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Notes for Benjamin VAN GUNDY


Residences & events:

Ross Co, OH, where he and Sally had their first 7 children

He served in the War of 1812.

1823 Crawford Co, OH, where the last 5 children were born.

From the History of Wyandot Co, OH, Sycamore Twp, First Settlers:

"Between 1823 and 1826, Jacob Hersbberger and family, Solomon Pontius and family, William Griffith and family, Samuel and Bribner Hudson and their families, Abram and Samuel Bair and their families, Benjamin Van Gundy and family, William Goodman and family, William and Samuel Caughey and families, Jacob Combs and his family, from Virginia; Gershom Cunningham and family."

1830 Sycamore Twp, Crawford Co, OH. In the census Benjamin was one of 4 males in the house that were 20-30 years old. Also living there were 1 male under 5, 1 male 15-20 , 2 females 5-10, 2 females 10-15, 2 females 15-20, and 1 female 20-30. On the next page and next twp was Joseph Van Gundy.

1837 Benjamin sold some land to Martha Holman, details unknown.

12/17/1839 Crawford Co, OH. Benjamin and Sarah transferred 80 acres located at S15 TL R15, described as W 1/2 of NE 1/4 to James R and Daniel Dunlap for $786.

Letters of administration of his estate were issued on 5/5/1843.

Josiah Myers was appointed guardian of son, Benjamin.
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