Van Gundy Family Tree

Notes for William L VAN GUNDY

Residences & events:

6/30/1870 Limestone Twp, PO Lewisburg, Union Co, PA. At census time William, 23, was living with his parents but was listed last after farm laborer Olliver D'Wise, 14, probably because he was out on his own already. William was a farm laborer with $590 in personal property. Wife Clara, 19, was living in E Buffalo Twp, PO Lewisburg, same county, with Mary James, 58, (her mother?). Her neighbors 2 doors down was the John D'Wise family.

6/9/1880 E Buffalo Twp, Union Co, PA. That year when the census taker came around Wm L Gundy, 33, had graduated up to farmer. Clare, 28, and Howard, 10, were the only others in the household.

6/7/1900 Lewisburg, Union Co, PA. The census recorded William Gundy at age 53, married 32 years to Clara R, 49, who had given birth to one child who was living with them, Howard P, 30. Also living there were Howard's wife, Annie C, 31, and William's 80 year old widowed mother-in-law, Mary A Penny. William's occupation was thrasher.

4/20/1910 S 3rd St, Lewisburg boro, Union Co, PA. Listed in the census at age 64, William was retired with his own income. Clara R was 58 and son Howard was still there at age 42, with wife Annie C, also 42. Next door were Charles A and Eveline Gundy, 38 and 41 respectively, Charles was a physician. Who were they?

1/10/1920 Lewisburg, Union Co, PA. That year William L, 72, was a farm manager. Clara was 68 and they lived alone.

1930 E Buffalo Twp, Union Co, PA. At census time, 83 year old William L lived with son Howard and his wife. He was a widower and retired.

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