1870 He was still at home with his widowed mother. He was 23 and worked on the farm. Brother Samuel lived next door.
6/22/1880 Jefferson Twp, Lincoln Co, WV. The census recorded Lewis at age 33, wife Sarah A was 21. Living with them were half-sister, Martha Dotson, 27, and 2 children, William W, 3, and Delia, 3 months. Samuel lived in the same area.
4/29-30/1910 Same place. Lewis Gundy, 65, was a widower, a laborer at odd jobs, according to the census. His family included Evmont, 24, Ella, 16, and Lena, 13. Living with them was Vinna Dotson, no relation, and next door was Irvin Dotson. Down the road were Hagers.