Van Gundy Family Tree

Notes for Samuel GUY

Residences & events:

9/25/1850 Baker Twp, Morgan Co, IN. The census recorded Samuel at age 50, a wagonmaker, with wife Elizabeth, 44, and 6 children: Ira G, 18, two daughters named Meranda(why?), one was 14, the other 12, son A M, 6, Martha, 4, and Presley, 2. Down the road a James Guy, 19, was counted with John and Leanner Burpoe, both 60. Grandparents? On the next page was father Benjamin, 85, also a wagonmaker, with the family of James Guy, 24.

7/13/1860 PO Martinsville, Baker Twp, Morgan Co, IN. That year the census taker listed Samuel, 60, a farmer with property worth $800/600, with wife Elizabeth, 55, and only two children in the house, Martha, 14, and Presley J, 12. Leaner Burpo, 64, still lived next door.

8/23/1870 Same place. Samuel was listed in the census as a 70 year old farmer with property worth $400/200. Elizabeth was 65 and in the household were daughter Martha, 23, as well as the family of son Presley, 22, farmer, his wife Kitty, 18, and his daughter Laura, 2.

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