Van Gundy Family Tree

Notes for Hezekiah GUY

Residences & events:

1820 Iredell Co, NC, was where the census taker found him just three doors from his father. He was age 26-45 and the family included 1 female under 10, and 1 at 16-26, He was engaged in agriculture.

1830 Same place. The only Hezekiah Guy found in any census, he was 30-40 year old and his household included 2 females at 5-10 and 1 at 20-30. Next door was brother Samuel Guy in the same age bracket.

From Morgan Co, IN land records:

GUY, Hezekiah 15 Feb 1839 11 2W 15 NW qtr of NE qtr 40 acres

1840 Where was Hezekiah that year at census time?

By 1848 Morgan Co, IN, where he married Rebecca.

11/2/1850 Ray Twp, Morgan Co, IN was his residence at census time. He was 55 years old and Rebecca was 46. Hezekiah was following in his father's footsteps, being a wagonmaker and with real estate worth $1600. In the household were Rebecca's children: Hannan C Vicory, 21, farmer, James L, 16, laborer, Charles, 13, and an Amanda Pricard, 17. Next door neighbors were Myers and Gallimore.

8/6/1860 Same place. That year they were surrounded by Vicory's with James and Hannan on one side and Charles on the other. Hezekiah was 65, still farming, and his property value had skyrocketed since last census to $9000/800. Rebecca was 53 and living with them were 2 Myers children, Martha A, 13, and Solomon, 8. Could they be grandchildren?

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