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By Randall S. Treadway

     Welcome to my Bundy Genealogy Page.  This is my wife Vickie's line.   I have worked on this line for many years now. Most all of the information herein is from the Boone Co., Courthouse records, Census Records, Tax Poll records, and headstone information. I believe the information below is correct, but If you find any discrepancies, please email me.  Some information on the lower lines of this family was also given to me by Marjorie Bundy Lungren, and Tina Keister.  This site is dedicated to my wonderful wife Vickie, and my children.  Enjoy your stay.

     Please remember each bit of information found here, or elsewhere, must be researched and proven by weight of evidence, via you, the researcher.

Descendants of Thomas Bundy

*****************1st Generation*****************    

     Thomas Bundy was born ca 1800 in Virginia.  He married three times.  He married first to Susan Melinda Lowery.  Susan was also born ca 1800 in Tennessee, the daughter of Peter Lowery and Catherine Zimmerly.  They migrated from Tennessee to Indiana ca 1839/40 according to their youngest son John J. being born in Indiana. They lived in Montgomery Co., and Boone Co., Indiana.  Susan died on 13 August 1844 in Montgomery Co., Indiana.  Their children were:

1.  Peter Bundy,  born 01 November 1819 in Tennessee.  He married twice.  He married first to Elizabeth Lucas on 07 January 1844 in Montgomery Co., Indiana (Thank you Tina).  Peter and his family were listed in the 1850 Sugar Creek Twp., Montgomery Co., Indiana Census records as living with his brother Henry and his family. Peter and Elizabeth's children:  Easter N., Thomas N., and Hannah A. Bundy.  He married second to Margaret Booher on 24 October 1852 in Montgomery Co., Indiana.  Margaret was born ca 1827 in Tennessee, the daughter of John Booher and Margaret Zimmerly.  She was listed as one of John Booher's heirs in his Will dated 12 September 1884.  Peter and his family were listed in the 1860 and 1870 Franklin Twp., Montgomery Co., Indiana Census records.  Peter must have died before 1880 as Margaret was listed as head of household in that census.  Their children were:  Robert E., Mary M., Sarah Jane, William N., Mariah E., Sylvanus, and Edward Bundy.

2.  Henry Bundy,  born ca 1824 in Tennessee.  He married Eliza Guntle on 02 January 1842 in Montgomery Co., Indiana (Thank you Tina).  Eliza was born on 23 December 1823 in Ohio, the daughter of John Guntle and Esther Vail.  I do know that Eliza later married Peter Clodfelter on 08 October 1853 in Montgomery Co., Indiana.  Henry and his family were listed in the 1850 Sugar Creek Twp., Montgomery Co., Indiana Census records. In that Census he had his brothers Peter and Thomas, and his sister Catherine also living with him. Henry and Eliza's children were:  Mary Jane, Thomas Jefferson, and Malina A. E. Bundy.

3.  Eli Bundy,  born 14 February 1825 in Tennessee.  He married Sarah A. Butcher on 21 October 1852 in Montgomery Co., Indiana.  Sarah was born ca 1832 in Ohio.  As far as I can tell, they did not have any children.  Eli was listed in the 1850 Frankln Twp., Boone Co., Indiana Census as living with Nathaniel and Mary Booher. He and Sarah were listed in the 1860 Sugar Creek Twp., Montgomery Co., Indiana, and 1880 Franklin Twp., Montgomery Co., Indiana Census records.  Below is a letter sent to me from Tina Keister that Eli wrote to his brother Thomas.  Thanks Tina:

Darlington, August 12, 1860

Dear Brother I take my pen in hand to let you know we are well and hope these few lines will find you enjoying good health. We received your letter yesterday. The friends are all well as far as I know , but grandmother she is still helpless and blind. She is living at Peter's. You say you have had good luck. I 
cannot say so. One year ago last spring we moved 1 1/2 miles north of Darlington . We had no fire place we used stoves the third day of last January. Our house burned down., Eli had left home a few minutes when I saw the fire. I was alone the principle part I save was my beds and bed clothes. You wrote 
something about getting married. If you do I want you to get a good looking little wife for they are the best. Kathy Ann Bundy is married. He is strange his name is Smith. There has been several deaths here since you left. Mr. Livengood died last fall. William Booher died last fall. Arenes Booher that 
married Lil Livvie Harper has fathered they have two boys. She has both the children. Crops here look fine. I must bring my letter to a close. When you get married I suppose you come to see us. I want you to write often now more at present we remain your affectionate friends. 

from Eli and Sarah A. Bundy

4.  George Bundy,  born 12 May 1826 in Tennessee.  He married twice.  He married first to Margaret Esther Wyant on 30 January 1835.  Margaret was born on 15 March 1825 in Indiana, the daughter of Abraham Wyant and Comfort A. Bennett.  George and his family was listed in the 1850 District 7, the 1860, 1870, and 1880 Sugar Creek Twp., Boone Co., Indiana Census records.  Margaret died on 12 February 1876 and is buried in the Wyant Cemetery, Sugar Creek Twp., Montgomery Co., Indiana.  Their children were:  John H., Abraham D., Margaret J., Comfort Ann, Elizabeth Minnie, George W., Albert L., Sarah C., Clara A., and Thomas J. Bundy.  George married second to Ann Furman.

5.  Jacob Bundy, born 1827 in Indiana. He was listed in the 1850 Ft. Des Moines Twp., Polk Co., Iowa Census records as living with William and Nancy Stumbo (Another Family Name).

6.  Isaac Bundy,  born unknown in Tennessee.

7.  Catherine A. Bundy,  born 06 August 1828 in Tennessee.  She married Amos Smith on 20 June 1860 in Boone Co., Indiana.  Amos was born ca 1821 in Ohio.  They were listed in the 1860 Sugar Creek Twp., Boone Co., Indiana Census records.  Amos was married previously, as he had children in the 1860 census at the age of 17 and 7.

8.  Thomas Bundy, (See 2nd Generation), born 24 March 1834 in Tennessee.

9.  Esther Bundy, born 01 January 1835 in Tennessee.  She married Hiram Wyant on 20 July 1858 in Boone Co., Indiana.  Hiram was born ca 1825 in Indiana. He was previously married. Esther and Hiram were listed in the 1860 Shelby Co., Indiana,  and the 1870 Warren Twp, Clinton Co.,  Indiana, and the 1880 Michigan Twp., Clinton Co., Indiana Census records. Esther died on 15 April 1923, and Hiram died on 15 December 1899. They both are buried in the Layton Cemetery, Clinton Co., Indiana. Their children were:  Andrew Jackson, George W., Abraham, Sedora B., James H., Sylvester, and Marion Wyant.

10.  William Bundy, born ca 1835 in Tennessee.  He married Sarah Jane Wyant on 26 January 1857 in Boone Co., Indiana.  Sarah was the daughter of Abraham Wyant and Comfort A. Bennett.  She was also previously married.  Children that I have are:  Elcaney Bundy.

11.  Susan Melinda Bundy, born 26 April 1836 in Tennessee.  She married John Isaac Wyant on 26 February 1857 in Boone Co., Indiana.  Isaac was born ca 1824 in Indiana, the son of Abraham Wyant and Comfort A. Bennett.  John was married previously to Julia B. _____.  Their family was listed in the 1860 and 1870 Sugar Creek Twp., Boone Co., Indiana Census records.  Their children were:  Sarah A., Mary C., William, Naomi E., Mahaley M., Easter M., and Edna Wyant. 

12.  Margaret J. Bundy, born unknown.

13.  Silas Bundy, born unknown.

14.  John J. Bundy, born ca 1840 in Indiana.  He married Olive F. Conklin on 27 February 1861 in Keokuk Co., Iowa (Thanks Tina). Olive was born ca 1845 in Mississippi, the daughter of Catherine Conklin.  John and Olive were listed in the 1870 Lancaster Twp., Keokuk Co., Iowa, and 1880 Strawberry Twp., Washington Co., Kansas Census records.  Children:  Henry, Anna E., and Grant Bundy.  Below is a letter sent to me from Tina Keister that Eli wrote to his brother Thomas.  Thanks Tina:

July the 19th 1871

Dear brother I take my pen in hand to inform you that we are all well at present and hope these few lines may find you enjoying the same blessing. Prospects of crops are first rate here and the most them are done harvesting. I want you to write where you are and I will come out there as soon as I find out where you are. I have been rail roading this summer and haven't made anything and I want to go where I can make something.  I lost a mare this spring and if I don't get to making something pretty soon I'll go under. If there is any show for me to make anything there I want you to let me know as quick as you get this letter with a team or any other way.

To Thomas Bunday from John Bunday

Direct to Sigourney, Keokuk Co., Iowa

Mr. Wilcox if Tom ain't there please forward this letter to him

     Thomas married second to Elizabeth Lewellyn on 27 May 1847.  They divorced in October of 1848.  He married for the third time to Mrs. Isabella Salena King Coltrain on 19 November 1849 in Boone Co., Indiana.  Isabel was born ca 1827 in Kentucky, the daughter of John and Mary King. She was previously married to Lindon P. Coltrain. Thomas and his family were listed in the 1850 Ft. Des Moines Twp., Polk Co., Iowa Census records living next door to Isabella's parents (Thanks Tina). Thomas is said to have died on 21 March 1875 in Boone Co., Indiana.

*****************2nd Generation*****************   

     Thomas Bundy was born on 24 March 1834 in Tennessee. He married Mary Ellen "Mattie" Wilcox on 01 January 1867 in Henderson Co., Illinois.  Mattie was born on 02 February 1851 in Henderson Co., Illinois, the daughter of William Henry Wilcox and Elizabeth P. Hopper.  They migrated to Boone Co., Iowa ca 1867.  His family was listed in the 1870, and 1880 Marcy Twp., Boone Co., Iowa Census records.   Thomas was a  farmer and made his homestead in Marcy Twp., Boone Co., Iowa. 

     Marjorie Bundy Lungren (Granddaughter of Thomas)  stated that Thomas had a brother John in Kansas, and that she had a letter from an Eli Bundy. I did find a John Bundy in the 1880 Strawberry, Washington Co., Kansas Census records.  John's wife was Olive and he had two children Henry and Anna E.   That census states that his father and mother were born in Germany.  I also found an Eli Bundy in the 1880 Franklin, Montgomery Co., Census Records.  He was married to Sarah A. (Butcher), and in that census he lists that his parents were born in Tennessee, but in the 1880 Marcy Twp., Boone Co., Iowa Census records, it states that Thomas' father was born in Pennsylvania, and that his mother was born in Tennessee.  

     Thomas died on 18 December 1895 and Mattie died on 02 May 1940.  They both are buried in the Quincy Cemetery, Marcy Twp., Boone Co., Iowa.  Note:  I will not name the children of the children due to their privacy.  Their children were:

1.  Nancy Adeline Bundy,  (See 3rd Generation), born on 05 Aug 1868 in Boone Co., Iowa.  

2.  Minerva Jane Bundy,  born 12 February 1870 in Boone Co., Iowa.  She married George Finley Van Cleave on 22 February 1893 in Greene Co., Iowa.  George was born on 14 February 1870 in Davis Co., Iowa, the son of David Van Cleave and Charlotte Perkins.  Minerva died on 05 May 1936, and George died on 14 August 1956, both in Guthrie Co., Iowa.

3.  Ida Irene Bundy, born 12 July 1873 in Boone Co., Iowa.  She married William Franklin Stumbo on 07 November 1894.  William was born on 24 January 1873 in Boone Co., Iowa, the son of Joshua Stumbo and Margaret Shafer.  Ida died on 16 December 1953.  They both are buried in the Boone Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Boone, Boone Co., Iowa.

4.  Caroline Elizabeth "Lizzie" Bundy,  born 05 May 1875 in Boone Co., Iowa.  She married Samuel H. Wight on 18 January 1893 in Boone Co., Iowa.  Carrie died on 09 November 1941.

5.  John Peter Bundy, born 24 December 1877 in Boone Co., Iowa.  He married Elizabeth Melinda "Lizzie" Gordon on 30 October 1904 in Boone Co., Iowa.  Lizzie was born on 07 March 1878 in Boone Co., Iowa, the daughter of Franics M. Gordon and Editha Adeline Miller.  John died on 10 September 1964 and Lizzie died on 08 September 1961.  They both are buried in the Linwood Cemetery, Boone, Boone Co., Iowa.

6.  Herbert Douglas Bundy, born 25 June 1881 in Boone Co., Iowa.  He married Lillie E. Wisecup on 02 December 1902.  Lillie was born in 1881 in Boone Co., Iowa, the daughter of Laborn Devonis Wisecup and Elizabeth Olive Cunningham.  Herbert died on 12 May 1936, and Lillie died in 1936.  They both are buried in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Marcy Twp., Boone Co., Iowa.

7.  Loutisha Francis Bundy, born 28 February 1884 in Boone Co., Iowa.  She married Otto E. Fosher on 10 December 1904 in Boone Co., Iowa.  Otto was the son of James Fosher and Martha Duncan.  Loutisha died on 31 May 1948.

8.  Gertrude Ellen Bundy, born 08 July 1886 in Boone Co., Iowa.  She married twice.  She married Fred Reynoldson and Thomas M. Hayes on 08 January 1901 in Boone Co., Iowa.  Gertrude died in 1970.

9.  Mary Margaret Bundy, born 08 Jun3 1888 in Boone Co., Iowa.  She married Calvin Hayes on 01 September 1906.  Calvin was born in 1888.  Mary died on 17 June 1948.

10.  Flossie Iona Bundy, born 07 June 1892 in Boone Co., Iowa.  She married Lester Lee Wisecup on 10 February 1909.  Lester was born on 15 February 1884 in Boone Co., Iowa, the son of Laborn Devonis Wisecup and Elizabeth Olive Cunningham.  Flossie died on 19 December 1929 and Lester died on 16 April 1953.  They both are buried in the Woodward Cemetery, Woodward, Dallas Co., Iowa.

Below is an article that I thought was worth sharing with everyone about Thomas.

Boone County Democrat, 26 June 1895, pg. 7

     Thomas Bundy, one of the oldest settlers of Marcy township, died very suddenly early yesterday morning.  His wife was awakened about 2 o'clock by his heavy breathing, and being unable to arose him summoned help, but before it arrived he was dead, dying almost immediately and without a struggle.  He was one of the old hardy pioneers, and a man of many good qualities and much respected.

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*****************3rd Generation*****************    

     Nancy Adeline "Addie" Bundy born 05 August 1868 in Boone Co., Iowa.  She married Nathaniel Miller on 14 January 1886 in Boone Co., Iowa.  Nathaniel was born on 10 October 1858 in Boone Co., Iowa.  in Boone Co., Iowa the son of Jacob F. Miller and Mary Ann Staley.  Addie and Nathaniel made their homestead near Bear Creek in Marcy Twp., Boone Co., Iowa.  All that had remained of the homestead was the old foundation until a few years ago when someone purchased the land and rebuilt.  Addie died on 12 March 1939 and Nathaniel died on 15 February 1935.  They both are buried in the Sparks Cemetery, Marcy Twp., Boone Co., Iowa.  

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