then 29, as was Sophia. Children were Esteller M, 5, and George W, 2.

1891-1892 Peoria, Peoria Co, IL. In the city directory was a Daniel F Davee working as a laborer for William hardy at 1300 S Adams St.

1900 Capital Twp, Sangamon Co, IL. That year Daniel was 49 and married for 30 years to Sophie, same age, who had birthed 3 children, all still living. George W, 23, was still at home.

1910 Morgan Twp, Coles Co, IL. It seems the family can't stay in one place for long. The census taker found the couple living alone, Daniel at 58 and Sophia at 60.

1920 Pct 16, El Paso Co, CO. By the next census they have moved west to be with daughter Estrella M Hart, 44, head of the house. Daniel was 68 and Sophia was 69.

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