This article about the Gunder family is dedicated to William (Bill) Gunder, the great grandson of the Founder of Arcanum. William “Bill” Gunder – 1930-2015 Local Author and Historian Bill was a founding member of the Arcanum Wayne Trail Historical Society. He served as director and most importantly as historian. He worked endlessly to document
This info was used by permission of the Darke County Genealogical Society and was in their publication, Darke County Genealogical Society Kindling, Volume 41, No.2, Spring 2022. Graduation photo and basketball clipping from AWTHS archives. Others personal family collection. Terry was born April 14, 1938 to Leonard G. and Dorothy M. Baird Norris in Darke
November 5 Open Hours 9-noon. Program November 10 at 7pm on George Spreecher. Arcanum Post Master, Merchant, Father and Civil War Veteran who served with the Ohio 34th Regt. OVI Co. K.George’s great great grandson wrote a book using letters George sent home to his wife Sarah Ann Renshaw Sprecher during the Civil War.The book
Written by Barb Deis Childhood Home of Brigadier General Edward Sigerfoos 1872 – 18855 South Main Street, ArcanumCurrent home owner Ruth Ann Collins (2022) Arcanum resident Brig. Gen. Edward Sigerfoos was the highest ranking American officer killedduring World War I.He died in Meuse-Argonne, France on Oct. 7 1918. Buried at Arlington National Cemetery withhis wife
By Ted Murphy Doug was recently recogonized at the Arcanum’s Purple Heart Ceremony September, 2022. Posted in honor of upcoming Veterans Day in November. Whenever I’m in Washington, D.C., I visit Doug. He’s always at the same place and you can find him there too. Just go to panel 16 W, line 034 at the
Sarah Bowyer & John D. Clark Sarah was born 1820 and died September 7 1901. John was born 1814 and died 1905 John and I had 8 children: Mary, who married Sylvester Rynearson, A Civil War surgeon and Captain. Sarepta who married Mr. Burkett who was an artist and painted our house upon a visit.