Ancestors of Helen R. Hawkins


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      Sex: M

Individual Information
          Birth: 
    Christening: 
          Death: 
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Spouses and Children
1. *Abigail Tower 1 
       Marriage: 27 Sep 1838 1


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Dale Madeline Gresham

      Sex: F

Individual Information
          Birth: 9 Aug 1918 - Tyrone, Texas, Oklahoma 2
    Christening: 
          Death: 6 Jan 1982 - Delta, Delta, Colorado 2
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Spouses and Children
1. *Charles Roscoe Hawkins 2 
       Marriage: 16 Jan 1939 3


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Daniel Gundy

      Sex: M

Individual Information
          Birth: Abt 1841 - Pennsylvania
    Christening: 
          Death: Abt 1900 - Prob. Wisconsin
         Burial: 

Events

Sentenced: Verdict of murder in the second degree, 6 Apr 1871, Minnesota.


Parents
         Father: John Gundy
         Mother: Elizabeth

Notes
General:
For Dorcas, Dan Gundy was a tragic and gallant figure of her imagination. She always imagined that he went to Colorado and found peace and perhaps even fortune. As I have searched the history of Dan Gundy, a sadder more tragic story appears. He wasn't gallant. I see him as a displaced soldier of the Civil War - a young man, thirty years old, involved in a miserable drunken fight in which he killed a man and probably took this man's money. - Comments by Helen R. Hawkins

Source - Dorcas Dorothy Davis

This is the story that was told to Dorcas by her mother concerning Dan Gundy

Dan Gundy was a soldier in the civil war. After the war he went to St Paul. One night as he was walking down a street in St. Paul, he heard a woman scream. He ran into the an alley to help the woman only to discover that it had been a put-up job. In the scuffle he killed a man. Dan Gundy spent five years in prison convicted of second degree murder. When he was released from prison he he went to his sister Frances Gundy. He told her that his life was ruined and that he was going to go west to Colorado to begin a new life.

Source - Freeborn County Standard Albert Lea, Minn., April 6, 1871D.G.Park -- Editor
" State News
The jury in the trial of Daniel Gundy for the murder of Joseph Stehle, returned a verdict of murder in the second degree. This is case which has excited great interest in St. Paul, during the past two weeks"

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Report of the Board of Managers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Solider's for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1895 Wisconsin

Name: Dan Gundy Rank: Private Months Served: 45 months Birth Place: Pennsylvania Age: 54 Disability: rheumatism Place of Admittance: Wis. Status: Northwestern Branch present Report of the Board of Managers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soliders for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1895 Wisconsin
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Sources


1 Unknown, "Reuben Tower Notes found on separate sheets of paper in the Towar Bible."

2 MacKendrick, Ronald and Judith Genealogy.

3 "The Family of John Wilbur Hawkins and Cora Etter (Adams) Hawkins" (Created for a family get together.).


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