Grandma’s Life Lessons

Several have asked about reading my essay “Grandma’s Life Lessons” which I entered into the DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) Women’s Issues Essay for the state contest. This submission was entered in the family category and placed first in the state division. Details are at The essay follows in the blog below. I’ve

Caroline Gunder Shepherd #8

Gunder Child #8:Caroline Gunder who was born 1835 was the first child born on land now part of Arcanum.She was married to David Shepherd, who was a farmer and land owner. Their farms were in Van Buren Twp. In the 1890’s they sold some of their land and moved to Greenville.Their children were: Francis, Flora,

Martin Gunder

Gunder Child #2 of William and Nancy Gunder.Martin Gunder, a farmer, was born October, 1824.  His farm extended north of Arcanum and he owned land also in Indiana and Iowa. He married Ann Elizabeth Long and they had 5 children; Sarah, Olive, Winfield, William and Frances.This is a sad story as we discover two daughters died

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