From the 1885 History of Steuben County, Indiana

pages 713-714



Lewis Mundy, son of David and Sarah Mundy, was born in 1815, a native of New Jersey.  When fourteen years old her removed with his parents to Steuben County, N. Y., and thence to Seneca County, Ohio.  Later they came to Steuben County, but finally settled in Branch County, Mich., where they spent the rest of their lives.  Lewis Mundy came to Steuben County in 1852 and settled on section 28 on eighty acres of land.  He has since added to his first purchase and now possesses 120 acres, having sold forty acres.  He has about 110 acres well improved, and has a fine residence, built in 1877.  His barn was built in 1863.  He was first married in Ohio in 1839 to Polly Stevenson, a native of Essex County, N. Y., who died in 1849, leaving two children, yet living, Jaspar and Alanson, both of whom served in the late war.  Mr. Mundy was married again in 1850 to Mrs. Mercy B. (King) Purce, whose death occurred in 1863.  He has two children by this marriage, Otis and Julia, wife of Franklin Castner, of Kansas.  Mr. Mundy's present wife was Mrs. Mary (Doudt) Bolin, born in Seneca County, Ohio, in December, 1834, and to this union have been born three children -- Lewis, Hattie and Nellie.  Mrs. Mundy was first married to Levi Bolin, who died in Jackson Township in March, 1863, and to them were born three children -- George, James and Milton.  Politically Mr. Mundy is a Republican, but in early life he was an Abolitionist.



Submitted by Kim Davoli