As we ponder Memorial Day, we remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. Those who did not come home. I came upon this article and post about needing help identifying those “unknowns” from Pearl Harbor. In fact one of them is Arcanum’s own: https://www.dpaa.mil/News-Stories/News-Releases/PressReleaseArticleView/Article/2484032/uss-oklahoma-sailor-accounted-for-from-world-war-ii-corzatt-b. And yes, he was identified and “came home”.
Category: Family Histories
Blogs about family histories that are available at the AWTHS or have been shared with us by local families.
Mary A. Gunder Stevenson
Another recently discovered child of William Gunder, The Founder of Arcanum. https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/203462140/mary-a-stevenson Father: William Henry Gunder, born in PA and of Dutch descentMarital Status: Married at time of deathOccupation: HousewifeMiss Mary A. Gunder married Parkhill John Stevenson 1849 in Darke County, Ohio. Of interest is one of their children, Dr. William Henry Stevenson, was born
William Gunder (Founder) Siblings
As mentioned in the previous blog about Peter Gunder, SR, William Gunder’s father, we will continue this series on the siblings of William’s. Our source is through Find-a-Grave and some notes of Wayne Gunder although a few of the family siblings were researched by other researchers and we will note them where indicated. Please give
William Gunder’s Parents, The Arcanum Founder
Our blogs have concluded up to this point on the children of William and Nancy (Rice) Gunder, the Founder of Arcanum. However, in researching the children of The Founder, we found more information about the Founder’s parents and siblings through the research of Wayne Gunder on Find A Grave, web site. We also found one
Grandma’s Life Lessons
Inez Michael Brumbaugh
Col. George Gunder #10
Photo from Find-A-Grave. Gunder Child #10: Son of William and Nancy Gunder. George. Named for George Street in Arcanum per book “The Secret Town”.Col. George Gunder was a solider, merchant and politician who was born 1840. At 17 years he began teaching school. We find in Twin Twp. ledger that G. W. Gunder was paid