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History of Cayuga County New York

This history of Cayuga County New York published in 1879, provides a look at the first 80 years of existence for this county, with numerous chapters devoted to it’s early history. One value of this manuscript may be found in the etched engravings found throughout of idyllic scenes of Cayuga County including portraits of men, houses, buildings, farms, and scenery. Included are 90 biographies of early settlers, and histories of the individual townships along with lists of men involved in the Union Army during the Civil War on a regiment by regiment basis.

Biography of Herman W. Bundy, M. D.

Herman W. Bundy, M. D. As a physician and surgeon Doctor Bundy enjoys the complete confidence and most of the patronage of the community in and around Pesotum, where he has practiced actively for the last five years. Doctor Bundy is a Kansas man by birth, having been born at Nickerson, March 11, 1879. His parents, Isaac Newton and Helena (Smithson) Bundy, were both born in Ohio. His father was an attorney who enjoyed a good practice and name as an orator in eastern Illinois, and it is recalled that he stumped the district for Joe Cannon when that Illinois celebrity made his first race for Congress. From Illinois Isaac N. Bundy moved to Nickerson, Kansas, and he died at Hutchinson in that state at the age of forty-three. His wife died in 1882. They had three children: Dr. C. D. Bundy, of Sadorus; Ralph P., an attorney at Zionsville, Indiana; and Dr. Herman W. Bundy. Doctor Bundy grew up in the home of his maternal grandparents in Champaign County. He was still continuing his studies in high school when at the age of eighteen he enlisted with Company M at Champaign for service in the Spanish American War. After he was mustered out he returned home and finished the high school course at Tolono. In 1901 he entered the University of Illinois, took three years of special work preparatory to a medical career and then for four years was in the Illinois College of Physicians and Surgeons at Chicago, the medical department of the State University. He received his degree from that institution in 1907 and in 1908...

Biographical Sketch of Edward E. Bundy

Edward E. Bundy. Among the fine farms and homesteads that are found in Mission Township of Shawnee County, one is owned and occupied by Edward E. Bundy, who had been a progressive resident of Kansas for thirty years. His venerable father, Jesse Bundy, had lived in Mission Township of Shawnee County for many years, and reached the remarkable age of ninety-four in 1916. Like hundreds of others of the state’s best people, he is a man who had worked hard, taken an equal part with his neighbors in the support of all worthy causes for the general good, and in the evening of life had the satisfaction of knowing that he had been a worthy citizen, and that his part in life’s struggle had been well acted, and that he had gained the respect of his fellow men. It was in 1887 that Jesse Bundy came to Kansas from Belmont County, Ohio. He was born and reared in that eastern section of the Buckeye State, not far from the Ohio River. During the Civil war he went out with a hundred days regiment. He was married in Ohio to Mrs. Jemima (Mitchell) Cooper, who had four children by her first marriage. Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Bundy were the parents of three sons and one daughter. Jesse Bundy had been a farmer all his life. On coming to Kansas he located in the southern part of Mission Township of Shawnse County, beginning as a renter and afterwards buying land which he still occupies as a home. He is a member of the Presbyterian Church. The second in his father’s family...

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