James Pleasant Gunn
(1813-1889)
Regina Pocahontas Clark
(Abt 1817-1889)
James Frederick Gunn
(1837-1925)
Eudora Hazeltine Childrey
(1837-1885)
Edgar Granville Gunn
(1858-1941)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Katherine Carpenter Miller

Edgar Granville Gunn 2

  • Born: 18 Jul 1858, Nottoway County, Virginia 3
  • Marriage (1): Katherine Carpenter Miller on 4 Jun 1890 in Bedford County, Virginia, USA 1
  • Died: 30 Mar 1941, Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia, USA at age 82 1
  • Buried: Hollwood Cemetery, Richmond, Henrico Co, Virginia

  General Notes:

According to the 1920 US Census both of his parents were born in Virginia.


According to the 1900 US Census Edgar and his family were living in the household of Adolph Osterhoh.

1900 US Census:
Household Gender
Adolph Osterloh M
Annie B Osterloh F
Adolph Osterloh M
Richard M Osterloh M
Julie M Osterloh F
Edgar G Gunn M
Catherine N Gunn F
Catherine N Gunn F
Harriett Gunn F
John E Etchison M
Lydia Etchison F
Charles E Smith M
Harrie Webster M
Mary C Webster F
Henrietta M Webster F
Ballard F Smith M
May May F
Charlotte Keeley F


Edgar G. Gunn
83, vice president of the Guaranty Trust Company died at his home in Tuckhoe Apartments Sunday morning after an illness of several weeks. Mr. Gunn who had been in the banking business for 25 years entered the lumber business with his father, James F. Gunn, soon after he completed his education in private schools here. He later became the owner of his father's business. Mr. Gunn, active in civic affairs, was past president of the local chapter of Sons of the American Revolution and was a member of the Commonwealth Club for many years. Mr. Gunn and Miss Katherine Miller were married June 4, 1890, and for several years lived on South Third Street in one of the homes built on the former site of the old Gamble mansion. Later they lived at the Monroe Terrace Apartments and recently at the Tuckahoe Apartments. Mrs. Gunn died last November. Mr. Gunn is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Donald S. Leas of Haverford, Pa., and Mrs. Syndey E. Sharwood of Richmond; four granddaughters; Mrs. Curtis Dall, Miss Mary Stuart Leas, Miss Marion Grandville Sharwood and Mrs. Robert Reynolds; one grandson, Donald Leas Jr., one sister Mrs. William Gray Watson of Richmond and two brothers; Frederick Vost Gunn of Richmond, and C. LeRoy Gunn of Baltimore, Md. Funeral services will be held at Christian's Funeral Home at 11 am Tuesday and interment will be in Hollywood Cemetery. The Rev. Fred V. Poag pastor of Second Presbyterian Church, will conduct the services. Richmond Times Dispatch, 3-31-1941 page 7

  Noted events in his life were:

Residence: US Census, 1870, Marshall Ward, Richmond, Henrico Co, VA.

Residence: US Census, 1880, Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia, USA.

Residence: US Census, 1900, Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia, USA.

Residence: US Census, 1910, Richmond Henry Ward, Richmond (Independent City), , Virginia.

Residence: US Census, 1920, Henrico County, Virginia, USA.


Edgar married Katherine Carpenter Miller, daughter of Jacob Carpenter Miller and Kate Durham, on 4 Jun 1890 in Bedford County, Virginia, USA.1 (Katherine Carpenter Miller was born on 15 May 1872 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA,1 3 died on 5 Nov 1940 in Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia, USA 1 and was buried in Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Henrico, Virginia, USA.)


Sources


1 Cheryl Maxwell, Rootsweb, Rootsweb's WorldConnect Project(http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com : accessed 27 Dec 2011).

2 FamilySearch.org, Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940(http://www.familysearch.org : accessed 8 Feb 2011).

3 FamilySearch.org, United States Census for 1920(www.familysearch.org : accessed 8 Feb 2011).


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