Person:Irwin Simpson Gunn (2)

m. 15 Aug 1876
  1. Dr. Conrad Glenn Gunn1886 - 1968
  2. Irwin Simpson Gunn1888 - 1968
m. 10 May 1909
  1. Viola Robena Gunn1910 - 2004
  2. Alford Bowen Gunn1914 - 1998
  3. Glenora Idale Gunn1916 - 2005
  4. Erlene Virginia Gunn1919 - 2013
  5. Irwin Dayton Gunn1920 - 2017
Facts and Events
Name Irwin Simpson Gunn
Gender Male
Birth[1][2][4] 10 May 1888 Dustin Lake, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States
Marriage 10 May 1909 Antwerp, Van Buren, Michigan, United Statesto Blanche Estelle Bowen
Death[1][4] 24 Jun 1968 Three Rivers, St. Joseph, Michigan, United States
Burial[4] Oshtemo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United StatesWest Oshtemo Cemetery

Born at Dustin Lake, Michigan, near West Oshtemo Cemetery. By 1942 the house was no longer there.

Michigan State Census 1894
Name: Irwin S Gunn
Residence: Oshtemo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States [Dustin Lake]
Age: 6
Estimated Birth Year: 1888
Relationship to Head of Household: Son
Family Number: 69
Line Number: 16
Page Number: 519
Film Number: 915315
Digital Folder Number: 004705872
Image Number: 00284
Household Members:
Conrad C Gunn 46
Helen C Gunn 46
Genn Gunn 8 [Glenn]
Irwin S Gunn 6
FamilySearch [2]

1900 Federal Census:
Name: Irwin S Gunn, Home in 1900: Almena, Van Buren, Michigan
Age: 12, Birth Date: May 1888, Birthplace: Michigan
Relationship to head-of-house: Son, Father's Name: Christopher, Father's Birthplace: Ohio
Mother's Name: Hellen S, Mother's Birthplace: Michigan
Marital Status: Single
Residence : Almena Township, Van Buren, Michigan
Household Members:
Christopher Gunn, 52
Hellen S Gunn, 52
C Glenn Gunn, 13
Irwin S Gunn, 12
FamilySearch [3]

1910 Federal Census:
Name: Irwin S Gunn, Age in 1910: 22, Estimated Birth Year: abt 1888, Birthplace: Michigan
Relation to Head of House: Head, Father's Birth Place: Michigan, Mother's Birth Place: Michigan
Spouse's Name: Blanche E
Home in 1910: Kalamazoo Ward 2, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Occupation: Wagon Driver for Laundry Company
Household Members:
Blanche E Gunn, 23
Viola R Gunn, 4/12
FamilySearch [4]

1920 Federal Census:
Name: Irwin S Gunn, Home in 1920: Kalamazoo Ward 2, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Age: 31 years, Estimated Birth Year: abt 1889, Birthplace: Michigan
Relation to Head of House: Head, Spouse's Name: Blanch I
Father's Birth Place: United States of America, Mother's Birth Place: Michigan
Home owned: Rent, Able to read: Yes, Able to Write: Yes
Occupation: Foreman in Paper Mill
Household Members:
Irwin S Gunn, 31
Blanch I Gunn, 33
Viola R Gunn, 9
Alfred B Gunn, 5
Glenora I Gunn, 3 8/12
Erlene V Gunn, 9/12
FamilySearch [5]

1930 Census:
Name: Irwin Gum [Gunn]
Home in 1930: Otsego, Allegan, Michigan
Age: 42
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1888
Birthplace: Michigan
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouse's Name: Blanch
Occupation: Printer in a Paper Mill
Education: has not attended school or college at any time since Sept. 1, 1929.
Military service: No
Rent/home value: Rent ($25 per month)
Age at first marriage: 21
Household Members:
Irwin Gum 42
Blanch Gum 43
Alfred Gum 15
Glenora Gum 13
Erlene Gum 11
Dayton Gum 9
FamilySearch [6]

WWII Draft Registration Card
Name: Irwin Simpson Gunn
Event: Military
Event Date: 1942
Event Place: Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Residence: Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Residence: 619 W. Vine Street, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Telephone: None
Person who will always know your address: Glenn Gunn 812 South Burdick Street, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Employer: Kalamazoo Stationery, Harrison Street, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Birth Date: 10 May 1888

Michigan Marriages 1822-1995
Groom's Name: Irwin L. Gunn
Groom's Birth Date: 1888
Groom's Birthplace: Mich
Groom's Age: 21
Bride's Name: Blanche E. Bowen
Bride's Birth Date: 1887
Bride's Birthplace: Tenn
Bride's Age: 22
Marriage Date: 10 May 1909
Marriage Place: Antwerp, Van Buren, Michigan
Groom's Father's Name: C.C. Gunn
Groom's Mother's Name: Helen Alford
Bride's Father's Name: Fred E. Bowen
Bride's Mother's Name: Glennie Shaw
FamilySearch [7]

Social Security Death Index
First Name: Irwin
Last Name: Gunn
Birth Date: 10 May 1888
Place of Issuance: Michigan
Last Residence: Michigan
Zip Code of Last Residence: 49093
Death Date: June 1968
Funeral: Hohner Funeral Home, Inc.
Estimated Age at Death: 80

Image Gallery
  1. 1.0 1.1 Social Security Death Index, in International Genealogical Index. (LDS Church, 1999-2005).

    The Social Security Death Index was provided by the Social Security Administration (SSA). It contains data from 1937 to 2011. Entries include: name, date of birth, date of death, state or country of residence, and zip code of last residence.

  2. World War II Draft Registration Card, in International Genealogical Index. (LDS Church, 1999-2005).

    Film Number: 1670066
    Digital Folder Number: 4675917
    Image Number: 01608

  3.   Michigan Marriages 1822-1995, in International Genealogical Index. (LDS Church, 1999-2005).

    Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M01698-6
    System Origin: Michigan-EASy
    Source Film Number: 1019199
    Reference Number: 6392

  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 West Oshtemo Cemetery, in Find A Grave.
  5.   United States Census, 1940.

    FamilySearch [1]; citing enumeration district (ED) 39-63, sheet 18B, family 378, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 1773.