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Van Gundy's in Ross County Ohio

Posted: 20 Nov 2005 2:15PM GMT
Classification: Query
I am looking for The Van Gundy's in Ross County Ohio
of Mary Margaret Van Gundy - born abt 1838
she married Asher Drake . They lived in Ross County Ohio in 1860 . Her father may have been Eli Van Gundy
Thanks for any help
Sheila

Re: Van Gundy's in Ross County Ohio (George Van Gundy B: 8/1/1831)

Posted: 19 Jun 2007 1:04AM GMT
Classification: Biography
Surnames: Van Gundy, Swinehart, Milligan
As published in:
The History of Wyandot County Ohio
1884

GEORGE VAN GUNDY, son of Michael and Hannah Van Gundy, was born August 1, 1831. He is a native of Ross County, Ohio, and was reared a farmer. In 1857, he became the owner of 160 acres of partially improved land in this township, where he still resides; he has always given his attention to agricultural pursuits; he was married, December 26, 1858, to Mary E. Swinehart, a native of this township, daughter of Samuel and Jane (Milligan) Swinehart, of German and Irish ancestry; her parents had eight children-Nancy A., Rebecca J., Mary E., Hannah C. and Laura A., the only surviving. To Mr. and Mrs. Van Gundy ton children were born-Sabina A., born October 11, 1860; Louisa J., March 11, 1862; John U., September 26, 1864; Myrta, October 25, 1866; Hettie, November 15, 1868; Dettie, April 19, 1871; Cecil R., September 27, 1873: Harry, February 17, 1877; Willie, February 9, 1878; infant daughter, May 18, 1881. The deceased are Willie, Dettie and the infant. Mr. Van Gundy is a strict Republican of the temperance turn. He and part of his family are associated with the United Brethren Church.

Re: Van Gundy's in Ross County Ohio

Posted: 19 Jun 2007 1:06AM GMT
Classification: Biography
Surnames: Van Gundy, Eyestone, Patten
As published in:
The History of Wyandot County Ohio
1884

WILLIAM VAN GUNDY was born in Ross County, Ohio, September 21, 1821. His father, Michael Van Gundy was a native of Pennsylvania, and of Scotch descent, and his mother, Hannah (Eyestone) Van Gundy, was a native of Ohio, and of German ancestry. They were married in Ross County, and moved to this township about 1836; he first entered 320 acres, and 160 a few years later. Their children were William, Elizabeth, Abraham, George and Susan; Abraham and the latter deceased. The father died in 1859; the mother in 1848. William Van Gandy, our subject, was married, February 25, 1844, to Elizabeth Patten, of Crawford County. She was a native of Virginia, and daughter of William and Mary (Bishop) Patten, natives of Ireland and Virginia respectively. They resided for some time at Martinsburg, and then removed to Baltimore, where he was employed as a weaver till 1823, in which year he died, leaving one child (the wife of Mr. Van Gundy), who died in this township December 9, 1882. Mrs. Patton returned to Virginia, after the death of her husband, and about 1831 came to Ohio with her brother, and married in Ross County and moved to Crawford County, where she died August 8, 1867. Mr. and Mrs. Van Gundy had nine children-Lewis W., Laura A., James A., Josephine A., George F., H. Mary, Alwilda A., Lucretia and Ruth. Lewis, George, Lucretia, an infant, and Mrs. Laura Lee, when twenty-five years of age, are deceased In 1850, Mr. Van Gundy purchased 160 acres, on which he resided about three years, purchasing eighty acres in 1853, and residing on the latter farm till the present time. In 1860 to 1865, he purchased 160 more, now owning 400 acres, valued at $80 to $120 per acre. He has his farm well improved, and is now completing an elegant brick residence at a cost of $4,000; he formerly dealt somewhat in blooded horses, and is now gi ving considerable attention to the raising of thoroughbred Spanish Merino sheep, and blooded hogs, their stock all being registered. Mr. Van Gundy has hold the office of township Treasurer for several years, and is a prominent member of the United Brethren Church at Sycamore, his wife also having been a faithful member till her death. Prior to her marriage, she was of the Methodist Episcopal persuasion. Mr. Van Gundy was a Democrat for his first few votes, but favored Republcanism for many years; he is now an active Prohibitionist. His son, James A., is his partner in the stock-raising business, in which they are extensively engaged

Re: Van Gundy's in Ross County Ohio

Posted: 15 Apr 2010 3:01AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: van gundy
if anyone has info on adam van gundy who was the son of john and margaret (mary) sidenbender van gundy i would like to exchange information.

Robert R. Van Gundy, Jr.,

Posted: 4 Jun 2013 11:05AM GMT
Classification: Obituary
Edited: 4 Jun 2013 11:09AM GMT
CIRCLEVILLE: Robert R. Van Gundy, Jr., 84, of Circleville, Ohio died June 1, 2013 at Southern Ohio Medical Center Hospice, 1805 27th St, Portsmouth, OHIO. (Scioto County)

He was born June 8, 1928 in Tarlton, Ohio (Pickaway County) the son of Robert and Edith (Shaw) Van Gundy.
He was retired from Lincoln Molded Plastic and was a former Boy Scout Leader.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Gene, Jim and John Van Gundy; sisters, Elizabeth, Maxine, Joan, Donna Van Gundy and Mary Katherine Hart.

He is survived by his wife, Gloria (Jacobs) Van Gundy; children, Jeffrey (Donna) Van Gundy, Kathy Moore (Jake Carrel) and Joy (Mike) Kerek; five grandchildren, Tanda and Robbie Moore, Kimberly (Eric) West, Denise and Jacob (Jordan) Van Gundy; two great granddaughters, Chloe Jane and Josie Marie; brothers, Gerald and Ron "Joe" Van Gundy.

Funeral service will be held 10:00 a.m. Thursday June 6, 2013 at the Wellman Funeral Home, Circleville, OH.

Burial will be in New Holland Cemetery.

Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday.

Memorial contributions may be made to Brooks Yates Special Olympics.

Published in the Lancaster Eagle-Gazette on June 4, 2013


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