Person:Westrall Gunn (1)

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m. 1786
  1. Lucy Gunn1786 - 1864
  2. Charlotte Gunn1788 - 1878
  3. Abiatha GunnAbt 1790 - 1846
  4. Esther GunnAbt 1791 -
  5. Olive GunnAbt 1794 - Bef 1846
  6. Burrell GunnAbt 1798 -
  7. Noble King GunnAbt 1802 - Aft 1870
  8. Westrall Willoughby Gunn1808 - 1876
  9. Martha Ann Gunn1811 - Abt 1835
  10. William Orrin Gunn1816 - 1870
m. 30 Sep 1827
  1. Solomon Salisbury Gunn1829 - 1897
  2. Mary Ann Gunn1830 - 1862
  3. Chauncey T. Gunn1831 - 1888
  4. Comfort Orin Gunn1833 - 1907
  5. Robert Gunn1835 - 1911
  6. Perry A. Gunn1837 - 1890
  7. Samantha Gunn1840 -
  8. Olive Rhoda Gunn1843 - 1892
  9. Sarah Jane Gunn1844 - 1928
  10. Caroline I. Gunn1845 - 1921
  11. Christopher Conrad Gunn1848 - 1922
  12. Hector Willoughby Gunn1850 - 1909
  13. Norman A Gunn1851 - 1907
  14. Arminta Gunn1854 - 1928
Facts and Events
Name[5] Westrall Willoughby Gunn
Gender Male
Birth[1] 25 Feb 1808 Russia, Herkimer, New York, United States
Marriage 30 Sep 1827 Sheffield, Ashtabula, Ohio, United Statesto Betsey Elizabeth Sharp
Death[1] 1876 LaPorte, LaPorte, Indiana, United States
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Portrait and biographical record of Kalamazoo, Allegan and Van Buren counties, Michigan: containing biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens together with biographies of all the governors of the state and all the presidents of the United States. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1974), pp. 838 & 841, 1892.

    "Westrell Willoughby Gunn, a native of Herkimer County, N.Y, ... was born February 25, 1808"

  2.   White, Virgil D. Genealogical abstracts of Revolutionary War pension files. (Waynesboro, Tennessee: National Historical Publishing Co., c1990-1992), Vol. II, F-M, p. 1458.

    In 1850 Lucy Gleason filed for the pension of her deceased husband, Noble Gunn Sr. It was then stated that sons Westrall and William Orrin were about to depart for the State of Wisconsin. In 1850 it was stated that Westrall and William Orrin were about to depart for the State of Wisconsin. Westrall appears in 1850 census living in Wayne Township of Ashtabula County (as was Noble King). See page 281 (of Noble Gunn's file) in Genealogical Abstracts of Rev. War Pension Files, Vol II F-M, pg 1458.

  3.   Westral W. Gunn, in Ashtabula, Ohio, United States. 1850 U.S. Census Population Schedule.

    1850 Federal Census: Wayne, Ashtabula, Ohio
    Name: Westrull Gunn, Age: 43
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1807, Birth Place: New York
    Home in 1850(City,County,State): Wayne, Ashtabula, Ohio
    Household Members:
    Betsey Gunn 38
    Caroline S Gunn 5
    Chancey Gunn 18
    Christopher C Gunn 2
    Hector W Gunn 0
    Mary Ann Gunn 19
    Perry Gunn 14
    Rhoda Gunn 9
    Robert Gunn 16
    Sarah J Gunn 7
    Samantha Gunn 10
    Solomon S Gunn 21

  4.   Westral W. Gunn, in Ashtabula, Ohio, United States. 1860 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration), p. 167 [185].

    1860 Federal Census: Wayne, Ashtabula, Ohio
    Name: Wetull w Gunn, Age in 1860: 53
    Birth Year: abt 1807, Birthplace: New York
    Home in 1860: Wayne, Ashtabula, Ohio
    Post Office: Lindenville
    Household Members:
    Betsey Gunn 51
    Conrad Gunn 14
    Hector Gunn 11
    Norman Gunn 9
    Arminta Gunn 7

  5. Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, Westel Willoughby, Jr.].

    (Was Westrall named for the following ?)

    WILLOUGHBY, Westel, Jr., a Representative from New York; born in Goshen, Conn., November 20, 1769; moved to Newport, N.Y.; studied medicine and engaged in practice; appointed judge of the court of common pleas of Herkimer County in 1805 and served until 1821; president of the Herkimer County Medical Society 1806-1816 and 1818-1836; served in the State assembly in 1808 and 1809; president of the College of Physicians and Surgeons for the Western District of New York 1812-1844; member of the medical staff of the militia and served in the War of 1812; successfully contested as a Republican the election of William S. Smith to the Fourteenth Congress and served from December 13, 1815, to March 3, 1817; founded the town of Willoughby, Ohio, and also Willoughby College (now a part of Syracuse University); died in Newport, Herkimer County, N.Y., October 3, 1844; interment in the First Baptist Church Cemetery.

    Note: "Dr Willoughby of Newport, Herkimer County, New York kept a Station of the Underground Railroad" in Ohio Historical Society, The Siebert Collection - http://www.ohiohistory.org/undergroundrr/siebert.pdf

  6.   Portrait and biographical record of Kalamazoo, Allegan and Van Buren counties, Michigan: containing biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens together with biographies of all the governors of the state and all the presidents of the United States. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1974), pp. 838, 841.

    "Westrall was a "graduate" of Yale College, in the law department [in these early days it was an apprenticeship program associated with Yale], and practiced in Lockport, Pa [more likely it was Lockport, New York]. He was married soon after leaving college to Betsey Sharp, a native of New York, and in 1829 left Lockport and settled in Ashtabula County, Ohio, continuing in the legal business and also engaging somewhat in farming in connection with droving, being one of the oldest dealers in cattle in Ohio. He drove cattle to Buffalo until 1867, in which year he moved to Eaton County, this State [Michigan].... His good wife died in Eaton County, in 1886, at the age of seventy-five years. They had fourteen children born to them, eight boys and six girls, ten of whom are now living. Two of the sons, Perry and Conrad, enlisted in the army, Perry in the Thirteenth Wisconsin Infantry, serving nine months. He was injured at the battle of Pittsburg Landing, and was discharged from the service. "
    "When on a visit to his daughters in La Porte, Ind., in 1876, he was taken sick and died, aged 68 years. [He was visiting daughters Caroline and Arminta, who were both living in LaPorte with their families.]"

  7.   Westral W. Gunn, in Ashtabula, Ohio, United States. 1840 U.S. Census Population Schedule, p. 197 [No. 4].

    1840 Federal Census: Wayne, Ashtabula, Ohio (with probable names inserted):
    Name: Westruel W Gunn

    Males - Under 5: 2 = Comfort & Perry
    Males - 5 thru 9: 1 = Robert & Chauncey
    Males - 10 thru 14: 2 = Solomon
    Males - 30 thru 39: 1 = Westrall
    Females - Under 5: 1 = Samantha
    Females - 5 thru 9: 1 = Mary
    Females - 20 thru 29: 1 = Betsey
    Females - 60 thru 69: 1 = Lucy, Westrall's mother
    Persons Employed in Agriculture: 2
    Free White Persons - Under 20: 7
    Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 2
    Total Free White Persons: 10